(January 1967)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-10-11
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Hulk-Killer Humanoid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An ad for Marvel heroes appearing on TV is featured on the side of a building; the ad displays the faces of Captain America, Hulk, Namor, Thor, and Iron Man.

Moment of Truth! (Table of Contents: 1)

Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bill Everett (credited); Marie Severin ? (see notes)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited); Frank Giacoia; Dick Ayers (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dorma and the unspeakable Warlord Krang have been captured by the surfacemen!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Dorma; Lord Vashti; Krang (villain)
Synopsis
Namor brings Krang and Dorma back to Atlantis to face judgment. To settle the question of leadership once and for all, Namor decides to battle Krang in front of his assembled subjects. So his extraordinary powers do not give him an unfair advantage, Namor battles unarmed while Krang is permitted to use any weapons that he chooses. Even armed to the teeth, Krang is unable to defeat the avenging son. Namor imprisons Krang in the deepest depths of the ocean while Dorma is restored to his favor.
Reprints
Keywords
New York City; Sanctum of Science

Indexer Notes

A number of uncredited artists are involved in this story, providing alterations, additional art and inking, starting on page 5. Frank Giacoia appears to have inked most of pages 5-6 and part of page 11. Marie Severin redrew the figure of Krang from page 6 on and Dick Ayers inked the majority of pages 7-12. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

Issues 87-91 feature Bill Everett's art.

Pulse-Pounding Pronouncements, Passionately Philosophical, Preposterously Profound, and Particularly Prepared for Permanent Oblivion! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Humanoid and the Hero! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey D.]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek [as Artie S.]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Created by the now-dead Leader to be stronger than the Hulk, the most powerful...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Hulk-Killer Humanoid (villain); Boomerang [Fred Myers] (villain); Gorki (villain)
Synopsis
The Hulk battles the Leader's Hulk-Killer Humanoid as Ross and his cronies learn that they sent the deadly android after the jade giant for all the wrong reasons. Boomerang gets a new costume.
Reprints
Keywords
Manhattan

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, You've got so many evil secret organizations running around that Bond, Solo, Flint, and Smart couldn't...
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from B. Norrick, M. Vanston, and Doug Kaye; M.M.M.S. membership entry form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  2. 1. Moment of Truth!
    Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Pulse-Pounding Pronouncements, Passionately Philosophical, Preposterously Profound, and Particularly Prepared for Permanent Oblivion!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Humanoid and the Hero!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, You've got so many evil secret organizations running around that Bond, Solo, Flint, and Smart couldn't..."]
    Mails to Astonish
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