Thursday, February 18, 2016

Thursday Team-up: ""Hell Is a Very Small Hulk!" by Goodwin, Trimpe, and Severin

Dig it, Groove-ophiles! Between issues 4 and 5 of Ant-Man's series in Marvel Feature, Hank Pym's incredible shrinking alter-ego appeared in Incredible Hulk #154 (May 1972). Strangely enough, the only mention of Ant-Man's series in the entire ish is an editorial aside mentioning that "Hell Is a Very Small Hulk!" takes place "...mere days before the epoch-making events in Marvel Feature #4--the start of Ant-Man's own series!" Soft sell, or what there Stan? Anywho, 'tis a cool little ish with superior art by Herb Trimpe and John Severin, with writer Archie Goodwin shrinking the Hulk down to tiny-size then pitting him (and Ant-Man, natch) up against rats, The Chameleon, and the hordes of Hydra! This one definitely made Young Groove's pulse pound--and it's still a fun fave! Enjoy, baby!


  1. Trimpe is THE definitive Hulk artist.

  2. Here we have the ever dependable Herb Trimpe enhanced by John Severin's inks. Too bad he couldn't have inked everything Herb did.



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