The Hulk is a superhero in the Marvel comics universe who is the alter ego of the mild mannered Dr. Bruce Banner.

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In Hulk (2003) why did David fail to kill his son when he was a baby?

Very morbid I know. David wanted to kill Bruce when he was a baby but his mother wouldn't let him and in a scuffle, the mother fell on the knife David was about to stab little Bruce with. Why didn't ...
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In Hulk (2003) why did Bruce survive and David didn't?

At the end of the movie (spoiler alert!) when David was trying to absorb the life from Bruce and the military airplane dropped a bomb on them, afterwards it was shown Bruce was still alive but did ...
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Why was Hulk so intent on killing Natasha (Black Widow) while on the Helicarrier? [duplicate]

She had never attacked him or offered any violence towards him in any way. Yet he stalked her throughout the bowels of the ship intent on killing her as she did her best to avoid him and play hamster ...
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Has Hulk ever been defeated by a normal person with limited weaponry? [closed]

I am a fan of the Marvel universe but don't follow much of its comics. So please spare my ignorance. Just to elaborate what I am asking, let's take Hawkeye as our subject. Hawkeye doesn't have super ...
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Canonically, can Mjölnir be lifted by brute strength?

I was just watching Ultimate Avengers and apparently, Hulk got really angry and just decided to pick up Thor's hammer... Twice. Now we do know that people other than Thor can wield it as long as they ...
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Why did Bruce Banner grab the scepter?

In The Avengers, I've watched and rewatched this scene many times but I still can't find a good reason as to why Banner would reach out and grab Loki's scepter. Was it some sort of plot point that ...
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Comic Identification: When did Hulk have a beard?

I'm not sure if this is even real or not - a friend just posted it on facebook. He's not a comic reader though, just liked the image I guess. Anyone know if this is from an actual story arc and which ...
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Why doesn't Hulk tear his muscles when lifting very heavy things?

I have doubts that it's realistic for a creature like Hulk to actually lift and throw cars and such heavy things without causing himself a torn muscle similar to what happens to a weight lifter ...
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Has there ever been a fight between Iron Man and the Hulk where one of them won?

I've been thinking about, and I've read spin-off stories that talk about who would win in a fight: Iron Man or the Hulk. Iron Man has technology and speed on his side, but the Hulk has brute strength ...
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What is the “canonical” size of The Hulk?

I've noticed that in the recent Hulk movies his size varies from movie to movie. I've heard, but don't know for a fact that the size of the Hulk seemed to change during the 2003 Eric Bana Hulk movie. ...
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Is there an upper limit to the Hulk’s strength? [closed]

Most incarnations of The Hulk I've seen or read about state that he is as strong as he needs, basically meaning that there is no limit to how strong he can get. Is there any canon regarding this? ...
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Can Bruce Banner Have Sex Without Becoming the Hulk?

In the marvel movies, they reference how Bruce Banner measures his heart rate and that if it gets too high, that he becomes the Hulk. In the avenger movie, he states how his trick is he is "always ...
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Does Bruce Banner/The Hulk suffer from dissociative personality disorder?

When I read questions, see comments, and in general when anyone talks about Bruce Banner and The Hulk these days, there's always a separation of identity between the two. There's "The Hulk" and ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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Could HYDRA have killed Bruce Banner?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, HYDRA had a plan that seemed good on paper, but I wondered “How would they deal with the Hulk?”. We know from Avengers that conventional guns (e.g., his ...
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How can Banner suddenly control the Hulk? [duplicate]

In the movie The Avengers (2012), after the helicarrier has been damaged by the possessed-by-Loki Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Bruce Banner transforms into the Hulk and attacks (and almost kills) the Black ...
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When was Bruce Banner woken up?

I recently read World War Hulk and in the end Then I read about a "new" (new to me, apparently he has been around for some time) character: the Red Hulk. According to this timeline (at the end of ...
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Can the Incredible Hulk die?

In this question some users pointed out that the Hulk cannot age or ages really slow in relationship with normal people, which makes him an immortal. But my question is this: Can he die in a battle?
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Is the Hulk technically a mutant?

Hulk has extraordinary powers, well above that of a normal human being. Can we say that Hulk is a mutant?
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Can the Hulk's healing overcome supernatural afflictions?

The Hulk's healing ability is, as far as I can tell, the strongest of any Marvel character to date. While it is extremely difficult to injure him in the first place, if it does occur any injury ...
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How high can the Hulk jump?

The Hulk is so powerful that he can jump long distances. In fact, he can cross cities with his jumps. How high can the Hulk jump? Can he jump so high that he can reach the Moon?
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Why doesn't Hulk's ablilities affect Bruce? [closed]

Why is that the gamma in Hulk not affect Banner? Is it that when epinephrine is released it collides with gamma and create the effects with Hulk and then separate with Banner?
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Does The Hulk need oxygen to survive?

I'm not very familiar with the different versions of The Hulk. However, in general, does he need to breathe oxygen in order to survive? Would it be possible to kill him by propelling him into outer ...
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How does Hulk carry both Mjölnir and Thor?

In the 2012 movie 'Avengers', Thor and Hulk battle on the lower hanger bay of the Helicarrier. During the battle, Thor throws Mjölnir (his hammer) at Hulk, who dodges and grabs it as it flies past. He ...
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Hulk vs. Superman - did they ever fight? Who won?

Many people extremely underestimate Hulk. They don't know that Hulk's strength grows the more he fights. It doesn't matter if you are x100 stronger, he soon will be just as strong and then some. It ...
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In the Hulk movies, why don't they make him talk?

In the Hulk movies he is portrayed as a dumb monster. They made him look completely mindless. I am concerned about it because within the Marvel Cinematic Universe he barely talks.
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Could the Hulk have an adamantium skeleton implanted?

If they managed to get adamantium onto Banner's skeleton (somehow repressing the change like they tried to do in the movie), and then allow him to become the Hulk - would this stop him from growing ...
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Why Hulk didn't get teleported away in World War Hulk?

In World War Hulk we see that Hulk could beat almost anyone that stands in front of him. His physical strength is enough to draw against The Sentry, but why did no-one try to do something using magic ...
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What is the Trade Paperback reading order before reading the Avengers (vol. 1)?

I'm having trouble. I'm a trade paperback person and somewhat new to comics (sorry for all the questions I have). I check them out at my local library. I was just wondering: • If I read trade ...
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How would the Hulk's transformation affect an artificial joint?

I was wondering, should the (comic book) Hulk get an artificial joint, if his transformation process would remain the same. Can the Hulk's natural strength be retained or reproduced synthetically ...
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Does Hulk have joint problems? [duplicate]

I just saw Hulk punch a tunnel through a mountain, and jump over others; and I've seen him throw cars so started thinking: he has this strength and muscles but don't his joints wear and tear? Has he ...
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Does Banner's strength affect the Hulk's?

While the magnitude depends on writer, the Hulk's strength is generally believed to increase with his rage. However, if Banner should decide to increase his strength, would this have an effect on the ...
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How do regular people in the Marvel universe distinguish between mutants and mutates?

Some definitions: Mutants - Born with X-Gene and is hereditary. aka Homo Superior. Examples: X-Men, Magneto, Sabertooth, etc. Mutates - Superhumans who acquired their superpowers by exposure to ...
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Was the footage Tony Stark saw of the Hulk original or was it from a previous movie?

When Agent Coulson visits Stark and Potts in Stark Tower, he gives Stark all of their information on the various Avengers. When Stark pulls it up he sees footage of the Hulk rampaging through some ...
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Does the Hulk's skin repel bullets?

I'm watching the Iron Man Armored Avengers cartoon and the Hulk is just standing there taking bullets. It seems like in every version I see, he can withstand a massive amount of damage. Is his skin ...
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What happens if the Hulk were to swallow the Tesseract, and then return to human form? [closed]

When the Hulk is first approached in The Avengers movie the following exchange happens1: Natasha Romanoff: Doctor, we're facing a potential global catastrophe. Bruce Banner: Well, those I ...
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Can hulks be shut down psychically?

Clearly the Phoenix Five failed to do so, but it's possible that could just be due to them being juiced up with cosmic radiation which the Red Hulk eats for breakfast. I know similar power-houses ...
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Is the Red Hulk's radiation intense enough to harm people?

I recently learned that the Red Hulk emits much higher levels of radiation than the Green variety. I also know that the Red Hulk hangs out with the Avengers in his Hulk form, a lot. Most of the ...
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Why can't the Phoenix Five destroy the Red Hulk?

In Avengers #28: Phoenix-Frost then warns the others of the Phoenix-Five that they can't defeat him, and they should just remove him from the situation. Why did they fail to destroy him?
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Why does the Red Hulk stay as the Red Hulk?

I get that the Red Hulk has different powers to the green variety of hulk, but until recently in AvX I thought that the Red Hulk was stuck in his red form, but then he transforms back So I'm ...
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Could the Hulks procreate?

I just watched Planet Hulk. At the end the Hulk ends up with someone seemingly almost as powerful as he is. Are the Hulks (Green, Red, and She-Hulk) able to have children?
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Is the Hulk immortal?

In World War Hulk, we see a what-if scenario with Bruce Banner actually making it to the 'peaceful planet'. Does this imply the Hulk is immortal? What about Bruce?
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Why so much Hulk? Where's Bruce?

I'm reading Avengers Assemble, the Avengers series that's meant to be a jumping-on point for people who got introduced to the Avengers through the recent movie. We're four issues in at this point and ...
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Could the Hulk become powerful enough to break adamantium?

The madder the Hulk gets, the stronger and more powerful he becomes. Could he eventually become mad enough to break adamantium? I've seen a couple of cartoons where it is Hulk vs Wolverine. These ...
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In the Avengers movie, what does Bruce Banner mean when he reveals his secret for the Hulk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? Just before Bruce Banner becomes the Hulk in New York, he says his secret to not turning involuntarily ...
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Is The Hulk immune to mutation too?

When the Hulk is damaged, his cells regenerate at a fast rate. What happens if his cells mutate into something, or if his DNA gets rewritten by some sort of device? Do his cells prevent mutation?
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How do the Hulk's cells function biologically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does The Incredible Hulk change mass? As we see in the Incredible Hulk movie, the cells of Bruce Banner grow when he becomes "enraged." Does that mean if the Hulk ...
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If Banner can control Hulk, why doesn't he? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? Near the end of The Avengers, Banner shows he can control the Hulk after saying So here's the ...
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How did Bruce Banner become the Hulk at will?

In the Avengers movie, I thought Dr. Banner would become the Hulk during his collision, but he became the Hulk just before the collision when he was not angry (or, similar emotion). How?
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Is the Hulk in the Avengers the same as in the other movies?

I hadn't seen the two Hulk movies (Hulk (2003) and The Incredible Hulk (2008)) before seeing the Avengers. In a comment on In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? I commented ...