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Appearing in "Big Monster on Campus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #226.

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Synopsis for "Big Monster on Campus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #226.
Incredible Hulk Vol 1 226 001
After defeating the Leader, the Hulk has now turned his fury on Doc Samson. As the two fight it out in one of the labs at Gamma Base, soldiers come into the room and try to subdue the Hulk with a gas grenade. This fails because the Hulk does what they don't expect: he actually holds his breath for once. The Hulk then swats the soldiers away and resumes his bout with Samson. General Ross then comes racing in and tries to tame the Hulk with an Encephalo-Helmet, but the device doesn't work on the Hulk this time and the brute easily rips it off his head. The Hulk then backhands Ross and deciding that he has fought enough, bounds away.

Not far away in Tecumcari, New Mexico, Kroptokin and Jim Wilson have stopped for a burger at a fast food restaurant on their trek toward Gamma Base. As the portly magician disgusts Jim with his eating habits, the pair over-hear a police scanner report about the Hulk being sighted in Navapo and take off to catch up with him. When the reports of the Hulk arriving in Navapo reach Gamma Base, Clay Quartermain insists on going after the Hulk even though he is still partially paralysed from the Leader's attack on the base. Doc Samson, in charge now that General Ross is being treaded for injuries, tells Quartermain to stand down and mobilizes a unit to catch up with the Hulk.

With news that the Hulk is heading toward Desert State University, a full evacuation of staff and students is ordered. However, Dr. Herbert Weller refuses to leave and intends to face the Hulk as Banner was a former student of his. When the Hulk arrives he questions why he came here. At first, he recalls the last time he was at DSU and fought Captain Marvel, but suddenly he remembers something else when he spots the name "Judy" carved into a tree with a heart around it. The Hulk begins remembering one of Banner's memories about a former lover from university. However, when his memory of Judy shows her going to Banner, the Hulk begins to rampage. However, he is briefly quelled by the arrival of Dr. Weller who tries to talk sense into the Hulk. However, because he keeps on calling the Hulk by his real name he does nothing more than anger the Hulk even more. Jim rushes onto the scene and the Hulk is about to lash out on him as well when suddenly Weller's weak heart beings to affect him. Furious that everyone is angry with him, the Hulk then sees what he thinks is yet another antagonist come to cause him trouble.

Upon closer look the Hulk is mistaken as it is merely a statue of the late philosopher known as Socrates. Reading the inscription "Know Thyself" on the statue keeps putting the idea in the Hulk's mind and he begins to go into another frenzy. He suddenly smashes the statue. The Hulk picks up the head of the statue and demands that the its words get out of his mind. However, the Hulk then reverts back to Bruce Banner and he begins to break down because he doesn't even know who he is anymore. Just thne Doc Samson arrives on the scene and offers to help Bruce figure that out.

Appearing in "The Monster's Analyst"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #227.

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Synopsis for "The Monster's Analyst"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #227.

In an attempt to help the Hulk, Doc Samson has convinced Bruce Banner to undergo therapy. Watching this session are Jim Wilson, Clay Quartermain, pilot Spad McCracken and stage magician Kropotkin the Great. As the session is underway, Jim thinks back and recalls the aftermath of the Hulk's rampage through Desert State University. It was here that Samson suggested that the Hulk undergo therapy and that he can trigger a transformation with a gamma-epinephrine so that Banner can be turned into the Hulk without any anger involved. Samson returned Banner to Gamma Base and injected him. After Banner transformed into the Hulk, Samson then hooked him up to a machine called a Rem-Integrator that would allow Samson to see the Hulk's dreams.

At this moment, Samson enters the mind of the Hulk and they are brought to the image of a modest family home. Going up to the house and looking in the window they see a young Bruce Banner playing on the floor. Interested in a wall radiator, the infant reaches out and burns his hand. This causes phantom pain in the Hulk's hand and he lashes out, smashing the house to rubble. They then jump ahead to Banner's days in high school where he is mixing chemicals in a science class. The young Banner mixes the wrong chemicals together in a beaker and causing it to blow up in his face. When Banner is reamed out by his science teacher, the Hulk gets angry again and he slams his hands together to shatter this image. In the real world, as a side effect of the Rem-Integrator, Samson acts out all of the Hulk's actions in the real world. So when the Hulk slammed his hands together, Samson did the same thing, causing the observation window above them to shatter.

In the dream, Samson and the Hulk find themselves at the Gamma Bomb test that created the Hulk. As if on cue, the memory of Rick Jones coming onto the site on a dare happens. Although Doc Samson pleads with this imaginary version of Rick Jones, nothing can stop the fated events from happening. However, this time when the Gamma Bomb goes off, the Hulk takes control of the dream. The Hulk grabs the dream version of his alter-ego, Bruce Banner, and is about to smash him when Rick tries to stop him as well. When the Hulk tries to harm Rick as well, the Hulk is interrupted by the arrival of the Avengers. In this dream the Hulk is not only faced with Thor, two versions of Iron Man, Ant-Man, Giant-Man and the Wasp. As the Hulk smashes the Avengers, Doc Samson tries to take control of the situation.

Samson tries to restrain Hulk and asks him why he is attacking the Avengers, calling them the Hulk's friends. The Hulk says he hates friends, and when Samson inquires further suddenly more dream visions appear: Crackerjack Johnson, an unnamed Russian scientist, Filius Omen, Mogol, and Jarella, all those the Hulk considered friends who have died due to their association with the Hulk. When the Hulk tries to approach them, they suddenly disappear causing the Hulk to rage out of control. He is suddenly confronted by the image of Bruce Banner. The both come to blows and as soon as they strike each other the dream suddenly explodes.

In the real world, Samson inadvertently smashed the Rem-Integrator ending the dream sequence. With this most recent experiment a failure, Samson explains to the others that he discovered that Banner and the Hulk are two distinct personalities. Just then one of the Gamma Base scientists enters the room and tells Samson that there was a mistake and they gave the Hulk a high dose of gamma-epinephrine ensuring that Banner will remain the Hulk for at least a week.

Appearing in "Bad Moon on the Rise!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #228.

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  • Gammavator
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  • McCracken's airplane

Synopsis for "Bad Moon on the Rise!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #228.

Dr. Leonard Samson puts the Hulk through his paces, and has him test his strength against a giant hydraulic press inside of Gamma Base. The Hulk grows impatient with the persistent battery of tests and decides to end them quickly by pushing the entire press through the ceiling, destroying the platform base in the process. Deciding that the Hulk has had enough for one day, Ross and Samson agree to let him rest. Jim Wilson leads the Hulk into a bedroom. The Hulk is still impatient, and doesn’t like his bed, complaining that it is too soft.

Later, Ross walks outside to say goodbye to Spad McCracken. The two have been through a lot together recently, and the stress is beginning to take its toll on General Ross. To further anger the General, a crowd of reporters have gathered outside the Press building along with Kropotkin the Great. Ross storms over to clear the area, but they immediately set upon him, asking him pointed questions concerning Doc Samson’s treatment of the Hulk. Ross flies into a rage in front of the TV cameras.

A psychiatrist named Dr. Karla Sofen telephones Doc Samson and asks if she could visit Gamma Base to study his therapy of the Hulk. Samson knows of Sofen’s reputation in the psychiatric community and welcomes her visit. Doctor Sofen is not just an eager psychiatrist however, she is in fact a super-powered agent of the Corporation known as Moonstone.

Arriving at the base as Sofen, she actually intends on stealing top-secret gamma-ray technology. She briefly meets with Samson, but at night, she changes into her Moonstone identity and begins skulking about the base. She breaks into a highly-secure vault, but after acquiring the technology that she seeks, she discovers that the alarm systems have been set off. Believing that her presence has been discovered, Moonstone teleports into a nearby hallway. There she finds that it was actually the Hulk (having grown restless in his uncomfortable bed) who set off the alarm.

The Hulk is still sleepy and believes that Moonstone is only a product of a dream. He reaches out towards her, but Moonstone responds by punching him in the jaw. "Dream or no dream", intones the Hulk, "Nobody hits the Hulk!" Moonstone eggs him on, hoping to spurn him into wilder fits of rage. The Hulk charges at her, and she is barely fast enough to avoid his smashing fists. He finally catches her though and smashes the wall that leads outside.

Down on the ground, Doc Samson and several military soldiers stare upward in horror as the Hulk, in a fully psychotic rage, holds the limp form of Doctor Karla Sofen in his arms. He promises to show the world just "how much a monster the Hulk can be!"

Appearing in "The Moonstone Is a Harsh Mistress!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #229.

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Synopsis for "The Moonstone Is a Harsh Mistress!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #229.

The Hulk stands in the gaping hole of a smashed wall several stories off the ground at Gamma Base. In his arms is the limp form of Doctor Karla Sofen. Only moments ago, Sofen had provoked the Hulk in her costumed alter ego of Moonstone. On the ground, Doc Samson, Jim Wilson and a phalanx of military personnel look on in horror as the Hulk bellows to the air. Samson convinces the Hulk not to hurt Dr. Sofen and he leaps to the ground and hands her over.

