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Starhawk: A Year’s Worth of Hulk 1st Appearances – Week 14

This year we will be delving deep into Hulk history to re-discover all the first appearances that the Hulk issues have given us over the years!  With 1st appearances being such a hot trend these days it only makes sense to highlight some of the best Hulk issues to invest in this year!  This week: Starhawk!

1st Appearance: The Defenders #27 (1975)

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Marvel 1975 Calendar (1975)

Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975

Here is a classic piece of Hulk history!  Sure, it’s a Marvel calendar – but these classic calendars are the best!  I wish they made them like this nowadays… but alas – they hardly have the same charm.  The Hulk seems to always be featured in December – I guess the old saying is correct – “You save the best for last!”

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Hulk in December... he almost hit Santa!

And the Hulk ‘s month is littered with great Hulk tidbits – like the layout to Gamma base!  My favorite thing is at the very end – you can see the Hulk being carried by a stork – and the Hulk is wearing a diaper, bringing us into 1976 (the year I was born – suh-weet!)  Now, there are a few really great calendars that I want – the 1976 one is a must for me – but I also need the 1978 calendar.

Click on the image to see super sized! Hulk Month!

Treasury Edition #5 – The Hulk (1975)

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This should really be with the Huge comics I found.  This reprints a lot of the old stories in a huge comic – the Origin of the Hulk is reprinted with the Hulk colored Green.  Found this today at New England Comics in Brockton – the cover is by John Romita.  Classic Hulk.  Just great.

Incredible Hulk Folders (1975/1981)

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I have these folders that I bought off ebay.  I really like the one with the cover to #189 (thats the older one coming out in ’75) – it has small excerpts from the comic on the inside.