The widely acclaimed Marvel Comics superhero character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, first made his debut back in May 1962. Recognized the world over, and one of the most revered comic book personas ever, in 2008 Wizard magazine named the HULK Marvel Comics' 7th Greatest Character of All Time.
For his first and only May 1962 debut issue, the Incredible Hulk was depicted as grey, as Stan Lee had wanted a color non-suggestive of any particular ethnic group. Colorist Stan Goldberg, however, had problems with the neutral grey coloring, resulting in different shades of grey, and even green, in that same issue. As a result, Stan Lee picked the uncommon color green, which, starting with issue #2, became the Hulks signature color. Unbelievably, the original HULK series of 1962 was canceled after just six issues, with the finale cover-dated March 1963.Stan Lee had written each story, with Jack Kirby penciling the first five issues and Steve Ditko penciling and inking the sixth. The HULK character immediately guest-starred in Fantastic Four #12 (March 1963), and months later became a founding member of the Avengers, appearing in just the first two issues of that superhero team's series Sept. Thereafter, it was not until 1968 that Marvel finally re-launched the. As a standalone series, with. Over the course of nearly 50 years, the INCREDIBLE HULK has been the basis of several TV Series, 2 major movie blockbusters, and the subject of countless books, articles and comic book spin-off series.
This beloved rogue anti-hero, at-once recognized the world over, and the subject of endless imitation, parody and reinterpretation, remains a venerable Comic Book Icon and veritable American institution. THANKS FOR CHECKING OUT OUR RARE & UNIQUE COMICS COLLECTIONS. ALL CGC & PGX COMICS SALES ARE FINAL as these books are encapsulated and certified by a third party. All of our graded comics are in new & clean holders direct from CGC/PGX. The item "TALES TO ASTONISH #101 CGC 5.0 FINAL ISSUE STORY ARC XOVER TO HULK #102 1968" is in sale since Wednesday, February 19, 2014.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comics\Silver Age (1956-69)\Superhero\Incredible Hulk". The seller is "mr-mxyztplk" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.