(March 1966)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Bruce Banner is the Hulk!"] (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit changed to Jack Kirby by Mark Evanier, who says (via the GCD Errors list, August 2009) "As far as I know, Kirby never did layouts at Marvel for a cover where someone else did the pencils." Original indexer had "Jack Kirby (layouts); John Romita (pencils)."

To Walk Amongst Men! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; GUESTS: Henry Pym [Giant Man]; Janet Van Dyne [Wasp]; Lady Dorma; Vashti the Elder
Synopsis:
When earthquakes rock Atlantis, Namor heads to the surface to find out what is causing the mayhem; What he finds is a giant drill being utilized by Hank Pym as he searches for clues to the origins of life on earth.
Reprints:

Bruce Banner Is the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); John Romita (pencils)
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUESTS: Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Glenn Talbot; VILLAINS: Executioner [Skurge]; King Arrkam
Synopsis:
The Hulk and the Executioner battle for the fate of the future earth and once the Asgardian is defeated, the Hulk returns back to his own time; Hounded by the military and thinking that Banner and the Hulk are dead, Rick tells Talbot the secret of the Hulk's alter ego.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story offers little in the way of explanation as to exactly why an immortal from Asgard is trying to conquer the future earth.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Peter Mancuso, Patrick Draine, Michael Arden, Dan Leo, and Andy Booth. Includes a house ad for Fantasy Masterpieces #1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Bruce Banner is the Hulk!"]
    The Hulk
  2. 1. To Walk Amongst Men!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Bruce Banner Is the Hulk!
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kevin C
  • Alan Smith
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose