History YMMV / IncredibleHulk

16th Aug '16 4:04:14 PM lalalei2001
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* MyRealDaddy: Peter David. Wrote the book for over ''12 years'' and pretty much shaped the mythos, cast, and central traits of the Hulk. Like Chris Claremont for the X-Men, nearly every run of the Hulk builds off what PAD started.

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* MyRealDaddy: Peter David. Wrote David wrote the book for over ''12 years'' and pretty much shaped the mythos, cast, and central traits of the Hulk. Like Chris Claremont for the X-Men, nearly every run of the Hulk builds off what PAD started.


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** One of Mister Hyde's creepiest appearances was in The Incredible Hulk #368, where he cornered Bruce Banner on a train, stabbed him, slammed him into a wall, and taunted him over their Jekyll and Hyde duality, explaining that he decided to kill the Hulk to prove he's superior, as there's no room for two Edward Hydes. Hyde eventually declares he's won, as while the Hulk cares for others, Hyde has no such weakness, and laughs as he falls off the train and down a cliff. The whole thing is made worse by the comic's use of shadows, giving the train scenes an eerie, nightmarish feel. Even Bruce admits that Hyde knew how to push his buttons.
15th Jul '16 2:39:22 AM Tyjohnson616
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Regarding Jim Wilson's death from AIDS, one letter regarding the issue felt that the subplot ultimately amounted to this, as right after Jim was revealed to have the disease he was injured and hospitalized thanks to the supervillain Speedfreak, and then wasn't even mentioned in over thirty issues (outside a cameo at Rick Jones' wedding) before finally [[BackForTheDead showing up again where his death occurred]]. As they stated, "It's not enough to ask us to feel for Jim Wilson because he had AIDS, especially when we could (and should) have felt for him because he was a three-dimensional character we had grown to love."

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Regarding TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:
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Jim Wilson's death from AIDS, one letter regarding the issue felt that the subplot ultimately amounted to this, as right after Jim was revealed to have the disease he was injured and hospitalized thanks to the supervillain Speedfreak, and then wasn't even mentioned in over thirty issues (outside a cameo at Rick Jones' wedding) before finally [[BackForTheDead showing up again where his death occurred]]. As they stated, "It's not enough to ask us to feel for Jim Wilson because he had AIDS, especially when we could (and should) have felt for him because he was a three-dimensional character we had grown to love.""
**[[spoiler: After establishing Amadeus as Hulk in 616, showing Banner accepting his new state of being Hulkless in issues 7 & 8 of Totally Awesome Hulk and potentially to make Bruce the ZenSurvivor mentor to Amadeus, he's promptly and brutally executed in CivilWarII .]]
8th Jul '16 8:15:02 PM Angeldeb82
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** Where does the Hulk's hatred of humans come from? Is it because he hates Banner, either for containing him or being weak, and sees humanity as an extension of him? Is it because of the mistreatment Banner suffered throughout his life? Is it just because he is different from them? Or is there [[http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Igor_Drenkov_%28Earth-616%29 a more specific reason stemming from his origin story?]] [[note]]Banner only became the Hulk because while attempting to rescue Rick Jones, he ordered his colleague to halt the countdown, but said colleague was a Soviet spy and tried to indirectly kill him with the bomb. Given that the Hulk regards the bomb as an attempt to kill him, and the cause for much of his misery, rather than his "creator", it would be understandable why he'd come to hate everyone involved in its creation, including Banner, and the incident that led to his emergence. [[/note]]

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** Where does the Hulk's hatred of humans come from? Is it because he hates Banner, either for containing him or being weak, and sees humanity as an extension of him? Is it because of the mistreatment Banner suffered throughout his life? Is it just because he is different from them? Or is there [[http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Igor_Drenkov_%28Earth-616%29 a more specific reason stemming from his origin story?]] story]]? [[note]]Banner only became the Hulk because while attempting to rescue Rick Jones, he ordered his colleague to halt the countdown, but said colleague was a Soviet spy and tried to indirectly kill him with the bomb. Given that the Hulk regards the bomb as an attempt to kill him, and the cause for much of his misery, rather than his "creator", it would be understandable why he'd come to hate everyone involved in its creation, including Banner, and the incident that led to his emergence. [[/note]]



** The ''ComicBook/PlanetHulk'' storyline proves that [[DiabolusExMachina neither the Hulk nor Banner are allowed to have a happy life.]] He's exiled all the way to another planet, where he manages to overthrow the corrupt government and become a hero and the new king, finally finding a place where he can belong. He even manages to find a wife, and has a child on the way. Then the shuttle that brought him to the planet explodes, killing her and destroying the entire city.