Karla revives and continues to play the role of an innocent victim. While everyone's back is turned, she sends a beam of coherent light towards a gas main causing an explosion. The Hulk incorrectly believes that the explosion is part of a staged attempt to capture him, and launches himself at Doc Samson with all his fury.

Karla ducks around a corner where she secretly summons the Moonstone armor. Flying back into the thick of the fray, she blasts away at the Hulk while simultaneously projecting the demeanor of a super-hero. The Hulk begins swinging at her, but Moonstone is faster than he, and deftly evades his blows.

Samson runs up behind the Hulk and locks him in a full nelson. The Hulk effortlessly shrugs Samson off of him, and Moonstone takes advantage of the opportunity to fly to a safe distance.

Moonstone recalls the events that led to newfound powers. As Karla Sofen, she once trained under the world-renowned psychiatrist Doctor Faustus. She was present when Captain America stopped Faustus' plan to bankrupt Manhattan Island. She later used her credentials to visit the imprisoned Byron Becton – the original Moonstone. She tricked him into relinquishing the moonstone gemstone to her, and from it, she was able to harness the costume and powers of the Moonstone.

Moonstone returns to the fight just in time to see the Hulk hurl an army tank into Doc Samson. She swoops down and unleashes a full volley of light bursts at the Hulk. The Hulk responds with a sonic clap that stuns Moonstone so jarringly that she reverts into her Karla Sofen identity in front of the Hulk and General Ross. She turns towards Ross and uses the hypnotic voice skills she learned from Doctor Faustus to give the man a nervous breakdown. Ross slumps to the ground unconscious.

Samson runs up just as the Hulk grabs a hold of Sofen. The Hulk backhands him, announcing that he is sick of everybody and their lies. He leaves Sofen in Samson's care and leaps away from Gamma Base. Samson recognizes the Hulk as a "monster" and speaks of helping capture the green giant in the future.

Appearing in "The Harvester from Beyond!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #230.

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  • S'mggani ship



Synopsis for "The Harvester from Beyond!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #230.

Somewhere in the American Midwest, the Hulk finds a cornfield and sits down and begins eating. A farmer named Lumpy finds him and immediately telephones the town sheriff. He recommends contacting the army, but the sheriff scoffs, citing that the townsfolk can take care of this matter on their own. Armed with nothing more than some shotguns and an old fishing net, the townsfolk try to bring the Hulk down. This only serves to anger the Hulk who wanted nothing more than to sit and his corn in peace. The Hulk plows through the farmers, upturning their trucks and tractors.

From just outside Earth's orbit, an alien scientist monitors the incident and believes that the Hulk may hold the key to saving his starving people. He uses a transmitter beam and teleports the Hulk onto his ship. The Hulk attacks him, but the alien is able to adjust his molecular density so that the green goliath's blows pass harmlessly through him. He then zaps the Hulk with a stun-ray that renders him unconscious.

Meanwhile, back at Gamma Base, Doc Samson keeps vigil over the bedridden General Ross. Clay Quartermain, Jim Wilson and Doctor Karla Sofen all visit and assure Samson that Ross is going to be all right. None of them realize that Sofen is secretly responsible for the General's nervous breakdown.

Back on the alien ship, the Hulk reverts back to the form of Doctor Bruce Banner. The alien scientist is confused by undeterred in his plan to examine him. Unfortunately, such a study requires dissection. While the alien prepares to cut into Banner, he transforms back into the Hulk and punches the alien in the face. He then charges towards him, but the alien uses the Hulk's momentum to hurl him into the teleporter ray's force field. The shock incapacitates the Hulk long enough for the alien to acquire some soil samples from beneath the Hulk's fingernails. The Hulk awakens and smashes a hole into the side of the ship. He leaps out and falls back down towards Earth. The alien studies the soil samples he collected and realizes that he can synthesize them to produce fertile, crop-producing soil for his people back on his homeworld. Content with his findings, the alien pilots his ship away from Earth.

Appearing in "Prelude!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #231.

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Synopsis for "Prelude!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #231.

In the early hours in the morning the Hulk wanders into the town of Gilbert, California. He passes a by a local bar, patron Fred Sloan is tossed out by the bar's owner. Confusing the bartender with a soldier, the Hulk attacks the man. Sloan goes back into the bar and tells people to stop messing with him or his friend will deal with them. The sight of the Hulk sends all the patrons of the bar fleeing into the night. When the Hulk tries to wander off, Fred convinces the Hulk that they are friends and offers to let the brute stay the night at his house.

The following day at Gamma Base, the staff greets the arrivals of Senator Eugene Stivak and Senator Andrew Hawk. Hawk is unimpressed with the way that Doc Samson has been running Gamma Base since General Ross had his nervous breakdown. Although Hawk has taken a hard line on shaking things up, Stivak seems more agreeable and willing to work with Samson. During a meeting with Samson, SHIELD officer Clay Quartermain, and Karla Sofen, they discuss the future of Gamma Base. Samson admits that he hasn't done well running the facility so far, but states that he never wanted the job to begin with. During the discussion, Stivak uses key phrases that tip Sofen off that he is a member of the Corporation, the same organization that she works for. She wonders what is going on and what to do.

Meanwhile, it's daytime in California and the Hulk has woken up in the home of Fred Sloan. He is drawn into the kitchen by smell of cooking. There he puts a fright into Fred's girlfriend, her shrieks wake Fred up. Sloan tries to convince her that the Hulk is safe but the woman flees. Soon the authorities are on their way and when Fred hears their sirens wailing, he convinces the Hulk to load up into his van and they flee the scene.

The Hulk's activities soon reach Gamma Base and Jim Wilson inerrupts the the meetings with the Senators to pass it along. While Hawk is unimpressed that a young boy is on the site of the base, they explain that he is a friend of the Hulk and can help them try and contain the monster. Stivak then suggests that he, Sofen and Jim Wilson venture out to California to try and contain the Hulk. Jim is concerned about this idea as he had recently fled California. His fears are confirmed aboard Stivak's jet when he reveals his affiliation with the Corporation, the very people Jim had fled from. When Jim tries to do something he is gassed.

While in California, Fred and the Hulk come upon a police blockaide. Fred tries to convince the Hulk to keep cool and disguises him. However, this fails when an officer tries to search the car. The Hulk loses his cool and trashes the cordon, sending the police fleeing. The Hulk gets back into the car, and they continue onward, fugitives of the law.

This story is continued in Captain America #230...

Appearing in "The Battle Below"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #232.

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Synopsis for "The Battle Below"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #232.

This story is continued from Captain America #230...

Deep within Alcatraz Prison, the Corporation has just defeated the Hulk, Captain America, Marvel Man, and the Falcon. Moonstone and Animus have succeeded in knocking out three of the heroes while the Falcon is chained to the floodgate. The Mid-Atlantic head of the Corporation, Eugene Kligger Stivak offers the pacific head, Curtiss Jackson a trade: he offers to turn over Jim Wilson to Jackson in exchange for Captain America. As the negotiations begin, Captain America quits playing possum and tries to make his move. Moonstone spots him and blasts Cap into the water.

Thinking that Captain America is dead, Jim Wilson kicks at Kligger, but the boy is slapped aside. This angers the Hulk who has also just woken up. First, he grabs Moonstone and throws her against a wall. That's when Animus steps in and hits the Hulk with a mental blast. The Hulk is hardly phased by this and attacks Animus. In the waters below, Captain America rises to the surface. Getting knocked into the water was his plan all along and he uses the battle above to cover his attempt to free the Falcon before they drown. He cuts through the chains binding his partner, and they both swim to an outflow where they can recover from their ordeals.

Meanwhile, the battle between the Hulk and Animus rages on. When the Hulk proves too much of a match for Animus, the creature uses its mental powers to cause the ground beneath the Hulk to fold up onto him. Kligger then goes back to dealing with Jackson, who is less than impressed with what is going on, but decides to talk about a deal. However, before they can begin, Captain America and the Falcon return. When Moonstone tries to fight back, she is blasted by a recovered Marvel Man. By this point the Hulk has finally broken free and is angrier than ever before.

Seeing this as a losing battle, Moonstone decides to take her leave. Animus, however, resumes its attack on the Hulk. Tired of being struck by his opponents crystalline club, the Hulk grabs it and crushes it. This causes enough feedback that causes Animus to revert back to its female form, the Vamp. With the heroes surrounding Kligger, he tells Jackson to do his duty. Jackson agrees and activates some automatic weapons that shoot Kligger dead. As Captain America and Falcon pull Jim to safety, the Hulk jumps at the display window where Jackson is watching. As the Hulk tries to smash his way in, Jackson activate a pneumatic escape hatch. The Hulk follows after him into the deep of San Francisco Bay. Back inside the prison, Jim is elated at the fact that his uncle is the Falcon. Meanwhile, Captain America grimly assesses the fact that yet another corrupt politician has abused his power during his career. However, this time Captain America knows that for the country he loves he has to accept the good as well as the bad.

Appearing in "...At the Bottom of the Bay!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #233.

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Synopsis for "...At the Bottom of the Bay!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #233.

