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Episode where the Hulk uproots a tree stump

In this episode Banner's job for the episode involves removing a massive tree stump; following his first hulk-out the first thing he does is tear the stump, roots and all, out of the ground.
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Can Hulk become strong enough to break Uru and similar metals?

As Marvel creators (namely Stan Lee) have hinted at many times (and Hulk has reiterated throughout the comic books), Hulk is the strongest there is. This is because if the opponent is stronger, Hulk ...
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Can Bruce Banner remember what happens when he "Hulks out"?

When Bruce Banner turns into Hulk (called "Hulking out", occasionally), does he remember what happens during the experience? For example, he's shown that he doesn't know in Avengers: Age of ...
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Was Hulk and Loki's fight in Avengers (2012) based on a comics battle?

In Marvel's The Avengers (2012), Hulk fights Loki towards the end of the movie (provoked by Loki's statement "I am a god, you dull creature"), smacking him into the ground several times and ...
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Original IP comic based on unused Hulk story, centers around domestic abuse?

I feel like I'm going crazy here. Very possible I dreamed this or something. I remember reading somewhere that there was an alternate version of Bruce Banner's backstory of child abuse, one that got ...
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What abilities not part of his regular powerset did the Incredible Hulk possess over the years?

The Incredible Hulk over the years has had a fixed powerset. Which are Super strength High durability Healing factor A degree of superhuman speed and reflexes Some unnatural abilities like viewing ...
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Has any version of the Hulk ever had a definitive fight with Gladiator?

The Shi'Ar Praetor Gladiator is known as one of the physically strongest interstellar heroes in Marvel canon. In various media, he has faced off against powerhouses such as Colossus, the Thing, and ...
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Did "The Other Guy" save Banner from the power of the Scepter?

I think this question Why did Bruce Banner grab the scepter? misses the point of the scene. Both the question and all of the answers. That scene in The Avengers (2012) where they're all arguing in ...
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Where does the mustache go during the transformation? [duplicate]

In the past late 2000s/early 2010s, the villainous character of Red Hulk was brought to the Marvel comics universe, to mixed reception. Later on, it was revealed that this character was and man with ...
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Has Bruce Banner ever partially transformed into the Hulk?

Has Bruce ever partially transformed into the Hulk i.e, has he transformed a part of his body into the Hulk, while still remaining human? For example, transforming just his arm to punch someone really ...
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Is Savage Hulk the only one to appear in film?

I know there are many different kinds of Hulk, like Grey Hulk, Devil Hulk, Worldbreaker Hulk and so on. Do any besides Savage Green Hulk ever appear in a film? (Extra-have She Hulk or Maestro ever ...
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How did this affect Thanos and Hulk differently?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk wore all the Infinity Stones he was instantly getting major injury before he even snapped just by putting on the gauntlet. Whereas Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War was ...
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Why does Professor Hulk wear glasses?

Professor Hulk is featured in Avengers: Endgame predominantly wearing glasses But why does he need glasses? Are we saying that Hulk has always been visually impaired?
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In Endgame, why didn't the Hulk's arm regenerate?

According to the comics, the Hulk has very fast regeneration abilities similar to Deadpool. Why hasn't it regenerated back yet, or even partially regenerated?
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Is Bruce Banner considered an 'Avenger'?

I'm not a big follower of Marvel, but from what I know, 'The Hulk' is one of the founding members of the Avengers team, but the thing is, can Banner be considered also a member? They mainly want and ...
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Why is Hulk enormous in "Old Man Logan"?

