Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extradimensional alien? Fictional character? (see comments); pre-modern era
Group Membership: None
Enemies: Humanity(?); the "fourth wall"
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Glop (see comments)
Base of Operations: Unidentified movie theater; pre-modern era
First Appearance: Tales to Astonish I#21/2 (July, 1961)
Powers/Abilities: The Hulk's powers are not fully revealed/understood. In the film version, he was a giant creature of immense strength, but whether or not this pertained to the real version remains unseen. It could apparently travel between two- and three-dimensional planes.
to Astonish I#21/2) - A new
movie called The Hulk opened.
In it, a giant creature terrorized mankind before being disposed of.
After the audience left, the screen came back on and the Hulk
reappeared. He stepped out of the screen, into the empty theater.
This was revealed to still be part of the movie, with another audience
still watching. The Hulk then came through this screen, sending
the crowd running. Yet again, this was revealed to still be the movie,
and the Hulk continued to walk towards the screen. However, he
started to turn back, but then reached out and into the audience.
Comments: Created by Steve Ditko and ???.
Thanks to GiantDevilFish for scans of the original story from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish#3.
The Hulk/the Glop has no known connections to
Tales to Astonish I#21, story 2, page 2, panel 2 (main image)
Tales to Astonish I#21 (July, 1961) - Steve Ditko
Last updated: 02/08/06
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