The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #12 (Mar. 1963):
“The Incredible Hulk”
by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers

The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #12

Title: “The Incredible Hulk”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1963

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee
Art by: Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers

12 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner) hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Girl (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
A-Bomb Rick Jones supporting character
  Loners (founder); The Avengers (honorary member)...  Marvel 572
Red Hulk Thunderbolt Ross supporting character villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic; atheist
Code Red; Control...  Marvel 350
Alicia Masters Alicia Masters supporting character
  [blind sculptress; long-time Thing girlfriend] Marvel 416
U.S. Army U.S. Army supporting character group real/historical person
  [military unit] Marvel DC 1,801
Wrecker's robot villain
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[destroyed military bases; Hulk was blamed for damage] Marvel 1
Wrecker (Dr. Karl Kort) villain scientist
CBR Scale: D Communist
[infiltrated Gamma Base to destroy Bruce Banner's device] Marvel 1
The Fantastic Four The Fantastic Four hero group
  [1st app: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #1 (Nov. 1961)] Marvel 100

This issue is divided into 4 chapters, all constituting a single narrative story, all created by the same creative team:
- The Incredible Hulk
- Part 2 Mission: Stop the Hulk!
- Part 3 Who Is the Wrecker?
- Part 4 "The Hulk at Last!"