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"The Amazing Bulk... you may be surprised to find out... is a rip-off of The Incredible Hulk. Please hold back your gasps of shock."

As one of the most unique and recognizable superheroes in American media, The Incredible Hulk is often a subject of copying, parody, or deconstruction.

Expies of the Hulk usually exhibit the following qualities:

Compare Hulking Out and Hulk Speak, two of the surest signs you're dealing with one of these characters.

See also Superman Substitute, Batman Parody, The Fantastic Faux, Spider-Man Send-Up, Captain Patriotic, Wolverine Wannabe and Wonder Woman Wannabe for more superhero expies.

To see what the Hulk thinks about it, see here.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • In Desert Punk, "Hulk Syndrome" ("Hulkosis" in the English dub) is a medical condition that causes people to turn into raging, musclebound giants when they're angered.
  • Dragon Ball: Broly exhibits many of the characteristics, having a Super Mode that causes him to Hulk Out, having Unstoppable Rage with strength that increases the angrier he gets, and is always far far stronger than the heroes he's fighting. Double points in that he has a green color scheme. DEATH BATTLE! even pitted him and Hulk up against each other for the 2020 season finale.
  • Gegege No Kitaro (2018)'s version of Victor Frankenstein, in addition to being a Composite Character of the monster and the doctor, is also a homage to The Hulk. He starts out as a Creepy Kid Genius made out of stitched body parts who turns into a large and less intelligent monster when he's upset.
  • Monster: A double example, there's a Show Within a Show called "The Magnificent Steiner" starring an ordinary man who would be overtaken by rage and turn into a super strong beast. Wolfgang Grimmer has a second personality based upon the fictional Magnificent Steiner where he would become extraordinarily violent in a mundane version of Hulking Out.
  • My Hero Academia: Rikiya Yotsubashi/Re-Destro, whose Quirk is “Stress” which gives the ability to convert Unstoppable Rage into raw power, which at its maximum causes Hulking Out. When he's not fighting, he shows he has both charisma and intelligence similar to the Hulk's alter ego Bruce Banner, and even shares Banner's ability (in his better moments) to keep the rage bottled up to be unleashed at the moment of his choosing. The biggest difference would likely be how he doesn't treat his Quirk like a Superpowered Evil Side and has much more control over himself.
  • Naruto: Jugo, the first of Orochimaru's test subjects to bare the Cursed Seal, is generally a peaceful, compassionate Nice Guy with an aversion to violence and an Android 16-esque fondness for nature. Whenever he loses his temper, though, he transforms into a vicious, raging monster who tosses said aversion straight out the window.

