39 Facts About Hulk


Hulk is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Commonly portrayed as a raging savage, the Hulk has been represented with other alter egos, from a mindless, destructive force, to a brilliant warrior, a self-hating protector, a genius scientist in his own right, and a gangster .

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Lee stated that the Hulk's creation was inspired by a combination of Frankenstein and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

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Banner and the Hulk have been adapted in live-action, animated, and video game incarnations.

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Hulk never wanted to hurt anyone; he merely groped his torturous way through a second life trying to defend himself, trying to come to terms with those who sought to destroy him.

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Lee gave the Hulk's alter ego the alliterative name "Bruce Banner" because he found he had less difficulty remembering alliterative names.

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Hulk got his name from a comic book character named The Heap who was a large green swamp monster.

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New series titled Immortal Hulk, written by Al Ewing and drawn by Joe Bennett, was launched in 2018 and ran for 50 issues.

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The Hulk traveled to other dimensions, one of which had him meet empress Jarella, who used magic to bring Banner's intelligence to the Hulk, and came to love him.

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The Hulk joined the Pantheon, a secretive organization of superpowered individuals.

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However, after learning that Miek, one of the Warbound, had actually been responsible for the destruction, the Hulk allows himself to be defeated, with Banner subsequently redeeming himself as a hero as he works with and against the new Red Hulk to defeat the new supervillain team the Intelligencia.

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Doom proceeded to perform brain surgery on the Hulk, extracting the uniquely Banner elements from the Hulk's brain and cloning a new body for Banner.

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When Doctor Doom demands to keep Banner for his own purposes, the Hulk reneges on the deal and flees with Banner's body, leaving his alter ego in the desert where he was created to ensure that Doctor Doom cannot use Banner's intellect.

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Banner eventually leaves a video message for the Hulk in which he apologizes for his actions while they were separate, having come to recognize that he is a better person with the Hulk than without, the two joining forces to thwart the Doombots' attempt to use the animals on Banner's irradiated island as the basis for a new gamma army using a one-of-a-kind gamma cure Banner had created to turn all the animals back to normal.

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Hulk developed a serum made from Adamantium nanobites that absorbed gamma energy.

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Hulk ultimately allowed himself to fade away, returning to his normal Hulk form, as he feared that remaining at his current intellectual level would lead to him becoming the Maestro.

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The Hulk used the "Fastball Special" with Colossus to destroy the Triskelion.

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Flashbacks reveal that the Hulk had absorbed a dangerous new type of radiation while helping Iron Man and the Black Panther deal with a massive accident on Kiber Island.

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Hulk is then rescued from a bar fight by Amadeus, who tells him that he is cured.

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At the funeral, Korg of the Warbound stated how Hulk wanted to be left alone and how his allies that he made along the way have become his family.

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Hulk came back to life and turned into Hulk where he badly beat up Tommy Hill.

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Hulk roamed aimlessly and became annoyed at "puny" humans who took him for a dangerous monster.

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Hulk became known as a hero alongside the Avengers, but his increasing paranoia caused him to leave the group.

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Hulk is often shown to quickly react emotionally to situations.

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Hulk retains a modest intelligence, thinking and talking in full sentences.

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The safeguard is that when the Merged Hulk gets angry, he regresses back to Banner with the mind of the Savage Hulk.

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Ultimately, of the Merged Hulk identity takes on the name 'Doc Green as the result of Extremis fixing Hulk's brain, becoming powerful enough to destroy Tony Stark's mansion with one thunderclap.

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The new form of the Devil Hulk is the result of Banner and Hulk having been through different deaths and rebirths.

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Dark Hulk identity is the result of Hulk being possessed by Shanzar.

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Guilt Hulk is a malevolent representation of Banner's abusive father, Brian Banner, that manifests itself in Banner's childhood memories.

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Hulk possesses the potential for seemingly limitless physical strength that is influenced by his emotional state, particularly his anger.

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Hulk's strength allows him to leap into lower Earth orbit or across continents, and he has displayed superhuman speed.

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Hulk is resistant to injury or damage, though the degree to which varies between interpretations, but he has withstood the equivalent of solar temperatures, nuclear explosions, and planet-shattering impacts.

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Hulk has been shown to have both regenerative and adaptive healing abilities, including growing tissues to allow him to breathe underwater, surviving unprotected in space for extended periods, and when injured, healing from most wounds within seconds, including, on one occasion, the complete destruction of most of his body mass.

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Hulk possesses less commonly described powers, including abilities allowing him to "home in" to his place of origin in New Mexico; resist psychic control, or unwilling transformation; grow stronger from radiation or dark magic; punch his way between separate temporal or spatial dimensions; and to see and interact with astral forms.

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Banner had a stillborn child with Betty, while the Hulk has two sons with his deceased second wife Caiera Oldstrong, Skaar and Hiro-Kala, and his DNA was used to create a daughter named Lyra with Thundra the warrior woman.

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In 2011, the Hulk placed No 9 on IGN's list of "Top 100 Comic Book Heroes", and fourth on their list of "The Top 50 Avengers" in 2012.

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The Hulk has been caricatured in such animated television series as The Simpsons, Robot Chicken, and Family Guy, and such comedy TV series as The Young Ones.

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Hulk, especially his alter ego Bruce Banner, is a common reference in hip hop music.

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