(March 1967)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-12-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

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

...Then There Shall Come a Stranger! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Stranger
Reprints

The Prince and the Power! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (story)
Pencils
Bill Everett (art)
Inks
Bill Everett (art)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never has fair Atlantis faced so great a danger!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lord Vashti; Lady Dorma; Attuma (villain)
Synopsis
Attuma has sent a giant alien robot to destroy Atlantis and it takes all of the power of Namor, his subjects and his underwater animal friends to hold the creature at bay. The battle abruptly ends when the aliens show up to retrieve their missing mechanical servant.
Reprints
Keywords
octopi; robot; whale

Indexer Notes

last panel of page 12 was redrawn, possibly by John Romita and Frank Giacoia. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

Nutty Notes and Nonsensical Name-Dropping, Featuring Naturally Non-Essential News of the Nation's Top Non-Entities! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

...Then, There Shall Come a Stranger! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee) (Handled with Hulkitude)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited as Gil (Sugar) Kane) (Handled with Hulkitude)
Inks
Gil Kane (credited as Gil (Sugar) Kane) (Handled with Hulkitude)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last ish, we saw our magnificent, mint-colored monster defeat the bombastic Boomerang!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; General Thunderbolt Ross; Major Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; The Stranger (villain)
Synopsis
The Stranger arrives on Earth and programs the Hulk to be his agent to wipe out humanity.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (illustrations)
Inks
Bill Everett (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, I could start off by praising...
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Lynn Barber, Paul Schade, and Richard Darurn. Includes images from earlier issues and M.M.M.S. membership order form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ...Then There Shall Come a Stranger!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. The Prince and the Power!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Nutty Notes and Nonsensical Name-Dropping, Featuring Naturally Non-Essential News of the Nation's Top Non-Entities!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. ...Then, There Shall Come a Stranger!
    The Hulk
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, I could start off by praising..."]
    Mails to Astonish
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