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** The ''ComicBook/PlanetHulk'' storyline proves that [[DiabolusExMachina neither the Hulk nor Banner are allowed to have a happy life.]] life]]. He's exiled all the way to another planet, where he manages to overthrow the corrupt government and become a hero and the new king, finally finding a place where he can belong. He even manages to find a wife, and has a child on the way. Then the shuttle that brought him to the planet explodes, killing her and destroying the entire city.
8th Jul '16 8:13:57 PM Angeldeb82
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** [[EvilMeScaresMe The Maestro]] is a [[FutureMeScaresMe future version]] of the Hulk. [[BadFuture Ninety years in the future]] after [[AfterTheEnd the world is devastated by nuclear war]], the Hulk has changed his name to the Maestro and builds a city state called Dystopia out of the wreckage of New York City. In Dystopia, the Maestro rules as a [[EvilOverlord dictator]], taking whatever he wants from his subjects, hoarding almost all of the food and resources for himself. When the Maestro sees a woman he fancies, he forces her to become his [[SexSlave slave]]. The outside of his palace is littered with the corpses of those who have defied or displeased him. He has his SecretPolice patrol the streets, killing anyone who would oppose him. After the Maestro's forces have captured one of Rick Jones' rebels, the Maestro [[MindRape subjects the rebel to a machine which forcibly scans a person's mind]]. After the machine puts the rebel in a vegetative state, the Maestro kills him with his own hands, because the rebel had insulted him earlier. When Rick Jones uses Dr. Doom's [[TimeMachine time machine]] to bring the Hulk to the future to defeat the Maestro, the Maestro takes one of his slave girl's hostage to force Hulk to surrender to him. The Maestro then proceeds to [[NeckSnap break the Hulk's neck]], leaving him paralyzed. Later, the Maestro forces his slave girls to [[RapeByProxy perform sexual acts on the paralyzed Hulk]], without the Hulk's consent, [[ItAmusedMe apparently for his own sick amusement]]. The Maestro is devoid of anything that made the Hulk sympathetic, he murders an elderly Rick Jones, the man who was once his best friend, for opposing him. The Maestro also tells the Hulk he prefers his harem of slaves to his former wife Betty Ross, because his slaves don't talk back to him or have opinions of their own. The Hulk find the Maestro horrifying and considers him one of the most detestable foes he has had to contend with. He remains just as bad when he reappears in ''ComicBook/SpiderMan2099'', deciding on a whim to have an entire village wiped out, and subsequently using the corpses to decorate a giant sign that spells out "MAESTRO".
** ''ComicBook/PlanetHulk'' gives us Angmo-Asan, [[TheRedBaron the Red King]]
* DorkAge: Many readers regard the period after Peter David first left the book, or even after Peter Jenkins run, as this leading up until just before Planet Hulk. There was a clear lack of direction of where the Hulk was going, and every shift made to the book would be undone as soon as the next writer came on board. It got so bad that when PAD came back, [[ArmedWithCanon he pretty much erased the run of three different writers with a single line up until the time he first left]]. Which was six years prior. Likewise, Jeph Loeb's run on the book is often regarded as one: mainly known for relegating the Hulk into a ''guest character'' in his own book, a VillainSue EvilCounterpart running around beating up half of the heavyweights in the MarvelUniverse, before ''killing'', reviving, then de-powering the Hulk (in a ''MilestoneCelebration'' of all things), a number of Hulk derivatives abound (even putting aside Red Hulk), a random FaceHeelTurn of Doc Samson, and every one of them received as much an explanation for the twists and turns that occurred during Loeb's run. Which is to say not much of one. Eventually, Greg Pak, the writer of ''Comicbook/PlanetHulk'' and ''Comicbook/WorldWarHulk'' was brought alongside Loeb to write a concurrent book building on Loeb's storylines, but in reality, [[AuthorsSavingThrow likely to try to make sense]] of the sheer insanity that Loeb brought in his run.

