Tales to Astonish #63


The police ask Giant-Man and the Wasp to stop the Wrecker and his gang who have been strong-arming business owners in Brooklyn.

The Leader ponders his origins as he prepares to send his powerful Humanoid to confront the Hulk; Although he is under suspicion for being in collusin with the Hulk, Banner is sent by train to escort one of his nuclear devices with Talbot keeping a close eye on him.

Printed: Nov 1963
Writers: Stan Lee
Art: Carl Burgos, Chic Stone, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and George Roussos [as George Bell]
Cover: Jack Kirby and Chic Stone

Key Issue Details
- 1st full appearance and origin of the Leader
- 1st full appearance of the Humanoid