(September 1962)

Marvel, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Zenith Publishing Corp.
Brand:
MC
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Banished to Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-869

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones
Synopsis:
The military captures Rick and Ross convinces him that they need the Hulk to test a new experimental rocket for national security; Rick tricks the jade giant into the capsule but once it is shot into space, he realizes that Ross deceived him to get rid of his foe; Rick overrides the programming and returns the rocket to earth but not before Banner (he transformed back to his human form when the rocket came into view of the sun) is doused with further radiation; The Hulk is now unable to revert to his human form and is under Rick's control but only while Rick remains awake.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Origin of the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
V-870

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (origin); Rick Jones
Synopsis:
With the Hulk safely in the underground bunker, Rick dozes and thinks about his origins.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Ringmaster (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-871

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; The Ringmaster (introduction); the Circus of Crime (introduction); Polly Jones [Rick's Aunt] (introduction, cameo); General Thunderbolt Ross; Hercules (circus strongman)
Synopsis:
Rick takes a break from his Hulk-sitting duties and goes to the circus; Unfortunately, he picks one run by a hypnotic criminal who mesmerizes his audience and then robs them; When the Hulk arrives to bail out his buddy, he is captured and made part of the act thanks to the fact that Rick is in thrall and cannot give him any commands; Rick returns with the FBI and the Hulk finds himself free to kick some circus tail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I can't control him anymore! The Hulk has gone berserk!"]
    Hulk
  2. 1. Banished to Outer Space
    Hulk
  3. 2. The Origin of the Hulk!
    Hulk
  4. 3. The Ringmaster
    Hulk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Tony R. Rose