(November 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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
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Now Walks the Android (Table of Contents: 1)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Joe Orlando (uncredited)
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Atta girl, little partner!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]; Egghead's Android
Synopsis
Egghead uses a simple clothing store dummy to create a giant and powerful android which he plans on controlling mentally as it battles and defeats Giant-Man. He entices his arch-foe into his trap with the promise of a television series based on his heroic exploits (actually, it is Jan who is pretty keen on getting Hank into show biz).
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Keywords
converti-car

Indexer Notes

Joe Orlando originally drew this story but refused to make changes demanded by Stan Lee so Steve Ditko came in and did extensive changes to the original art. Info from Mark Evanier via Fred Hembeck.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Dick, On about March 6th my ship pulled into Oak Harbor, Whitbey Island, Washington.
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Indexer Notes

Letters from Blair Ireland, Gary Smith, Sandii Woods, John Harwood, Doug Kopp, Barney Gorin, Clark Mello and a special announcements section.

Captured at Last! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-794
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've finally met your master, Hulk!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Major Glenn Talbot (first appearance); Banner Bot
Synopsis
The Hulk takes on the indestructible Banner created robot and, in one of the more dubious plot devices in comics, 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.
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Keywords
robot

Indexer Notes

In the "What's My Name" department, Glen, or was that 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" as his name is spelled both ways interchangeably until then; Over time, the second "N" was added again and has become the standard spelling. Major Talbot refers to Betty Ross as "Miss Brant" in one panel.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. Now Walks the Android
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Dick, On about March 6th my ship pulled into Oak Harbor, Whitbey Island, Washington."]
    Mails to Astonish
  4. 3. Captured at Last!
    The Incredible Hulk
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