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Startling Stories Banner (2001) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Startling Stories Banner (2001) 1

    STARTLING STORIES: BANNER #1 cover by richard corben brian azzarello/richard corben ? THE SCOOP: Introducing STARTLING STORIES, the new imprint that lets the industry's top talents cut loose on their favorite heroes! Up first: the Hulk as interpreted by Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets, Hellblazer) and Richard Corben! ? THE SET-UP: STARTLING STORIES will force you to re-think the most familiar Marvel characters, asking questions that, let's face it, we've all asked. Don't worry about continuity, don't stress over rules... just get ready to be amazed! ? THE STORY: What would you do if you knew you were a ticking time bomb? If you knew that your continued existence meant limitless death and destruction? What would you do if at any moment you could transform into the rampaging monster known as the Hulk? You see, nerdy scientist Bruce Banner has a big problem. When he loses his cool, the 98-lb. weakling transforms into a 1,000-lb., green-skinned engine of devastation! Relentlessly tormented by his monstrous "id," and vigilantly pursued by an elite military unit headed by the enigmatic Doc Samson, Banner has no where to hide ? and that's when the real trouble starts! ? THE FORMAT: Each issue of this four-part series will be 32 pages, with ads. 7-59606-05106-9-00411 Cover price $2.99.

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    Startling Stories Banner (2001) 1DF.SGND

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition. Signed by Brian Azzarello & Richard Corben. Limited to 299 copies. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. STARTLING STORIES: BANNER #1 cover by richard corben brian azzarello/richard corben ? THE SCOOP: Introducing STARTLING STORIES, the new imprint that lets the industry's top talents cut loose on their favorite heroes! Up first: the Hulk as interpreted by Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets, Hellblazer) and Richard Corben! ? THE SET-UP: STARTLING STORIES will force you to re-think the most familiar Marvel characters, asking questions that, let's face it, we've all asked. Don't worry about continuity, don't stress over rules... just get ready to be amazed! ? THE STORY: What would you do if you knew you were a ticking time bomb? If you knew that your continued existence meant limitless death and destruction? What would you do if at any moment you could transform into the rampaging monster known as the Hulk? You see, nerdy scientist Bruce Banner has a big problem. When he loses his cool, the 98-lb. weakling transforms into a 1,000-lb., green-skinned engine of devastation! Relentlessly tormented by his monstrous "id," and vigilantly pursued by an elite military unit headed by the enigmatic Doc Samson, Banner has no where to hide ? and that's when the real trouble starts!

  • Issue #2
    Startling Stories Banner (2001) 2

    cover by richard corben brian azzarello/richard corben Continuing STARTLING STORIES, the new imprint that lets the industry's top talents cut loose on their favorite heroes! Up first: the Hulk as interpreted by red-hot writer Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets, Hellblazer) and comics legend Richard Corben! Having located the green-skinned monstrosity in the New Mexico desert, Doc Sampson prepares his troops for a High Noon showdown. With a 1,000 Blackhawk helicopters at his disposal, the mysterious government agent has a formidable arsenal, but he's brought along a secret weapon -- just to be safe! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Startling Stories Banner (2001) 3

    painted cover by richard corben brian azzarello/richard corben What would you do if you knew you were a ticking time bomb? Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets) and Richard Corben (House on the Borderland) have a startling answer! Doc Samson's got Bruce Banner ? and his monstrous alter ego ? just where he wants him! With the Hulk reeling from his secret weapon, Samson prepares for the knockout punch! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    Startling Stories Banner (2001) 4

    Written by Brian Azzarello. Art and Cover by Richard Corben. What's one life when balanced against thousands? That's the question that Doc Samson must answer now that he's got his old friend Bruce Banner down for the count! Who will be the ultimate casualty of war in the escalating battle between Samson and his own monstrous alter ego? 32 pages, full color. Marvel PG+ Cover price $2.99.