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** [[EvilMeScaresMe The Maestro]] is a [[FutureMeScaresMe future version]] of the Hulk. [[BadFuture Ninety years in the future]] after [[AfterTheEnd the world is devastated by nuclear war]], the Hulk has changed his name to the Maestro and builds a city state called Dystopia out of the wreckage of New York City. In Dystopia, the Maestro rules as a [[EvilOverlord dictator]], taking whatever he wants from his subjects, hoarding almost all of the food and resources for himself. When the Maestro sees a woman he fancies, he forces her to become his [[SexSlave slave]]. The outside of his palace is littered with the corpses of those who have defied or displeased him. He has his SecretPolice patrol the streets, killing anyone who would oppose him. After the Maestro's forces have captured one of Rick Jones' rebels, the Maestro [[MindRape subjects the rebel to a machine which forcibly scans a person's mind]]. After the machine puts the rebel in a vegetative state, the Maestro kills him with his own hands, because the rebel had insulted him earlier. When Rick Jones uses Dr. Doom's [[TimeMachine time machine]] TimeMachine to bring the Hulk to the future to defeat the Maestro, the Maestro takes one of his slave girl's hostage to force Hulk to surrender to him. The Maestro then proceeds to [[NeckSnap break the Hulk's neck]], leaving him paralyzed. Later, the Maestro forces his slave girls to [[RapeByProxy perform sexual acts on the paralyzed Hulk]], without the Hulk's consent, [[ItAmusedMe apparently for his own sick amusement]]. The Maestro is devoid of anything that made the Hulk sympathetic, he murders an elderly Rick Jones, the man who was once his best friend, for opposing him. The Maestro also tells the Hulk he prefers his harem of slaves to his former wife Betty Ross, because his slaves don't talk back to him or have opinions of their own. The Hulk find the Maestro horrifying and considers him one of the most detestable foes he has had to contend with. He remains just as bad when he reappears in ''ComicBook/SpiderMan2099'', deciding on a whim to have an entire village wiped out, and subsequently using the corpses to decorate a giant sign that spells out "MAESTRO".
** ''ComicBook/PlanetHulk'' gives us Angmo-Asan, [[TheRedBaron the Red King]]
King]].
* DorkAge: Many readers regard the period after Peter David first left the book, or even after Peter Jenkins run, as this leading up until just before Planet Hulk. There was a clear lack of direction of where the Hulk was going, and every shift made to the book would be undone as soon as the next writer came on board. It got so bad that when PAD came back, [[ArmedWithCanon he pretty much erased the run of three different writers with a single line up until the time he first left]]. Which was six years prior. Likewise, Jeph Loeb's run on the book is often regarded as one: mainly known for relegating the Hulk into a ''guest character'' in his own book, a VillainSue Villain Sue EvilCounterpart running around beating up half of the heavyweights in the MarvelUniverse, before ''killing'', reviving, then de-powering the Hulk (in a ''MilestoneCelebration'' of all things), a number of Hulk derivatives abound (even putting aside Red Hulk), a random FaceHeelTurn of Doc Samson, and every one of them received as much an explanation for the twists and turns that occurred during Loeb's run. Which is to say not much of one. Eventually, Greg Pak, the writer of ''Comicbook/PlanetHulk'' and ''Comicbook/WorldWarHulk'' was brought alongside Loeb to write a concurrent book building on Loeb's storylines, but in reality, [[AuthorsSavingThrow likely to try to make sense]] of the sheer insanity that Loeb brought in his run.



* HilariousInHindsight: In 2011, [[TheColbertReport Colbert]] joked about the possibility of a chinese/asian Hulk (while commenting on [[Comicbook/UltimateSpiderMan Miles Morales]]). And guess what? Now Marvel has announced Amadeus Cho as the new Hulk!

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* HilariousInHindsight: In 2011, [[TheColbertReport [[Series/TheColbertReport Colbert]] joked about the possibility of a chinese/asian Chinese/Asian Hulk (while commenting on [[Comicbook/UltimateSpiderMan Miles Morales]]). And guess what? Now Marvel has announced Amadeus Cho as the new Hulk!



** "Puny X!", borrowing Hulk's oft-phrased reference to humans as "[[PunyEarthlings Puny humans]]!". This meme was elderly until ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' rejuvenated it with the Hulk's ''only'' line of dialogue.

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** "Puny X!", borrowing Hulk's oft-phrased reference to humans as "[[PunyEarthlings Puny humans]]!". humans!]]" This meme was elderly until ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' rejuvenated it with the Hulk's ''only'' line of dialogue.



* RootingForTheEmpire: Zeus gained quite a lot of MemeticBadass Internet credibility due to beating the Hulk. These people apparently forget that Hulk generally does far more good than bad, whereas Zeus is a torturer, a rapist, and pompous tyrant willing to commit genocide for petty reasons.



** ''Hulk: The End'': Bruce Banner is the last living human after two nuclear wars which wiped out everybody else on the planet. When the story picks up Banner has spent years (possibly ''decades'') wandering the radioactive wastelands, completely alone except for an alien recorder bot and the Hulk berating and raging at him inside his head. During that time Bruce has aged into an extremely old and frail man who thinks he may be over ''200 years old'' (and looks every day of it). He wants desperately to die, but the Hulk refuses to let that happen. Bruce even tries to kill himself by jumping off a cliff but it's the Hulk who lands. At one point Bruce is chased by a swarm of giant evolved cockroaches, which are too much even for the Hulk to handle all at once; they overwhelm him and ''eat most of his flesh and internal organs, including [[EyeScream both eyes]] and his tongue'', which Hulk [[GoodThingYouCanHeal of course regenerates]] (and this is said to happen ''regularly''). Bruce later has a heart attack and pleads with the Hulk to let them both go, but Hulk refuses and transforms as Bruce is on the point of death. The end of the story leaves the Hulk's fate in doubt but one awful possibility that suggests itself [[AndIMustScream that Bruce is buried deep within the Hulk's psyche]] and that if the Hulk chooses not to change back, that they are both still stuck togather on the dead Earth. ''Forever''. The only difference being that Hulk can't hear Bruce inside his head anymore and as far as he knows, "Hulk is... only one... there is". God-''damn'', {{Peter David}}.
** Every. Single. Thing. About the Maestro. As mentioned above, Hulk can be as terrifying as you'd expect from one of the most powerful beings on Earth who just so happens to suffer from mental instability and "breath-taking anger management issues". Now, take the Hulk, remove all his positive qualities, and turn all his negative qualities {{Up To Eleven}}, and what do you have? The Maestro. Also from above, the sheer scale of the atrocities the Maestro is reponsible for, and the depth of his depravity. It's truly terrifying to think that one of the most [[TheWoobie tragic and pitiable]] protagonists in fiction could become so utterly [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds ''broken'']] that he comes out the other side as such an absolute [[CompleteMonster monster.]]

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** ''Hulk: The End'': Bruce Banner is the last living human after two nuclear wars which wiped out everybody else on the planet. When the story picks up Banner has spent years (possibly ''decades'') wandering the radioactive wastelands, completely alone except for an alien recorder bot and the Hulk berating and raging at him inside his head. During that time Bruce has aged into an extremely old and frail man who thinks he may be over ''200 years old'' (and looks every day of it). He wants desperately to die, but the Hulk refuses to let that happen. Bruce even tries to kill himself by jumping off a cliff but it's the Hulk who lands. At one point Bruce is chased by a swarm of giant evolved cockroaches, which are too much even for the Hulk to handle all at once; they overwhelm him and ''eat most of his flesh and internal organs, including [[EyeScream both eyes]] and his tongue'', which Hulk [[GoodThingYouCanHeal of course regenerates]] (and this is said to happen ''regularly''). Bruce later has a heart attack and pleads with the Hulk to let them both go, but Hulk refuses and transforms as Bruce is on the point of death. The end of the story leaves the Hulk's fate in doubt but one awful possibility that suggests itself [[AndIMustScream that Bruce is buried deep within the Hulk's psyche]] and that if the Hulk chooses not to change back, that they are both still stuck togather together on the dead Earth. ''Forever''. The only difference being that Hulk can't hear Bruce inside his head anymore and as far as he knows, "Hulk is... only one... there is". God-''damn'', {{Peter David}}.
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** Every. Single. Thing. About the Maestro. As mentioned above, Hulk can be as terrifying as you'd expect from one of the most powerful beings on Earth who just so happens to suffer from mental instability and "breath-taking anger management issues". Now, take the Hulk, remove all his positive qualities, and turn all his negative qualities {{Up To Eleven}}, UpToEleven, and what do you have? The Maestro. Also from above, the sheer scale of the atrocities the Maestro is reponsible responsible for, and the depth of his depravity. It's truly terrifying to think that one of the most [[TheWoobie tragic and pitiable]] protagonists in fiction could become so utterly [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds ''broken'']] ''[[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds broken]]'' that he comes out the other side as such an absolute [[CompleteMonster monster.]]monster]].


