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    Brian Banner 

Brian Banner

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Alter Ego: Brian David Banner

Notable Aliases: Devil Hulk, Guilt Hulk

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk Vol. 1, #312 (October, 1985)

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    Rebecca Banner 

Rebecca Banner

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First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk Vol. 1, #267

The late mother of Bruce Banner.


  • Awful Wedded Life: Her marriage to Brian was terrible for both her and her son.
  • Broken Bird: As a result of being married to the abusive scuzzball in human form known as Brian Banner.
  • Death by Childbirth: Just narrowly avoided it with Bruce, which Brian used as yet another excuse to hate his son for nearly "taking" Rebecca from him.
  • The Faceless: Through Immortal Hulk, any time Rebecca appears, her face is obscured or hidden, either by shadows, or her back being turned, or by a narration box.
  • Screw This, I'm Out of Here!: She eventually managed to decide she wasn't sticking around with Brian any more, and tried to flee with baby Bruce. Brian caught them and smashed her head in.
  • Shipper on Deck: Bruce once met her in the afterlife. She preferred Jarella over Betty, then in her Red She-Hulk phase.

    Betty Ross 

Betty Ross

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Alter Ego: Elizabeth "Betty" Ross

Notable Aliases: Elizabeth "Betty" Talbot, Elizabeth "Betty" Banner, Harpy, Red She-Hulk, She-Rulk, Mr. Blue, Red Harpy

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk #1 (1962) note  / The Incredible Hulk #168 (1973) note  / Hulk Vol. 2 #15 (2009) note 

Betty Ross made her first appearance as the principal romantic interest of Bruce Banner and is the daughter of General Thunderbolt Ross. Over the years, the character has undergone multiple transformations, including the Harpy, Red She-Hulk, and Red Harpy. See here for more info.


    Lyra 

She-Hulk

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Alter Ego: Lyra

Notable Aliases: Lyra Walters

First Appearance: Hulk: Raging Thunder Vol. 1, #1 (August 2008)

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    Skaar 

Skaar

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Alter Ego: Skaar Banner

Notable Aliases: Son of Hulk, Sakaarson, World Breaker, Killer of Killers, Hulk, Santos

First Appearance: What if? Planet Hulk Vol. 1, #1

The half-alien son of Hulk and Caiera. Skaar initially came to Earth with the intent to kill his father, but eventually became an ally and declared Earth his new home.


  • Antagonistic Offspring: Towards the Hulk, but not Bruce. He spent a lot of time trying to become a Self-Made Orphan.
  • Barbarian Hero: 'Hero' might be debatable, but he's definitely a barbarian. From space.
  • BFS: Usually carries a colossal odachi-style sword.
  • Cain and Abel: With his brother Hiro-Kala.
  • Calling the Old Man Out
  • Combat Pragmatist: Skaar isn't above turning back into his childlike form to make opponents hesitate. Or just cheating in general.
  • Daddy Issues
  • Depower: His Hulk powers were removed by Doc Green, though he cryptically keeps it unclear if his Oldstrong powers are also gone.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Can draw on the strength of the earth. Moreover, he too can control the very land itself.
  • Legacy Character: To the Hulk (specifically the Green Scar incarnation), and to a lesser extent, Caiera.
  • The Mole: Pretended to join Norman Osborn's second Dark Avengers team, but he was actually a spy for Steve Rogers.
  • Parental Abandonment: Blames the Hulk for abandoning him.
  • Put on a Bus: Depowered by Doc Green and given enough money start a new life for himself.
  • Split Personality: The little boy trapped inside of Skaar isn't seen often, but they are clearly different personalities.
  • Super Senses: He's got an excellent sense of smell.
  • Token Good Teammate: Luke Cage put him on the Dark Avengers when they replaced the Thunderbolts to serve as a morality chain. Due to circumstances, this didn't exactly work out too well.
  • Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: Thanks to growing up in the ruins of a Crapsack World without any parents, he's got issues... and that was before he got to Earth. And it applies to Skaar and Kid Skaar. At one point during Dark Avengers, an enemy forcibly turns him back to his child state, and tells Cage if he lets go of the kid for even a moment, he'll immediately hulk out and try to kill him, something Skaar confirms.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy
  • Younger Than They Look: In his non-hulked form, he looks like a pre-teen boy. In reality, he's ridiculously young, but Bizarre Alien Biology means he aged quickly.

    Hiro-Kala 

Hiro-Kala

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Notable Aliases: Sakaarson, World-Breaker

First Appearance: Skaar: Son of Hulk Vol. 1, #2

Affiliations:

Hiro-Kala was once an enslaved Shadow child. After the destruction of Sakaar, he learned of his heritage. He is the Son of Hulk and Caiera the Oldstrong. He began a mission to travel the universe and purge it of the Old-Power.


