Hulk; GUESTS: Mr. Fantastic; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; VILLAIN: Missing Link (1st; Origin); CAMEO: Mao Tse-Tung (Photo)
Prowling New York with Betty in his clutches, the Hulk transforms back into Banner just in time to be shot in the leg by a pair of thugs; The product of a nuclear test conducted by the U.S. and captured by the Chinese, the Missing Link is brought to New York and unleashed to wreak havoc; Of course, the dangerously radioactive monster crosses paths with the wounded Hulk and the two battle; Mr. Fantastic creates a Hulk-stopping weapon designed by Banner and Talbot takes the machine to hunt for the jade giant; Not realizing that he is fighting a dangerous foe, Talbot shoots the Hulk with the weapon turning him back into Banner just as the Missing Link begins another assault.
Letters of comment from Joseph Fitzpatrick; Bruce Weinel; Michael Glicksohn; Allen Salzberg; Jesse Owens, Jr.; Joyce Gregorian; Charles Meyerson; and Richard Powell, as well as two panel reproductions from previous issues.