([September] 1980)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1980-06-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Jim Salicrup (credited) (editor); Al Milgrom (credited) (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #180.
This issue has variants:

Checkmate! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed 2005 by Al Milgrom.

Letters credit confirmed from Danny Crespi Files, posted via the Comics History Exchange page on Facebook by Todd Klein (1 April 2017).

A Game of Monsters and Kings (Table of Contents: 1)

The Hulk / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited) (pages 1-38, 44-46); Al Milgrom (pages 42-43, uncredited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited); Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (uncredited, a few panels)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Charles Reigel; Franklin Knight; James Logan; Peter Niven; Ernest Stone; Gideon Turkel; Jessica Sparling; Joshua Wade
Synopsis
Tired of their board games, the Gotham Game Club decide to bring their games into the real world by holding a contest to kill the Hulk.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham Game Club

Indexer Notes

Credit information provided 2005 by Al Milgrom. This story was originally produced for a Coca-Cola promotion that fell through. The two-page illustration by Milgrom was originally intended to be its cover. See also, Spectacular Spider-Man Annual, The (Marvel, 1979 series) #2 and Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #220-1. (Information from Steven Tice and The Comic Reader #177.)

Captain Marvel Defends the Earth! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Mighty Marvel Win-Yourself Some-Big-Bucks Contest! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Checkmate!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. A Game of Monsters and Kings
    The Hulk
  3. 2. Captain Marvel Defends the Earth!
    Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. The Mighty Marvel Win-Yourself Some-Big-Bucks Contest!
    Marvel
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