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RULK REPORT : General Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross turns 50!

Although on the shelves a few months earlier, this past week officially marks the historic benchmark of 50 YEARS since the publishing date of the first issue of the Marvel comic “The Incredible Hulk”.  While the world celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the big green guy (while Marvel released shamefully little to no fanfare for him) , we here at the Red Hulk Blog will recognize another important 50th birthday…. that of the hard assed, red-blooded American military General Thaddeus E. “Thunderbolt” Ross.

In honor of the Thunderbolt’s Birthday, we present you Thad’s very first scene appearance in 1962’s “The Incredible Hulk” Issue #1.

Happy Birthday Ross.  You’re finally getting the respect you deserve.  And as you would say…  “It’s Ding-Dong Well About Time!”

 

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5 responses

  1. Zombie-Wolf

    He pulls off being in his 50’s better than my relatives lol.

    Although that could be due to the reverse aging of the Hulk transformation?

    May 12, 2012 at 11:54 PM

  2. Anonymous

    He looked better back them he had more meat on him

    May 13, 2012 at 12:24 AM

    • Zombie-Wolf

      O_o

      XP

      Honestly he looks better now than back then. Like I’ve heard and said before, going Red was the best thing that could’ve happened to the guy. Heck, he’s gotten a looker out of it in the form of Annie. 😉

      May 13, 2012 at 2:07 AM

  3. David

    The General obviously liked his ice cream back then. haha. Happy Birthday Ross!

    May 13, 2012 at 8:36 AM

  4. Anonymous

    If they made a reprint of the first hulk I would buy it just because general Ross is in it

    May 13, 2012 at 12:42 PM

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