The Immortal Hulk

The Immortal Hulk

Issues: #1-6

Writer: Al Ewing

Artist:  Joe Bennett  Covers: Alex Ross

Publisher: Marvel Comics

I love a good horror comic.  When I heard that the reboot of the Hulk was going to have a horror slant to it, I had to check it out.  The thing is, I’m not much of a Hulk fan.  The only Hulk comic I have read is Future Imperfect by George Perez.  I just never liked the Hulk.  After reading the first six issues of The Immortal Hulk, I’m now a Hulk fan.

Bruce Banner is back.

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So is the Hulk, and I like how Ewing gives a nod at the Hulk only coming out at night.

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The horror of the Hulks actions is done right, it stays in the mind of the reader.

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Reference to  past story lines and the t.v. show.

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Something sinister is going on. Photo Credit – Marvel Comics

Monster on monster battles with supernatural twists.

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The Avengers come knocking.

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The Immortal Hulk  is my favorite Marvel comic on the stands at the moment.  Ewing and Bennet have crafted a really, really good story so far. I’ve enjoyed it so much that I have gone back and started to read the Incredible Hulk and Tales to Astonish runs on Marvel Unlimited to catch up on my Hulk history.

The art is fantastic, I like how Bennet makes the Hulk look a little more like a monster they way Ditko and Kirby originally drew him.

Rating 8.5 gamma bombs outta 10

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