With Curtiss Jackson fleeing Alcatraz following the Corporation's failure to destroy Captain America and the Falcon, the white-collar criminal now has the Hulk following him as he escapes into San Francisco Bay. When the Hulk attacks Jackson's sub, he ejects out of a smaller craft, making the primary one explode. On the island of the former prison, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jasper Sitwell is briefed on what happened by Marvel Man when the explosion happens. Suspecting it's the Hulk, Marvel Man uses his Quantum Bands to fly off and recover him.

Meanwhile, the Hulk recovers from the first explosion and follows after the escaping craft. Jackson tries torpedos, which fare just as well. The Hulk leaps out of the water this time, knocking Marvel Man into the water as he goes. The Hulk follows Jackson into a Corporation owned warehouse. Inside, Jackson orders his men to hold the Hulk back while he makes his escape. Naturally, the two guards are no match for the Hulk, but before the brute can leap off after Jackson he hears a horn honking. At first he thinks it's the delivery truck in front of him, but then realises that it's coming from the storage area of the truck. Ripping open the back trailor, he finds his friend Fred Sloan and his van, who have been locked up since they were first captured by the Corporation.

The Hulk begins untying Jackson when Marvel Man arrives and orders the Hulk to surrender to him. The Hulk refuses and Marvel Man tries to stop him by force. The Hulk merely slaps him away and he and Fred flee in his van. When Marvel Man lands in the middle of a crowd, a little boy asks him if he is a super-hero. When Marvel Man tells the boy his name, everyone around him laughs at how lame that sounds.

Meanwhile, Jasper Sitwell reports the news that Senator Stivak worked for the Corporation to the staff at Gamma Base. This comes as a shock to his colleague Senator Hawk. The news gets worse when Sitwell also tells Doc Samson that Karla Soften was also Moonstone. When Samson asks if this ends Senator Hawk's investigation of Gamma Base, Hawk responds that this is just the beginning. Fed up of having his job questioned, Samson tells Hawk that he is welcomed to it and storms out. Miles away in Mexico City, Glenn Talbot waits at the airport for the arrival of his estranged wife Betty. Although they are both sorry that things have come to this, the pair agree that what they do next is what must be done.

At that moment, Fred and the Hulk have arrived in Berkley where some of his friends live. When they arrive, Fred asks the Hulk to wait in the van while he smooths things over. When he goes out to greet one of his friends, the Hulk grows impatient. As it turns out, one of the residents of the rooming house is Trish Starr, a past aquaintence of the Hulk.

Appearing in "Battleground: Berkeley!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #234.

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Synopsis for "Battleground: Berkeley!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #234.

Fred Sloan has brought the Hulk to a rooming house in Berkley, California, and is shocked to learn that one of the tenants -- Trish Starr -- has a past affiliation with the gamma-spawned man-monster. Trish explains of her very complicated life involving the super-hero community starting with the time that Ant-Man saved her life from her insane uncle Egghead. How she discovered that her former boyfriend, Kyle Richmond, as a costumed hero known as Nighthawk, and her association with the Defenders after she lost her arm in a car bomb explosion set off by her uncle. Lastly, she explains her encounter with the Hulk, when she was possessed by the mystic known as Shazanna and was saved by the Defenders. With the explanations out of the way, Trish takes Fed and the Hulk in to meet the rest of the tenants who are shocked to find the Hulk in their home.

Meanwhile, at Gamma Base, the hero formerly known as Marvel Man recounts his encounter with the Hulk in San Francisco to Clay Quartermain and Senator Hawk. After finishing his recounting, the hero tells them that after the failure of SHIELD's Super-Agent program he managed to get a security job at Project PEGASUS. Before leaving, he tells them that his new codename, Quasar. After Quasar's departure, Senator Hawk asks why Doc Samson wasn't present, but Quartermain isn't sure. Samson is actually in the room where General Ross is recovering from his mental breakdown. He wonders what could have triggered said breakdown when General Ross begins to speak. Ross offers a one word explanation, the name of his daughter: Betty. At that moment, Betty and her estranged husband Glenn Talbot are having dinner in New Mexico. The two once more talk about the big decision that they are marking. Glenn has his reservations, but Betty tells him that what they are doing is for the best. After kissing Glenn on the cheek, Betty retires to her hotel room.

Back in California, the borders that share a home with Trish Starr are unsure how to deal with the arrival of the Hulk in their home. They are also not happy with the fact that he is eating all of their food. Fred tries to convince them that the Hulk is not a threat as long as they don't anger him. However, the Hulk overhears all their talking and begins to lash out. It takes both Trish and Fred to calm the Hulk back down again. As they bring the Hulk to a room for sleep they remark on how angry the Hulk is an how a reversion back to Bruce Banner won't be happening anytime soon. They also remark how their friends are no longer living up the anti-establishment ideals that they all grew up with and wonder if their generation squandered the decades since they became "free thinkers". As they talk about this, one of their housemates goes to a nearby payphone. Seeking to earn some extra money he puts a call in to an informant for the Corporation.

This information reports the location of the Hulk back to Curtiss Jackson who decides to use this news to try and eliminate two thorns in his side: The Hulk and the Machine Man. That night, agents of the Corporation attack the rooming house. With one of their number disguised as Machine Man, they manage to kidnap Trish. Immobilizing the Hulk with paralysis gas, they tell the brute that if he wants Trish back to meet "Machine Man" at an address in Central City. After the Corporation thugs leave, the effects of the gas wears off, and the Hulk lashes out, vowing to rescue Trish from the man he believes to be Machine Man.

Appearing in "The Monster and the Machine"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #235.

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Synopsis for "The Monster and the Machine"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #235.

The Hulk has been tricked by the Corporation into thinking that Machine Man had kidnapped his friend Trish Starr. Told to go to Central City, the Hulk and his ally Fred Sloan go there the fastest way the Hulk knows: by giant leaps. The experience really frightens Fred, but the Hulk assures him that he won't let Sloan get hurt. When they stop to consult Fred's map, they are unaware that they are being watched by a Forest Ranger who is in the back pocket of the Corporation. This is reported back to Curtiss Jackson who is pleased. His prisoner, Trish Starr, asks Jackson why he is doing this. Jackson explains that he intends to trick the Hulk into fighting Machine Man in the hopes that one or both of his foes are destroyed, as they have interfered with the Corporation in the past.

Meanwhile, in Central City, Machine Men is completing repairs on his body when he is visited by his allies Dr. Peter Spaulding and Colonel Kragg. After the repairs are done, Machine Man is told that Congressman Brickman has called Machine Man back so they can complete the hearings that will potentially give Machine Man the same rights as a living being. In the courtroom they are joined by reporter Tracy Warner who tells them that the trial is being sped up due to the death of Senator Stivak the day before. Soon court is in session and Congressman Brickman informs the court that he is required in Washington D.C. for an indefinite period of time, the then tells Machine Man that he will be remanded into the custody of Dr. Spaulding until such a time that X-51's case can be re-examined. Although Machine Man's allies celebrate this victory, the robot points out that the case can be re-opened at any time. At the same time, Brickman's colleagues congratulate him for a job well done, pointing out that he didn't need to "crucify" Machine Man in order to get ahead in politics. When they remark about the shady business that Stivak was in before he died, Brickman assures them that he won't make the same mistake. Thinking to himself, Brickman plans to never get caught.

Later, the Hulk and Fred Sloan arrive at the home shared by Machine Man and Dr. Spalding, as instructed by the phony Machine Man that kidnapped Trish. Fred tells the Hulk that they shouldn't make too much noise yet and after poking around the house discover that it is apparently empty. Impatient, the Hulk forces open the door so they can look for Trish inside. They find no trace of the woman, but Fred finds a desk drawer full of guns. While not far away, a Corporation agent in a milk truck watches the scene and reports the arrival of the Hulk and then witnesses as Machine Man and Dr. Spaulding return home. Seeing that the door has been forced open, Machine Man tells Peter to stand back while he investigates. No sooner is X-51 inside the house is he knocked back outside by a powerful blow from the Hulk.

As the Hulk and Machine Man fight it out, Peter rushes into the house where he is confronted by Fred Sloan. Nervously, Sloan points one of the guns he found at Peter telling him that he will use it if he has to. Outside, the Hulk demands that the robot return Trish Starr. Machine Man, realizing that someone tricked the Hulk into attacking him, tries to explain to the brute that he has kidnapped nobody. However, the Hulk is so enraged he is not willing to listen, forcing Machine Man to stop pulling his punches. However, the Hulk proves too powerful and Machine Man is shattered to pieces. Thinking Machine Man is destroyed, the Hulk turns around and goes back into the house. This is all a ploy by X-51 who begins reassembling himself immediately after the Hulk turns his back on him. Realizing that the Hulk is out of control, Machine Man decides that he has to stop the Hulk once and for all, or die trying.

Appearing in "Kill or Be Killed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #236.

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Synopsis for "Kill or Be Killed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #236.

Curtiss Jackson has tricked the Hulk into attacking Machine Man by convincing the brute that the robot had kidnapped his friend Trish Starr. Thinking that he destroyed Machine Man, the Hulk makes it way toward the home the robot shares with Dr. Peter Spaulding, unaware that Machine Man has begun reassembling himself and preparing to attack from behind. Machine Man manages to get the drop on the Hulk, wrapping one of his expandable arms around the brute's back.