    Comic Books 
  • 1963, Alan Moore's Homage to Silver Age Marvel, has N-Man as its Hulk equivalent, being a hulking, insect-like behemoth of great strength and durability. Though unlike the Hulk, N-Man retains his intelligence and personality, and whereas the Hulk is hounded by the military, N-Man is employed by them (and is quite proud to serve his country).
  • Astro City: The Living Nightmare's early appearances portray it similarly to the classic Hulk: big, strong, violent and destructive, with a monstrous appearance, jet-black skin, and an animalistic mind. Also like the Hulk, it's had periods of being purely villainous (albeit usually through outside influence or mind control), an amoral rampager, or a full-on good guy.
  • The Authority: A nameless version briefly appears (alongside other Avengers-ripoffs) in one arc, and is dispatched when he latches on to the Engineer by flying high enough in the atmosphere that he suffers Explosive Decompression.
  • The Boys:
    • The Herogasm miniseries introduces a She-Hulk stand-in called She-Hemoth, who has bluish-green skin and a grotesque hump on her back.
    • During a montage of superpower meltdowns shown in the Highland Laddie miniseries, one kid is seen Hulking Out with a greenish face that looks very much like the Hulk's... except that conservation of mass still applies, so only the head is huge, with the kid's body shrunken and emaciated.
  • DC Comics:
    • Although Solomon Grundy's creation in 1944 actually predates the Hulk, he is a massive Revenant Zombie with strength rivaling that of Superman and is impervious to most forms of harm including death. Later depictions of him have a more massive physique, third-person speech patterns, and low intelligence. The DC and Marvel co-produced Amalgam Comics line solidified the similarity by merging Hulk and Grundy to create The Skulk. To further highlight the similarities he shares one of Hulk's most prominent voice actor Fred Tatascore.
    • Doomsday is often compared to the Hulk due to their similar levels of strength and pure savagery, although Doomsday is usually less massive and speechless (except on occasions where he develops intelligence).
      • Lampshaded and Played for Laughs by Max Landis during his video recounting the events of the events of The Death and Return of Superman arc, when he notes that Doomsday is "like a grey version of the Hulk", before realising there already is a grey version of the Hulk, then begins explaining how Doomsday differs in appearance before giving up and reaffirming that he is in fact just a grey version of the Hulk.
    • On Earth-8, there is a team of The Avengers Captain Ersatzes, complete with their own version of The Hulk: Behemoth (or sometimes Big Baby), a giant, blue-skinned man with an incredibly large head and wearing a diaper. If that weren't obvious enough, when charging into battle, Behemoth yells "BEHEMOTH BASH!" In Justice League Incarnate, it's mentioned that he's recently acquired the ability to have the strength of Big Baby and the intelligence of Dr David Dibble simultaneously. While this has frequently happened to comic-book Hulk, it's most likely a reference to the MCU Hulk's current status quo.
    • Rampage is an orange-skinned Expy of both Hulk and She-Hulk. Her origin is similar to Hulk's: Like Bruce Banner, she is a brilliant scientist caught in the explosion of a device created by herself, caused by the interference of a nasty coworker (Dr. Thomas Moyers, a stand-in for Igor Drenkov in Hulk's origin), while trying to save someone else (Lois Lane in Rick Jones's role). On the other hand, she has elements of She-Hulk, like her gender and personality, lacking Banner's identity disorder, keeping her intellect while transformednote  (except for her first transformation) and transforming at will (once again, the first time being an exception).
    • Eddie Walker a.k.a. Loose Cannon, created in the Post-Crisis/Pre-Flashpoint continuity, is a detective who got crippled in a car accident then gained the ability to transform into a blue-skinned brute with incredible strength by nightfall after an alien attack activated his metagene during the Bloodlines Crisis Crossover. In The New 52, there are two different versions of him.
    • Ethan Avery a.k.a. Damage is a good-hearted soldier who becomes a hulking monster after being given a Super Serum derived from the Miraclo drug. This is similar to the Ultimate Marvel and Marvel Cinematic Universe versions of Hulk, who gained powers by attempting to recreate the Super Soldier Serum that empowered Captain America.
    • Superman/Batman: The storyline "With A Vengeance" includes the superhero team known as the Maximums, each one an Expy of The Avengers. Among them is Monster, a blue-skinned giant with Super-Strength, whose alter-ego is that of a little girl named Becky. The resemblence to Hulk becomes even more pronounced when Becky/Monster is possessed by the Kryptonite Man, turning her skin green when she transforms.
    • Mark Desmond was a chemist who created a formula to increase his strength, but it turned him into a huge mindless monster named Blockbuster instead. How much he looks like the Hulk varies from artist to artist, and how much intelligence he retains varies from writer to writer (from literally mindless and speechless, to being able to grunt out a few sentences in Hulk Speak), but the most recent version is basically the classic Hulk with gray skin and slightly longer hair.
