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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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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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How was Emil Blonsky able to talk so well as Abomination?

Bruce Banner took a long time to control Hulk, and Hulk is still not able to do serious talkings. In The Incredible Hulk, Abomination was formed by an overload of Hulk's blood. How was Abomination ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Generally speaking, how much does the Incredible Hulk weigh?

Once he transforms from his puny human form, how much does the Incredible Hulk weigh?
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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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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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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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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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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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Can the Hulk stop himself in mid-air using sheer force?

Is it possible for the Hulk to stop his momentum in mid air so he doesn't get hurled into space by someone? just wondering if that is possible (I doubt it)
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 when he ...
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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 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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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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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 ...