Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell is a Marvel Animation Halloween Special featuring Hulk and Dr. Strange. The demon Nightmare is tapping into the fears of sleeping children, resulting in them being transformed into the manifestations of their hidden terrors. But Hulk is also being targeted by Nightmare, causing him to revert back to Bruce Banner at the worst possible times. Now it is up to Hulk and Dr. Strange, along with the Howling Commandos, to put the pieces together before Earth becomes the plaything of Nightmare.
Tropes applying to Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell
- Badass Boast: Benito gets a good one in on Nightmare.Benito: "You...! You turned me into my worst nightmare!(Delivers the Coup de Grâce on Nightmare.)Benito: "Now I'm yours...!"
- Battle in the Center of the Mind: Much of the action takes place within the Dream Realm, focusing on the current conflict between Bruce Banner and Hulk.
- Bittersweet Ending: Hulk, Dr. Strange, and the Howling Commandos manage to defeat Nightmare and save the entire world. But as a result of Nightmare's spells, Benito Serrano is trapped in the form of a massive minotaur, and must give up his human life and home.
- Halloween Special: Takes place on Halloween? Check. Heroic Monsters? Check. Demons and magic? Check. Trick-or-treating? Yup, we have that, too.
- Horror Hunger: Jasper, being a zombie, suffers this from time to time. But he keeps this under control with an occasional..."snack".
- Taking the Bullet: Benito shoves Anna out of the way of Nightmare's blast. And while it doesn't kill him...
- You Don't Want to Know: When informed that Jasper's Horror Hunger is mitigated with a bag filled with "snacks", Bruce asks what kind. Nina responds with the Trope in question.