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Comic Book: Tales to Astonish (1964 series)

What This Book is About:
After his failed first book, the Incredible Hulk returns in Tales to Astonish #59. The book includes two stories, one depicting the Hulk, and the other having Ant Man (Giant Man) or the Sub-Mariner as the main character. Jack Kirby and Stan Lee produce most of these issues.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Oct 1964 to Mar 1968
1964
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
Thunderbolt Ross
Thunderbolt Ross

(Thaddeus Ross)
Bruce Banner
Bruce Banner

(Robert Bruce Banner)
Betty Ross
Betty Ross

(Elizabeth Ross)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)

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Tales to Astonish #83
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #83

September 1966
"Less Than Monster, More Than Man"
Script: Stan Lee
Hulk creates a cave to protect Betty Ross from the rain and builds a fire to keep her warm. He then takes off to find food, but is seen by soldiers who attack him. Hulk grabs both Thunderbolt Ross and Rick Jones and brings them to the cave where he left Betty. [...]
Tales to Astonish #84
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #84

October 1966
"Rampage in the City!"
Script: Stan Lee
Hulk visits Thunderbolt Ross' base looking for Betty Ross. But the base is deserted. Hulk decides to ask the Avengers for help, and leaps until reaching New York. To prevent others from recognizing him, Hulk puts on a coat and a hat (! [...]
Tales to Astonish #85
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #85

November 1966
"The Missile And The Monster"
Script: Stan Lee
Rick Jones arrives in Manhattan, and finds the Hulk, helping him to hide. Meanwhile, Thunderbolt Ross orders to test the Orion missile. The car drove by Rick secretly had a robot in the trunk. [...]
Tales to Astonish #86
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #86

December 1966
"The Birth Of The Hulk-Killer"
Script: Stan Lee
Bruce Banner reprograms the Orion missile, changing its course to save New York city. The missile blasts in the Hudson river, and Banner changes into Hulk saving his life. A jet pilot sees the Hulk, and erronously reports the monster as responsible for the attack. [...]
Tales to Astonish #87
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #87

January 1967
"The Humanoid And The Hero"
Script: Stan Lee
Hulk punches the Hulk-Killer Humanoid again and again but the androids is undestructible! Rick Jones tries helping the Hulk but is hit by the Humanoid. The strain turns Hulk into Bruce Banner in front of everyone! Banner builds a powerful electric device to defeat the Humanoid. [...]
Tales to Astonish #88
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #88

February 1967
"Boomerang and The Brute"
Script: Stan Lee
Hailed as a hero for his victory over the Hulk-Killer Android, Hulk is granted a full amnesty by the US President. Boomerang, hiding in the shadows, hurls an explosive disc that provokes the Hulk who starts running amok in a rampage through the streets of New York city. [...]
Tales to Astonish #89
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #89

March 1967
"... Then, There Shall Come A Stranger"
Script: Stan Lee
Exhausted after the Hulk's fight with Boomerang, Bruce Banner is discovered by the Stranger, an alien superbeing (last seen in X-Men #18), who is planning to cleanse the Earth of its evil by exterminating humanity. He has chosen the Hulk to be his agent of destruction. [...]
Tales to Astonish #90
4.5 stars

Tales to Astonish #90

April 1967
"The Abomination"
Script: Stan Lee
Under the Stranger's control, Hulk is rampaging through the cities. But when he arrives to Thunderbolt Ross' base, he turns into Bruce Banner, breaking free from the alien's control. Horrified by the damage he did as the Hulk, Banner decides to kill himself with a gamma rays overdose! [...]
Tales to Astonish #91
5 stars

Tales to Astonish #91

May 1967
"Whosoever Harms The Hulk..!"
Script: Stan Lee
With the help of Rick Jones, men under the command of Thunderbolt Ross manage to revive the Hulk using a dose of gamma rays. Jones convinces the Hulk to rescue Betty Ross from the Abomination. Unwillingly, Hulk turns into Bruce Banner who uses a new gamma device to attract the Abomination. [...]
Tales to Astonish #92
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #92

June 1967
"Turning Point"
Script: Stan Lee
After his battle with the Abomination, the Hulk goes missing, leading the US President to warn the public about the dangerous fugitive. [...]
Tales to Astonish #93
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #93

July 1967
"He Who Strikes The Silver Surfer"
Script: Stan Lee
Hulk's immense strength seems no match for the Silver Surfer's cosmic powers. Hulk is finally stunned by a blow from the Silver's surfboard. Police arrive to the scene and hold the Hulk at bay using fire weaponry, as they wait for the US Army to arrive. [...]
Tales to Astonish #94
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #94

August 1967
"To The Beckoning Stars"
Script: Stan Lee
In the wilderness, the Hulk startles a pair of hunters who are trapping animals for the High Evolutionary. The terrified twain flee and radio their employer who orders them to capture the Hulk. [...]
Tales to Astonish #95
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #95

September 1967
"A World He Never Made"
Script: Stan Lee
The ship carrying the Hulk to Wundagore II is heading into a cosmic storm and the High Evolutionary is unable to send a warning after the Hulk destroys the radio equipment. Sir Ram, the pilot, awakens and is able to steer the ship through the storm. [...]
Tales to Astonish #96
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #96

October 1967
"What Have I Created?"
Script: Stan Lee
As the High Evolutionary is experimenting on Bruce Banner, the rebellious New Men break into the lab and attack their creator. Bruce transforms into the Hulk and battles the animal men. [...]
Tales to Astonish #97
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #97

November 1967
"The Legions Of Living Lightning"
Script: Stan Lee
Hulk is leaping and accidentally collides with a low-flying jet. [...]
Tales to Astonish #98
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #98

December 1967
"The Puppet And The Power"
Script: Stan Lee
Duped by the Lord of the Living Lightning into thinking he's fighting for peace, the Hulk tears into General Thunderbolt Ross missile base, destroying everything in sight. Ross orders the use of gas, which manages to put the Hulk to sleep. But his problems aren't over. [...]
Tales to Astonish #99
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #99

January 1968
"When The Monster Wakes"
Script: Stan Lee
The Hulk awakens in the prison cell and sees Betty Ross who assures him that she is his friend. When the Lord of the Living Lightning tries to convince him otherwise, Hulk sides with Betty and clobbers his former ally. [...]
Tales to Astonish #100
4 stars

Tales to Astonish #100

February 1968
"Let There Be Battle"
Script: Stan Lee
Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner, watches the Hulk's battle with the Living Lightning on his computo-viewer and decides that Hulk would make the perfect ally. On his way to find the Hulk, Namor unwittingly upsets the plan of the Puppet Master to hijack a Navy Hydrafoil. [...]
Tales to Astonish #101
3 stars

Tales to Astonish #101

March 1968
"Where Walk The Immortals"
Script: Stan Lee
Bruce Banner is discovered by Loki, the Norse God of Mischief who changes him back into the Hulk and transports him to Asgard, hoping that the rampaging giant will distract Odin from Thor's plight. [...]