The Incredible Hulk #258 [Direct]
(April 1981)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Al Milgrom
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Soviet Super-Soldiers [Darkstar; Crimson Dynamo [Dmitri Bukharin]; Ursa Major; Vanguard]
Reprints

...To Hunt the Hulk! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo; Steven Grant (plot assist)
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Soviet Super-Soldiers [Vanguard; Darkstar; Crimson Dynamo [Dmitri Bukharin]; Ursa Major]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Colonel Glenn Talbot; Congresswoman Messinger; Colonel Yuri Brevlov; Rick Jones; Edwin Jarvis; Red Guardian [Dr. Tania Belinsky] (cameo); Presence (villain); Pieter Phobos (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Hulk finds himself in the Soviet Union, where he encounters the Super-Soldiers and a new menace. Meanwhile, Glenn Talbot slips further into madness and Rick Jones tries to recruit Captain America's help for the Hulk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First full appearance of the Soviet Super-Soldiers.

The Rescue (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Green Skin's Grab-Bag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by T. M. Maple, J. Alexander Hall, and Corey Cooley; includes house ads for Rom and The Savage She-Hulk series.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1980
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 252,712
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 235,470
Owner: Marvel Comics Group, 575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022; Cadence Industries Corp., 21 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, NJ 07006

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Incredible Hulk
  2. 1. ...To Hunt the Hulk!
    The Incredible Hulk
  3. 2. The Rescue
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green Skin's Grab-Bag
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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