Published December 14, 2023

Hulk's Epic Brawl with a New Super Villain Can Only Be Contained in a Giant-Size Issue

Spinning out of his acclaimed Incredible Hulk run, Phillip Kennedy Johnson teams up with artist Andrea Broccardo this April in 'Giant-Size Hulk' #1.

In 2024, Marvel Comics is proudly bringing back GIANT-SIZE comics—more monumental and earth-shaking than ever before!

Honoring the 50th anniversary of the epic Giant-Size storytelling of 1970s, these new Giant-Size issues will be home to pivotal status quo shifts, exciting first appearances, and dramatic developments each month! Following January’s GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #1, February’s GIANT-SIZE FANTASTIC FOUR #1, and March’s GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-GWEN #1 comes Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Andrea Broccardo’s GIANT-SIZE HULK #1

Arriving in April, GIANT-SIZE HULK #1 will fit at home with Johnson’s horror-fueled current run of INCREDIBLE HULK where Bruce Banner is embarking on a soul-crushing journey against supernatural forces. Now comes a showdown with a threat so big that it can only be contained in a giant-size issue! All aboard for a nonstop fight between the Jade Giant and a terrifying new foe named Patchwork Jack, all taking place amidst an explosive train ride! 

Riding the rails is no walk in the park—especially for the Incredible Hulk! And particularly when something—no, someone—has been stolen from him by a gruesome new threat with evil machinations in mind. Clear the tracks—the Hulk is coming through!!!

“The North Star I’ve been following on INCREDIBLE HULK is to make EVERY ISSUE a horror and action showcase for the rockstar artists I've been so fortunate to work with,” Johnson explained. “I’ve pulled out all the stops to ensure readers don’t miss out on a single page of this book’s potential: new lore, new monsters, fan-favorite guest appearances from across the Marvel U, the most jaw-dropping fights imaginable, the gnarliest transformations Hulk has ever experienced… I want this to be a run that readers never forget. And when my editors asked for a GIANT-SIZE INCREDIBLE HULK one-shot, I knew we had to ramp all that up even more.”

“The story we’re telling in GIANT-SIZE HULK #1 has been in the back of my mind since I started writing the series, just waiting for the right moment to be told,” he continued. “It sums up the horror-driven direction of the book, and features some of the most haunting and explosive visuals we’ve seen so far. It also features the first-ever appearance of a horrifying new character: Patchwork Jack, who I can't wait for readers to meet. I promise you: no Hulk fan will want to miss this issue.”

Like all of next year’s GIANT-SIZE installments, GIANT-SIZE HULK #1 will boast a cover by superstar artist Bryan Hitch and reprint a classic adventure of its titular star, INCREDIBLE HULK #372. Part of Peter David and Dale Keown's character-defining run and featuring high-speed action and heartrending drama, it’s a Hulk tale for the ages!

GIANT-SIZE HULK #1 cover by Bryan Hitch

On Sale 4/3

Check out Hitch’s cover and stay tuned for more GIANT-SIZE announcements in the months ahead!

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