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Tales to Astonish #86: Review

Dec 1966
Stan Lee, John Buscema

Story Name:

The Birth Of The Hulk-Killer

Review & Comments

4 stars

Tales to Astonish #86 Review by (February 15, 2010)
First time the Hulk is fell by his opponent due to raw force. There's a cameo of the Hulk in the Submariner's story.


Synopsis / Summary / Plot

Tales to Astonish #86 Synopsis by Julio Molina-Muscara
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. 

Meanwhile, researchers find a powerful Humanoid in a secret lab belonging to the deceased Leader. They name it the Hulk-Killer.

Thunderbolt Ross
wants to send it against the Hulk and hires the best scientists to power the android, which they do. But the Humanoid plan back fires, and the android starts tearing the city apart. 

Hulk goes onto face the android, but it proves way too tough, felling the Hulk!

Preview Pages
Click sample interior pages to enlarge them:

John Buscema
Mickey Demeo
Gene Colan (Cover Penciler)


Listed in Alphabetical Order.

Betty Ross
Betty Ross

(Elizabeth Ross)

(Frederick Myers)
Bruce Banner
Bruce Banner

(Robert Bruce Banner)

(Bruce Banner)
Thunderbolt Ross
Thunderbolt Ross

(Thaddeus Ross)

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