Inside, Peter Spaulding watches the battle from the window while the Hulk's ally, Fred Sloan holds him at gunpoint. Sloan demands answers and threatens to shoot the psychologist, however, Peter knows that what Fred is holding is merely a model of a gun. Taking the prop from Fred's hand, Peter demands to know what's going on. Fred explains how he and the Hulk believe that Machine Man kidnapped their friend with the help of the Corporation. Spaulding has had his own experience with the Corporation and explains how they were tricked and rushes to a phone to get some help. Just then, the Hulk and Machine Man come crashing through the wall. As the two combatants come crashing through the house, Peter decides they need to get out and find Colonel Kragg for help. Both he and Fred hop into a car and drive away. Seeing his friend leave, the Hulk tries to follow after them, but Machine Man pulls him back into battle.

As the battle rages on, the man the Corporation put in place to watch the battle reports to Curtiss Jackson. Pleased to hear the news, Jackson gets a pair of special binoculars that will allow him to see the battle from the top of the Corporation's office tower. His prisoner, Trish Starr, asks him how he can get off on murder. Jackson explains that he doesn't view this as murder, just business efficiency since both Machine Man and the Hulk have interfered with the progress of the Corporation. When Trish asks if she will be killed after this, Curtiss tells her that she is resourceful enough that she can have other uses.

As the battle continues, the Machine Man and the Hulk's fight expands from the home shared with Spaulding to the middle of Central City. At that point Fred and Peter manage to reach Colonel Kragg and tells him how the Hulk was tricked by the Corporation to fight Machine Man. At the same time, Machine Man also discovers the truth when he picks up the radio broadcast by the man hired to spy on them. Machine Man pulls the Corporation stooge out of his milk truck and tosses him into a nearby swimming pool. Disguising his voice, Machine Man begins reporting in, posing as the Corporation's man. Meanwhile, the Hulk pulls himself out of a crater made by his fall. Spotting some internal power lines he remembers how they were once used against him and decides to do the same to Machine Man. However, he is unaware that the battle has also unearthed a gas main, and that it has also has a leak. The Hulk then ambushes Machine Man, ramming the live wires into the robot, causing a huge power surge. This combined with the gas leak causes a massive explosion that engulfs both comatants.

Appearing in "When a City Dies!"

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Incredible Hulk #237.

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Synopsis for "When a City Dies!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #237.
Incredible Hulk Vol 1 237 001
The battle between the Hulk and Machine Man in Central City has triggered a gas line explosion, turning the north side of the city into a blazing inferno. Fire crews work tirelessly to put out the blaze. From downtown, Curtiss Jackson of the Corporation and his prisoner Trish Starr was the holocaust that has been unleashed. Although Jackson believes his two foes have destroyed each other, Machine Man actually saved both of their lives thanks to his ability to cancel gravity and using it to pull them out of the blast. The Hulk, however, was knocked out by the blast.

Taking the Hulk to a secluded area, the Machine Man uses his internal mechanisms to probe the Hulk's mind and learns that the Hulk was tricked into thinking that Machine Man had kidnapped his friend Trish Starr. Probing the Hulk's mind further, Machine Man learns of the brute's origins and the often tragic life the man-monster has lived, one filled with hurt and loss. Machine Man realizes that he and the Hulk have more in common than he would have thought. Remembering that he managed to lock into a Corporation transmission frequency, the Machine Man tracks it to Mid-State Tower, the head office for the Corporation. Machine Man then uses his mind probe to put the image of Trish in the clutches of Curtiss Jackson. The Hulk wakes in a rage and when Machine Man tries to get the Hulk to work with him, is swatted aside. Speeding after the Hulk, Machine Man puts in a call to Colonel Kragg to warn him that the Hulk is coming back to Central City. Meanwhile, Colonel Kragg has contacted Gamma Base and Clay Quartermain tells him that Hulkbuster jets are being deployed to their location. That's when Machine Man's warning comes in via the radio.

Meanwhile, the Hulk ends up smashing into Zimmerman Square Mall where a security guard foolishly tries to put him under arrest. Unphased by this, the Hulk grabs the man's gun and crushes it to powder, warning the man to stay out of his way. The Hulk then leaps onward, causing structural damage to the shopping mall. When Machine Man arrives on the scene he has to give up his pursuit of the Hulk in order to prevent the roof from collapsing on the people inside. The Hulk continues on his destructive path to the Mid-State Building as the military begins an immediate evacuation of the area. When Jackson sees that the Hulk is coming, one of his guards panics and Curtiss shoots him dead. He then takes Trish up to the roof so they can escape in a helicopter. However before they can enter the craft, the Hulk smashes into it, destroying it. Jackson pulls a gun and threatens to shoot Trish if the Hulk comes a step further. However, Machine Man arrives on the scene and crushes the gun in his hand.

When the robot recovers Trish and tries to calm the Hulk, the monster still craves revenge and begins pounding his fists on the roof of the building causing it to buckle. This causes Curtiss Jackson to fall off the edge of the building. Machine Man saves Curtiss' life and pulls both Jackson and Trish off the building. Mere moments later the Hulk's pounding causes the Corporation's headquarters to topple. After Jackson is turned over to the authorities, Machine Man goes looking for the Hulk in the rubble. Seeing that the man-monster is still in a rage, Machine Man calms him with a mesmer effect. Machine Man then uses his anti-gravity device to send the Hulk flying away from the area. With the Hulk now out of Central City, the robot collapses. When Spaulding comments how Machine Man saved them all, Fred watches as the Hulk speeds across the sky and wonders if that's true.

Appearing in "Post Hulk...Post Holocaust!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #238.

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Synopsis for "Post Hulk...Post Holocaust!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #238.

Clay Quartermain is giving the President and the Governor of California a tour of the damage wrought by the Hulk in Central City. Also along for the trip is Senator Hawk to present his case to restructure the operations at Gamma Base, as they drive away from the scene of destruction, and all thoughts on the Hulk. Quartermain wonders what Senator Hawk will do to Gamma Base, while Hawk thinks about where the Hulk went after Machine Man sent him sailing into the sky.

The Hulk ended up in Canada, and is trying to find his way back home. Instead, he has found himself lost in the wheat fields of Saskatchewan. Eventually, he finds himself at a gas station where he frightens a man and his daughter. Thinking his daughter is in danger, the man tries to back up his truck into the Hulk, but this does nothing but anger the Hulk even more. However, he stops his rampage when the girl begs him not to harm his father. The Hulk gets fed up and leaps away.

The Hulk is unaware that he is being observed by They Who Wield Power, who have decided to focus their energies on the man-monster to gain ultimate power. The Hulk eventually makes it back to the United States, and having grown tired, falls asleep atop Mount Rushmore. Spotted by a Park Ranger, a call is put in to the proper authorities. Back at Gamma Base, Quartermain and Hawk are bidding farewell to the President. After the President leaves, the two men also witness the departure of Doc Samson and General Ross. When Hawk demands to know where Samson is going, the psychologist tells Hawk that he is quitting his position at Gamma Base because he didn't want it to begin with. Instead, he is going to focus on the recovery of General Ross. As they depart, the magician Kropotkin the Great decides that with the crackdown on regulations at the base that it is also time for him to depart as well. It's at this point that Quartermain is told about the Hulk being on Mount Rushmore.

Meanwhile, the criminal known as the Goldbug pays a visit to the Tinkerer who has constructed him a new ship. After paying the Tinkerer in solid gold bar, the villain is off and ready to carry out his assignment for They: Capture the Hulk. While in Mexico City, Glenn Talbot and Betty Ross finalise their divorce. When their lawyer, Mr. Sanchez offers his sympathies to Betty, she's asks him why. Sanchez then shows her a newspaper report about her fathers mental breakdown. Betty fears the worst for her father and rushes out to be by his side. Left alone with the lawyer, Glenn Talbot finally snaps, blaming the Hulk for his failed marriage and everything else wrong in his life and vows that he will not rest until he sees the Hulk dead.

Appearing in "All That Glitters"

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Incredible Hulk #239.

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Synopsis for "All That Glitters"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #239.

The Hulk is sleeping atop Mount Rushmore, but his peaceful slumber has not gone unnoticed. The Park Rangers have called Gamma Base and Clay Quartermaine has brought a Hulkbuster squad to confront the brute. Monitoring from Gamma Base are Senator Andrew Hawk, Dr. Maxwell, Diane Perrywinkle, and Captain Bowman. Maxwell comments about how they could use Doc Samson's expertise on this mission and that it's too bad that he quit Gamma Base. Hawk points out that Samson left willingly.

