Hero or Anti-hero

#1 Posted by Iron Man(Tony Stark) (560 posts) - - Show Bio

Would you consider the Hulk to be a hero (Captain America, Iron Man, Cyclops, Thor, Spider-man, etc.) or an anti-hero (Wolverine, Ghost Rider, Blade, the Punisher, etc.) and why?

#2 Posted by Erik (33327 posts) - - Show Bio

WWH I would consider to be a hero. Every other version I consider to be lame and unimportant. The reason for this opinion is because as a character, he has the least amount of depth than any other character I have ever read. But in WWH I got to see real character developement and depth.

#3 Posted by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio

hulk to me never seem to be a hero he would constantly endanger lives to say he is an anti hero he isnt either he to me is a force  of nature he does what he wants.

#4 Posted by President Stark (84 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that Hulk is his own breed of hero.I don't think he can be an anti-hero because that would require him to decide to be like that.Like the Punisher is an anti-hero because he lost his family to violence and now he doesn't seem to care who gets killed as long as they have done something wrong.When the Hulk does things that are bad are not hero like...it's because he doesn't know any better.His intellect is reduced.It would be like calling someone who is brainwashed to kill people a villain.Under his own will he may be a kind hearted person..but someone is making him do bad..know what I mean.

I think for the most part Hulk is a hero though...when he is able to understand what's going on he does his best to do what is right.
#5 Posted by LightBright (4297 posts) - - Show Bio

On the scale of Hero (Cap A) to Anti-Hero (Deadpool) I'd have to put Hulk right smack dab in the middle. He's just trying to get through one day at a time. He may destroy things, but that's only his nature. He may save people, but only if he kinda likes them.

#6 Posted by Iron Man(Tony Stark) (560 posts) - - Show Bio
President Stark said:
"I think that Hulk is his own breed of hero.I don't think he can be an anti-hero because that would require him to decide to be like that.Like the Punisher is an anti-hero because he lost his family to violence and now he doesn't seem to care who gets killed as long as they have done something wrong.When the Hulk does things that are bad are not hero like...it's because he doesn't know any better.His intellect is reduced.It would be like calling someone who is brainwashed to kill people a villain.Under his own will he may be a kind hearted person..but someone is making him do bad..know what I mean.
I think for the most part Hulk is a hero though...when he is able to understand what's going on he does his best to do what is right.
"
What about versions such as the Grey Hulk or the Professor?
#7 Posted by President Stark (84 posts) - - Show Bio
Iron Man(Tony Stark) said:
"President Stark said:
"I think that Hulk is his own breed of hero.I don't think he can be an anti-hero because that would require him to decide to be like that.Like the Punisher is an anti-hero because he lost his family to violence and now he doesn't seem to care who gets killed as long as they have done something wrong.When the Hulk does things that are bad are not hero like...it's because he doesn't know any better.His intellect is reduced.It would be like calling someone who is brainwashed to kill people a villain.Under his own will he may be a kind hearted person..but someone is making him do bad..know what I mean.
I think for the most part Hulk is a hero though...when he is able to understand what's going on he does his best to do what is right.
"
What about versions such as the Grey Hulk or the Professor?"
Those are manipulated forms.
#8 Posted by President Stark (84 posts) - - Show Bio
LightBright said:
"On the scale of Hero (Cap A) to Anti-Hero (Deadpool) I'd have to put Hulk right smack dab in the middle. He's just trying to get through one day at a time. He may destroy things, but that's only his nature. He may save people, but only if he kinda likes them."
I agree with Lightbright..Hulk is trying to get through one day at a time.He's trying...trying to do good.I think being an anti-hero is a mentality....Deadpool is a mercenary.He may do something good from time to time but he's just trying to get paid.
#9 Posted by Silver Knight75 (1131 posts) - - Show Bio

Hulk's sort of a loose cannon.

#10 Posted by SUNMAN (7265 posts) - - Show Bio

Hulk is an idiot or a plot device to be used as a writer sees fit. 


