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Questions tagged [the-incredible-hulk]

For questions about The Incredible Hulk and the related franchise. Hulk is the angry, green skinned alter ego of Marvel Comic book character Dr. Bruce Banner. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and any other relevant universe tags (e.g. [comics]) or work tags (e.g. [age-of-ultron])

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In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent?

In the Avengers movie, when Why is that? The only thing I could think of is that it has been many days (a year?) since the Hulk had gotten angry, so he couldn't control himself. But that's ...
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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 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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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 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 there a difference in the Red Hulk's and Green Hulk's powers?

I get that the two Hulks are different characters, but is there a difference in the Red Hulk's and Green Hulk's powers?
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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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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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Bruce Banner needs to eat, but does the Hulk?

Does the Hulk actually need to consume food, or is Bruce Banner's normal dietary intake enough? I'm asking because it seems transforming from the Hulk back to Bruce Banner with a half a cow in his ...
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How does Hulk lift Mjolnir in Ultimate Avengers movie?

In the Ultimate Avengers movie, Hulk initially struggles to lift Mjolnir, but eventually does and uses it against Thor. How is this possible? I think it's been well established that only those worthy ...
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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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Is Adamantium common?

In issue 5 of the recent Incredible Hulk ongoing (vol. 3), it is revealed that separated the Incredible Hulk and Bruce Banner. He does this using an adamantium chainsaw. Image blurred to protect the ...
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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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How many Hulks are there?

I don't know much about the Marvel Universe, but I do know that there is/has-been more than one Hulk. I've heard of the Red Hulk and She-Hulk. Are there others? How many Hulks are there?
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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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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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What did Veronica spray on Hulk in Age of Ultron?

In Age of Ultron, after Wanda Maximoff sends Hulk into a rampage, Tony Stark has to call in Veronica to Pacify Hulk because Natasha is not available to pacify him. Veronica sprays Hulk with a lot of ...
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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 suicide ...
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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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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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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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Why was the MCU Super Soldier program considered a failure?

In Marvel Cinematic Universe, military tried to create super soldiers like Hulk, but they failed. So, the program was shut down. Where did they fail? Didn't Blonsky get Wolverine-type super healing ...
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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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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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Has Wolverine ever beaten The Hulk in a fight?

Wolverine and Hulk are two Marvel characters that have incredible powers of healing/recovery, making them extremely difficult (potentially impossible) to kill. In addition, both of them have super-...
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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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Why is the Hulk's skin green?

I know that the original Hulk was originally supposed to be grey, and real life printing issues and decisions caused him to eventually be portrayed as green (and then grey again). However, is there ...
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Why doesn't S.H.I.E.L.D. put Hulk on the index and lock him away?

In Marvel Cinematic Universe, we see that S.H.I.E.L.D. puts dangerous and unstable supernaturals on the index and locks them away (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.). Talking about Hulk, he is both ...
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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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What are the educational qualifications of Bruce Banner in the movie The Incredible Hulk?

In the move The Hulk (2003) Bruce’s credentials were seen in a newspaper cutting David Banner preserved, and were: Bruce graduated from MIT in 1999 completing his Bachelors degree Bruce did his ...
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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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Does the Hulk's size increase as he gets angrier, or does he only increase in strength?

The answer to this question suggests that it seems that the Hulk gets bigger as he gets angrier, but the answerer wasn't sure about this. Is there a definitive answer? As the Hulk gets more and more ...
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Is Abomination free now?

After Abomination was beaten by Hulk in The Incredible Hulk, we never heard about him. So, it's safe to assume that S.H.I.E.L.D. took him in custody somewhere classified. But now Can we assume that ...
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Can a cage made out of Vibranium contain The Hulk?

Vibranium absorbs Kinetic Energy and becomes stronger. On the other hand, The Hulk's rage makes him stronger. Which one will win? Can a cage made out of Vibranium contain The Hulk? Has this thing ...
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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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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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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 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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Does Banner have a medical degree?

In the Avengers movie, Dr. Banner is discovered treating patients for some unspecified, possibly unknown, disease in what looks to be the slums of India. From my recollection, Banner is a gamma ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How is the Abomination controlled without Hulk?

Maybe people reading the comic books can explain this better, but in the movie The Incredible Hulk (the one with Edward Norton), Abomination is the enemy of Hulk, and at the end Hulk defeats ...
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What turns the Hulk red?

I've seen multiple cartoons and comics where the Hulk is not green, but red. Is there any explanation for this? What are the changes to his powers and personalities? Does he have any other 'colours'?
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Why didn't Bruce Banner simply tell this character that “I am NOT single”?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, But, From The Incredible Hulk movie, we know that Bruce Banner already has a Girl named Betty. Why didn't he simply tell the girl that he wasn't single, and she ...
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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 ...