As the Hulk continues to sleep, some soldiers are sent up the side of the national monument unaware that the villain Goldbug is approaching to take the Hulk for his masters, They Who Wield Power. He fires a laser that awakens the Hulk just in time to see the arriving soldiers. Thinking the soldiers had attacked him, the Hulk attacks. When he disables their gas guns, the two soldiers surrender. Just then, Goldbug shows up and offers to help the Hulk escape. To convince the gamma-spawned monster that they are allies, Goldbug seals the two soldiers in gold and then pulls the Hulk aboard his ship. Offering the Hulk a means to escape, Goldbug convinces the brute to grips two cables that channels the Hulk's strength into the ship's power supply. With a sufficient power boost, Goldbug's ship is able to speed away from the arriving Hulkbuster jet. However, this also incapacitates the Hulk and makes him incapable of moving.

Soon, Goldbug takes them to El Dorado, the headquarters of They Who Wield Power. Detecting Goldbug's arrival, They decide that Goldbug's usefulness has worn itself out. They activate a device that allows the Hulk to break free. Furious at being used again, the Hulk goes on a rampage aboard the ship. The Hulk demolishes the ship, and the pair land on the ground. The Hulk is about to pummel by Goldbug but he is stopped by a man named Tulak who welcomes the Hulk to El Dorado and bows before him, calling the Hulk their savior. Tulak explains that his masters They Who Wield Power claim that the Hulk will save their people. This comes as a shock to Goldbug. The Hulk, meanwhile, thinks is certain that this was a trap but decides to go along with Tulak and see what happens.

Appearing in "And Now El Dorado"

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Incredible Hulk #240.

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Synopsis for "And Now El Dorado"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #240.

Lured to the fabled city of El Dorado by Goldbug for They Who Wield Power, the man named Tulak welcomes the Hulk, calling their savior. The Hulk is convinced that he is walking into a trap, but decides to bide his time and see when it happens. However, when they arrive in the city proper, the Hulk is taken aback when the people of El Dorado celebrate his arrival. When they get too close to him, the Hulk panics and begins to lash out. Tulak tells the people to give their savior his space. Goldbug is then taken away while Tulak brings the Hulk to a feast while he waits for They Who Wield Power.

Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away at Gamma Base in New Mexico, Clay Quartermain learns that there have been no sightings of the Hulk since he escaped with Goldbug. He is surprised when a fighter plane carrying Betty Ross lands on base. He is happy to see her, but soon learns about her recent divorce from Glenn Talbot. Betty explains that she has returned to Gamma Base after hearing about her father's mental breakdown. That's when Senator Hawk tells her that how Doc Samson recently left base with her father to treat him. Betty also learns that Fred Sloan has been calling for her recently. In San Francisco, Fred Sloan and Trish Starr are working on a book about the Hulk. The two are reaching out to associates and friends of the Hulk so that they can get their unique perspective on the Hulk.

Back in El Dorado, the Hulk feasts on food, although Tulak is confident the Hulk will be the savior of his people, but the other citizens of this hidden city are grim that the one to save them is a monster like the Hulk. The Hulk is still suspicious that he is being set up for a trap. Soon, They Who Wield Power arrive and reveal themselves to the Hulk: They are Prince Rey and his Keeper of the Flame as well as an elderly man named Dez. When Lann, the Keeper of Flame, insult the Hulk, Dez manages to calm the Hulk down. The Hulk demands answers and Dez shows him a special globe that reveals that the military has been holding the body of Jarella since her death. This causes the Hulk to lash out and go on a rampage, however, the brute is emotionally exhausted and eventually reverts back into Bruce Banner.

Banner is shown every amenity and the following day, Bruce is asked to see They at the Temple of the Flame. There, Dez explains the origins of the people of El Dorado, how they fled to this region centuries to escape the Spanish conquistadores. They discovered the ancient Cobalt Flame which led to wars over its power. After interference from the Avengers, Prince Rey and Lann discovered Dez in the tunnels beneath El Dorado who convinced them of a way to revitalize the now waning flame. When Banner offers his scientific expertise, Dez explains that the only thing they need is the Hulk's raw power and uses a device to bind Banner.

Appearing in "Partners in Deception!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #241.

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Synopsis for "Partners in Deception!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #241.

They Who Wield Power have captured Bruce Banner so that they can siphon the Hulk's power and revitalize the Cobalt Flame. Elsewhere, Goldbug wakes up to find himself still alive and inside El Dorado. He is not happy that They Wield Power have played him. Even more so, when he takes a look outside at the city of El Dorado, he is shocked to see that the legends are true and it is a city made out of gold. This upsets him even more as this much gold on the market would render the metal worthless in the outside world. Goldbug then begins plotting against both They Who Wield Power and the Hulk.

Back in the Temple of the Flame, They Who Wield Power explain that for quite some time they have been manipulating heroes and villains into battles in order to absorb the energies to repower the flame. They eventually discovered that the Hulk had enough power to fully restore the Flame. Hearing this, Banner is furious and purposely triggers a transformation into the Hulk. However, the device he is strapped into begins absorbing the energy, causing the transformation to be incomplete. Banner finds himself trapped between his human and Hulk forms.

With the power of the Cobalt Flame being restored, Prince Rey and Lann are too distracted that they don't see Dez removing a vial filled with fluid, or that Goldbug has arrived at the temple. He then uses the restraints to bind both Rey and Lann. Activating a device that drains the energies from both of his men until they crumble to dust. When Banner/Hulk asks Dez why he killed his allies, the elderly man drinks the contents of his vial which causes the man to reduce in age, revealing him to be the Hulk's longtime foe, Tyrannus. Tyrannus explains how he had narrowly cheated death during his battle against the Fantastic Four. How his Tyrannoids attempted to revive him in the Fountain of Youth, but while he was healed, his body began to age rapidly. Tyrannus explains how his "recent" appearance was that of a Tyrannoid who he took control of and shaped reshaped his form. When his attempt to cause Earth tremors to boost the power of the flame was foiled by Nova, Tyrannus abandoned the Tyrannoid body.

It's at this point that Goldbug tries to attack Tyrannus, but the villain traps him in a net. Seeking to get the Hulk to help, Goldbug tosses one of his devices that coats Banner with gold. The sudden panic causes the transformation into the Hulk to finally complete itself. Although the Hulk breaks free, Tyrannus is not without defenses. He explains that the Cobalt Flame was invented by the Deviants centuries ago and that it is armed with many weapons. A blast from a cannon knocks the Hulk out of the temple and into the streets below. Tyrannus then announces to the people of El Dorado that he intends to use the power of the Cobalt Flame to take over the world.

Appearing in "Sic Semper Tyrannus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #242.

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Synopsis for "Sic Semper Tyrannus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #242.

Tyrannus has harnessed the power of the Hulk to revitalize the Cobalt Flame of El Dorado in his bid to conquer the entire world. As the flames rage out of control, only the Hulk stands in his way. Hulk smashes against the remains of the Temple of the Flame, revealing the ancient machinery. As the Hulk tries to destroy the device, Tyrannus laughs because this is ancient Deviant machinery. He also gloats how easily he defeated Goldbug for trying to betray him. The Hulk tries to leap on top of the tower, but Tyranus erects an energy barrier to try and block the Hulk. However, the Hulk is plenty mad enough to force his way through to his foe. Tyrannus unleashes more Deviant weapons, ultimately incapacitating the Hulk with a Brain Mine.

Tyrannus gloats his victories and then offers the people of El Dorado an opportunity to bow to him and be his subjects. However, speaking for his people Tulak refuses to bend knee to the tyrant. Tyrannus isn't moved by this in the slightest and commands the flame to summon armor for himself. Then through willpower he has the flame transform into a massive metal arm. The arm reaches down and grabs Tulak and drains the life out of him. Tulak's final words to his people is that they flee into the underground caverns and escape. When Tulak crumbles to dust, the people of El Dorado flee as they are instructed.

While Tyrannus is distracted, Goldbug frees himself from the net he has been trapped in. Seeking to free the Hulk in order to save himself, Goldbug uses a vial of Aqua Regia on the Brain Mind, succeeding in removing it. The Hulk snaps back and more furious than ever before, the man-monster rushes at Tyrannus. Tyrannus unleashes the metal arm on the Hulk, but the monster breaks free from its grip and then smashes it to pieces. The destruction is transferred to Tyrannus as pain. Tyrannus decides to stop fooling with his foes and merges himself with the Cobalt Flame. This doesn't even phase the Hulk as he begins to rip apart the the tower that contains the flame.

Appearing in "Death -- And Destiny!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #243.

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Synopsis for "Death -- And Destiny!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #243.

During his battle with the Hulk, Tyrannus has merged with the Cobalt Flame of El Dorado. In response, the Hulk has attempted to rip down the tower that houses the flame causing a massive explosion. With the containment of the flame now destroyed, Tyrannus feels his consciousness slowly coming apart, he attempts to use the last of his control to try and destroy the Hulk. Undaunted, the gamma-spawned monster continues ripping apart the ancient Devian machine. With nothing to contain the Cobalt flame, Tyrannus and the flame shoot up into the air where it dissipates in space. This is briefly witnessed by the Celestial known as Gammenon. After a passing interest, the Celestial goes back to its task of judging the fate of life on the planet Earth.

