"Hulk" sells out fourth issue in a row

Thu, June 26th, 2008 at 2:36pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated Hulk #4, featuring the titanic clash between Hulk and Red Hulk, has sold out at Diamond in less than 24 hours! To meet the overwhelming demand for this issue, Marvel is going back to press with Hulk #4 Second Printing Variant, featuring the interior art of Ed McGuinness on a new wraparound cover as Red Hulk takes on the Watcher! The smash-hit superstar creative team of Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated scribe Jeph Loeb (Ultimates 3, television's Heroes) and incomparable artist Ed McGuinness take the Hulk mythos where it's never been! With sell outs of multiple printings of all Hulk issues released thus far, 2008 truly is the year of the Hulk!

"Whahooo!" said Loeb. "Ed and I and Jason and Rich are thrilled that the newest Hulk in the marvel universe has made red turn to green for our retailer friends! And just in case anybody thinks we're slowing down, next up is the Red Hulk vs. THOR in Hulk 5 and then in Issue 6 it's GREEN VS. RED -- The Rematch of the Century! And we can promise you, there's more and more surprises galore!"

McGuinness said, "This book is about making impossible things happen....selling out again was not part of those plans!!! Thanks to all that continue to make this ride what it is. Excelsior!"

Plus, if you missed the first three red-hot issues, make sure you don't miss Hulk: Red Hulk, collecting Hulk #1-3!

With Hulk on everyone's minds and Hulk continuing to sell out quickly with each issue--and subsequent printing--Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on one of 2008's hottest new books- HULK!

HULK #4 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT (MAY088166)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Pencils & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Inked by DEXTER VINES

Colored by JASON KEITH

Rated A ...$2.99

FOC--7/10/08, On-Sale--7/30/08

HULK: RED HULK (APR088241)

Written by JEPH LOEB

Pencils & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Inked by DEXTER VINES

Colored by JASON KEITH

Rated A ...$4.99

On-Sale--7/9/08

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