In addition to his mainstream incarnation, Hulk has also been depicted in other fictional universes. The Marvel Universe is the fictional Shared universe where most of the comic stories published by Marvel Comics take place This article is about the comic book character and series For all other media appearances see Hulk in other media. A fictional universe is a self-consistent fictional setting with unique background elements such as an imaginary history or geography and possibly fantasy or science
In Marvel 2099, the Hulk is John Eisenhart, a selfish film producer in "LotusLand" (future Hollywood). Hulk 2099 is a Fictional character appearing in the Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Marvel 2099 is a Marvel Comics imprint begun in 1993, that explores one possible future of the Marvel Universe. He is inadvertently exposed to gamma radiation by the Knights of the Banner (a cult worshiping the original Hulk) who intend to create a Hulk of their own. As the Hulk, Eisenhart finds himself representing freedom to a closed-off society.
In the Age of Apocalypse, Banner was never exposed to gamma radiation, and never became the Hulk. The "Age of Apocalypse" is a popular X-Men Story arc. Eventually he became a scientist for the Human High Council and one of its weapons designers. However, Banner sought to become more than human, thus offering his loyalty to Mikhail Rasputin, one of the Horsemen of Apocalypse, who supplied Banner with mutant test subjects. Mikhail Nikolaievitch Rasputin is a Marvel Comics Supervillain, best known as the brother of the X-Men 's Colossus. The Horsemen of Apocalypse is a team of Fictional Supervillain characters that appear in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Thanks to his experiments, Banner was capable of transforming into The Thing (a being similar to the Gray Hulk).
In the Bullet Points mini-series, Peter Parker finds himself on the test site for a Gamma bomb and absorbs a large dose of gamma radiation, becoming the Hulk. Bullet Points is a Marvel comic Limited series that was published in 2006 and 2007, written by J A limited series is a term originated by Marvel Comics referring to a Comic book series with a set number of issues Spider-Man is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. After his first transformation in public, and giving Aunt May a heart attack, he flees, but returns later to visit Aunt May in the Hospital. There he is confronted by Iron Man (Steve Rogers) and, after a long battle, Peter eventually kills Iron Man and flees in terror.
After Galactus arrives on Earth, and defeats a swarm of heroes and villains alike, Peter emerges from seclusion, attacks Galactus, and dies after being blasted by the Power Cosmic. Galactus is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Power Cosmic is a fictional force that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics, being used to name a power primarily wielded by the cosmic entity Peter's death inspires the Silver Surfer to attack Galactus, who eventually leaves Earth. } The Silver Surfer is a Marvel Comics Superhero created by Jack Kirby. The series ends with an epilogue at Steve Rogers and Peter Parker's gravestones, who are burried next to each other at what seems to be Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington Virginia, is a military cemetery in the United States, established during the American Civil War
Earlier in the series, in an attempt to find a cure for Peter, Dr. Bruce Banner examines specimens taken from the test site and is bitten by a radioactive spider, becoming Spider-Man.
- In this reality, due to the continuing absorption of gamma radiation, the Hulk and Bruce Banner have finally achieved separation. However, they still rely on each other. Banner is now a child, and blind. He can only see through the Hulk's eyes. Banner also seems to have control over the Hulk's movements. The Hulk is more mindless than the Gray or even Savage Hulks now, and he seems incapable of speech besides a growl. It is said of this Hulk that he is "always angry".
- In an interview in Comicology Volume I: The Kingdom Come Companion, Alex Ross said that the design of Earth-X Banner and Hulk was based on the appearance of Moon-Boy and Devil Dinosaur. Nelson Alexander "Alex" Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American Comic book painter, Illustrator and Moon-Boy is a Marvel Comics character who resembles a small furry Humanoid. Devil Dinosaur is a Marvel Comics character who resembles a red Tyrannosaurus rex.
The Incredible Hulk: The End one-shot, set almost two hundred years into an alternative future, portrays Bruce Banner as the last human and the sole survivor of a nuclear war. In the American Comic book industry the term one-shot is used to denote a pilot comic or a stand-alone story created to last as one issue In the aftermath of the war, Hulk retreats to a cave - emerging to find that the only other life left on earth is a swarm of monstrous mutant cockroaches. Banner, now extremely old due to having absorbed some of the Hulk's regenerative ability, has lost his will to live. As he suffers heart failure, Banner hallucinates the sight of all his loved ones, and embraces his demise. The Hulk, on the other hand, is not ready to die, and transforms himself as Banner finally passes, leaving the Hulk sitting on a deserted mountain as he reflects on how, at last, he is truly the strongest one, and the only one left.
