([May] 2003)

Marvel, 2003 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
39.99 USD; 64.00 CAD
Pages:
168
On-sale date:
2003
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7851-1185-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078511185653999
Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Second Edition. First printing


Marvel Masterworks The Incredible Hulk Volume 1 (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos; Jack Kirby ? (see note)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk; Bruce Banner; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo believes the cover inks may be by Jack Kirby.

Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket inside flap

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Andy Yanchus

Characters:
The Hulk
Reprints:

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Is He Man or Monster or... Is He Both! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos; Jack Kirby ? (see note)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk; Bruce Banner; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo believes the cover inks may be by Jack Kirby.

The Hulk (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-709

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (introduction, origin]; Rick Jones (introduction); General Thunderbolt Ross (introduction); Betty Ross (introduction); Igor (introduction, death); the Gargoyle (introduction)
Synopsis:
Scientist Bruce Banner saves a young boy from being killed by a nuclear blast but absorbs deadly amounts of gamma radiation which transforms him into a monster dubbed the Hulk; Bruce Banner is scientist by day, but transforms into the Hulk once the sun goes down.
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Indexer Notes

Story is told in 5 chapters:
Part 1: The Coming of the Hulk (pgs. 1-6),
Part 2: The Hulk Strikes! (pgs. 7-11),
Part 3: The Search For the Hulk (pgs. 12-14),
Part 4: Enter...The Gargoyle! (pgs. 15-19),
Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant! (pgs. 20-24).

The Terror of the Toad Men! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; the Toad Men; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints:

The Terror of the Toad Men (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-781

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (origin recap); General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; the Toad Men (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Toad Men are above Earth, in search of its brightest scientist. Meanwhile, Rick and Bruce explore an underground cave where they hope to imprison Hulk each night. The Toad men capture Bruce Banner and bring him to their spaceship. Bruce Banner is found in a Toad Men crashed spaceship while their fleet arrives on Earth. Hulk escapes from his cell while General Ross forget about the Toad Men. Bruce Banner repels the Toad Men invasion.
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["I can't control him anymore! The Hulk has gone berserk!"] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones
Reprints:

Banished to Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-869

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones
Synopsis:
The military captures Rick and Ross convinces him that they need the Hulk to test a new experimental rocket for national security; Rick tricks the jade giant into the capsule but once it is shot into space, he realizes that Ross deceived him to get rid of his foe; Rick overrides the programming and returns the rocket to earth but not before Banner (he transformed back to his human form when the rocket came into view of the sun) is doused with further radiation; The Hulk is now unable to revert to his human form and is under Rick's control but only while Rick remains awake.
Reprints:

The Origin of the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
V-870

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (origin); Rick Jones
Synopsis:
With the Hulk safely in the underground bunker, Rick dozes and thinks about his origins.
Reprints:

The Ringmaster (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-871

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; The Ringmaster (introduction); the Circus of Crime (introduction); Polly Jones [Rick's Aunt] (introduction, cameo); General Thunderbolt Ross; Hercules (circus strongman)
Synopsis:
Rick takes a break from his Hulk-sitting duties and goes to the circus; Unfortunately, he picks one run by a hypnotic criminal who mesmerizes his audience and then robs them; When the Hulk arrives to bail out his buddy, he is captured and made part of the act thanks to the fact that Rick is in thrall and cannot give him any commands; Rick returns with the FBI and the Hulk finds himself free to kick some circus tail.
Reprints:

The Monster and the Machine! / Mongu!! Gladiator from Space! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Mongu
Reprints:

The Monster and the Machine! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (origin recap); General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones
Synopsis:
Rick uses some of Banner's machinery to transform the Hulk, who was stuck in his monster persona, back into Bruce; Bruce is incredibly weakened by the transformation and takes a chance in using the machinery on himself again which transforms him back into the Hulk's body but with Bruce Banner's mind; Now Bruce and the Hulk can switch at will using the gamma ray machine.
Reprints:

The Gladiator from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Mongu [Boris Monguski] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
An alien invades earth and claims his people will conquer the planet unless he is met in battle by the strongest opponent the world has to offer; Hulk meets the challenge but finds out it is all a ploy by the Russians to capture him and create an army of hulks of their own.
Reprints:

Beauty and the Beast! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Tyrannus; Rick Jones; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Beauty and the Beast! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-48

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Tyrannus (introduction)
Synopsis:
Underground overlord Tyrannus kidnaps Betty and lures the Hulk into his subterranean kingdom, forcing the Hulk to do his bidding to keep Betty safe. The jade giant is powerless until Rick frees Betty, thus leaving the Hulk free to bring the house down on Tyrannus.
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The Hordes of General Fang! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-47

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones; General Fang (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hulk thwarts a would be Genghis Kahn conquerer named General Fang from taking over the Asian province of Llhasa, and he only has to dress up as the Abominable Snowman once to do it.
Reprints:

The Metal Master! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; the Metal Master
Reprints:

The Incredible Hulk vs "The Metal Master!" (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-116

Characters:
The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; the Teen Brigade (introduction); the Metal Master (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
Finding his transformations more and more difficult using his gamma ray machine, the Hulk with Banner's brain also finds that he has Banner's features when he zaps himself to face the alien invading Metal Master and his head does not transform. The power of the Metal Master is too much for the Hulk and he is captured by Ross. Rick forms the Teen Brigade. Hulk breaks free of Ross's bunker and then pulls off one of the boldest victories against one of the most powerful aliens ever seen.
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Also Available from Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside flap

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
various
Colors:
Stan Goldberg; Andy Yanchus (reconstruction)
Letters:
various

Indexer Notes

A reprint of the six covers on the back of the dust jacket.