The Incredible Hulk #4

Published
1981
Page count
60?
Cover price
0.60 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover This Monster Unleashed! (The Incredible Hulk) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Incredible Hulk
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Credits

Art
Marie Severin, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #105 (July 1968)
Untitled [This Monster Unleashed!]
Also printed
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1975 series) #2 (5 July 1975)
The Monster Unleashed!
 
United States
Essential Hulk (Marvel, 1999 series) #2 (2001)
This Monster Unleashed!

Notes

This cover's colouring differs from the original, which was probably coloured by Marie Severin.

Show/hide 1. The Monster Unleashed! (The Incredible Hulk) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Incredible Hulk
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mr. Fantastic; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Missing Link (introduction, villain, origin); Mao Tse-Tung (photo)

Credits

Writing
Bill Everett, scripter
 
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Marie Severin, penciller
 
George Tuska, inker
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #105 (July 1968)
This Monster Unleashed!
Also printed
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1975 series) #8 (October 1975)
This Monster Unleashed!
 
United States
Essential Hulk (Marvel, 1999 series) #2 (2001)
This Monster Unleashed!

Synopsis

Prowling New York with Betty in his clutches, the Hulk transforms back into Banner and is shot in the leg by thugs. The product of a nuclear test conducted by the U.S. and captured by the Chinese, the Missing Link is brought to New York and unleashed. He crosses paths with the wounded Hulk and the two battle. Mr. Fantastic creates a Hulk-stopping weapon designed by Banner and Talbot takes the machine to hunt for him. Not realizing that he is fighting a dangerous foe, Talbot shoots the Hulk with the weapon turning him back into Banner just as the Missing Link begins another assault.

Show/hide 2. Above the Earth -- a Titan Rages! (The Incredible Hulk) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Incredible Hulk
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Hulk; GUESTS: Thunderbolt Ross; Betty Ross; Glen Talbot; Rick Jones; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; VILLAINS: Missing Link (Death); Yuri Brevlov

Credits

Writing
Archie Goodwin, scripter (Pgs. 1-10)
 
Roy Thomas, scripter (Pgs.11-20)
Art
Marie Severin, layouts
 
Herb Trimpe, penciller
 
George Tuska, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #106 (August 1968)
Above the Earth, a Titan Rages!
Also printed
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1975 series) #9 (October 1975)

Synopsis

Banner once again becomes the Hulk as the battle with the Missing Link continues; Nick Fury and SHIELD move in to help out Ross in capturing the two monsters; During the fight, what everyone thinks is the helicarrier beams the tusseling titans aboard but it actually turns out to be a Russian ship manned by Brevlov; The Russians test the Missing Link to find out how to use its power but the Hulk escapes his captivity and causes mayhem; The Hulk makes it back to terra firma just as the Missing Link finally overloads on radiation and explodes; Yuri and his men escape their doomed ship in a smaller saucer and even though the Hulk has just saved a small Russian boy from a burning house, Brevlov is pressured by his men to finish off the monster.

Show/hide 3. Ten Rings Hath… The Mandarin! (The Incredible Hulk) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Incredible Hulk
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Hulk; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; VILLAINS: Mandarin; Mandarin Robot; Yuri Brevlov

Credits

Writing
Gary Friedrich, scripter
Art
Herb Trimpe, penciller
 
Syd Shores, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #107 (September 1968)
Ten Rings Hath...the Mandarin!
Also printed
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1975 series) #10 (November 1975)

Synopsis

Just as Yuri and his men are about to decimate the Hulk, Nick Fury shows up to take his Russian foe down; The Mandarin zaps the Hulk to his compound and puts him through his paces to see if the jade giant would make a worthy ally in his bid to take over the world.


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AusReprints ID

  • 42442

Entry created

  • 24/07/2020

Cover added

  • 24/07/2020

Last updated

  • 24/07/2020