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* RootingForTheEmpire: Zeus gained quite a lot of MemeticBadass Internet credibility due to beating the Hulk. These people apparently forget that Hulk generally does far more good than bad, whereas Zeus is a torturer, a rapist, and pompous tyrant willing to commit genocide for petty reasons.
2nd Jun '16 6:57:56 PM FierceArtist
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* DorkAge: Many readers regard the period after Peter David first left the book, or even after Peter Jenkins run, as this leading up until just before Planet Hulk. There was a clear lack of direction of where the Hulk was going, and every shift made to the book would be undone as own as the next writer came on board. It got so bad that when PAD came back, [[ArmedWithCanon he pretty much erased the run of three different writers with a single line up until the time he first left]]. Which was six years prior. Likewise, Jeph Loeb's run on the book is often regarded as one: mainly known for relegating the Hulk into a ''guest character'' in his own book, a VillainSue EvilCounterpart running around beating up half of the heavyweights in the MarvelUniverse, before ''killing'', reviving, then de-powering the Hulk (in a ''MilestoneCelebration'' of all things), a number of Hulk derivatives abound (even putting aside Red Hulk), a random FaceHeelTurn of Doc Samson, and every one of them received as much an explanation for the twists and turns that occurred during Loeb's run. Which is to say not much of one. Eventually, Greg Pak, the writer of ''Comicbook/PlanetHulk'' and ''Comicbook/WorldWarHulk'' was brought alongside Loeb to write a concurrent book building on Loeb's storylines, but in reality, [[AuthorsSavingThrow likely to try to make sense]] of the sheer insanity that Loeb brought in his run.

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* DorkAge: Many readers regard the period after Peter David first left the book, or even after Peter Jenkins run, as this leading up until just before Planet Hulk. There was a clear lack of direction of where the Hulk was going, and every shift made to the book would be undone as own soon as the next writer came on board. It got so bad that when PAD came back, [[ArmedWithCanon he pretty much erased the run of three different writers with a single line up until the time he first left]]. Which was six years prior. Likewise, Jeph Loeb's run on the book is often regarded as one: mainly known for relegating the Hulk into a ''guest character'' in his own book, a VillainSue EvilCounterpart running around beating up half of the heavyweights in the MarvelUniverse, before ''killing'', reviving, then de-powering the Hulk (in a ''MilestoneCelebration'' of all things), a number of Hulk derivatives abound (even putting aside Red Hulk), a random FaceHeelTurn of Doc Samson, and every one of them received as much an explanation for the twists and turns that occurred during Loeb's run. Which is to say not much of one. Eventually, Greg Pak, the writer of ''Comicbook/PlanetHulk'' and ''Comicbook/WorldWarHulk'' was brought alongside Loeb to write a concurrent book building on Loeb's storylines, but in reality, [[AuthorsSavingThrow likely to try to make sense]] of the sheer insanity that Loeb brought in his run.



* HoYay: There are some instances between Banner and Namor, and the exchanges between them at times look like SlapSlapKiss. In one issue of the PAD series Namor complimented Banner on being muscular

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* HoYay: There are some instances between Banner and Namor, and the exchanges between them at times look like SlapSlapKiss. In one issue of the PAD series Namor complimented Banner on being muscularmuscular.
17th May '16 1:42:28 PM FierceArtist
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* DorkAge: Many readers regard the period after Peter David first left the book, or even after Peter Jenkins run, as this leading up until just before Planet Hulk. There was a clear lack of direction of where the Hulk was going, and every shift made to the book would be undone as own as the next writer came on board. It got so bad that when PAD came back, [[ArmedWithCanon he pretty much erased the run of three different writers with a single line up until the time he first left]]. Which was six years prior. Likewise, Jeph Loeb's run on the book is often regarded as one: mainly known for relegating the Hulk into a ''guest character'' in his own book, a VillainSue EvilCounterpart running around beating up half of the heavyweights in the MarvelUniverse, before ''killing'', reviving, then de-powering the Hulk (in a ''MilestoneCelebration'' of all things), a number of Hulk derivatives abound (even putting aside Red Hulk), a random FaceHeelTurn of Doc Samson, and every one of them received as much an explanation for the twists and turns that occurred during Loeb's run. Which is to say not much of one. Eventually, Greg Pak, the writer of ''Comicbook/PlanetHulk'' and ''Comicbook/WorldWarHulk'' was brought alongside Loeb to write a concurrent book building on Loeb's storylines, but in reality, [[AuthorsSavingThrow likely to try to make sense]] of the sheer insanity that Loeb brought in his run.
21st Apr '16 4:27:46 PM Scorntex
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: When the Hulk was infected by a Wendigo and became the Wendi-Hulk.

