Marvel Double-Shot #1 (Jan. 2003):
by Rob Haynes

Marvel Double-Shot #1

Title: “Spinach”

Feature: The Hulk (Bruce Banner)

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 2003

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Rob Haynes
Art by: Rob Haynes

5 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
The Hulk The Hulk (Bruce Banner)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Hulkbusters; Pantheon...  Marvel 4,551
Red Hulk Thunderbolt Ross supporting character villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic; atheist
Code Red; Control...  Marvel 350
Spinach Spinach villain scientist
  [tried to mass-market spray made from She-Hulk's blood] Marvel 1
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 1, panels 6-7)
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown) - nominal
Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg-ampersand-Holliway; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 952
Red She-Hulk Betty Ross
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1, panel 7)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Catholic (former novitiate)
Code Red; Home Base... 
[girlfriend (later wife) of Dr. Bruce Banner (the Hulk)]
Marvel 463

This publication is also known as: Marvel Double Shot #1.


BELOW: Bruce Banner (The Hulk) believes that General Thunderbolt Ross is "obsessed" with hunting the Hulk: Bruce Banner (The Hulk) recalls yet another time that General Thunderbolt Ross searched for the Hulk: "I'm certain that others were searching as well... But General Ross has played this game many, many times. I hide... He seeks. He's obsessed with it. And, I think, he's obsessed with me."

Bruce Banner (The Hulk) believes that General Thunderbolt Ross is obsessed with hunting the Hulk

Source: Marvel Double-Shot #1 (Jan. 2003): "Spinach", pg. 2, panels 1-3. Written by Rob Haynes. Art by Rob Haynes. See also: obsession; idiosyncratic; The Hulk (Bruce Banner); Red Hulk (Thunderbolt Ross)

BELOW: Spinach was simply greedy: The "brilliant mixologist" known only as "Spinach" successfully captured She-Hulk and the Hulk, created a nasal spray that temporarily imbues people with super strength, and staged a battle with the Hulk -- all out of greed. He desired publicity which he thought would help popularize his product. After the Hulk defeated him and Thunderbolt Ross captured him, "Spinach" said: "Be sure to tell everyone what you saw here. This green stuff is going to make me a lot of green... once I get back on my feet."

Spinach was simply greedy

Source: Marvel Double-Shot #1 (Jan. 2003): "Spinach", pg. 10, panels 3-5. Written by Rob Haynes. Art by Rob Haynes. See also: greed; Spinach