  • Alas, Poor Villain: In-universe, in spite of all he's done, Banner can't help but be devastated that he's been sealed away within stone to be used as a battery to help repair a planet he devastated. He's still his son in spite of it all, and he became the way he is because of circumstances outside his control.
  • Antagonistic Offspring: Like Skaar, he desperately wants to kill their father. Unlike Skaar, he doesn't care how many people become collateral damage in the process.
  • Bald of Evil: Bald, but a little less villainous than most.
  • Cain and Abel: With Skaar.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Very skilled user of the Old Power.
  • Freudian Excuse: Abandoned on a barbaric planet, sold into slavery, saw his world destroyed...
  • Galactic Conqueror: Conqueror of wolrds.
  • A God Am I: He is the World Breaker and Sakaar'son. He demands your worship. Interestingly enough, on K'ai he denied his worshipers' proclamations to his divinity.
  • Kill All Humans: Kill all aliens actually.
  • Magic Knight: He has training in armed and unarmed combat along with his Old and New Power.
  • A Million Is a Statistic: His attitude and the main thing separating him from Skaar. They both despise their father and are hell-bent on killing him, but Hiro-Kala has absolutely no regard for how many people wind up getting caught in the crossfire. As far as he's concerned, they're just numbers.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Can take hits from his father, a worldbreaker. Not many can boast this.
  • The Power of Hate: Harnessed his hate and rage in order to increase his powers.
  • Power of Love: When he realized he was developing feelings for another, he killed her to prevent his powers from going out of his control and threatening the universe.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: They couldn't look more different, and have radically opposed personalities as well. They both survived using one of their inherited powersets. He with his Old Power and Skaar by transforming.
  • Super Empowering: Through a combination of Old Power and Power Cosmic, Hiro was able to create a unique energy all his own called the New Power. Which basically was a combination of both without any new applications or abilities, but given his skill with both, he was able to share this power with those he wished ala Galactus.
  • Super Strength: Inherited from both parents.
  • Stronger Sibling: He is much more powerful (and less kind) than his brother Skaar.
  • Two-Faced: Half of his face was burned off in an incident with Galactus.
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    Carmilla Black/Scorpion 

Carmilla Black/Scorpion

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Alter Ego: Carmilla Black (born Thasanee Rappaccini)

Notable Aliases: Scorpion

First Appearance: Amazing Fantasy Vol. 2, #7

Affiliations: Formerly HYDRA, S.H.I.E.L.D., A.I.M., Wakers

A young woman with powers who may or may not be Bruce Banner's biological daughter.
  • Action Girl: She kicks lots of ass, as can be expected from the possible daughter of a hero.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Many of her outfits expose the midsection.
  • Luke, I Might Be Your Father: Carmilla learns from Amadeus that she might be the daughter of Bruce Banner and Monica Rappaccini, Scientist Supreme of A.I.M. However, this has yet to be confirmed one way or another, as the only "evidence" is that the dates line up.
  • The Mole: During a brief appearance in Avengers: The Initative, she pretends to be part of HYDRA, then does a runner when she's got what she's after.
  • Poisonous Person: Can release various poisons from her left hand.
  • Put on a Bus: After 2013, she basically vanished from the Marvel Universe. Her sole appearance in the six years following was the back of her head in one issue of Young Avengers.
  • Required Secondary Powers: Complete immunity to all known toxins and toxic environments due to, quote, "ridiculous" amount of redundant physiological defenses. Interestingly enough, this part was intended in her design where the former ability to poison others was an unexpected mutation.
  • Tyke Bomb: Genetically engineered by A.I.M. to be a part of a group of child soldiers called Wakers.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is naturally green, but she dyes it black or dark green.

Extended Family

    She-Hulk 

She-Hulk

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Alter Ego: Jennifer "Jen" Susan Walters

Notable Aliases: Hulk, Shulkie

First Appearance: Savage She-Hulk #1 (February, 1980) note  / Hulk Vol 4 #6 (July, 2017) note 

Jennifer Walters, a cousin to Dr. Bruce Banner, once received an emergency blood transfusion from him when she was wounded, which led to her acquiring a milder version of his Hulk condition. As such, Walters becomes a large powerful green-hued version of herself while still largely retaining her personality; in particular she retains her intelligence and emotional control, though like Hulk, she still becomes stronger if enraged. In later issues, her transformation is permanent. See her page.


    Elaine Walters 

Elaine Walters

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Alter Ego: Elaine Ann Banner Walters

Notable Aliases: Elaine Banner

First Appearance: Savage She-Hulk #15 (April, 1981)

Deceased mother of Jennifer Walters, the She-Hulk. See She-Hulk.


    Morris Walters 

Morris Walters

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Alter Ego: William Morris Walters

First Appearance: Savage She-Hulk #2 (March, 1980)

Sheriff Morris Walters was a member of the Los Angeles County Police Dept. He is also Jennifer Walters`(the She-Hulk) father. See She-Hulk.


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    Susan Banner 

Susan Banner

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Alter Ego: Susan Banner-Drake

Notable Aliases: Susan Drake

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk #312 (October, 1985)

Brian Banner's sister and Bruce Banner's aunt. She took in Bruce after Brian abused Bruce, murdered Rebecca Banner and was placed in a mental hospital.



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