(July 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except October, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

This Monster Unleashed! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk
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This Monster Unleashed! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; GUESTS: Mr. Fantastic; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; VILLAIN: Missing Link (1st; Origin); CAMEO: Mao Tse-Tung (Photo)
Synopsis:
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.
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["Dear Stan, Gary, and Marie, First I would like to congratulate you..."] (Table of Contents)

Green-Skin's Grab-Bag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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.

The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents)

Spectacular Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1968 Series) #1 (July 1968), with cover shown (pre-painted version), and advertised as "On Sale Now".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Monster Unleashed!
    Hulk
  2. 1. This Monster Unleashed!
    Hulk
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan, Gary, and Marie, First I would like to congratulate you..."]
    Green-Skin's Grab-Bag
  4. 3. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
    Spectacular Spider-Man
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