    • Jack Kirby's run on Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen that served as a Poorly Disguised Pilot for his New Gods saga featured a kryptonite-powered clone of Jimmy Olsen as an antagonist, who, much like the Hulk, was a huge, green, shirtless brute of considerable strength. It's worth addressing that Jack Kirby did the artwork for the first five issues of the original Incredible Hulk comic.
  • Invincible: Monster Girl is the resident Hulk analogue of the series, being a small, normal looking girl who can transform into a large, brutish green monster. Later on, she even has her own Planet Hulk adventure where she travels to another dimension, enters into a relationship with an interdimensional alien woman, and produces a hybrid offspring who later comes back to seek revenge against Monster Girl, not unlike how Hulk had his own hybrid son in Skaar.
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Doctor Jekyll/Mister Hyde is reinterpreted to be this (fitting seeing as how the character was one of the inspirations for the Hulk), with Jekyll's condition having progressed to where any kind of stress causes him to transform into Hyde, who is now a gigantic, ape-like monster.
  • Marvel Comics:
    • On top of the Hulk himself, the Marvel Universe (and the multiverse that surrounds it) has its own share of Hulk clones that were either created from the same experiments that turned Bruce Banner into the Hulk, experiments done to combat the Hulk, children of the Hulk, or just complete coincidences.
    • In Marvel Legacy, Odin Allfather was a member of a group of superpowered individuals during the Stone Age which were remarkably similar to the Avengers. One member was a hulking, ape-like berserker named Starbrand who was granted his enormous strength by an alien energy called the Star Brand. Much like Thor and the modern-day Hulk, Starbrand and Odin would routinely get into fights over who is superior and argued over who would have the honor of slaying an invading Celestial.
    • The Champion of the Universe, when he had possession of the Power gem, was freakishly strong and got more powerful as his rage increased. While in battle with him, Thanos surmised that if he were to fight the Hulk, this is probably what it would be like.
    • The One Below All from Immortal Hulk is the The One Above All's Hulk. Pararells to the Hulk and to Satan are aplenty.
  • PS238:
    • Bernard Brenner is a young (around 7 years old), blue-colored Expy of the Hulk. He speaks in Hulk Speak, but instead of being angry he is a Cheerful Child.
    • Bernard's father Bryce Brenner is "The Unbelivable Ultrabrute", another blue-colored Expy of the Hulk and Bruce Banner himself.
  • Savage Dragon:
    • Dragon's creator, Erik Larsen, cited Hulk as being one of the inspirations for the character and stories, along with Batman, Captain Marvel and Speed Racer. Through the book's run, Dragon was often derided by real-life critics as being "Hulk with a fin on his head". This criticism was parodied in issue #64, where Dragon and his girlfriend come across a statue erected in Dragon's honor, which is too large and makes him look brutish, more closely fitting a "Hulk with a fin".
    • Likewise, She-Dragon is an Expy of the Sensational She-Hulk; even her early insanity is a reference to Walters' No Fourth Wall gimmick and her abusive mentor Johnny Redbeard was originally a Take That! against Sensational She-Hulk writer/artist John Byrne.
  • Rob Liefeld created a short-lived purple Hulk expy called Smash for Image Comics.
  • In Sonic the Comic when Sonic is stranded on the planet Meridian, he fights the Bulk. A scientist transformed into a huge purple guy after a lab experiment gone wrong.
  • In one issue of The Simpsons, a nuclear accident causes a Mass Super-Empowering Event in Springfield. Homer gets turned into The Ingestible Bulk, who is basically the Hulk if he were an Extreme Omnivore Big Eater.
    The Ingestible Bulk: The angrier Bulk gets... the hungrier Bulk gets! BULK GNASH! [takes a giant bite out of a nearby brick wall]
  • The Ten-Seconders: Damage is a super-strong mutant freak created by the Scientist to be a Living Weapon. He's even more muscular than the Hulk, almost a Cephalothorax, and functionally retarded to make it easier to control him.
  • Wild C.A.T.s (WildStorm): Maul is a Nobel-winning scientific genius who can increase his size, bulk and strength, but at the cost of reducing his intelligence. His color scheme is also the exact inverse of the Hulk—purple skin with green outfits.
  • Youngblood (Image Comics): Badrock is an Expy of both The Hulk and The Thing—the two big men of Marvel. He is a massive behemoth made of a rock-like mineral with an exaggerated muscular physique and is by far the strongest member of the Youngblood team. In reality, he's a teenage boy who was given superpowers by mistake and still very much has the mentality of a teenager—a glory seeking, skirt-chasing Thrill Seeker. When he gets angry, he's pretty much a stone Hulk.
  • Rat-Man: One early issue featured "The Incredible Ik", a small man that turns canary yellow and super-strong when he gets angry.
  • Issue 76 of the Futurama comic book featured a Hulk stand-in in the form of an orange brute with hair like Homer Simpsons' called the Bulk.

