The Incredible Hulk (1982)

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The Incredible Hulk
Premiere September 18, 1982
Finale October 8, 1983
Creator Stan Lee & Jack Kirby (comic)
Network/Provider NBC
Style 30-minute animated superhero action
Company Marvel Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 13
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

The Incredible Hulk (1982) is an animated superhero action. It aired on NBC alongside Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends as The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man. It features the Marvel Comics character the Hulk.

The series focused on Dr. Bruce Banner's attempts to cure himself of his transformations into the Hulk, and the Hulk defeating various monsters and villains whilst fending off the army's attempts to subdue and capture him. This was the second Hulk animated series: in 1966, the Hulk appeared in 39 seven-minute segments as part of TV's The Marvel Super Heroes.

The 1982 Incredible Hulk series featured accompanying narration by Hulk co-creator Stan Lee. Some of the same background music tracks were used for Dungeons & Dragons. Boyd Kirkland, who became a writer/director for Batman: The Animated Series and X-Men: Evolution, was one of the layout artists for The Incredible Hulk.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Michael Bell Bruce Banner 1
Bob Holt The Incredible Hulk 1
Michael Horton Rick Jones 1
B.J. Ward Betty Ross 1
Robert Ridgely General Ross 1


Season Premiere Finale #
Season One September 18, 1982 October 8, 1983 13


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Individual Episodes
When Monsters Meet June 10, 2008 1


Episode Collections - Various Series
Heroes United November 4, 2008 3


Season Sets: Region 2
The Complete Series December 17, 2008 2


External Sites