With Tyrannus defeated the Hulk still rages on, furious at being attacked once again. Goldbug tries to convince the Hulk to help them get out of there. Remembering how Goldbug initially tricked him into coming to El Dorado, he lashed out against the costumed villain. He knocks Goldbug onto a teleportation platform which raises a dome around them. This makes the Hulk remember that Tyrannus showed him that the body of Jarella was still in the possession of Gamma Base. He demands that they go there, and the teleportation device suddenly activates. Meanwhile, deep below the ruins of El Dorado, the people who once lived there decide to venture deeper into the underground cavern to form a new life of peace and justice.

At that moment, the Hulk and Goldbug materialize in the sewers of New York City. Happy to be back in the United States, Goldbug quickly climbs up to the surface. There he bumps into his old foe Power Man, who introduces Goldbug to his new partner Iron Fist before carting him off to jail. Goldbug's claims that he helped save the world with the Hulk are ignored. Moments later, the Hulk rips his way to the surface. Unimpressed to find himself in the city that he dislikes the Hulk bounds away. Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Fred Sloan continues his research for the book he wants to write about the Hulk. He is finishing up his interview with Betty Ross, his assistant Trish Starr manages to get Fred on a national talk show on the same day that Rick Jones will be on the show. This is great news as Fred hopes to get plenty of insight from the Hulk's one-time sidekick. However, Sloan wishes where he could only find where the Hulk is. As Sloan wonders about this, the Hulk is involved on a series of missions with his teammates in the Defenders which he fought in Valhalla, stopped the Omegatron, the Anything Man, traveled to Tunnelworld and clashed with Daredevil.

Back at Gamma Base, Clay Quartermain's tenure at that facility is coming for an end. As he checks out, he meets with the new commanding officer at Gamma Base: Colonel Glenn Talbot. Talbot worked on this promotion since General Ross had his breakdown and got it thanks to his past experience. He is determined to find and take down the Hulk. As Quartermain leaves, he can't help but wonder if his personal vendetta against the Hulk will prevent him from doing the job. After the SHIELD agent leaves, Talbot summons Lt. Perrywinkle and Dr. Maxwell so they can start planning how they are going to stop the Hulk anyway they can.

Appearing in "It Lives!"

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Incredible Hulk #244.

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Synopsis for "It Lives!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #244.

Bruce Banner wakes up to find himself on the beaches of Hollywood. Using some travelers checks he purchases some new clothing and tries to figure out what to do with his life. He passes by Dr. Aloysius Vault, a would-be world conqueror who has been reduced to handing out pamphlets for acting. When Banner ignores him, Vault fumes with rage, thinking about how he lost control of It, the Colossus, but has been scraping his meager wages on a device that will allow him to control the massive statue again -- if he should ever find it again -- however time is of the essence as Vault's health is failing.

Meanwhile, special effects guru Bob O'Bryan has just returned from his honeymoon with former starlet Diane Cummings. They pay a visit to Charles Delazny's movie studio where they meet with Delazny as well as television star Felix Simon. Simon invites them to tag along to the celebration of his new hit film Bloodlust, and is putting his handprints at the Chinese Theater. As they ride across town to the ceremony, Bob can't help but think back to his time he had control of It, the Living Colossus, and how he more recently struggled for control against the massive animated statue with Dr. Vault. After Vault's defeat, O'Bryan stashed the statue inside one of Vault's old hideouts. Spotting Banner walking on the street, and knowing nothing about his life, wonders if this man on the street could ever give up super-powers like he did.

Banner is lost in thought thinking how tranquil Hollywood appears to be and wonders if he can't fit in here if it wasn't for the life he shares with the Hulk. Suddenly some kids speeding down the street fail to stop when Bruce tries to cross the street. Moments before Banner is struck by the car he transforms into the Hulk and wrecks the vehicle. The crash attracts the police who try to apprehend the Hulk, but the brute smashes the squad car and leaps away. While sailing across the city, the Hulk is blinded by a spotlight and assumes that it is an attack. The Hulk then crashes Felix Simon's ceremony and demands to know why he was "attacked". When Simon explains what is really happening, the Hulk finds the idea of someone putting their handprint into cement to be stupid. After stomping his foot in the wet concrete and then tosses Felix into it.

Seeing trouble, Bob O'Bryan has already summoned It, the Living Colossus to battle the Hulk. However, despite the massive strength of It, the Hulk can still match the statues strength. When the news of the battle reaches the airwaves, Dr. Link hears the report while eating in a diner. Seeing this as his golden opportunity, he runs back to his apartment where he straps himself into his machine and fights for control of the Living Colossus. Bob feels something trying to fight over control. Unable to fight both this invading presence and the Hulk, Bob is forced to relinquish control of It. Doctor Link takes full control and decides that he will try and destroy the Hulk as his first step of taking control of the world.

However, the Hulk is even more furious than ever before and his strength allows him to smash It into pieces. Even though the massive statue is being broken apart, Link still fights back. The Hulk ultimately smashes the Living Colossus into dust. Still able to control the fragments of It, Link tries to suffocate the Hulk with the very dust that used to be the Living Colossus. The Hulk furiously slams his hands together scattering the dust all of Los Angeles. The feedback hits Dr. Link and he dies in absolute pain, his body is found six hours later. With the Living Colossus destroyed, the Hulk wanders off. Watching it, Bob can't help but be able to relate to the Hulk because he knows what it is like to be a monster.

Appearing in "When the Hulk Comes Raging!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #245.

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Synopsis for "When the Hulk Comes Raging!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #245.

Remembering that Jarella's body is being kept at Gamma Base, the Hulk bounds his way towards the New Mexico Desert. Detecting the gamma-spawned monsters approach, Gamma Base's new commanding officer, Colonel Glenn Talbot, sends a Hulkbuster unit to greet him. Although they greatly outnumber the Hulk and have many fantastic weapons, the brute is so furious he is able to fend off all of their attacks and smashes their various armored vehicles. It's then that Talbot decides to get involved personally. In a suit of Mandroid armor, Glenn confronts the Hulk and accuses him for ruining his life and his marriage.

At that moment in Denver, Colorado, both Rick Jones and Fred Sloan are appearing on a national talk show to talk about their mutual experiences with the Hulk. Rick Jones as the Hulk's former sidekick, and Sloan as the Hulk's most recent companion as well as the author of an upcoming book based on the man-monster. They talk about how the Hulk is basically harmless so long as he isn't attacked. After the interview is over, Fred Sloan introduces Rick to his assistant Trish Starr, and Rick introduces him to his long time ally Captain Marvel and his lover Elysius. When they catch a report that the Hulk is currently attacking Gamma Base, Captain Marvel clashes his Nega-Bands together causing him to transform into his costume and flies off to clash with them.

Back at Gamma Base, the Hulk launches his attack on Glenn Talbot. As the two men fight it out, Talbot goes into detail about why he thinks the Hulk has ruined his life, ruined his former father-in-law and ruined his marriage. Lastly he recalls how the Hulk saved his life by travelling into his brain and destroying the Gremlin's mental block. Recalling how the Hulk was shrunken down into his mind, Talbot decides an ideal way of getting revenge is to pierce into the Hulk's brain using one of the Mandroid's blades. The Hulk fights back and easily overpowers Talbot, furious that he was attacked when all he wanted was to recover Jarella's body which has been held at Gamma Base since she died.

The power of the Hulk's blows send them crashing into the lower levels of Gamma Base. There, Talbot discovers, to his horror, that the Mandroid armor has been disabled. Worse, the Hulk is straining to break his back. Before the Hulk can kill Talbot, he is blasted from behind by Captain Marvel. The Hulk tells the Kree warrior that he has come for his former love, Jarella. Using his Cosmic Conciousness, Mar-Vell offers to help Hulk recover Jarella and return her body to her homeworld, but he cannot allow him to kill Glenn Talbot.

Appearing in "The Hero and the Hulk!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #246.

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Synopsis for "The Hero and the Hulk!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #246.

The Hulk has come to Gamma Base to recover the body of Jarella leading to a battle with Glenn Talbot in a suit of Mandroid armor. With Talbot at his mercy, the Hulk was willing to slay his frequent antagonist when he was stopped by Captain Marvel. Marvel offered to help the Hulk recover Jarella and bring her body back to her world. When the Hulk refuses to stop harming Talbot, the Captain is forced to attack the Hulk. Furious, thE hulk tosses the incapacitated Glenn Talbot at Mar-Vell, the collision causes part of the roof to collapse on them. With the immediate threats out of sight, the Hulk begins his search of Gamma Base to find Jarella's body.

When Captain Marvel recovers, he digs himself and Talbot out of the rubble and frees the Colonel from the damaged Mandroid armor. With soldiers arriving on the scene, Captain Marvel tells Talbot that he should leave the Hulk to recover Jarella and prevent further destruction. Glenn pretends to agree, but Captain Marvel's Cosmic Consciousness allows him to tell that Talbot is lying. Mar-Vell decides to create a deception of his own, by pretending to leave. No sooner is the Kree warrior seemingly gone does Talbot order his men to gear up as they are going to hunt down the Hulk and destroy him. Elsewhere in the facility, the Hulk eventually finds the cryogenic storage and forces his way inside. There he finds the suspension chamber where Jarella has been kept since she died. When Captain Marvel eventually catches up with the Hulk he is shocked to see the moment where sorrowful Hulk cradling the body of his lost lover.