In the altered reality of the 2005 company wide crossover House of M, Bruce Banner disappears in Australia, where he befriends an Aborigine tribe, and attempts to control his dark side. House of M is an eight-issue Comic book Limited series and crossover storyline published by Marvel Comics in 2005. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Indigenous Australians are descendants of the first known human inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands. When the mutant rulers of the Earth attack his tribe he retaliates, and eventually conquers Australia with the aid of Advanced Idea Mechanics, most notably his former college girlfriend Monica Rappaccini, her daughter Thanasee, Dr Isaac Aaronson, and his son Adam. AIM, or Advanced Idea Mechanics, is a fictional group in the Marvel Universe. Carmilla Black is a Fictional character who appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Machine Teen was a Comic book published by Marvel Comics, loosely based on Machine Man and created by Marc Sumerak and Mike Hawthorne
In a Marvel Universe where the accidents that created most of the traditional super-heroes take on a more realistic tone, Banner is transformed by the Gamma-Bomb into a grotesque mass of bubbling green tumors. The Maestro is a Fictional character, a Comic book Supervillain, appearing in publications from Marvel Comics. Ruins is a two-issue Comic book mini-series, written by Warren Ellis with painted artwork by Cliff & Terese Nielsen set He is believed to have died, but Rick Jones reveals that what is left of him is supposedly still alive, hidden in a secret government base.
In the series Marvel Zombies, set in an alternate world, the Hulk, like almost every other superbeing on the planet, has been affected by the zombification virus. Marvel Zombies is a five-issue Limited series published from December 2005 to April 2006 by Marvel Comics. Although he retains his strength and invulnerability, he no longer heals, does not feel pain and now craves human flesh. The zombie Hulk's transformations have been altered by the virus from being controlled by Banner's emotions to being controlled purely by his appetite — after feeding, he transforms back into Banner (also a zombie) until the hunger returns. As Banner is much smaller than the Hulk, one such transformation, following the Hulk's ingestion of a large object (Magneto's leg), causes his stomach to burst.
In the second issue, after devouring Magneto's leg, zombie Banner begs someone to hurt him to transform into zombie Hulk before his chest explodes from Magneto's leg. Thor hits him in the face with his "hammer", but since he can't feel pain, he can't transform unless hungry, and this subsequently gives Banner difficulty speaking. Soon afterward, Magneto's femur bursts out of his chest. With subsequent transformations, he speaks and behaves as usual, though with the hole in his chest.
Hulk succeeds in killing the Silver Surfer and is one of the zombies who devours the Surfer's corpse and absorbs some of its cosmic powers. } The Silver Surfer is a Marvel Comics Superhero created by Jack Kirby. The zombies then kill and consume Galactus himself, enhancing their powers further, though only the Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Giant-Man, Luke Cage, and Wolverine survive the battle. Galactus is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Spider-Man is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Iron Man is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Giant-Man is the alias used by a number of Marvel Comics' fictional characters: Henry Pym, the original character who has also used other alias like Ant-Man Luke Cage, born Carl Lucas and also called Power Man, is a fictional Superhero appearing in Comic books published by Cosmically enhanced, they take Galactus' ship, leave Earth, and seek food elsewhere. Ravaging and devouring planets, the six zombies eventually become the cosmic threat known as The Galactus.
Currently, the Marvel Zombies are attacking a Skrull planet, only to encounter the Fantastic Four of this reality- currently consisting of Black Panther, Storm, the Thing and the Human Torch-, leaving the Zombies eager to capture the FF and transport back to their reality. The Fantastic Four is a fictional Superhero team appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Black Panther ( T'Challa) is a Fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe who is the first modern Black Storm ( Ororo Iqadi T'Challa, née Munroe is a Fictional character that appears in a number of Comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Thing ( Benjamin "Ben" Jacob Grimm) is a Fictional character, a founding member of the Superhero team known as the Fantastic Four The Human Torch ( Jonathan "Johnny" Storm) is a Fictional character and Superhero of the Marvel Comics universe
The Zombie Hulk also appears in Marvel Zombies 2, killing the Zombified Thanos upon a disagreement over the amount of food he has consumed. Thanos is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Upon becoming Bruce Banner, he was sedated and strapped down to prevent turning him to the Hulk. It failed, however, and all the other Zombies attempted to subdue the Hulk. In the process, Hulk killed Jean Grey, Hawkeye, Firelord and Iron Man. Jean Grey-Summers ( née Jean Grey is a Fictional Comic book superheroine appearing in books published by Marvel Comics. Firelord ( Pyreus Kril) is a character in the Fictional Marvel Universe. Iron Man is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Reynolds, distraught over the assumed loss of The Wasp, had himself eaten by The Hulk. Once the Hulk reverted, Bruce Banner asked to be killed by the remaining Zombies, as he could not control the Hulk.