    Films — Animation 
  • Turning Red: Pete Docter (Pixar's chief creative officer and the film's executive producer) described Mei's giant red panda transformation as "The Hulk, but cuter" during the D23 Presentation 2021.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • The Amazing Bulk is a Mockbuster of the Hulk, featuring Dr. Hank Howard turning into a giant purple rage-monster after injecting himself with his own Super Serum.
  • The Australian VHS case for The Toxic Avenger describes it as being a spoof of The Incredible Hulk.
  • The Brazilian comedy group Os Trapalhões ("The Tramps") starred a Hulk Parody film in 1981 (they had previously starred parodies of Planet of the Apes and Star Wars): O Incrível Monstro Trapalhão ("The Incredible Tramp Monster"). The film parodies specifically the TV series The Incredible Hulk (the monster doesn't talk, just roars, and acts like the Lou Ferrigno's version), which was popular at Brazil at the time. It also has elements of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (which's one of the inspiration for Hulk's creation), as the transformation happens when the protagonist Dr. Jegue (played by the team's leader Renato "Didi" Aragão) drinks a formula he created. The monster was played by Capoeira fighter Mestre Touro.
  • When Michael plays with the colour settings on his Universal Remote Control in Click, he turns himself green and starts imitating the Hulk.

  • An In-Universe comic in the first Captain Underpants book had him fighting a monster made up from discarded cafeteria food called the Inedible Hunk.

    Live-Action TV 
  • The Flash: Season 7's "The Forces of Nature" arc, introduces Fuerza the host of the Strength Force, who is a human woman with the power of Hulking Out to a large muscular brawn with strength on par with Superman and able to No-Sell even the most powerful attacks.
  • MADtv (1995) did a spoof of the then-recent Hulk film called "Gay Hulk", which turned the titular character into a pudgy pink monster with stereotypical Camp Gay mannerisms.
  • In The Amazing Extraordinary Friends episode "Attack of the Atomic Bombshell" featured a Gender Flipped Hulk expy combined with Nancy Archer, where a blast of nuclear radiation causes Dr. Dominique Brioche Hulking Out into a Giant Woman whenever she gets angry.
  • She-Hulk: Attorney at Law has some examples besides the titular Distaff Counterpart:
    • Abomination is rewritten to be more Hulk-like, transforming from human form when angry rather than being in the Abomination form permanently like he is in the comics.
    • "Mean, Green, and Straight Poured into These Jeans" has a guy selling bootleg Avengers merchandise. The "Avingers" and "Avongers" t-shirts have a superhero who looks like a purple Hulk with a moustache on them.
    • The season finale has Todd turn into a Hulk after injecting himself with some of She-Hulk's blood but she leaves the show and convinces K.E.V.I.N. to remove this because she thinks it's stupid.

  • Red Panda Adventures: The Ogre, an American superhero and member of the Justice Union, is an 8-foot tall bruiser that is colored a unique shade of grey. The Red Panda notes that, once upon a time, all he could say was "Ogre Smash!". The Red Panda liked him better that way than what he's like by the time he appears in the story—a Genius Bruiser and something of an Obstructive Bureaucrat.
    Flying Squirrel: Do you think you'd get more crime fighting done if you didn't call ahead.
    Ogre (Arranging a witness interview for the Flying Squirrel): Good manners simplify things a great deal, Miss Squirrel.
    Flying Squirrel: And when they don't?
    Ogre: Then... Ogre Smash!

    Pro Wrestling 
  • Up-and-coming professional wrestler Terry Bollea once met Lou Ferrigno, the actor who portrayed The Hulk on the '70s television series. After noticing that he was larger and more muscular than the other actor, Bollea decided to incorporate a Take That! into his gimmick by "stealing" Hulk's name and ripping his shirt open. Marvel Comics was not blind to the similarities and, for years, got a tidy cut of any profits earned by use of the name "Hulk Hogan".

