Amadeus Cho (introduction); Hulk; Gabe Jones; Mr. Fantastic; Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo); Hercules (flashback); Absorbing Man (flashback); Namor, the Sub-Mariner (flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (flashback); The Thing (flashback); She-Hulk (flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (flashback); Black Bolt (flashback); Crystal (flashback); The Watcher (flashback); Godseye (flashback)
Teen super-genius Amadeus Cho discovers that the Illuminati shot the Hulk into space and tells Reed Richards that the rocket didn't land where they had planned.
Hulk; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Nick Fury; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; The Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Thunderbolt Ross; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov]; Richard Nixon
After his recent rampage in Washington D.C., the president sends Nick Fury and Cap to help Ross capture the Hulk; They are successful and prepare to transport Bruce to New York to stand trial; During the plane ride, Bruce's lawyer, Matt Murdock, finds him so heavily sedated that he is only able to wallow in guilt and prepare for death; Matt invokes Bruce's civil rights and demands that Ross give him a stimulant so he can talk to his client coherently; Ross reluctantly complies and Bruce quickly turns into the Hulk; Hulk bursts from the plane to find the FF waiting for him on the tarmac of JFK.
Gary Friedrich (writer); Roy Thomas (extra dialogue)
Dick Ayers; Herb Trimpe
Hulk; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Vision]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; The Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Thunderbolt Ross; J. Jonah Jameson; Peter Parker
On a runway at JFK Airport, Mr. Fantastic brings the Hulk down with his newly devised Nega-Gamma Gun; The Hulk is placed in heavy restraints and is put on trial for his crimes; After testimony in the case, both pro and con, Matt pulls a stunt out of his lawyer's bag of tricks and quickly proves that the Hulk is too mentally incompetent to stand trial; As the judge tries to figure out how to proceed, Reed shows up with his special gun and claims it will change the Hulk into Bruce Banner for good; Instead, it provides the Hulk with the strength to break free and escape.