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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Because Thanos is simply stronger than the Hulk. That statement is not made without controversy, but according to the film's writers in a MovieWeb article he didn't even need the stones, Avengers: ...
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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

They appear very evenly matched in terms of raw strength, unfortunately for Hulk, strength wasn't the deciding factor in this fight. Hulk lays out Thanos initially, and Thanos isn't able to push him ...
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Was the Hulk based on Jekyll/Hyde?

Yes, Stan Lee said he was inspired by Jekyll/Hyde and Frankenstein's Monster Lee explained this in an interview with Rolling Stone When you read the first issue of the Incredible Hulk, it doesn’t ...
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Why did Marvel choose to recast Bruce Banner in Avengers?

Ed Norton spoke to this issue in an interview with NPR. The very short answer is that he deeply disliked the "roadshow" aspect of marketing a major tentpole film and wasn't willing to compromise. “...
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Why aren't more Hulk-like beings being created?

I challenge the premise: The Hulk was created in a fairly mundane way. Just take one human, add a load of gamma radiation and you get a hulk. There were additional factors involved with Bruce ...
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Why aren't we getting Hulk sequels in the MCU?

I was surprised to learn that there actually is some official word on this. Why no Hulk sequels? CinemaBlend.com reports on some commentary made by Joss Whedon on the set of Age of Ultron. According ...
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Why doesn't S.H.I.E.L.D. put Hulk on the index and lock him away?

Because, quite frankly, it's a terrible idea. It would work against their intentions. Bruce Banner changes into The Hulk when he becomes angry. He can also change into The Hulk effectively at will (...
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How many Hulks are there?

It depends on how you count. There are four separate characters called "Hulk". However, there have been several very different incarnations of The Hulk (Bruce Banner); there are also a few other ...
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In The Avengers, how is it possible that the Hulk can overpower the god Loki?

Loki isn't a god. Odin says this explicitly in Thor: The Dark World: Odin: We are not Gods. We are born, we live, we die, just as humans do. Loki: Give or take five thousand years. Thor: The Dark ...
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Why aren't more Hulk-like beings being created?

How do you control your Hulk(s) once you've created them? You ask why people seeking power don't create Hulks to increase their power. And it seems obvious that having an army of Hulks under one's ...
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Why did Marvel choose to recast Bruce Banner in Avengers?

He allegedly didn't get along well with others We have made the decision to not bring Ed Norton back to portray the title role of Bruce Banner in the Avengers. Our decision is definitely not one ...
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Has the Hulk ever broken a bone?

In a word, yes. In "Future Imperfect #2", the Hulk's neck gets snapped by the Maestro. He requires several days to fully recover. He also suffers a broken leg during the Secret Wars ...
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How many Hulks are there?

Incredible Hulk/Savage Hulk She Hulk Savage She Hulk Grey Hulk/Joe Fixit Maestro Hulk Skarr, Son of Hulk Professor Hulk Rick Jones Red Hulk Red She Hulk Zombie Hulk Hulked Out ...
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How did Banner get unstuck?

I believe it was the Reality Stone that he used.
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How is MCU Hulk voiced?

According to Ruffalo, the entire acting piece (voice, facial motion capture and body motion capture) was done by him with no outside assistance. The Hulk. That's all me that's me and and the ...
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Is The Hulk a coward?

No; he's taking a stand against being used for fighting only Banner and Hulk have a complex relationship. This has been explored and developed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Avengers 1: Banner ...
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Why does Professor Hulk wear glasses?

Looking at the image below of Professor Hulk in Endgame, the strength of his glasses is very low, as there is no visible displacement of his temple as seen through the lenses. This means that (a) the ...
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Has Wolverine ever beaten The Hulk in a fight?

Well as per Marvel's Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk comic book series, when Wolverine is hired to kill Hulk (who is in Tibet), Hulk tears Wolverine in half (thats right). He throws the legs 4 miles up the ...
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Why doesn't S.H.I.E.L.D. put Hulk on the index and lock him away?

As we see in the 2012 Avengers film, SHIELD wants Bruce Banner's scientific expertise, and it also wants Hulk to be available to smash any threats to humanity. On both counts, they need Banner's ...
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Can a cage made out of Vibranium contain The Hulk?

In my answer to another question about vibranium here (about vibranium boots allowing you to jump from greater heights) there is a quote about how vibranium can absorb kinetic energy. So in that sense ...
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Has Wolverine ever beaten The Hulk in a fight?

In Old Man Logan (which is kind of a What-If? story, although — thanks @phantom42! — is set on Earth-807128), Wolverine So if we take that as canon, yup, Wolverine can beat the Hulk.
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Why aren't more Hulk-like beings being created?

There are roughly 180 gamma powered mutates in the Marvel universe... If we have a look at the Marvel wiki for Gamma Ray Exposure, we can see a list of 176 individual characters who received their ...
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Old Man Logan - how did the Hulk end up as a villain?

I’m not entirely clear whether you’re asking how Hulk became villainous in the universe of Old Man Logan, or why Millar, out-of-universe, chose to make this traditionally heroic character villainous. ...
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Why was the MCU Super Soldier program considered a failure?

Failure is a relative term. The Super Soldier program in the Marvel Cinematic Universe did create notable successes including Captain America. He was everything the military wanted in a soldier; Smart,...
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Why was Bruce Banner named David Banner in the old TV show?

So Sean isn't wrong, the retconned version of Why was Bruce Banner named David Banner in the old late 70's early 80's television series? is Bruce Banner was too alliterative and considered a comic ...
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Is there any significance to Stan Lee's cameo in the Incredible Hulk?

The blood scene was setup so that the US Government could track Dr.Banner. He had been off grid for sometime and the government had no idea idea where he was. Thus to progress the plot that particular ...
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How exactly does the Thor vs Hulk fight end in Thor: Ragnarok?

According to this quote from Taika Waititi: via huffpost So I guess
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How does The Incredible Hulk change mass?

I'd like to point out that I joined this site and raised my score, specifically to answer this question, since it was protected... and now here I am. First, I need to respond to the answers already ...
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Has the Hulk ever broken a bone?

The Hulk doesn't get many broken bones due to his heightened regenerative abilities. He regenerates so fast, most injuries don't have the time to come into existence before his body repairs them. This ...
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