The Incredible Hulk #1 [UK price variant]

Marvel, 1962 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
?
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series) #1.


Is He Man or Monster or... Is He Both! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hulk; Bruce Banner; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby inks per Nick Caputo's examination on his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/09/kirby-inking-kirby.html

Previous indexer credited George Roussos. The Hulk is colored gray in this story only.

The Coming of the Hulk, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway; Artie Simek (see notes)
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner] (introduction, origin); Rick Jones (introduction); Betty Ross (introduction); Thunderbolt Ross (introduction); Igor (introduction)
Synopsis:
Scientist Bruce Banner saves a young boy from being killed by a nuclear blast but absorbs deadly amounts of gamma radiation which transforms him into a monster dubbed the Hulk; Bruce Banner is scientist by day, but transforms into the Hulk once the sun goes down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Nick Caputo observes that Artie Simek lettered the logo and title on the splash page, but the rest of the chapter is lettered by Ray Holloway.

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 2: The Hulk Strikes! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway; Artie Simek (see notes)
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Igor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo notes that Artie Simek lettered the title splash; the rest of the chapter is lettered by Ray Holloway.

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (introduction)
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-709

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (death)
Reprints:

The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines In The World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Is He Man or Monster or... Is He Both!
    Hulk
  2. 1. The Coming of the Hulk, Part 1
    The Hulk
  3. 2. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 2: The Hulk Strikes!
    The Hulk
  4. 3. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk
    The Hulk
  5. 4. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle!
    The Hulk
  6. 5. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant!
    The Hulk
  7. 6. The Two Greatest New Fantasy Magazines In The World!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Motler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Tony R. Rose