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Tales to Astonish #87: Review

Jan 1967
Stan Lee, John Buscema

Story Name:

The Humanoid And The Hero

Review & Comments

4 stars

Tales to Astonish #87 Review by (February 15, 2010)
First time the Hulk transforms into Bruce Banner in front of Betty Ross, Thunderbolt Ross, Glenn Talbot, and others. First time the Hulk collapses in the outcome of a fight.


Synopsis / Summary / Plot

Tales to Astonish #87 Synopsis by Julio Molina-Muscara
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. He then turns into the Hulk and causes a short circuit in the Humanoid. The Hulk-Killer is knocked out but so is the Hulk.

Thunderbolt Ross
recognizes that the Hulk has saved them.

Preview Pages
Click sample interior pages to enlarge them:

John Buscema
John Tartaglione
Gil Kane (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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