The Incredible Hulk #2 [Regular Edition]
(July 1962)

Marvel, 1962 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1962-05-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Zenith Publishing Corp.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
General! It's them!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; Toad Men
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. Catalog / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Terror of the Toad Men, Part 1: Enter...the Toad Men (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hulk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-781
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like a savage, marauding monster from some mad nether world, the frightening figure of the Hulk suddenly appears from out of the murky swamp...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner](origin recap); Rick Jones; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; 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.
Reprints
Keywords
grapplers; magnetic mind-detector; spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. The events of the Incredible Hulk #1 are summarized.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Wrist Radio (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 2: Prisoners of the Toad Men! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-781
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do not struggle and you will not be injured -- yet!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; General Thunderbolt Ross; Toad Men
Synopsis
The Toad men capture Bruce Banner and bring him to their spaceship.
Reprints
Keywords
magnetic repulsion rays; missiles

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 3: Bruce Banner, Wanted for Treason! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-781
First Line of Dialogue or Text
But as the smoke clears, one lone figure emerges from the smoldering wreckage...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; Toad Men
Synopsis
Bruce Banner is found in a Toad Men crashed spaceship while their fleet arrives on Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
alien invasion; magnetic flare; U.S. Army

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 4: Hulk Runs Amok! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-781
First Line of Dialogue or Text
And suddenly, a powerful magnetic impulse jams every earth TV and radio receiver, as the face of the Toad King appears on screens from Brooklyn to Bangkok!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; Toad Men
Synopsis
Hulk escapes from his cell while General Ross forget about the Toad Men.
Reprints
Keywords
magnetic rays; U.S. Army

Boys — 12 or Older — (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Editorial Page] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 5: The End of the Hulk? (Table of Contents: 15)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-781
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold your fire! You might hit my daughter!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; General Thunderbolt Ross; Toad Men
Synopsis
Bruce Banner repels the Toad Men invasion.
Reprints
Keywords
earthquakes; gamma ray gun; U.S. Army

Tiki Gods (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Greenwich Village Handicrafts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reversible Auto Seat Covers (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Novel Mfg. Seat Covers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Terror of the Toad Men!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. ["Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co. Catalog
  3. 2. The Terror of the Toad Men, Part 1: Enter...the Toad Men
    The Hulk
  4. 3. ["Insect Collecting Kit"]
    Honor House Products
  5. 4. Amazing Wrist Radio
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. [The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 2: Prisoners of the Toad Men!
    The Hulk
  7. 6. ["Ever think of the big money you could earn as an auto mechanic?"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  8. 7. [The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 3: Bruce Banner, Wanted for Treason!
    The Hulk
  9. 8. ["1001 things you can get free"]
  10. 9. ["Save hundreds of dollars..."]
    Medford Products
  11. 10. [The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 4: Hulk Runs Amok!
    The Hulk
  12. 11. Boys — 12 or Older —
    Grit
  13. 12. ["Giant 10-foot Inflatable boa constrictor"]
    Medford Products
  14. 13. [Editorial Page]
    The Fantastic Four
  15. 14. Shop by Mail
  16. 15. [The Terror of the Toad Men] Part 5: The End of the Hulk?
    The Hulk
  17. 16. Tiki Gods
    Greenwich Village Handicrafts
  18. 17. Reversible Auto Seat Covers
    Novel Mfg. Seat Covers
  19. 18. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  20. 19. ["2 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  21. 20. ["He’s looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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