(March 1977)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245603
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan ?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Absorbing Man
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Essential Hulk (Marvel, 1999 series) #6 (August 2010) [black and white]

The Absorbing Man Is Out for Blood! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Joe Staton (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Staton
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Len Wein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [also appears as Bruce Banner]; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; They Who Wield Power; Doc Samson; Sam Stearns [the Leader] (not named in this issue); General "Thunderbolt" Ross; Clay Quartermain; April Sommers; Betty Ross Talbot; Glenn Talbot; Jim Wilson (cameo); Spider-Man (cameo flashback); Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze] (cameo flashback); the Orb (cameo flashback); Thor (cameo flashback); Human Torch (cameo flashback); Black Panther (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
They Who Wield Power send the Absorbing Man to destroy the Hulk. Bruce Banner's new friend April Sommers helps him get a job at a construction site. Meanwhile, at Gamma Base, Doc Samson is mystified by his amnesiac patient.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Incroyable Hulk, L' (Editions Héritage, 1968 series) #67
  • in Essential Hulk (Marvel, 1999 series) #6 (August 2010) [black and white]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Skin's Grab-Bag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Murray R. Ward; Fred Hembeck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of September 20, 1976
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 182,460
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 206,462
Owner: Marvel Comics Group, 575 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022; Cadence Industries Corp., 21 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006

The Champ (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Aldo Moomjay (The Champ); The Foe
Synopsis:
Spider-Man saves the Champ from being killed by throwing a Hostess Cup Cake in the phony referee's mouth before he can count to two.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes. Hostess is a registered trademark of ITT Continental Baking Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  2. 1. The Absorbing Man Is Out for Blood!
    Hulk
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Green Skin's Grab-Bag
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Champ
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
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