The Hulk is shown to still be active in the alternate future of the MC2 universe. MC2 ( Marvel Comics 2) is an Imprint from Marvel Comics whose Comic books depict an alternative future timeline There, he is shown as an amalgamation of his three main transformations; He has the strength of the Savage Hulk, the attitude of the Grey Hulk, and the intelligence of the Professor Hulk. He apparently has a son named David. In Last Hero Standing he was brainwashed by Loki into attacking his friends. Last Hero Standing is a Limited series published by Marvel Comics in 2005. Loki is a Supervillain that appears in the fictional Marvel Universe and is based on the being of the same name from Norse mythology. When he was freed, Hulk was horrified at what he'd done, and grabbed Loki just as he was being banished to limbo by Thor, telling him "Thanks to you, I'm ruined on Earth, so I'll just return the favor - for the rest of eternity!"
A version of the Hulk appears in the Ultimate Marvel series, first in Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #2 (2001), written by Brian Michael Bendis and drawn by Phil Hester. Thor is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Ultimate Marvel is an Imprint of Comic books published by Marvel Comics, featuring reimagined and updated versions of the company's most popular Superhero Ultimate Marvel Team-Up is a Comic book series published by Marvel Comics which ran for 16 issues including a concluding Ultimate Spider-Man Brian Michael Bendis (born 1967 is an American Comic book writer and erstwhile artist Phil Hester (born 1966 in Iowa) is an American Comic book Artist, Penciller and Writer. "Ultimate Hulk" amplifies Banner's emotions, particularly wrath, seeking to destroy those who wrong Banner. Anger is an emotional state that may range from minor irritation to intense rage He also exhibits some form of personality. Also of note is that, unlike his previous incarnations, Ultimate Hulk has been portrayed as being protective of Banner, rather than despising him for his weakness. During his second rampage through New York for example, Hulk begs Betty Ross not to "leave Banner alone again!" and that "Betty's all Banner has!"
In Ultimates, Banner works for S.H.I.E.L.D., attempting to re-create the super-soldier formula that created Captain America. The Ultimates are a fictional group of Superheroes that appear in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. SHIELD is a fictional, Comic-book Espionage and Law-enforcement agency in the Marvel Comics universe. In addition to his mainstream incarnations Captain America has also been depicted in other Fictional universes. At one point, he injects himself with an experimental version of the formula. He proceeds to turn into the green-skinned Hulk, and goes on a rampage through New York, and is only stopped through the combined efforts of Spider-Man and a S. In addition to his mainstream incarnation Spider-Man has had been depicted in other Fictional universes. H. I. E. L. D. battalion led by General Ross. He later returns to his work on recreating the super-soldier formula. When Captain America is recovered from a block of ice, Banner's funding seems likely to be cut. The team forms without Banner's input, but S. H. I. E. L. D. faces heavy criticism for its extensive budget and lack of purpose. Banner, ridiculed by members of the Ultimates and rejected and taunted by his ex-girlfriend Betty Ross, combines Captain America's blood with his previous Hulk formula, and injects it into himself (Ultimates #4). He then calls Betty to warn her, saying that his intention was to give the Ultimates a visible enemy, but then breaks down and admits that he "just missed being big". He becomes a grey-skinned Hulk, much more powerful than his past incarnation, that tracks down Betty Ross, destroying everything in his path and murdering hundreds of people. He was able to take down the entire Ultimates team, but Wasp was able to shrink herself and "sting" the part of Banner's brain that made him the Hulk. The Wasp ( Janet van Dyne) is a Fictional character, a superheroine in the Marvel Comics universe.  Banner was immediately incarcerated in the Triskelion, but the public was never made aware of the connection between Banner and Hulk. Now, because Banner mixed the old formula with Cap's blood, the Hulk DNA is forming a permanent bond with Banner's own.