Apart from being villanous, Hulk has two (though likely related) main differences from usual version of Hulk: He shows monstrous strength even in his human form and he is also freakishly big in his ...
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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Being that Hulk gets stronger when he gets angrier, how was Thanos able to knock Hulk out with such ease and why did Hulk not get more angry and increase his strength when fighting Thanos? From what I ...
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Why does The Hulk alternate between removing his torn shirt and leaving it in the 70's and 80's TV shows? [closed]

Why, in the 70's and 80's TV show, does The Hulk only sometimes remove his torn shirt and in other scenes leaves it on, covering his body?
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What’s the limit we have seen of Hulk's strength? [duplicate]

I understand that the Incredible Hulk's strength is next to infinite, fueled by his anger; but what’s some of the greatest applications of this that we’ve seen? Either from the movies or the comics. ...
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Is The Hulk a coward?

So, as you know, in Avengers: Infinity War, the Hulk took a pop at Thanos early in the film, catching him off-guard for a moment. Thanos, a far more powerful being than him, then beat him up easily. ...
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How did Banner get unstuck?

In the final battle of Avengers: Infinity War, Banner charges at Thanos, who dodges by shifting phase, much like Vision can. However, instead of Thanos shifting phase himself, it looks like he uses ...
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Has the Hulk ever refused to do this in comics?

In Avengers: Infinity War, the Hulk We can only speculate as to the reasons and wait for sequel to come out; but has this ever happened in the comics? If yes, what was the reason?
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What type of being is the Hulk classified as? [duplicate]

After reading the Hulk's entry at Marvel.com I'm still unsure what exactly Bruce's alternate form is technically classified as. The only description given about the Hulk is "monster", but it's used in ...
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How is MCU Hulk voiced?

Starting in Thor: Ragnarok, Hulk can remain calm enough for long enough to carry on semi-intelligent conversation. Is the voice acting done by Mark Ruffalo? Is it digitally or acoustically altered?
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Other than a "Lullaby" how does Hulk turn back into Bruce Banner?

In Age of Ultron, after Scarlet Witch makes Banner hulk out without him willing it; you do see Banner again but you can tell he is still affected by Scarlet Witch's mind manipulation Which raises the ...
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Is Banner missing the tooth that Hulk lost? [duplicate]

Stark's Hulkbuster armor manages to knock a tooth out of Hulk's mouth in Age of Ultron. Did this tooth simply regenerate, or is Banner missing it as well? It's clearly not a front tooth, because we ...
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What are Bruce Banner's Ph.Ds?

In Thor: Ragnarok, Bruce Banner mentions to Thor that he has several Ph.Ds. Later, Thor jokingly tells him, mid-fight, to "do something, use one of your Ph.Ds". This was hilarious to me, but it ...
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What was S.H.I.E.L.D's role in Bruce Banner's Origin story in the MCU?

In Thor when S.H.I.E.L.D "appropriates" Jane's stuff, when she asks who they are Erik says I knew this scientist, a pioneer in gamma radiation. S.H.I.E.L.D showed up, and that's the last I heard ...
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How exactly does the Thor vs Hulk fight end in Thor: Ragnarok?

I couldn't make out what happens at the end of the much anticipated Thor-vs-Hulk fight in Thor: Ragnarok. We see that for most of the fight: And at the end of the fight: Then, suddenly: So what ...
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In the Comics are Thor and Hulk evenly matched?

The MCU has now shown Thor and Hulk fighting twice and in both instances there is no real winner between the 2. Avengers - Thor takes on Hulk on the Helicarrier with the fight ending when Hulk is ...
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comic that explains the genesis of the classic Hulk

Is there a comic book that explains the Genesis of the Hulk? More in tune like from the original live 1978 series? Not the new stuff Grey Hulk etc.. But something classic like the live hulk series? ...
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In which comic book Bruce Banner/Hulk is shown as the last survivor on earth?

I've heard it is considered as a very depressing comic book story, as the Hulk remains the last survivor on earth, after some kind of nuclear war wipes out the entire human race. Which comic book is ...
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In which comic did Hulk rip Wolverine in half?

When did this fight happen? In which comic issue did Hulk rip Logan in half?
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What changed about Hulk in All-New, All-Different Marvel?