Meanwhile, Doc Samson has brought General Ross to a secluded cabin in the Colorado Rockies to try and cure him after his mental breakdown. He tries to get Ross to play chess, but when a radio report about the Hulk's recent attack plays, Thaddeus gets upset and pictures a chess piece as looking like the Hulk. Panicking he tosses it across the room. Doc Samson fears that all the work on Ross could have been undone by a single radio report.

Back at Gamma Base, the Hulk begins to cry at the sight of Jarella. He recalls his first trip to her microworld of K'ai, the time that Jarella came to Earth, his last trip to K'ai where he battled Psyklop, and lastly her death at the hands of the Crypto-Man. Seeing the brute in sorrow and grief comes as a shock to the Hulk. He reaches out to offer his aid, but the Hulk lashes out knocking Mar-Vell aside with a powerful blow. When the Hulk tries to battle Captain Marvel, the Kree warrior uses his Cosmic Consciousness to convince the sorrowful monster that he does indeed plan on helping the Hulk.

As Captain Marvel leads the Hulk to the sub-molecular shrinking device, Glenn Talbot is gearing up his soldiers including a Beta-Borer device, a space exploration device that Talbot had adapted into a weapon. Using his Cosmic Consciousness, Captain Marvel is able to determine how to operate the machine as well as how to locate K'ai. As the Hulk and the body of Jarella are shrunk down in size, Talbot and his men come bursting into the room. A blast from the Beta-Borer destroys the device, seemingly trapping the Hulk somewhere in the Microverse.

Appearing in "Jarella's World"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #247.

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Synopsis for "Jarella's World"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #247.

Shrinking into the Microverse, the Hulk is on a quest to return the body of his deceased love, Jarella, to her homeworld of K'ai. The Hulk arrives finds himself in a barren wasteland of a planet and wonders if he might be on the world planet. Suddenly he hears the familiar language of Jarella's people, and that they are in distress. Leaving Jarella's body behind, the Hulk goes to the sound of the commotion and sees the people of K'ai, reduced to primitive savages, failing to fend off a massive dragon-like creature. The Hulk easily subdues the creature and is soon cheered by Jarella's followers. The Hulk orders them back and then leaps away, returning moments later with the body of Jarella to show them that their queen is dead. By this time, the Pantheon of Sorcerers have come out of their cave and use their dwindling magics to restore the Hulk's ability to understand their language.

As the people of K'ai prepare Jarella's body for a funeral, Torla of the Pantheon tells the Hulk he figured their queen had died. When Hulk asks what happened to K'ai, the wizard explains that when Jarella and the Hulk were pulled to Earth it caused upheaval that sent the planet K'ai spinning away from its sun, killing much of the plant life and animals of their world. With their planet in ruins, the people of K'ai were forced to live like nomads, fending off the surviving animals of this world who sought them as a food source. Now that they know their queen is dead, Torla tells the Hulk that they must bury her in the only remaining paradise on K'ai, the so-called Valley of Life.

Meanwhile, back on Earth, Doc Samson continues to try and cure General Ross after he suffered a breakdown. He has decided to take the General out hunting and tells him the news from Gamma Base: The Hulk has been banished from Earth. Back at Gamma Base, Glenn Talbot orders Captain Marvel to stand down, telling him that he will pay for helping the Hulk. Talbot is interrupted by the sudden arrival of his ex-wife, Betty Ross, who has arrived on Gamma Base with Rick Jones, Fred Sloan and Mar-Vell's lover Elysius. Betty explains that she was able to get onto Gamma Base in her own private plane. She asks Captain Marvel what happened to the Hulk, and the Kree hero explains how he helped the Hulk return to the Microverse so he could bury Jarella, and also how Talbot had destroyed the device he used to do so, preventing the Hulk from returning to Earth. This is not met with the approval of the Hulk's closest allies, but Glenn Talbot insists that he was doing his duty.

Back on Jarella's world, the people of K'ai lead the Hulk to the Valley of Life. But Torla explains that they cannot bury their queen there themselves as anyone who has tried to enter the valley will be killed by the demons that apparently live there. The idea of leaving Jarella without giving her a proper burial infuriates the Hulk who refuses to do that. Despite the protests of his adopted people, the Hulk picks up Jarella's body and carries her into the Valley of Life. The Hulk finds the location peaceful and tranquil and before burying his love he thinks of all the other times he has experienced death: the loss of Bruce Banner's parents as well as his brief friend Crackerjack Jackson. When the Hulk attempts to dig a grave he is suddenly attacked by the very environment around him, including plants, the water, the dirt and even animals that dwell here. The Hulk fights off everything from massive beasts to tiny insects until he is left alone. When he prepares to bury Jarella again he is stopped once again, this time by the Elder of the Universe known as the Gardener who has decreed that no living man shall taint the Valley of Life.

Appearing in "How Green My Garden Grows!"

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Incredible Hulk #248.

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Synopsis for "How Green My Garden Grows!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #248.

The Hulk has returned to Jarella's world of K'ai to bury her body. Having found the world decimated since he last visited it he was taken to the Valley of Life to bury his love. There he was attacked by the Gardener who refuses to let any living humanoid set foot in his small paradise.

Bound in vines, the Hulk demands that the Gardener to let him free so he can bury Jarella. The Gardener refuses, and as the Hulk continues to struggle, the Elder of the Universe realizes that he cannot explain himself to the Hulk in this state of mind. Using his Soul Gem, the Gardener awakens the mind of Bruce Banner....

He explains how he, like the other Elders of the Universe, have one single obsession to govern the eons-long lifetimes, with his being Gardening. He tells how he obtained a Soul Gem and used it recently to create a lush garden on Earth's Moon. When the Stranger came to his paradise, the Gardener got assistance in dispelling the invader with the aid of Spider-Man and Adam Warlock. Warlock and the Gardener combined the power of their Soul Gem's in order to repel the Stranger. However, thinking that he had tainted his Gem's ability to sustain life on the moon, the Gardener left, leaving the Gem behind. This Gem ended up in the possession of the Mad Titan known as Thanos, who was collecting all the Soul Gems to power a massive synthetic gem which he plotted to use to snuff out all the stars in the universe. Thanos was stopped thanks to the combined efforts of the Avengers, Spider-Man, the Thing and Adam Warlock. However, Warlock perished while turning Thanos into stone. The heroes then buried Warlock's body on an asteroid and left his Soul Gem there on his grave. The Gardener later came and collected the Soul Gem and took it with him to K'ai where he created the Valley of Life. Remembering how his last paradise was tainted, the Gardener vowed to never allow man to tread in his gardens again.

With the tale finished, Banner asks the Gardener to at least allow him to give the woman he loves a decent burial. The Gardener refuses and carries Jarella's body away, assuring Banner that she will be buried. Having yet another thing taken away from him causes Banner to burst into tears. His sorrow is so great his body reverts back to human form, allowing him to get free of the vines he is caught in. However, Banner refuses to give in and vows to find Jarella and bury her himself, even without the power of the Hulk.

Back on Earth, Betty Ross bids farewell to Captain Marvel and his lover Elysius as they fly off. Before she can depart in her private plane with Rick Jones and Fred Sloan, a soldier comes to tell her that her ex-husband Glenn Talbot wishes to speak with her. Betty refuses to grant an audience and soon flies off without another word. A heartbroken Glenn Talbot watches as Betty's plane takes off and flies away from Gamma Base. Meanwhile, in the Colorado Rockies, Doc Samson and General Ross continue their hunting trip. When Ross spots a strange creature in the woods, he opens fire assuming that it is the Hulk. Samson assures Ross that it wasn't the Hulk after he heard reports that the gamma-spawned monster had been banished from Earth.

Back on K'ai, Jarella's followers wait outside of the Valley of Life fearing that their would-be king had been killed there. Suddenly, a stampede of animals come rushing out of the forest and begin attacking them. While inside the lush region, Banner stops by a stream to get a drink of water when he is suddenly attacked by the very thing he tried to drink. As he is being pulled into the liquid, Banner's pulse races enough to trigger another transformation into the Hulk. The Hulk fights his way free and then leaps across the Valley in order to intercept the Gardener and his animal followers. The Gardener orders the animals to attack the Hulk, but they are no match for him. Seeing signs of the battle, the people of K'ai are reinvigorated and start fighting back against their attackers. Meanwhile, with no more animals to set upon the Hulk, the Gardener tries to fight the brute one-on-one.

The two struggle and the Gardner begins to wonder how powerful the Hulk really is. As they fight, the Soul Gem levitates off the Gardener's brow and the Hulk knocks the Gardner aside and plucks it out of the air. Hulk comes to the conclusion that if the Soul Gem could create the Valley of Life it could also restore Jarella's entire world. With that, the Hulk throws the Soul Gem into the ground and it burrows its way directly into the planet's core. As the planet begins springing to life, the animals quit fighting. The people of K'ai soon join the Hulk as he buries Jarella in the Valley of Life. When her grave marker is constructed they are all surprised by a flower that suddenly pops out of the rocks. This is the work of the Gardener who has realized how selfish he was being and asks the Hulk if he can stay. The Hulk tells the Gardener as long as he remains peaceful, he may remain on K'ai. With his lover finally buried, the Hulk tells the Gardener to send him back home. With a wave of his wand, the Gardner causes the Hulk to resume his normal size, leaving the people of K'ai leaderless but with a bright future ahead of them.

