(May 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1968-02-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Deluxe Editions Glossy interior (425 - 429); Direct Edition Glossy interior (430 - 442)
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #145)
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On Sale Date from the publication date reported to the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Copyright number B474894. Date given is what was in the application form, but per the Copyright Office also notes it received notice of the issue in 1967. Copyright given to Olympia Publications, Inc., Marvel Comics Group.


And Now... the Space Parasite! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Space Parasite
Reprints

And Now... the Space Parasite! (Table of Contents: 1)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; The Space Parasite [Randau](introduction, villain, death); Thing (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Watching a TV show about the menace of the Hulk, the evil Space Parasite decides to make a pit-stop on earth to suck up all of the jade giant's powers to fuel his plans for interplanetary conquest. The Hulk battles the Parasite but the fight is ultimately determined by members of the Parasite's home planet who recognize him as a menace and blow up his space ship. The Hulk is gassed by New York's finest and is captured.
Reprints
Keywords
elevated subway; New York City; tear gas; teleportation; Times Square; Yankee Stadium

Here It Is! Proof Positive that the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Green-Skin's Grab-Bag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Sheldon Wiebe, Dale Simpson, R.M. Brugg, Jeff Hamilton, William DeLaTorre, Mark Ramos, Paul Sanford and Neil Lindenbaum.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. And Now... the Space Parasite!
    Hulk
  2. 1. And Now... the Space Parasite!
    Hulk
  3. 2. Here It Is! Proof Positive that the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green-Skin's Grab-Bag
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