Thunderbolts: Introducing the Thunderbolts!

Here they come!, from Incredible Hulk 449 and Thunderbolts Prelude

"Introducing the Thunderbolts!" (1997/01/01) from Incredible Hulk 449 (January 1997)
Reprinted in Thunderbolts:Prelude and in Thunderbolts: Justice Like Lightning

Reader Rating: Average; Thunderbolts Interest: Extreme

Roll Call: Atlas, Citizen V (Zemo), MACH-1, Meteorite (Moonstone), Songbird, Techno

Summary: The Thunderbolts travel to Arizona to take on the Hulk and his friend Janis , vowing to contain the HulkÖor destroy him

Continuity: This is the Thunderbolts' earliest published appearance, but their second adventure sequentially. The cleanup following this battle with the Hulk is shown in a TV newscast in "Tales from the Marvel Universe" ( 1997/04/02).

Comments: The interior story is untitled; "Introducing the Thunderbolts!" is lifted from the cover. Note several comments suggesting that Meteorite has a history with the Hulk, Citizen Vís dictatorial demeanor, and some minor costume discrepancies.

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