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The Incredible Hulk Pinball

pinball machine

In June 1938, a new comic book hit newsstands and dime stores, capturing the imagination of American children nearly instantaneously. What merited such attention? The first issue of Action Comics established the superhero genre with the creation of Superman-an archetypal comic hero for the ages. The brainchild of writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, the Man of Steel quickly became a cultural icon. The flood of Superman merchandise that followed the success of Action Comics included everything from brightly colored miniature statues to superhero rings. Seemingly overnight, the powerful superhero had become cultural phenomenon. Between 1938 and 1945, Superman was joined by a multitude of other heroes: Batman, Captain America, Green Lantern, and the first super heroine, Wonder Woman. This pinball game stars "The Incredible Hulk," a character developed by Marvel Comics and featured from 1978-1982 in a CBS drama series starring Bill Bixby as scientist David Banner and Lou Ferrigno as the huge green monster Banner became when angered. In 1982, the Incredible hulk moved to Saturday morning cartoon programs where he shared top billing with Spider Man.

  • Manufacturer: D. Gottlieb & Co.
  • Material: plastic | metal | glass | wood
  • Origin: USA
  • Licenser: Marvel Comics
  • Object ID: 112.7001
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