(January 1973)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-10-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Irene Vartanoff (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Etcetera & The Comic Reader #89 September 1972.

The Titan and the Torment! (Table of Contents)

Hercules [Marvel]; The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Dave Hunt ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk; Hercules
Reprints

The Titan and the Torment (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (Layouts); Bill Everett (credited)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're doomed, you brainless brute!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Glenn Talbot; Hercules; Docor Konrad Zaxon (death)
Synopsis
Zaxon tries to sap the power of the Hulk for his own nefarious ends but ends up getting himself killed in the process. Free once again, the Hulk rips up some train tracks to throw at pesky fighter jets and wouldn't you know that Hercules just happens to be riding in the oncoming locomotive. Hulk and Herc battle to a standstill before the jade giant leaps off to fight another day.
Reprints

When Rises the Behemoth (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited as Adam Austin)
Inks
Bill Everett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's in position!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma; Lord Vashti; Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]; Warlord Krang; Behemoth
Synopsis
Little realizing that he is under the control of the Puppet Master, the Army tries to capture Namor for robbing a bank. After being shot in the arm, Namor seeks the healing power of water and winds up in the Hudson River. There he encounters Lady Dorma who has come to the surface world to retrieve him as the Behemoth has awakened and is menacing Atlantis. Namor breaks Puppet Master's hold and returns to his undersea kingdom. Krang contacts Puppet Master and commands that he make one of his special puppets of someone else.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Titan and the Torment!
    Hercules [Marvel]; The Hulk
  2. 1. The Titan and the Torment
    The Hulk
  3. 2. When Rises the Behemoth
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
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