Questions tagged [the-incredible-hulk]

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Why does Red Hulk lose his mustache when powering up?

Red Hulk doesn't have a mustache. But as seen in this answer, he has a mustache in mere-mortal mode. Why? Doesn't "Hulking out" scale up your normal body? Is he using a mustache-wig in normal mode? ...
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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 there an upper limit to the Hulk’s strength?

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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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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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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Why is the Hulk so angry?

I have seen this question addressed on another site, but I read all the postings for the-hulk tag and the-incredible-hulk tag on stackexchange, and could not find this question expressed so plainly ...
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How do the Incredible Hulk's pants stay on but not his shirt?

I guess I can live with the fact that the Incredible Hulk changes size drastically when he transforms, but why does his shirt rip off and not his pants? I think that we need a little better answer ...
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How does The Incredible Hulk change mass?

When Dr Bruce Banner becomes The Incredible Hulk he increases in height and presumably weight. My question is - how does that mass increase occur? I'm looking (obviously) for an in-universe ...
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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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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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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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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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Why aren't we getting Hulk sequels in the MCU?

Since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we've had three Iron Man movies, two Thor movies, and two Captain America movies, but only one Hulk movie. Why? Why aren't we getting more Hulk ...
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In Hulk (2003) why did one person survive but another didn't?

At the end of the movie when I looked it up on wikipedia and it has So how come the Hulk's power was too much for him? If he had absorbed a lot of the Hulk's power wouldn't that mean the Hulk 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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Who is the most powerful character Hulk has defeated ever? [closed]

I am asking it just out of curiosity. In The Marvel universe/multiverse who is the most powerful character whom The Incredible Hulk has defeated ever on his own (without someone's help)? This ...
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When was Bruce Banner woken up?

I have recently read World War Hulk and in the ending; 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 ...
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Does the Hulk's skin repel bullets?

I'm watching the Iron Man: Armored Adventures 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 ...
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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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When did the Hulk fall into a black hole?

I have read a lot of questions and answers about the Hulk here, and several people seem to casually mention him falling in a black hole (and surviving, because who needs physics). The thing is, it's ...
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How long can he be the Hulk before he has to turn back into a puny human?

It used to be: "The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets!" and then he'd revert back when he calmed down. I always assumed it was to recharge. Now it appears Bruce Banner can change into the Hulk ...
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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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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 does the Hulk's clap do?

When the Hulk claps it appears to generate enough force to send people flying. How does this work - is it wind due to the air being pushed out from between his hands, a sonic boom from the sound of ...
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How strong is She-Hulk?

A recently posted question How many Hulks are there? lead to my first knowledge of a female hulk. The images show lots of curves and significantly less muscle mass then the Hulk I grew up with. She ...
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What happened to Mr. Blue after he was infected in The Incredible Hulk?

In The Incredible Hulk, Mr. Blue became infected with Hulk's blood just after Abomination was created. Also, Mr. Blue's head started to show some kind of mutation. What happened to him? What troubles ...
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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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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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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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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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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 happens to Bruce Banner when Hulk loses a tooth?

In Age Of Ultron we witnessed Hulk lose a tooth. My question is: Has Bruce Banner lost a tooth as well?
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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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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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Can the Hulk talk?

I was under the impression that The Hulk was incapable of speech, but I just saw The Avengers/Avengers Assemble again, and in the scene where Loki tells The Hulk to worship him as a God, The Hulk ...
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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 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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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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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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What's the in-universe explanation for the change of face of Bruce Banner?

Bruce Banner actors in The Incredible Hulk and Avengers are different. Marvel Studios is unfortunate regarding this important thing (they failed to keep an actor even until full phase 1). But, what ...
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Old Man Logan - how did the Hulk end up as a villain?

I don't read a lot of comics, and most of those I do are from DC or indie publishers. However, I recently picked up Old Man Logan just because I liked the art (that's the only usual reason I read any ...
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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 ...