(January 1971)

Marvel, 1968 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Trapped in the Lair of the Leader! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader; Humanoids

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits provided 2006 by Nick Caputo.

To Live Again! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; General Ross; Betty Ross; Major Glen Talbot; Leader; Humanoids
Synopsis:
Dragging his dead buddy to their old underground complex, Rick uses the gamma machine on Bruce, thus turning him into the Hulk and saving his life. The Hulk once again has the intellect of Banner but he has to continue to use the ray machine every 48 hours to keep himself from turning into his alter ego as he still has a bullet lodged in his head. Talbot makes a bid for Betty now that his arch rival has been killed in disgrace. The Leader sends a giant Humanoid to attack gamma base and the Hulk gets involved in the fight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gamma machine

Hulk Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Image from Fantastic Four # 25.

Like a Beast at Bay! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; General Ross; Major Glen Talbot; Leader; Humanoids
Synopsis:
The Hulk and Rick barely make it out of the blast radius as Ross fires the giant "Sunday Punch" missile at the Leader's giant Humanoid bringing the massive robot down. The pair decide to hide in their underground cave but are spotted by military planes as they enter. Ross and Talbot attack, threatening the underground complex and Bruce's gamma machine. The Hulk pushes Rick out to safety just as the Leader appears and tells the Jade Giant he will save him from his sticky predicament if only he agrees to serve the big brained bad guy.
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Within the Monster Dwells a Man! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; General Ross; Major Glen Talbot; Leader; Humanoids
Synopsis:
The Hulk finally agrees to follow the Leader and the big brained one teleports him out just as Ross destroys Banner's old underground complex. The Leader and the Hulk get to know each other a little better but the jade giant struggles with trying not to change back to Banner as he is still plagued with a bullet in his head that would kill his alter ego.
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Another World, Another Foe! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader; The Watcher; unnamed "lizard creature"
Synopsis:
Discovering the bullet that is lodged in the Hulk's brain, the Leader dissolves it with a laser and bathes our hero with gamma rays to give him strength. The Hulk still has Banner's mind but can no longer transform into human form thanks to the extra blast of radiation. Indebted to the Leader for saving his life, the Hulk agrees to be teleported to the Watcher's planet where he has been commanded to steal the "ultimate machine" but finds that said machine is also sought by the most powerful creature in the galaxy.
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The Wisdom of the Watcher! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layout); Bob Powell (pencilling)
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader; The Watcher; unnamed "lizard creature"
Synopsis:
The Hulk fights the baddest alien in the galaxy over the Watcher's ultimate machine. After the battle, the Watcher allows Hulk to take it and he is teleported back to the Leader's lair. The Leader tries to use the machine which dispenses all of the Watcher's collected knowledge but even his big brain can't handle it and the strain kills him.
Reprints:

Hulk Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Indexer Notes

Transformation images taken from early issues of Hulk comic.

Pick a Pair of Winners from Mighty Marvel! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Marvel's Greatest Comics; Thor Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped in the Lair of the Leader!
    Hulk
  2. 1. To Live Again!
    Hulk
  3. 2. Hulk Pin-Up Page
    Hulk
  4. 3. Like a Beast at Bay!
    Hulk
  5. 4. Within the Monster Dwells a Man!
    Hulk
  6. 5. Another World, Another Foe!
    Hulk
  7. 6. The Wisdom of the Watcher!
    Hulk
  8. 7. Hulk Pin-Up Page
    Hulk
  9. 8. Pick a Pair of Winners from Mighty Marvel!
    Marvel's Greatest Comics; Thor Annual
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