    Video Games 
  • Angry Birds Space: This game redesigns the Flock with a superhero look. Terence the Big Red Bird, is now colored green while his power has always been his Super-Strength and his incredible size, making him a clear reference to the Hulk.
  • Asura's Wrath: Asura himself has the Insane strength, the anger, and a uniquely Bronze skin color, but is somewhat downplayed in having a relatively normal speech pattern, as well not being quite as tall or bulky as others, though instead of his overall body, its his arms that change in number and size.
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2: Yuri's Revenge: One of Yuri's units is the Brute, a giant muscular brute with grey skin who communicates largely in grunts and "Smash it!" catch-phrases. The Genetic Mutator, one of that faction's super weapons, forcibly mutates enemy soldiers into Brutes.
  • Crash Bandicoot: Doctor N. Brio, who specializes in biochemistry and genetics. He's normally just a scientist who uses beakers and slime monsters to attack, but when he gets desperate, he drinks one of his chemicals to turn himself into a Hulk-like monster and start attacking with brute force. In Crash: Mind Over Mutant he now transforms into a hulking brute whenever he gets angry and he needs his chemicals to keep himself from transforming too easily.
  • DragonFable: George Lowe turns into the Lowe-viathan, which involves him Hulking Out into a colossal giant green man who uses Hulk Speak.
  • Fallout: Super Mutants are huge hulking brutes who generally have enhanced strength, low intelligence, massive anger management issues, and a disdain for puny, baseline humans. They also tend to be green in color. However, they are created via a Forced Evolutionary Virus rather than radioactive material.
  • Gekido have huge, bare-chested Giant Mook enemies taller than your character, whose appearance are practically ripped off from the Hulk's. They can sometimes pull a Shockwave Stomp attack which is blatantly copied from Hulk's Gamma Crush move in Marvel vs. Capcom, and some of them even have green skin to enforce the reference!
  • League of Legends: Most champions tend to be expies of other popular characters. But none of them are so obvious as Dr. Mundo, the Madman of Zaun. He speaks of himself in the third person, is extremely muscular, has a weird skin colour, has a backstory of a scientific genius alter-ego, has an extremely quick Healing Factor, and wears strategically broken pants and the tattered remnants of a completely tattered white shirt. Bonus points, as his current voice actor Armen Taylor would later voice the Green Goliath in Spidey and His Amazing Friends.
  • Left 4 Dead: Tanks are enraged, shirtless mountains of muscle that can shrug off a lot of headshots, get their special music and can utterly trounce an unprepared party. They're the ultimate boss infected... and they're grey.
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis: Nemesis is a mash-up of The Hulk and a Terminator — a huge, unstoppable behemoth sent after specific targets. Unlike his predecessor, Mr. X, Nemesis is a raging berserker who doesn't slowly chase after his quarry so much as he barrels at them with full steam, tries to throw heavy objects or even vehicles after them, and roars animalistically. The similarities between him and The Hulk are played up in Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, where he first cameos (and gets utterly trounced) in Hulk's ending but is later added to the playable Roster, where he is portrayed as a rival "strong man" to the Green Goliath.

    Web Animation 
  • Stuff from Society of Virtue is a large hulking man with discolored yellow skin who speaks in third person and gets stronger the madder he is. In "STUFF", Stuff is trying to save the rest of his team by keeping their plane from falling off of a cliff. They all try to make him mad to make him stronger, but their hurtful comments either make him sad or happy by accident. It takes the Archer admitting to sleeping with his wife for him to get angry, but it is a Tranquil Fury that leads to him letting the plane drop.
  • Robotbox and Cactus: After ingesting some PCP, Dr. Ted transforms into a giant rose-pink muscular monster and goes into a rage to fight off some government agents.

  • League of Super Redundant Heroes: The blue-skinned Bulk uses one of Hulk's catchphrases ("Bulk is the strongest one there is!") and claims to be able to throw anything into space (in this case, a giant robot). Unfortunately, the ground isn't as strong or durable as himself and he's missing Required Secondary Powers, so he only manages to shove himself with the equivalent force through the street and into the sewer.

