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(May 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 [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Titan and the Torment! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hercules
Reprints:

When Rises the Behemoth (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; GUESTS: Lady Dorma; Lord Vashti; VILLAINS: Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]; Warlord Krang; Behemoth
Synopsis:
Little realizing that he is under the control of the Puppet Master, the Army tries to capture Namor for robbing a bank; After being shot in the arm, Namor seeks the healing power of water and winds up in the Hudson River; There he encounters Lady Dorma who has come to the surface world to retrieve him as the Behemoth has awakened and is menacing Atlantis; Namor breaks Puppet Master's hold and returns to his undersea kingdom; Krang contacts Puppet Master and commands that he make one of his special puppets of someone else.
Reprints:

The Titan and the Torment (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Layouts); Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUESTS: Hercules; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; VILLAIN: Doctor Konrad Zaxon (Death)
Synopsis:
Zaxon tries to sap the power of the Hulk for his own nefarious ends but ends up getting himself killed in the process; Free once again, the Hulk rips up some train tracks to throw at pesky fighter jets and wouldn't you know that Hercules just happens to be riding in the oncoming locomotive; Hulk and Herc battle to a standstill before the jade giant leaps off to fight another day.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from James Poe, Richard Katz, Peter Liepa, Mike Peppe, Don Dagenais, and Robert Zeller. Includes an image from an earlier issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Titan and the Torment!
    Hulk
  2. 1. When Rises the Behemoth
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Titan and the Torment
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose