Posted by G-Man (19511 posts) - - Show Bio

The Jade Giant was just too big to contain with one series – and this June, he’s smashing his way into another! Today, Marvel is proud to present your first look at SAVAGE HULK #1, the new in-continuity ongoing series featuring the Green Goliath! Legendary storyteller Alan Davis kicks off the new series with an explosive arc full of action and mayhem that only a Hulk series could contain!

The Incredible Hulk has no shortage of enemies. But he’s about to run afoul of some new ones. And it’s…the X-Men?!?! The Jade Giant is about to go toe-to-toe with Marvel’s mutants – and only one side is walking away! What could possibly drive these heroes to come to blows?

“We wanted big names, superstars and break-out talent to tell their unique stories within continuity,” says Senior Editor Mark Paniccia, in an interview with Marvel.com. “That might be now, or using elements of the past and perhaps even glimpses of the future. It all comes back to the current Hulk mythos while letting the talent cut loose with that Hulk story they’ve been dying to tell.”

Prolific comic book legend Alan Davis kicks off the exciting new series in style as a connection between Charles Xavier and Bruce Banner pits the Incredible Hulk against the Uncanny X-Men! But even as hero fights hero – two of the deadliest Hulk foes in history close in from the shadows. And it’ll take both the Hulk and the X-Men united if they’re to put a stop to the Leader and the Abomination. But can they?

Don’t miss the start of an all-new epic Hulk tale this June when Alan Davis unleashes the bombastic SAVAGE HULK #1 on comic shops this June!

SAVAGE HULK #1 (APR140648)

Written by ALAN DAVIS

Art by ALAN DAVIS

Cover by ALAN DAVIS

Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY (APR140649)

75th Anniversary Variant by ALEX ROSS (APR140650)

Alex Ross Sketch Variant Also Available (APR140651)

FOC – 06/02/14, On-Sale – 06/25/14

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#1 Edited by GraniteSoldier (10046 posts) - - Show Bio

No such thing as too much Hulk.

#2 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (8161 posts) - - Show Bio

Bout time.

#3 Edited by copete (1446 posts) - - Show Bio

Hulk sucks

#4 Posted by Killemall (18649 posts) - - Show Bio

Is it only me or the arts looks very sub-par

#5 Posted by RisingBean (5286 posts) - - Show Bio

May grab this is trade. Though Marvel and it's continuous churning out of number 1 issues is alienating me just a bit.

@copete said:

Hulk sucks

Better then a lot of other characters. But seeing some of your comments about him on other threads, I find you hard to take seriously.

No such thing as too much Hulk.

Good man.

#6 Posted by MaccyD (5284 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, this looks like classic hulk style stories.

#7 Posted by Perethorn (4164 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good, seems like classic style Hulk stories.

#8 Posted by manwithoutshame (654 posts) - - Show Bio

I've been waiting for a Hulk series where he pretty much just smashes stuff, could this be the one?

#9 Posted by comicbookfan93 (444 posts) - - Show Bio

So has hulk got two ongoings now? Also thought the O5 X-Men got new costumes?

#10 Posted by copete (1446 posts) - - Show Bio

May grab this is trade. Though Marvel and it's continuous churning out of number 1 issues is alienating me just a bit.

@copete said:

Hulk sucks

Better then a lot of other characters. But seeing some of your comments about him on other threads, I find you hard to take seriously.

@granitesoldier said:

No such thing as too much Hulk.

Good man.

Like we needed another book starring a big green piece of crap neanderthal.

#11 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (37001 posts) - - Show Bio

@copete said:

@risingbean said:

May grab this is trade. Though Marvel and it's continuous churning out of number 1 issues is alienating me just a bit.

@copete said:

Hulk sucks

Better then a lot of other characters. But seeing some of your comments about him on other threads, I find you hard to take seriously.

@granitesoldier said:

No such thing as too much Hulk.

Good man.

Like we needed another book starring a big green piece of crap neanderthal.

Like we care for the opinions of a Tottenham fan.

#12 Posted by RisingBean (5286 posts) - - Show Bio

@copete: Have you read Peter David's Hulk run? In whole or in part?

#13 Posted by Wolverine08 (46489 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm kind of meh on Davis' art to be honest.

#14 Posted by medulaoblaganda (1204 posts) - - Show Bio
#15 Posted by Farkam (5409 posts) - - Show Bio

Did Hulk travel back in time?

#16 Posted by MrStark (9 posts) - - Show Bio

First cover Hulk looks like Peter Griffin. Second cover a Simpson.

#17 Posted by sagejonathan (2138 posts) - - Show Bio

Is it only me or the arts looks very sub-par

I completely agree.

#18 Edited by dagmar_merrill (11338 posts) - - Show Bio

I want that Alex Ross Cover As A poster.

#19 Posted by Grimoire (574 posts) - - Show Bio

Always ready for more Hulk comics.

#20 Edited by Grimoire (574 posts) - - Show Bio
#21 Posted by micah (4688 posts) - - Show Bio

Not feeling the art or the direction the book looks like it's going.

#22 Posted by X927 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

I was excited until I saw that this classic hulk from the early 1960's. I'll give it a chance, but if it's "Bah, Hulk SMASH" I'll drop it. I love Alex Ross' cover. Alan Davis' art is OK.

#23 Posted by TheAmazingImmortalMan (4226 posts) - - Show Bio

So has hulk got two ongoings now? Also thought the O5 X-Men got new costumes?

This first arc might take place before the costume changes.

.

#24 Posted by marvel_boy2241 (2468 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't you just love seeing the original 5 together?

#25 Posted by tximinoman (284 posts) - - Show Bio

Alex Ross and Alan Davis are one of the best comic book artists of all time.

Davis is 57 years old and he's still as good as he was 20 years ago.

And then in the same preview you have John Cassaday, who was good in Asthonising X-Men but hasn't done anything good since.

#26 Posted by mksystem74 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm. I may only have room for 1 Hulk title. Decisions...

#27 Posted by Teerack (8038 posts) - - Show Bio

This takes place in the past right?

#28 Posted by Super-Wonder (98 posts) - - Show Bio

What's up with the purple pants . . . . thought we were past that.

#29 Posted by mattwing87 (433 posts) - - Show Bio
#30 Posted by ThatGuyWithHeadPhones (13485 posts) - - Show Bio

Good I needed a new starting point for Hulk.

#31 Edited by IDontLikeBirds (471 posts) - - Show Bio

It's pretty obvious, at least to me, that this takes place in his early days. Hence why the X-men have their older costumes. I'm surprised no one else picked up on the fact that on the cover we also got Havok with his old costume, Polaris also.

#32 Posted by The_Greatest_Username (173 posts) - - Show Bio

Polaris!!!

#33 Posted by Cafeterialoca (1484 posts) - - Show Bio

Eh, Redundant book. They rebooted Hulk 3 times in 2 years. I think people are tired of him.

#34 Posted by Dabee (2399 posts) - - Show Bio

These 75th anniversary covers by Alex Ross have been consistently amazing.

#35 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (13683 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm very excited for this.

#36 Posted by bretmaverick2 (2 posts) - - Show Bio

Didn't we get a very similar story in the old Hulk black and white magazine back in the 70s?? PASS.

#37 Posted by PhoenixoftheTides (3707 posts) - - Show Bio

It's pretty obvious, at least to me, that this takes place in his early days. Hence why the X-men have their older costumes. I'm surprised no one else picked up on the fact that on the cover we also got Havok with his old costume, Polaris also.

I'm surprised to.

But I'm interested in this, and I'm generally not too much of a Hulk fan. I love the simplicity of the original X-Men.

#38 Edited by Ms-Lola (6190 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks like a good place for me to start reading some Hulk. Especially with the X-Men being in it at the beginning. Looks very retro.

I want that Alex Ross Cover As A poster.

Me too. It looks fantastic.