(May 1967)

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.


Whosoever Harms the Hulk..! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Abomination [Emil Blonsky]
Reprints

Outside the Gates Waits.. Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Dan Adkins [as Danny Adkins]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen [as Sammy Rosen]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Citizens of Atlantis!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lord Vashti; Lady Dorma; Byrrah (villain); Attuma (villain); Krang (villain); Inferno Isle Monster (villain)
Synopsis
As the new ruler of Atlantis, Byrrah has Namor arrested and sent to the dreaded Inferno Isle. Namor battles the lava monster that lives there and returns to Atlantis to seek his vengeance. Meanwhile, back in the undersea kingdom, Dorma has found Byrrah's hypnosis machine that won him the throne and uses it to turn the Atlantean allegiance back to Namor. With his hold quickly crumbling, Byrrah has Attuma activate a weapon that will destroy all of Atlantis figuring if that if he can't rule the realm, no one will. Namor arrives in time to destroy the machine and route his enemies.
Reprints
Keywords
Byrrah's ionic force field; Inferno Isle; pressure capsule

A Profound Potpourri of Perplexing Pronouncements and Preposterous Philosophy, All Portending Practically Nothing! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Whosoever Harms the Hulk..! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Abomination has captured my daughter--!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Abomination [Emil Blonsky] (villain); The Stranger (cameo)
Synopsis
Ross and his men try to revive the Hulk after his beating by the Abomination. Returning from the brink of death, Hulk is about to leave when the pleading Rick Jones causes him to transform back to Banner. Banner uses his knowledge to lure Abomination back to Gamma Base with Betty in tow. Hulk and Abomination clash once again. Watching from a distant galaxy, the Stranger realizes that the Abomination is a much better ally than the Hulk and zaps him to his side, ending the battle.
Reprints
Keywords
infinite weapon ray

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, Thanks for Astonish #87!
Characters
Hulk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bradley Kohler, Marga Denegri, Peter Cadwell, and Joe Malik; M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Whosoever Harms the Hulk..!
    Hulk
  2. 1. Outside the Gates Waits.. Death!
    Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. A Profound Potpourri of Perplexing Pronouncements and Preposterous Philosophy, All Portending Practically Nothing!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Whosoever Harms the Hulk..!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, Thanks for Astonish #87!"]
    Mails to Astonish
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