    Western Animation 
  • Action League NOW!: The Flesh (who is super strong... and super naked) is a parody of The Hulk's Dumb Muscle attributes. He lacks The Hulk's rage issues, but the naming convention and Dumb Muscle attributes makes it clear.
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius: In "The N-Men", the kids all get various superpowers that parody real comic book heroes. Jimmy turns orange like The Thing and becomes a parody of both the Hulk and his alter ego Bruce Banner; while normally mild-mannered and highly intelligent like Bruce, his true powers awaken when he gets mocked and becomes a towering, infuriated beast of a man trying to destroy everything in this path.
  • Amphibia: Appearing in "Croak & Punishment", Gunther, a southern tusked frog, is generally a mellow, easygoing fellow... until he gets mad and turns into to a green (well, greener) hulking beast with a limited vocabulary.
  • Back at the Barnyard: In "Buyers Beware", Freddy pretends to be a mutant antelope by having Peck sprout out of his costume and firing Eye Beams, which he explains were caused by him drinking radioactive waste. What follows is a Cutaway Gag where Pig tries to debunk the idea of radiation-induced superpowers by drinking atomic waste himself. He then turns into a green hulking pig monster wearing purple pants and fights the US Army.
    Hulk!Pig: Why Army always hound Pig? Pig smash! Pig smash you all!
  • The Backyardigans has the episode "The Flipper", where Pablo, in the role of a meteor watcher, gets doused in "space goo" after an accident and turns into the titular monster, a large green-feathered and buffer version of himself, whenever he gets too excited about getting rid of the incoming meteor.
  • The Batman's version of Bane's Venom-induced Super Mode is more akin to Hulk than his namesake, as he is seen Hulking Out into a giant red monster of pure muscle and adrenaline.
  • The producers of Beast Machines admitted that Tankor, a slow, simple-minded and immensely powerful robot with a liking to "pulverize", is inspired by the Hulk.
  • Dexter's Laboratory:
    • The Infraggable Krunk is a huge, super-strong superhero with purple skin and green pants (opposite of the Hulk), low intelligence and speaks in the third person.
    • She-Thing, being an Expy of She-Hulk, also qualifies, being a Distaff Counterpart to Krunk the same way She-Hulk is to Hulk. Unlike most Shulkie Expies, she's a Brawn Hilda rather than an Amazonian Beauty, though Krunk falls hard for her all the same.
    • The episode "Hunger Strikes" had Dexter alter his taste buds in an attempt to make himself find vegetables more appetizing, the result being that he transforms into a huge, green-skinned brute whenever he gets hungry.
  • DuckTales (2017):
    • The show reimagines the Bombie as a tall, undead, muscular creature, with a design more similar to Solomon Grundy and the Hulk. He's cursed to forever hunt the richest person in the world, literally unable to stop, unless they learn humility. He is incredibly strong, invulnerable to most forms of harm, and will destroy anything in its path, to get to its target. Bribery only makes him angrier, though he does calm down, after Louie finally humbles himself. For bonus points, he shares one of the Hulk's most prominent voice actors, Fred Tatascore.
    • In "The Dangerous Chemistry of Gandra Dee!", Mark Beaks transforms from a scrawny guy into a muscular giant wearing Magic Pants, labelled Mega-Beaks. He doesn't lose his intellect, which, combined with his grey plumage, makes him a Grey Hulk expy.
  • The Fairly OddParents!: The opening of the episode "Love at First Height" has the Turner's car driving through Area 51, where a purple Hulk-like creature tries to crush the car but misses.
  • Family Guy:
    • "Chitty Chitty Death Bang" actually has Peter turning into the Hulk in his Imagine Spot when angered enough.
    • "The Simpsons Guy", the crossover with The Simpsons, ends with Homer and Peter engaging in a brawl across Springfield. At one point, they end up in the Nuclear Power Plant, fall into nuclear waste and dissolve. Both of them emerge with their flesh regrowing as green and muscular, with Super-Strength and flight. The two then continue battling with their radioactive powers, with their blows sending deadly shockwaves of radiation over town that disintegrates many civilians into skeletons. Eventually, their radioactive powers wear off and both are restored to normal.
    • "HTTPete" features a spoof of The Avengers (2012) called The Offenders, where an eyepatch-wearing Bill Cosby forms a team with other Hollywood figures notorious for committing sex crimes. Harvey Weinstein is used as a stand-in for the Hulk, complete with Hulk Speak.