I haven't been reading up on the All-New, All-Different Marvel that much, but I know what happened with a lot of the characters. However, Hulk is one that stood out to me as I have no idea what ...
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Is there any significance to Stan Lee's cameo in the Incredible Hulk?

In The Incredible Hulk (2008), Stan Lee's cameo is more related to the plot than his other cameos. There a scene where Bruce hurts himself in the factory and spills some blood, he freaks out and stops ...
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How did the US Army put "The Abomination" in custody?

"How" both meaning , how did the US Army actually constrain "The Abomination" for the move to the place he is to be incarcerated and how did they hold him in incarceration? He is obviously exhausted ...
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How fast can the Hulk go?

With all of Hulk's muscle and might, the focus is generally on how hard he can hit or how much he can lift. Yet, I'd like to know how fast he can move. Whether running speed or flight speed when he'...
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Has Bruce Banner ever received legal punishment for his behavior as the Hulk?

I read The Incredible Hulk #153: The World, My Jury! recently. In that comic, the Hulk/Banner is put on trial for his many crimes. It's a kangaroo court, with Matt Murdock (Daredevil) serving as his ...
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What did the Scarlet Witch show the Hulk/Bruce Banner?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Scarlet Witch and her brother team up with Ultron against the Avengers for a while. In a few scenes, she uses her mind-powers against them. She shows Tony Stark (...
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Has Bruce Banner ever Hulked Out due to a nightmare?

Has Bruce Banner ever transformed into the Hulk due to a nightmare or bad dream, and if he has, how does he stop himself from doing so every time he has a bad dream?
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Can Mystique become the Hulk if she shapeshifts into Bruce Banner? [duplicate]

I know that she can't acquire another mutant's powers by becoming them, but what about someone like Bruce Banner? He is not a mutant, and neither is the Hulk. Banner's "power" is practically an ...
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Does Hulk have magically expanding shorts? [duplicate]

When Banner transforms into Hulk there's usually some shirt-shedding involved, as this video demonstrates. Watches, shoes, belts etc. are similarly ripped off. Yet Hulk always seems to be able to keep ...
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Why aren't more Hulk-like beings being created?

The Hulk was created in a fairly mundane way. Just take one human, add a load of gamma radiation and you get a hulk. Given this fairly simple recipe, why have more hulks not been created? I know ...
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Why did Marvel choose to recast Bruce Banner in Avengers?

The 2008 film "The Incredible Hulk" was the second film in setting up the MCU. It has a post credit scene where Tony Stark meets General Ross for a possible candidature for Hulk as a part of the ...
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Why were there two Hulk origin films within five years of each other?

In 2003 there was a film called simply Hulk. Then just five years later there was another Hulk film, apparently a reboot, called The Incredible Hulk. Why was this second film created so soon after ...
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What is the Hulk's trigger?

As a general response to the Hulk, people say that it's just general (extreme) stress that brings out the Hulk. However, over time Dr. Banner has come to control the Hulk. Eg. In "The Incredible Hulk"...
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What happened to Stan Lee after he drank the gamma soda?

In The Incredible Hulk, we see Stan Lee drinking a soda with Bruce Banner's blood in it: He drops the bottle and we're told: ...it had more kick than he expected ...
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What were the sequence of events which led to this line up for the Fantastic Four?

I just came across this Fantastic Four cover online. I don't know a huge amount about the Fantastic Four, but this line up looks odd to me... Can anyone tell me how this came to be?
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Can the hulk die? [duplicate]

If you have seen 'avengers:age of ultron' there is a scene where scarlette witch shows stark what will happen in the future if he takes the scepter but at the top of the steps where all the avengers ...
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Is it possible that Hulk flew to Asgard? [closed]

Mark Ruffalo (who plays Hulk) has informed us that he will be starring in the next Thor: Ragnarok. I want to know if it's possible that, when Hulk is in the quinjet at the end of Age of Ultron, he ...
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