Comic Notes – The Incredible Hulk

In Wizard: The Guide to Comics, Vol. 1 No. 6, February 1992, there is an interview that explores the most influential aspect of Peter David’s 12 year run writing The Incredible HulkHulk’s multiple personality disorder. Its root cause of child abuse comes fully into view in The Incredible Hulk #376-377. David mentions that he was not the originator of this idea as it was included in Bill Mantlo’s The Incredible Hulk #312. However, it was an idea Mantlo did not want to develop any further.

The Incredible Hulk #372 cover literally expressing Hulk’s splitting personalities.

These ideas would be brought to light again in Ang Lee’s 2003 film, Hulk.