The Man, the Myth, the… “MONSTER!”

38 Story Titles That Suggest There May Be Something Slightly Monstrous About Dr. Banner’s Alter Ego

“Is He Man or Monster or… Is He Both?” asked the cover of the very first issue of The Incredible Hulk back in 1962. Regardless of what the answer might be, Marvel’s writers and editors have gone above and beyond to remind the Hulk’s fans that, yeah, the eight-foot green guy with anger-management issues can sometimes be a real… well, you know:

1. “The Monster and the Machine”
The Incredible Hulk #4 (11/62)

2. “Within the Monster Dwells a Man!”
Tales to Astonish #72 (10/65)

3. “Less Than Monster, More Than Man!”
Tales to Astonish #83 (09/66)

4. “The Missile and the Monster!”
Tales to Astonish #85 (11/66)

5. “When the Monster Wakes!”
Tales to Astonish #99 (01/68)

6. “This Monster Unleashed!”
The Incredible Hulk #105 (07/68)

7. “Monster Triumphant!”
The Incredible Hulk #108 (10/68)

8. “The Monster and the Man-Beast!”
The Incredible Hulk #109 (11/68)

9. “No More the Monster!”
The Incredible Hulk #123 (01/70)

10. “The Monster and the Madman”
The Incredible Hulk #144 (10/71)

11. “Within the Monster Dwells a Man”
The Incredible Hulk Special #3 (01/71)

12. “Cry Monster!”
Marvel Feature #11 (09/71)

13. “When Monsters Meet”
The Incredible Hulk #151 (05/72)

14. “To Destroy the Monster”
Incredible Hulk #167 (11/73)

15. “A Monster in Our Midst!”
The Incredible Hulk #208 (02/77)

16. “The Monster and the Mystic!”
The Incredible Hulk #211 (05/77)

17. “The Monster and the Metal Master!”
Rampaging Hulk #3 (06/77)

18. “And All the Sea, with Monsters!”
Rampaging Hulk #6 (12/77)

19. “Big Monster on Campus!”
The Incredible Hulk #226 (08/78)

20. “The Monster’s Analyst”
The Incredible Hulk #227 (09/78)

21. “The Monster and the Machine”
The Incredible Hulk #235 (05/79)

22. “It’s a Monster”
Hulk Magazine #19 (02/80)

23. “The Monster!”
The Incredible Hulk #250 (08/80)

24. “Trial by Monster”
The Incredible Hulk #253 (11/80)

25. “A Game of Monsters and Kings”
The Incredible Hulk Annual #9 (09/80)

26. “The Monster and the Madman”
DC Special Series #27 (Fall 1981)
Note: This issue features a Marvel/DC team-up pitting Batman and the Hulk against Joker and the Shaper of Worlds.

27. “The Monster and the Examiner”
Questprobe #1 (08/84)

28. “Monster”
The Incredible Hulk #312 (10/85)

29. “Monsters of Manhattan”
Prime vs. The Incredible Hulk #0 (07/95)

30. “The Man, the Monster”
What If…? #91 (11/96)

31. “The Monster and the Immortal”
Marvel Adventures #7 (10/97)

32. “Of Monsters and Magicians”
Marvel Adventures #14 (05/98)

33. “The Monster or the Man?”
Rampaging Hulk #1 (08/98)

34. “Monsters in our Midst”
Rampaging Hulk #5 (12/98)

35. “Monsters. That’s What This is All About.”
Hulk #8 (01/99)

36. “Birth of a Monster”
Incredible Hulk Annual (1999)

37. “Is He Man or Monster or…Is He Both?”
Marvel Adventures Hulk #1 (09/2007)

38. “Where Monsters Dwell”
King-Size Hulk #1 (07/2008)

 

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