The Incredible Hulk #271 [Direct]
(May 1982)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-02-09
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 (credited) (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Twentieth Anniversary Issue. On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #8.
This issue has variants:

Rocket Raccoon! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rocket Raccoon
Reprints

Now Somewhere in the Black Holes of Sirius Major There Lived a Young Boy Name of... Rocket Raccoon! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Sal Buscema (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, Wal -- What's big, green and snores like thunder?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rocket Raccoon [Rocky]; Judson Jakes (villain); Wal Russ; Black Bunny Brigade; Killer Clowns; Lylla; Uncle Pyko; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; Bereet; Sturky; Blackjack O'Hare (leader of Black Bunny Brigade); Stinker
Synopsis
The Hulk finds himself on Rocket Raccoon's world, where he helps Rocket and his friends against various menaces before he is sent home to Earth. Meanwhile, Betty pleads with Bereet to save the dying Rick Jones (who claims never to have met her before).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lylla's name is a reference to Lil, Rocky Raccoon's girlfriend from the Beatles' song "Rocky Raccoon" (Noted by Fred Snyder).

Rocket Raccoon previously appeared in Marvel Preview (Marvel, 1975 series) #7 (Summer 1976).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Al Milgrom ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Jeffrey Lowndes, Mick Masnado, Anthony Cardino, Marty Packard, David Hamilton, Rick Jones, Scott Peterson, K. Harris.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1981
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 201,497
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 187,123
Owners: Marvel Comics Group, 575 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022; Cadence Industries Corporation, 21 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, N.J. 07006

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rocket Raccoon!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. Now Somewhere in the Black Holes of Sirius Major There Lived a Young Boy Name of... Rocket Raccoon!
    The Hulk
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Green Skin's Grab-Bag
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
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