(November 1967)

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

The Legion of the Living Lightning! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?; Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Adkins credit per, Nick Caputo, Jan 2011; the original indexer credited the pencils to Jack Kirby and the inks to Severin and Trimpe.Possible Severin colors per Nick Caputo, who notes that Marie has mentioned in interviews that she usually colored most of the work she drew.

The Sovereign and the Savages (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as LP Gregory]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; GUESTS: Lady Dorma; Lord Vashti; Swamp Men; VILLAIN: Plunderer [Edgar Plunder]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Ka-Zar; Zabu; X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast; Iceman; Angel]
Synopsis:
Namor is on Skull Island in the Savage Land as a prisoner of the Plunderer; The villain tries to entice the Sub-Mariner into becoming his partner in world conquest by trying to impress him with his powerful vibra-gun constructed from Plunderstone (the Savage Land's version of vibranium); When the local Swamp Men attack, Namor is freed and the Plunderer's base begins to burn to the ground; Namor escapes from the inferno but not in time to stop the Plunderer from escaping in his powerful submarine; The villain decides to attack Atlantis in retribution for all of the trouble Namor has caused him.
Reprints:

The Legions of: The Living Lightning (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as LP Gregory]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUESTS: Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Glenn Talbot; Thunderbolt Ross; VILLAIN: Lord of the Living Lightning; CAMEO: Betty Ross (photo)
Synopsis:
The Hulk rescues a downed pilot and ends up being captured and brainwashed by a subversive militia group known as the Living Lightning.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the "What Gives?" department, last issue Hulk was marooned on an isolated planet with no way back to earth and this issue, it's business as usual with no explanation as to how the Hulk made it back home.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brian Merbaum, Roderick McNair, and John Kunz. Includes image from a previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Legion of the Living Lightning!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. The Sovereign and the Savages
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Legions of: The Living Lightning
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose