([December] 2004)

Marvel, 2003 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
49.99 USD; 80.00 CAD
Pages:
264
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7581-1654-0
Barcode:
978078511654754999
Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor); Stan Lee (original editor)
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Giant-Man & Wasp story from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 Series) #59 and Hulk stories from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 Series) #60-79.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Reprints:

Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Marvel Masterworks Presents The Incredible Hulk Volume 2 (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Marvel Masterworks Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illo from Tales to Astonish #66

Introduction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

The Incredible Hulk...Battles Giant-Man! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Wasp / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Reprints:

Enter: The Hulk (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Wasp / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-729

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Human Top [Dave Cannon]; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross
Synopsis:
Giant-Man goes out to New Mexico to try and capture the Hulk.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Announcement that the Hulk starts as a feature

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints:

The Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-763

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Banner Bot
Synopsis:
Bruce creates an indestructable robot which is able to withstand the power of a nuclear blast but the stress of completing it on schedule causes him to transform into the Hulk and he leaves this massive weapon of awesome power unattended; So of course, a foreign spy who has been hanging around gamma base looking for just such an opportunity jumps into the robot and takes off (Geez, those guys need better security or maybe a better screening process for applications); The Hulk tries to stop the robot but can't and once he is worn out from the battle, he transforms back into Banner; Found lying in the desert by Ross and Betty, Bruce vows to build a bigger and better robot to take down the first one.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; The Android
Reprints:

Captured at Last (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-794

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot (introduction); Banner Bot
Synopsis:
The Hulk takes on the indestructible Banner-created robot and succeeds in kicking him down a bottomless hole when he realizes that he cannot beat the machine; Glenn Talbot arrives on gamma base sent by the Pentagon to keep an eye on the suspicious activity of Bruce Banner; Glenn decides that keeping an eye on Betty seems like a good idea as well; The Hulk is felled while saving Gamma Base from a missile and Ross captures him in a special restraint built by Bruce Banner based on a design by Tony Stark.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Glen or Glenn Talbot makes his debut in this issue and his name is spelled both ways within back to back story panels; It takes a good ten issues before the name settles down to only using one "N"; Over time, the second "N" was added again and has become the standard spelling.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Chameleon; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Enter...the Chameleon! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-820

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Chameleon; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Leader (introduction, face not revealed); Humanoid (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hulk is captured in unbreakable restraints but slips through them when he turns back into Banner; Hearing that his buddy has been captured, Rick leaves Cap's side to go help his original super pal; The mysterious Leader sends the Chameleon to gamma base to find out what happened to an agent who didn't report back in (probably because he ended up falling down a hole in a robot suit last ish); Talbot and Banner begin their less than friendly rivalry; The Chameleon impersonates Banner and tries to steal a gamma grenade using Betty as a hostage but the Hulk thwarts his plans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Both Rick Jones and Glenn Talbot call Betty "Miss Brant" in this story.

A Marvel-Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos (?)
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hulk
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Wrecker [Smith]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Humanoid
Reprints:

A Titan Rides the Train (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Leader (origin); Humanoid; Chameleon
Synopsis:
The Leader ponders his origins as he prepares to send his powerful Humanoid to confront the Hulk; Although he is under suspicion for being in collusin with the Hulk, Banner is sent by train to escort one of his nuclear devices with Talbot keeping a close eye on him; The Humanoid attacks the train and Hulk fights the creature off; The nuclear device falls off the train in the skirmish and when Talbot goes to retrieve it, he finds Banner next to it in nothing but a pair of ripped pants; Bruce is jailed as a traitor.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Attuma; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids
Reprints:

The Horde of Humanoids! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids; Chameleon; Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis:
Banner has been jailed as a traitor and is popping tranquilizers to keep himself from turning into the Hulk; Rick goes right to the commander in chief to tell the prez Banner's secret and to ask for his release; Much to Talbot's chagrin, the president orders Bruce's release and the two are sent to Astra Island to oversee testing of Banner's absorbatron which has the power to soak up a nuclear blast; Figuring that one Humanoid was not enough, the Leader sends a horde of them to Astra where they battle with the Hulk.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints:

On the Rampage Against the Reds! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Glenn Talbot; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids; Russians
Synopsis:
In a pitched battle with the Humanoids, the Hulk and his foes fall into the ocean where the jade giant transforms back into Banner and is promptly captured by a Russian sub; Bruce is told he will be forced to work for the commies but instead he turns back into the Hulk and escapes; The Russians chase him down with a proton gun.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bob Powell (Giant-Man); Jack Kirby (Hulk)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Madam Macabre; Gogo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Giant-Man section of cover composed of interior scenes.

The Power of Dr. Banner! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Russians; Chameleon; Humanoid
Synopsis:
The Hulk escapes from his Russian captors with a fellow fugitive who gives his life to save the jade giant from a blast from the powerful proton gun; Angry at the death of his friend, Hulk decides to take his fight to the commies.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

Where Strides The Behemoth! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hidden Man
Reprints:

Where Strides the Behemoth (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Glenn Talbot; Russians (villains); Kanga Kahn (villain); Hakun Gantu (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hulk beats on the Russians bad enough that when he decides to leap away, they don't try to stop him; Jumping all the way to the Himalayas, the Hulk is finally tired out and transforms to Banner just in time to be menaced by a local bandit chieftan; Talbot catches up with Bruce in this hairy predicament and when their captors are attacked by a rival band of raiders, Bruce and Glenn fall off a cliff to their death?
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bob Powell (Giant-Man) ; Jack Kirby (Hulk)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Human Top [Dave Cannon]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Giant-Man portion of cover composed of interior scene, per Nick Caputo Jan 2011.

Back from the Dead! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids; Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis:
Saving Talbot and himself from plunging to their deaths, the Hulk decides he is tired of world travel and leaps home; Waking up in gamma base, Bruce is once again jailed as a traitor and the president once again sets him free (Rick told the commander in chief the secret of the Hulk a few issues ago); Banner and Talbot are once again sent to Astra Island to continue a test of the absorbatron but the leader sends an army of Humanoids who finally succeed in capturing the Hulk.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)

Indexer Notes

Illo from The Incredible Hulk #3 splash page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]
Reprints:

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

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids
Synopsis:
The Leader makes off with the Hulk and the absorbatron but the jade giant ends up destroying the machine to keep it out of the Leader's hands; Convinced that Banner is still a traitor and despite his orders, Talbot authorizes his men to use deadly force and Bruce is killed by a bullet through the head.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; The Hulk; Lady Dorma
Reprints:

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:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Leader; Giant Humanoid
Synopsis:
Dragging his dead buddy to their old underground complex, Rick uses the gamma machine (last seen in Incredible Hulk #6) 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:

Indexer Notes

This is the first issue where the Hulk claims that "The madder I get the stronger I get."

Escape to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Seaweed Man
Reprints:

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:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Leader; Giant Humanoid
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 (which, if you will remember, the Hulk has to use to stave off his transformation every 48 hours as he has a bullet in hs head that would kill his alter ego immediately); 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.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan (Sub-Mariner); Jack Kirby (Banner/Hulk vignette)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Warlord Krang; Hulk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Banner/Hulk vignette by Jack Kirby.

Within the Monster Dwells A Man! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; 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.
Reprints:

Another World, Another Foe! (Table of Contents)

Hulk; Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Hulk); Gene Colan (Sub-Mariner)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (Hulk); Vince Colletta (Sub-Mariner)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; The Watcher; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; The Demon of the Diamonds
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sub-Mariner portion is taken from interior scene.

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; Mike Esposito (uncredited)
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; The Watcher; Leader; Humanoids; an alien
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.
Reprints:

When Fails The Quest! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan; Bob Powell (Hulk inset)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Mike Esposito (Hulk inset)
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Dorma; Warlord Krang; Hulk; The Watcher
Reprints:

The Wisdom of the Watcher! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bob Powell
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; The Watcher; Leader; an alien
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:

Not All My Power Can Save Me! (Table of Contents)

Hulk; Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Gene Colan
Inks:
Sol Brodsky; Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hulk section of cover by Kirby/Brodsky. Sub-Mariner scene taken from interior story by Colan/Colletta.