Appearing in "The Evil That Is Cast..."

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Incredible Hulk Annual #7.

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Synopsis for "The Evil That Is Cast..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #7.

Although Bruce Banner may have voluntarily turned himself in to the authorities at Gamma Base, the Hulk has no such predilection for staying. Doc Samson tries to keep him from leaving, but the Hulk literally pounds him into the ground until his young friend Jim Wilson manages to calm him down.

Meanwhile, Bobby Drake, aka Iceman, brings his girlfriend, Terri Sue Bottoms to the Rocky Mountains chalet of his friend and team-mate, the Avenging Angel, Warren Worthington III. As the friends are relaxing by the pool, they find themselves suddenly attacked by a disguised Master Mold. Master Mold captures Iceman, while the Angel flies off hoping to lure him away from Terri and his own girlfriend, Candy Southern.

Master Mold flies after him and before long, they reach the airspace over top of Gamma Base. The klaxons sound and Doc Samson runs out to face Master Mold. Master Mold quickly dispatches Doc Samson by slamming him into the side of one of the buildings, disrupting a formerly resting Hulk. The Hulk rampages outside just as Master Mold captures Angel. The giant robotic Sentinel then flies off, but the Hulk leaps onto him and piggybacks on Master Mold's foot.

Master Mold finally reaches his space station planetoid where he places Angel, Iceman and the Hulk into special tubes designed to dampen mutant powers. As the Hulk is not a mutant, he easily breaks free and releases the other two. The Hulk follows Master Mold back to his command center and lays into him. Master Mold tries to keep the Hulk at bay with a million volts of electricity, but this only stuns the Hulk momentarily who then proceeds to tear Master Mold into pieces. Afterward, the three heroes get into an escape pod and return to Earth.

Appearing in "Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #8.

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Synopsis for "Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #8.

Hulk was sent flying through the skies by the power of Machine Man, and he crashed in Northeastern British Columbia. After feeling the shock from the impact a woman nearby, named Maureen Mores Friesen, went outside to see what happened. She found Hulk down with his head buried and she tried to help him so he won't suffocate. When Hulk wakes up, he sees her and thinks she is an enemy but the girl explains to him what happened and Hulk calls her a friend. He take Mores to her home where Hulk calmed down and became Dr. Bruce Banner.

In the meantime, the Canadian army is trying to find someone to fight Hulk. But the only active member of the Alpha Flight is Sasquatch. After a conversation, they call him. When Dr. Langkowski learns the situation he is excited to see who is more powerful, Hulk or Sasquatch, and accepts the mission. At the arrival point, he transforms and lands in the area.

Maureen Mores Friesen, after a conversation with Dr. Banner, has gone out. After some time Bruce Banner heard a scream and he goes out with a shotgun to find Mores at the hands of Sasquatch. When Bruce calms down, he tries to communicate with Sasquatch, but Dr. Langkowski wants Hulk so he tried to enrage him by pushing him off a cliff. After that, the two monsters fight each other. From their battle, a rocky avalanche starts and Mores are in its way. Sasquatch is trying to save her when Hulk thinks he wants to attack her. When the avalanche stops, Sasquatch popped out from the ground with the girl seeing that the area is destroyed because of him. Then Hulk becomes enraged and wants to kill Sasquatch, but he stops and flees when he sees the scared face of the girl.

Appearing in "A Game of Monsters and Kings"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #9.

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  • Night-camouflage parachute
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  • Rented car
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  • Limo
  • Bizarre tank (Destruction)
  • Night's car (Destroyed)
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  • Logan's helicopter, craft & liner

Synopsis for "A Game of Monsters and Kings"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #9.

At the Gotham Gaming Room there is a meeting among former criminals who have since become some of New York City's wealthiest businessmen. Among their numbers includes Charles Reigel, Peter Niven, Earnest Stone, Franklin Night, Gideon Turkel, and James Logan. They have all grown bored with their current money making schemes. That's when Charles Reigel decides to interest his colleagues in a wager to see who can destroy the Hulk. Reigel gets them all to agree, and they all begin waiting for the Hulk to resurface in the city. As fate would have it, Bruce Banner is returning to New York in a rented car, wondering what could possibly draw him back into the city. When he gets caught in a traffic jam at the Lincoln Tunnel, a man driving a truck behind him rear ends Bruce's car because the break lights are out. The man tries to pick a fight with Bruce, but all he succeeds in doing is triggering a transformation into the Hulk. The Hulk goes on a brief rampage before leaping over the water into Manhattan. The story is picked up by news reporter Jessica Sparling and upon hearing the news, Charles Reigel gathers his colleagues together to begin their wager.

The first man to try to stop the Hulk is Peter Niven, who chooses the World Trade Center as his place to launch his attack. Meanwhile, the authorities are taking a more passive approach to dealing with the Hulk, merely evacuating areas the brute enters in the hopes that he will leave without causing too much damage. When the Hulk approaches the site of the World Trade Center he is attacked by an armed helicopter. Leaping atop of the site, the Hulk easily trashes the chopper. Niven narrowly makes it out alive, and escapes and the Hulk continues his trek through the city. When the police arrive on the scene, they are joined by Detective Josh Wade. Wade is convinced that the Hulk is being provoked into attacking, and begins to seriously investigate the situation.

The next man who chooses to take on the Hulk is Earnest Stone who decides to lay his attack in Central Park. There, he attacks the Hulk with a tank, but the gamma-spawned man-monster trounces the tank before an audience watching a late night rock concert. Once again, Jessica Sparling and Detective Wade are on the scene in the aftermath. Wade believes that they must find out who is purposely attacking the Hulk and stopping them before someone is hurt or killed. With Stone having failed, Granklin Night goes after the Hulk next. This attack happens near Rockafeller Plaza, with Night attacking the Hulk in an armored car. The Hulk causes Night's car to crash in the ice rink in the center of the plaza. This time, the authorities have an injured man they can identify, and knowing that Night was involved gives Detective Wade a clue as to who is responsible for these attacks. Turkel attacks the Hulk outside of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Luring the brute into the sewers, he tries to light the Hulk on fire, but this also fails. The Hulk breaks free and after attacking firefighters who arrive on the scene leaps off.

Soon James Logan plans his attack against the Hulk, using a helicopter to lure the man-monster out to the Statue of Liberty where he attacks the Hulk aboard his ship the Ocean Queen. However, Logan has his ship sunk for his efforts. The Hulk wish washed ashore where he reverts back to Bruce Banner. Banner happens upon the police investigation on the scene where they have recovered the remains of the Ocean Queen. He also overhears Detective Wade make the connection between the other attacks and colleagues of Charles Reigel. Meanwhile, Reigel boasts to his failed colleagues that he will defeat the Hulk at the headquarters of his business within the Empire State Bulding. By this time, Banner has learned the location of the office and tries to get inside, but is barred by security. At that same time, Detective Wade meets with the police commissioner and explains the evidence that links the attacks on the Hulk to Charles Reigel, pointing out that interesting chess theme to all the attacks.

Meanwhile, Banner manages to get into the building by lighting a box on fire. While the security guard is busy putting it out, Banner manages to slip by and get up to Riegel's head office. There he catches him plotting his attack on the Hulk and demands to know why he is doing it. Explaining his master plan, Riegel decides to kill Banner before he can tell anyone, unaware of who he is. Suddenly, Banner transforms into the Hulk, much to the delight of his opponent. Charles then unleashes his weapon against the brute: robots that are themed after the pieces in chess. The Hulk makes short work of the robots and is about to smash Charles Riegel when Detective Wade arrives on the scene with the police. He convinces the Hulk to release Riegel into their custody and when the Hulk does, Wade allows the brute to go free as he was not responsible for anything.

Appearing in "Assault on Alcatraz"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain America #230.

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Synopsis for "Assault on Alcatraz"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Captain America #230.

Captain America, Marvel Man, and Vamp take a guided tour of Alcatraz. Corporation agents abduct Bruce Banner and his friend, Fred Sloan, and take them to their HQ beneath Alcatraz. Cap, Marvel Man, and Vamp infiltrate the base, but Marvel Man's eagerness gives away their element of surprise. They storm the bunker to find Falcon chained to sea gates. Corporation manager Curtiss Jackson explains that Falcon and Banner are bait for Falcon's nephew, Jim Wilson, a former associate. Kligger, a rival Corporation executive, appears with Moonstone and their captive, Jim Wilson. Kligger proposes a trade of Jim for Cap, and Vamp reveals herself as Kligger's operative. Cap and Marvel Man fight back, and Banner turns into the Hulk and joins the melee. The confused Hulk dispatches Cap and Marvel Man, and Kligger turns Vamp into the monstrous Animus to help Moonstone defeat the Hulk. With the heroes unconscious, Jackson opens the sea gates and water rushes into the chamber.

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Footnotes

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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