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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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What Hulk titles are great for a newbie?

I'm a comic newbie in general and I just picked up Hulk essential Volume 1 (I.H 1-6, Tales to Astonish 60-91 inside). I like it so far. But the continuity of a lot of these older comics threatens to ...
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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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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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Where is General Ross now in the MCU?

General Thaddeus E. "Thunderbolt" Ross appeared in the 2008 "The Incredible Hulk" but since then he has been absent from the MCU. Is there any indication (in the MCU) that he still exists and has it ...
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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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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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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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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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Who was present when Rick Jones said “Who in this room has been dead before”?

I'm looking for the comic where Rick Jones said "Who in this room has been dead before?" I want to know who all was present. I know Dr Strange and Wong were present. Anyone else?
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Who were Sterns' test subjects in The Incredible Hulk?

In the Incredible Hulk (2008), the character Dr. Samuel Sterns refers to test subjects which hadn't survived shortly before he shows the main characters a supply of Banner's blood, used, presumably, ...
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Can the Abomination change back and forth?

Can Emil Blonsky change back and forth between himself and the Abomination, like the Hulk? Is it on demand? Also, seems the top dogs wanted him to be part of the Avengers, how do Shield stop him ...
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What does Marvel mean by volume 1 continued?

I'm planning on reading the hulk but in volume 1 it stops at 475.... Then continues years later and ends with around 600. I'm so confused. Is it a modern continuation of the 1960's storyline?
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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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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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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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Has The Hulk ever been controlled using mind-control?

I'm interested to know whether or not The Hulk has ever been controlled using any form of mind-control, or ever been an 'enemy', but not of his own volition. Has The Hulk ever been controlled using ...
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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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Does The Hulk's anger have a limit?

I have often heard that the Hulk can beat anyone because the more he fights, the angrier he'll get and he'll just keep getting stronger and stronger forever because of this. However, I want to know ...
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Could the Hulk starve to death? [duplicate]

Let's say someone managed to get the Hulk into space and left him there. Is there anyway he could die from starvation if left out there long enough?
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The name of the comic book about the Hulk and the dinosaurs

After having watched a movie, Jurassic World, I recalled reading a comic book about the Hulk where there also were the dinosaurs. It was about 10 years ago I used to look at the pictures in the comic ...
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Have Spider-Man and The Hulk ever fought in the comics?

Just wondering if Spider-Man and The Hulk have ever fought in the comics, and who won if they have?
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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 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 got too ...
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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 question: EDIT ...
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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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Is Hulk classified as a hero or villain by the MCU writers?

Although he is portrayed as a hero in the Avengers movies, all I've seen and read of the Hulk in the comics has been in crossovers with other Marvel heroes where he's portrayed as a villain — an ...
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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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Could The Hulk get stronger if Bruce Banner worked on his own strength?

In the Marvel movies Bruce Banner is shown to be of average build and when he becomes The Hulk his muscles get way bigger than his own. I am wondering, if Bruce worked out to build his muscles, when ...
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What American Accent does Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) speak in the movie The Incredible Hulk?

For reference you can drag to 37th Minute in the movie where Bruce is talking to the security guard (Lou Ferrigno) inside the campus.
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What happened to the Boar Brothers?

At the end of The Incredible Hulk #3, the Boar Brothers are in rough shape. They're laying on two small outcroppings in a sea of liquid hot magma, and both appear very injured (one makes comments ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 did Iron Man subdue The Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron? [duplicate]

The fight in the film was really awesome but I just assumed it would end with Black Widow showing up to calm Hulk down since Hulk is supposed to have limitless strength and become more powerful as he ...
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Is the “Hulked Out Heroes” storyline canon?

I haven't read the storyline yet, but I have seen some rather compelling bits and pieces of it, and based on what I have seen, I really want this to be canonical, not a "What If?" type of alternative ...
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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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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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Which comics cover the origin of the many Hulks and S.M.A.S.H.?

I haven't read a Hulk storyline since Planet Hulk and Word War Hulk, and I'd like to start reading Hulk comics again. If it helps, there's a Marvel animated feature called Hulk and the Agents of S.M....
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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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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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What did Bruce Banner whisper to General Ross in Hulk #3?

In Hulk #3 (2008), Tony Stark is watching video footage of when Doc Samson & General Thaddeus Ross visited Bruce Banner at his cell under Gamma Base. At the end of the visit, Banner whispers ...
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Was Emil Blonksy a failure as a super-soldier? [duplicate]

In The Incredible Hulk, Emil Blonksy receives a serum based on that from Project: REBIRTH that is intended to make him a stronger, faster soldier. Based on the events at the University confrontation ...
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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 when he ...
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Bruce Banner allows Avengers to use the powers of the Hulk despite being horrified by his actions

A recurring theme in the Avengers films is Bruce Banner's horror at the carnage that ensues whenever he transforms into the Hulk. For example, in Age of Ultron As the Avengers are flying home after ...
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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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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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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 ...