The Incredible Hulk #345 [Direct]
(July 1988)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-03-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Harras (credited) (editor); Bobbie Chase (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #137.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed as McFarlane)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed as McFarlane)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Closing Curtain (Table of Contents: 1)

Hulk / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David (credited)
Pencils
Todd McFarlane (credited) (breakdowns); Jim Sanders III (credited as Jim Sanders) (finishes); Chris Ivy (credited) (assist on finishes)
Inks
Jim Sanders III (credited as Jim Sanders); Chris Ivy (credited) (assist)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as Petra Scotese)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As we conclude this morning's mass, I'd like to take this time...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Betty Banner; Diane Davids (first appearance); Nick Fury; Jess Harrison (first appearance); Burt Horowitz (first appearance); Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns] (villain); Louis Lembert (first appearance); Father Jason McCall (first appearance); Clay Quartermain; Redeemer [Craig Saunders Jr.] (villain); Rock [Sam LaRoquette] (villain); Agent Trump; Vic; General Andrew J. Classon; Mr. Fishbein; Mayor Joe Redwood; Charlie; Frost
Synopsis
Bruce and company arrive at Yuma Base and learn that gamma bombs have been stolen. The Leader contacts them and tells them that he is going to detonate a bomb in Middletown at 10 P.M. The Hulk goes in alone and battles Rock and Redeemer. When he defeats them, he is confronted by the Leader. The Leader detonates the bomb early and, as Rick and Betty look on in horror, the Hulk is caught in the blast.
Reprints

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

Gray Matter / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Charles R. Novinskie, Steven Dykes, John K. Austin, Sam Benedict, and PFC Scott E. Rinehart.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1987
Average number of copies sold during the preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 153,691
Actual number sold for issue nearest to filing date (total paid circulation): 137,423
Owner: New World Entertainment, Ltd., 1440 South Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  2. 1. Closing Curtain
    Hulk
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Gray Matter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Hunter Johnson
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore