(August 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

Above the Earth... A Titan Rages! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Missing Link
Reprints:

Above the Earth -- a Titan Rages! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin (Pgs. 1-10); Roy Thomas (Pgs.11-20)
Pencils:
Marie Severin (Layouts); Herb Trimpe
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
Marie Sseverin ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; GUESTS: Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; VILLAINS: Missing Link (Death); Yuri Brevlov
Synopsis:
Banner once again becomes the Hulk as the battle with the Missing Link continues; Nick Fury and SHIELD move in to help out Ross in capturing the two monsters; During the fight, what everyone thinks is the helicarrier beams the tusseling titans aboard but it actually turns out to be a Russian ship manned by Brevlov; The Russians test the Missing Link to find out how to use its power but the Hulk escapes his captivity and causes mayhem; The Hulk makes it back to terra firma just as the Missing Link finally overloads on radiation and explodes; Yuri and his men escape their doomed ship in a smaller saucer and even though the Hulk has just saved a small Russian boy from a burning house, Brevlov is pressured by his men to finish off the monster.
Reprints:

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

Spectacular Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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".

Now Twice as Many Pages! (Table of Contents)

Not Brand Echh / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

House ad for Not Brand Echh (Marvel, 1967 Series) #9 (August 1968), with cover shown, and advertised as "On Sale Now!".

["Dear Stan, Gary, and Marie, I wish to congratulate you.."] (Table of Contents)

Green-Skin's Grab-Bag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Michael Henderson; Mike Scheidler; Chuck Ettensohn; and Chris Brown,, as well as a panel reproduction from a previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Above the Earth... A Titan Rages!
    Hulk
  2. 1. Above the Earth -- a Titan Rages!
    Hulk
  3. 2. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
    Spectacular Spider-Man
  4. 3. Now Twice as Many Pages!
    Not Brand Echh
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, Gary, and Marie, I wish to congratulate you.."]
    Green-Skin's Grab-Bag
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