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** An early issue has the Hulk getting sent to a BadFuture by a ray-gun, whereupon he's attacked by a futuristic army working for someone. After a brief fight he's transported back to the past, and this strange sequence of events is never mentioned again.
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When the Hulk was infected by a Wendigo and became the Wendi-Hulk.
21st Feb '16 3:20:28 PM Forenperser
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** It's generally accepted by fans, that like Batman and his prep-time, given enough time for the Hulk to get mad enough, he could take down anything and anyone. Monsters, Gods, CosmicEntities, you name it, the Hulk can smash it.

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** It's generally accepted by fans, that like Batman and his prep-time, given enough time for the Hulk to get mad enough, he could take down anything and anyone. Monsters, Gods, CosmicEntities, you name it, the Hulk can smash it.a huge amount of characters.
21st Feb '16 9:56:04 AM nombretomado
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** "Puny X!", borrowing Hulk's oft-phrased reference to humans as "[[PunyEarthlings Puny humans]]!". This meme was elderly until ''Film/TheAvengers'' rejuvenated it with the Hulk's ''only'' line of dialogue.

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** "Puny X!", borrowing Hulk's oft-phrased reference to humans as "[[PunyEarthlings Puny humans]]!". This meme was elderly until ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' rejuvenated it with the Hulk's ''only'' line of dialogue.
10th Feb '16 10:31:37 AM FierceArtist
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Re-reading the original Lee-Kirby issues of Hulk from a certain point of view, it can be easy to interpret Banner as being gay, and the Hulk as straight. Banner's heterosexuality has been firmly established the decades since, but still. This illuminates the way General Ross keeps calling him a milksop, why Banner seems indifferent to Betty but the Hulk is obsessed with her, and why Banner ''really hates'' being transformed into a caricature of he-man heterosexuality.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
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Re-reading the original Lee-Kirby issues of Hulk from a certain point of view, it can be easy to interpret Banner as being gay, and the Hulk as straight. Banner's heterosexuality has been firmly established the decades since, but still. This illuminates the way General Ross keeps calling him a milksop, why Banner seems indifferent to Betty but the Hulk is obsessed with her, and why Banner ''really hates'' being transformed into a caricature of he-man heterosexuality.



** Post-[[Main/Onslaught]], the Hulk, literally half the ma-err, monster he used to be due to being separated from Banner again, starts giving off an unusual and deadly amount of radiation. He was also brain-damaged during this time, and given his usual temperaments, this was a recipe for disaster. One attempt from the army to contain him had him ''melt'' the lead containment shield designed to capture him, and the Hulk ''tearing half his face off''. A soldier in a special radiation-resistant suit [[NauseaFuel felt nauseated seeing that]] [[TooDumbToLive and attempted to take his helmet off to throw up]], [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath but himself received a horrifying death where his eyes]] ''[[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath melted]]'' [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath as his skin burned from the radiation the Hulk gave off]].

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** Post-[[Main/Onslaught]], Post-ComicBook/{{Onslaught}}, the Hulk, literally half the ma-err, monster he used to be due to being separated from Banner again, starts giving off an unusual and deadly amount of radiation. He was also brain-damaged during this time, and given his usual temperaments, this was a recipe for disaster. One attempt from the army to contain him had him ''melt'' the lead containment shield designed to capture him, and the Hulk ''tearing half his face off''. A soldier in a special radiation-resistant suit [[NauseaFuel felt nauseated seeing that]] [[TooDumbToLive and attempted to take his helmet off to throw up]], [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath but himself received a horrifying death where his eyes]] ''[[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath melted]]'' [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath as his skin burned from the radiation the Hulk gave off]].
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