(September 1966)

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

Less Than Monster, More Than Man! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby ?; Bill Everett ?
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Rick Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Everett cover pencils per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

The Sub-Mariner Strikes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Namor's unforgettable battle with the invincible Iron Man, which you...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Krang (villain); Secret Empire (villains); Bill
Synopsis
Sub-Mariner and Krang battle over New York. When Sub-Mariner loses his memory at the end of the battle the Secret Empire convinces him that they are his friends.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; fleet destroyer (fission bomb); sonic vortex ray

Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked-Up to Confuse and Confound You! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Less than Monster, More than Man! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Bill Everett (pencils)
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captured by the astounding power of Boomerang, Betty Ross is rescued from him by the...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Boomerang [Fred Myers] (villain); Secret Empire (villains)
Synopsis
The Hulk has saved Betty from the Boomerang but Ross thinks he has kidnapped his daughter so he sends the whole force of gamma base after the jade giant. While the miltary is distracted with their Hulk hunt, Boomerang tries once again to capture the Orion missile.
Reprints
Keywords
Orion missile

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits altered by Mark Evanier, via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Original indexer had only Kirby.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, When I first looked at the last panel in the Hulk story in Astonish #79, I laughed.
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Henry Bergman, Richard Carlson, J. R. Reyes, and Bob Schmitt; M.M.M.S. membership order form; promo for the next issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Less Than Monster, More Than Man!
    Hulk
  2. 1. The Sub-Mariner Strikes!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked-Up to Confuse and Confound You!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Less than Monster, More than Man!
    Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, When I first looked at the last panel in the Hulk story in Astonish #79, I laughed."]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose