The Incredible Hulk #318 [Direct]
(April 1986)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil) (editor); Don Daley (credited) (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor in chief)

Doc Samson Has Just Beaten the Hulk... ...And Somebody's Not Happy About It! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed as JOHN BYRNE [stacked])
Inks
John Byrne (signed as JOHN BYRNE [stacked])
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk (robot); Doc Samson [Leonard Samson]
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Baptism of Fire (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
John Byrne (credited); Keith Williams (credited) (backgrounds)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A top-secret para-military installation, somewhere in the vastness of the american southwest.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Banner; Betty Banner; Doc Samson [Leonard Samson]; New Hulkbusters [Craig Saunders; Carolyn Parmenter (death); Samuel John LaRoquette; Dr. Armand Martel; Prof. Hideko Takata]; Hulk (robot, only appearance); Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Bruce continues to study the Hulk to try and figure out a way to bring him down. Doc Samson accidentally destroys the Hulk Robot the Hulkbusters are using for training so they attack him instead. One of the Busters is killed in the conflict and, rather than take responsibility, Samson warns them to stay out of his way. Betty agrees to marry Bruce.
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Indexer Notes

Hulk does not actually appear in this story.

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

Green Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Danny DeAngelo; Todd Erickson; David Anderson; Jeff Volpe

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1985
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 172,033
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 232,928
Owners: Cadence Industries Corporation, Sheldon Feinberg, Joseph Walsh, Joseph Calamari, Paul Hindin, James E. Galton, Jim Foy, all at 21 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, New Jersey

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doc Samson Has Just Beaten the Hulk... ...And Somebody's Not Happy About It!
    Hulk
  2. 1. Baptism of Fire
    The Hulk
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Green Mail
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
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