Not All My Power Can Save Me! (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:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; The Watcher; King Arrkam; Leader
Synopsis:
With the Leader dead, the Hulk uses the Watcher's ultimate machine on himself and its only effect is to let him know that Rick has once again been captured by the miltary so they can learn the connection between Bruce Banner and the Hulk; Leaping to the rescue, Hulk is zapped by the t-gun which propels him into the future.
Reprints:

Uneasy Hangs The Head! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma
Reprints:

I, Against A World! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Gil Kane [as Scott Edward]
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; King Arrkam; Executioner
Synopsis:
The Hulk has been zapped into the future by the t-gun and fights with King Arrkam's forces before he is finally overcome; Once he regains consciousness, Arrkam asks his help in fighting "The Evil One" who turns out to be none other than the Executioner.
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Bruce Banner Is the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Bruce Banner; Rick Jones
Reprints:

Bruce Banner Is the Hulk! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); John Romita Sr. (pencils)
Inks:
John Romita Sr.
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Glenn Talbot; Executioner; King Arrkam
Synopsis:
The Hulk and the Executioner battle for the fate of the future earth and once the Asgardian is defeated, the Hulk returns back to his own time; Hounded by the military and thinking that Banner and the Hulk are dead, Rick tells Talbot the secret of the Hulk's alter ego.
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The Prince and the Puppet! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Puppet Master
Reprints:

The Hulk Must Die! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Hulk; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Dr. Konrad Zaxon
Synopsis:
The Hulk returns from the future and is promptly captured by the military; Rick spills the secret to Betty that Bruce and the Hulk are one and the same and she tries to come to grips with that fact; Banner's replacement at gamma base, Dr. Zaxon, plans to use the power of the Hulk to fuel his own bid for world conquest.
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The Titan and the Torment! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; Hercules
Reprints:

The Titan and the Torment (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
Art Simek

Characters:
Hulk; Hercules; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Dr. Konrad Zaxon (dies)
Synopsis:
Zaxon tries to sap the power of the Hulk for his own nefarious ends but ends up getting himself killed in the process; Free once again, the Hulk rips up some train tracks to throw at pesky fighter jets and wouldn't you know that Hercules just happens to be riding in the oncoming locomotive; Hulk and Herc battle to a standstill before the jade giant leaps off to fight another day.
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Also Available From Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
various
Colors:
All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters:
various

Indexer Notes

Covers of Tales to Astonish #59-61, 67-69, 73, 75, 79

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  2. 1. Marvel Masterworks
  3. 2. Marvel Masterworks Presents The Incredible Hulk Volume 2
  4. 3. Marvel Masterworks Contents
  5. 4. Introduction
  6. 5. The Incredible Hulk...Battles Giant-Man!
    Giant-Man; Wasp
  7. 6. Enter: The Hulk
    Giant-Man; Wasp
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  10. 9. The Incredible Hulk
    Hulk
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  13. 12. Captured at Last
    Hulk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  16. 15. Enter...the Chameleon!
    Hulk
  17. 16. A Marvel-Masterwork Pin-Up
    Hulk
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  19. 18. A Titan Rides the Train
    Hulk
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  22. 21. The Horde of Humanoids!
    Hulk
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  25. 24. On the Rampage Against the Reds!
    Hulk
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  28. 27. The Power of Dr. Banner!
    Hulk
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  30. 29. Where Strides The Behemoth!
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  31. 30. Where Strides the Behemoth
    Hulk
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  34. 33. Back from the Dead!
    Hulk
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  37. 36. Trapped in the Lair of the Leader!
    Hulk
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner; Hulk
  39. 38. To Live Again!
    Hulk
  40. 39. Escape to Nowhere!
    Sub-Mariner
  41. 40. Like A Beast at Bay!
    Hulk
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
  43. 42. Within the Monster Dwells A Man!
    Hulk
  44. 43. Another World, Another Foe!
    Hulk; Sub-Mariner
  45. 44. Another World, Another Foe!
    Hulk
  46. 45. When Fails The Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  47. 46. The Wisdom of the Watcher!
    Hulk
  48. 47. Not All My Power Can Save Me!
    Hulk; Sub-Mariner
  49. 48. Not All My Power Can Save Me!
    Hulk
  50. 49. Uneasy Hangs The Head!
    Sub-Mariner
  51. 50. I, Against A World!
    Hulk
  52. 51. Bruce Banner Is the Hulk!
    Hulk
  53. 52. Bruce Banner Is the Hulk!
    Hulk
  54. 53. The Prince and the Puppet!
    Sub-Mariner
  55. 54. The Hulk Must Die!
    Hulk
  56. 55. The Titan and the Torment!
    Hulk
  57. 56. The Titan and the Torment
    Hulk
  58. 57. Also Available From Marvel Masterworks
  59. 58. [back cover]
    Hulk
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