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Weapon H is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics. It's written by Greg Pak and illustrated by Cory Smith, with color art by Morry Hollowell.

Set in the shared Marvel Universe and spun-off from Weapon X (2017), the series is about Clay Cortez, a soldier and family man who was forcibly experimented on by the Weapon X program. Clay was genetically enhanced with the DNA of Wolverine and the Hulk. After escaping from his captors, Clay begins wandering the country, trying to keep a low profile while also reluctantly helping those in need.

Has a character page here.

Weapon H provides examples of:

  • Abusive Parents:
    • Sonia (Clay's wife) was physically abused by her mother growing up. Despite this, they have reconciled to the point where they're on speaking terms and Sonia trusts her mother with her children.
    • Clay's father routinely beat him, as shown in issue #7.
  • Big Bad: Dario Agger, the CEO of the Roxxon Energy Corporation who also happens to be a minotaur.
  • Cannibalism Superpower: This series introduces a Wendigo that's much more powerful than normal ones because it was created by a human being fed wendigo flesh.
  • Cool Versus Awesome: The initial fights of the series and seemingly the point of its existence. A Hulkverine versus a super powered Wendigo, then a frenzy of Brood Skysharks, then a Man-Thing/Groot hybrid.
  • Cursed with Awesome: While Weapon H's powers make him an unstoppable, badass killing-machine, they also make Clay and his family targets for those who want to use him.
  • Dramatic Irony: Whenever we cut to Clay's family in the beginning of the series his wife is worried sick over his whereabouts while a Coincidental Broadcast goes on in the background about the Hulkverine's exploits.
  • Evil, Inc.: Roxxon, of course.
  • Hazy-Feel Turn: Titania, like her husband, is trying to go straight. Too bad her first legit gig is working for Roxxon.
  • Hybrid-Overkill Avoidance: Is downplayed for this series for the sake of Rule of Cool. Our protagonist is the most hybridized character.
  • It's Not You, It's My Enemies: Clay refuses to go home to his family for fear that those hunting him will use them as bait.
  • Miracle-Gro Monster: The uber wendigo at the start of the series is closer to conventional mythology for the creature, in that the more it consumes the bigger it grows.
  • Mythology Gag: The first enemy Clay, a Wolverine and Hulk hybrid, fights is a wendigo. Wolverine's debut was jumping into the middle of a Hulk-Wendigo fight in Incredible Hulk #180-181. Clay's opponent is given a little edge because it's the result of feeding wendigo flesh to a man, creating an "Ur-Wendigo" that's (nearly) tough enough to go toe-to-toe with Clay.
  • Obnoxious In-Laws: Clay's mother in-law has reasonable but still blunt concerns that Clay's condition will negatively affect his family.
  • Rags to Riches: Clay is an ex-marine turned mercenary while Sonia is just a Roxxon secretary. Even though Clay, prior to being Weapon H, has been able to get lucrative contracts with an elite black ops PMC - money is still tight which is one of the beefs Sonia's mother has with him. This all changes when Clay takes the Weird World rescue mission from Roxxon, one condition of his is that he and Sonia gets $10 million dollars each. Clay succeeds and they're now multimillionaires.
  • Wolverine Wannabe: Weapon-H has the abilities of not only various characters associated with Weapon X — most prominently Wolverine — but also gamma-radiated characters like the Hulk, thus making him an example of a HULK MASH!-Up as well.