      Harvey Weinstein: Harvey shower!
  • The Fanboy and Chum Chum episode "The Incredible Chulk" has Chum Chum gain the ability to transform into a huge orange monster with incredible strength and the power to jump great heights whenever he laughs uncontrollably.
  • The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange: In "The Fruit-Vengers", the Fruit Gang end up gaining super powers after bathing in strange liquid. Midget Apple's power is Hulking Out to gigantic size and the strength that comes with it, dubbing himself "The Big Apple".
  • Johnny Bravo: In "Bootman", one of the members of the superhero team the Astounding League of Super-People is the She-Hunk, who is based off of She-Hulk but has a personality closer to her male cousin the Hulk.
    She-Hunk: She-Hunk smash! She-Hunk smash you all!
  • Justice League:
    • The series' portrayal of Solomon Grundy is heavily inspired by the Hulk. Aside from Hulk Speak, his general build, and superpower of being super-strong and durable, he has the Hulk's propensity to do Shockwave Clap attacks. The homage is made incredibly explicit in the episode "The Terror Beyond", which is an extended Shout-Out to The Defenders with Solomon Grundy taking the Hulk's spot on the team.
    • General Wade Eiling starts off as an Alternate Company Equivalent to Hulk supporting character "Thunderbolt" Ross. In the Unlimited episode "Patriot Act", he injects himself with an old Nazi Super-Soldier serum which transforms him into the Shaggy Man, basically a Grey Hulk expy. While a grey-skinned hulking beast he remains sane, lucid, and able to talk properly. In a retroactive sense (since he was created before), he can be considered an Alternate Company Equivalent to the first Red Hulk: a General Ripper who becomes what he hates.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: In the episode "Power Ponies", when the Mane Six end up sucked into Spike's enchanted comic book, Fluttershy becomes Saddle Rager, essentially a pony version of the Hulk. Fluttershy is such a gentle soul however that she has a hard time activating her anger triggered powers.... until the villain swats a firefly in Fluttershy's presence.
  • In the Primal (2019) episode "Rage of the Ape-Men", Spear drinks a sip of the ape-men's potion and turns into a blue-skinned, muscle-bound giant who goes on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge.
  • In the Sonic Boom episode "Don't Make Me Angry", the in-universe Clunk comic book stars Bruce Bandicoot, a Bruce Banner Expy, who, from tripping over a wire and being exposed to purple rays, mutates into the Unenviable Clunk, a purple muscular version of Bruce with green pants. Eggman attempts to do the same, hoping to be strong like Clunk, but gets opposite results.
  • Static Shock has the one-off metahuman Tantrum, a Bruce Banner-esque introverted teenager of above-average intelligence who transforms into a giant, simple-minded brute whenever he gets angry. Furthering the reference, Tantrum reverses the Hulk's color scheme with purple skin and green hair.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) has Kluh, a Battle Nexus contestant with serious anger issues who has a smaller, punier body that can transform into a larger, more powerful form with a non-human skin tone. "Kluh" is even a Sdrawkcab Name for "Hulk" and he hails from the planet "Levram" which is basically Marvel spelled backwards. However, some major differences are that Kluh's smaller form and larger form are both of one mind and he shares a rivalry with Michelangelo, someone who can be The Cape as the Turtle Titan but is otherwise a Badass Normal and not a Flying Brick.
  • Proto-Clown from The Tick was bioengineered to be the perfect funny clown, but he was made... too big! Too strong! And he doesn't like being laughed at! "Clown smash! Then Clown laugh!" He has blue skin, too.
  • Total Drama: Dakota starts out as a parody of Paris Hilton, until she gets exposed to radioactive waste and starts mutating in Revenge of the Island. She ends up twelve feet tall, green haired, orange skinned, and grows a tail, with the appropriate Super-Strength and Hulk Speak. Unlike most examples, she can't change back.



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Ron's Gluttonous Hulk Form

In "Grande Size Me", Ron accidentally comes in contact with a super solider formula known as "Project Titan". However, his unhealthy eating habits have mutated its results, transforming him into a Hulk-like giant, with all the associated attributes and homages. He's more on the "Hangry" side of angry.

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