During the Chitauri invasion, Captain America orders the incredulous Banner (dubbed the "Weapon of Last Resort") to be beaten and thrown from a helicopter into the battlefield fray below. The Skrulls are a Fictional race of extraterrestrial shapeshifters that appear in Publications by Marvel Comics. Banner transforms into the Hulk before hitting the ground, and immediately assaults Captain America, who uses Banner's jealousy to divert the Hulk on the Chitauri commander, Herr Kleiser, whom the Hulk ultimately destroys. Herr Kleiser is a Fictional character in the Ultimate Marvel Universe and is an enemy of The Ultimates. Captain America then redirects the Hulk to destroy the airborne Chitauri fleet, telling the Hulk that the aliens had previously referred to him as a "sissy-boy. " To which the Hulk responds with the line "Hulk Straight!" and tearing into the fleet.
Following the Chitauri invasion Banner is returned to his cell and resumes his work for the Ultimates with Hank Pym, while having psychic therapy sessions with Charles Xavier; Banner claims the sessions are really helping, and that he turned into the Hulk at one point and did nothing more than watch TV until he turned back into himself. In addition to his mainstream incarnation Professor X has had been depicted in other Fictional universes. One day, top-secret information regarding the Hulk/Banner connection is leaked to the press. Banner is convicted for the deaths of the more than 800 people who died in his New York City rampage and sentenced to death by nuclear weapon. A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from Nuclear reactions either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. After consuming a sedative designed by Hank Pym, his unconscious body is left on a ship in the ocean. At the last moment, however, he awakens and supposedly transforms again. Banner assumes Pym intended the sedative to wear off too soon, making a secret phone call to thank Hank after the incident, but Pym's shocked reaction implies it was not.
Ultimate Wolverine Vs. Hulk shows the aftermath of the execution attempt, chronicling Banner's travels through France, Ireland and India, seeking a means to control the Hulk within. Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk is a Comic book Miniseries, published by Marvel Comics. Bruce Banner finally arrives in Tibet, seeking the Panchen Lama whom he hopes can reveal the true relationship behind Banner and the Hulk and the ability to control him. The Panchen Lama ( Tibetan: པན་ཆེན་བླ་མ་ Chinese: 班禪喇嘛 is the second highest ranking Lama after the Dalai Lama Nick Fury, now aware of Banner's existence, dispatches Wolverine to assassinate Banner. As a Fictional character, Marvel Comics 's Wolverine has appeared in a number of media, from Comic books to Films and Television During their initial battle, the Hulk overpowers Wolverine and tears him in half, severing his adamantium spinal column, and scatters his remains for miles across the Tibetan mountain range. Wolverine is saved by his healing factor, which repairs his body once it is reconnected. This miniseries has not been completed due to creator difficulties, and only two issues were published.
In Ultimates 2 #11, Bruce Banner appears in Washington D. C. He proclaims himself "in touch with [his] inner sociopath" before allowing a Crimson Dynamo robot to step on him. He immediately transforms into the Hulk and, with uncharacteristic wit, promptly rips the droid apart while saying "Bring it on!. " He then continues to aid the Ultimates against the Liberators in issue #12, by defeating, dismembering, and finally decapitating The Abomination. The Liberators are a group of Fictional Comic book Supervillains appearing in books published by Marvel Comics who appear in comics set in the The Abomination ( Emil Blonsky) is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published
He appears together with Iron Man in their own mini-series titled Ultimate Human, focusing on Bruce Banner approaching Tony Stark about the possibility of using the Iron Man nanites to control the Hulk transformations. In addition to his mainstream incarnation Iron Man has had been depicted in other Fictional universes. Ultimate Human (originally titled Ultimate Hulk vs Iron Man) is an American comic book Limited series published by Marvel Nanotechnology, sometimes shortened to nanotech, refers to a field of Applied science whose theme is the control of matter on an Atomic and Molecular The Leader is introduced as a scientist after the blood of both men, for use in in the creation of a superhuman. The Leader (Samuel Sterns is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. This series depicts the Hulk's physiology as almost infinitely adaptive to adverse conditions, including simulations of hostile extra-terrestrial environments. Though the nanites are successful in preventing the Hulk formula from activating, Stark is ultimately forced to use them to trigger Banner's change into the Hulk to save them from death by bloodletting at the Leader's hands; after the change, the Hulk adapts to resist and reject the nanites, making them ineffective for future use as a cure for Banner. Bloodletting (or blood-letting, in modern medicine referred to as phlebotomy) was a tremendously popular medical practice from antiquity up to the late
in the 2005 -2006 defenders book, when Dormammu restructures reality Bruce Banner is a derilect, homeless and possibly insane. Dormammu is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics.