publication date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Television

clue: Green makeup and a wig could make this bodybuilder look like a monster on TV, but nothing could make him look like Bill Bixby.

explanation: In The Incredible Hulk, Ferrigno played the Hulk and Bixby played his alter-ego, Dr. Banner. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

Mighty Heroes!: Superhero stories are the epic myths of our age, especially after their recent wave of renewed popularity in movies and television. These five actors played colorful heroes on-screen.

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