I place him in these four categories at once

Hero/Villain/Idiot/Moron
#11 Posted by Sidney (1248 posts) - - Show Bio

WWHulk was the best Hulk right?

#12 Posted by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio

Force of nature.

#13 Posted by The Batman! (879 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "

Hellz yeah
#14 Posted by Sidney (1248 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "
Hellz yeah "

How so? Is he the hulk they use in movies? If so they should if he the best then.
#15 Posted by The Batman! (879 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "
Hellz yeah "
How so? Is he the hulk they use in movies? If so they should if he the best then. "
I think he was the best bcause it showed Hulk at the top of his game. Brains, Strength, and Pain...no one could stop him not even Sentry. But it was just a story arc, Marvel couldnt leavve him like that, cause he had no weakness. it would be like God on Earth...he could do whatever he wanted on no one in the Marvel Universe could stop him. Marvel is suppose to be the big green sad monster type, so no WWHulk couldnt stick around. But he may get a movie some day cause that was a great story
#16 Posted by Sidney (1248 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "
Hellz yeah "
How so? Is he the hulk they use in movies? If so they should if he the best then. "
I think he was the best bcause it showed Hulk at the top of his game. Brains, Strength, and Pain...no one could stop him not even Sentry. But it was just a story arc, Marvel couldnt leavve him like that, cause he had no weakness. it would be like God on Earth...he could do whatever he wanted on no one in the Marvel Universe could stop him. Marvel is suppose to be the big green sad monster type, so no WWHulk couldnt stick around. But he may get a movie some day cause that was a great story"

Well Superman stays around on DC and he God on earth. Especially pre crisis Superman lifting islands and stuff.
#17 Posted by The Batman! (879 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "
Hellz yeah "
How so? Is he the hulk they use in movies? If so they should if he the best then. "
I think he was the best bcause it showed Hulk at the top of his game. Brains, Strength, and Pain...no one could stop him not even Sentry. But it was just a story arc, Marvel couldnt leavve him like that, cause he had no weakness. it would be like God on Earth...he could do whatever he wanted on no one in the Marvel Universe could stop him. Marvel is suppose to be the big green sad monster type, so no WWHulk couldnt stick around. But he may get a movie some day cause that was a great story"
Well Superman stays around on DC and he God on earth. Especially pre crisis Superman lifting islands and stuff. "
Yeah but at the end of the day, Superman has Kryptonite. Hulk doesnt. Superman got "killed" (coma) by the weakest form of Doomsday to date. WW Hulk would destroy Doomsday
#18 Posted by Sidney (1248 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney said:
"WWHulk was the best Hulk right? "
Hellz yeah "
How so? Is he the hulk they use in movies? If so they should if he the best then. "
I think he was the best bcause it showed Hulk at the top of his game. Brains, Strength, and Pain...no one could stop him not even Sentry. But it was just a story arc, Marvel couldnt leavve him like that, cause he had no weakness. it would be like God on Earth...he could do whatever he wanted on no one in the Marvel Universe could stop him. Marvel is suppose to be the big green sad monster type, so no WWHulk couldnt stick around. But he may get a movie some day cause that was a great story"
Well Superman stays around on DC and he God on earth. Especially pre crisis Superman lifting islands and stuff. "
Yeah but at the end of the day, Superman has Kryptonite. Hulk doesnt. Superman got "killed" (coma) by the weakest form of Doomsday to date. WW Hulk would destroy Doomsday"

I'm talking golden age Superman. Not silver age. Golden age Superman was unstoppable and unbreakable.
#19 Posted by Steel radra (17 posts) - - Show Bio

As a character hulk can be a hero or an antihero dependin on which hulk is present. grey=antihero, profeesor=hero, savage green hulk= a force of nature that "just wants to be left alone" can be good if the situation demands it. he isn't investigating  supervillans but he isn't going to abandon those that need his help. ww hulk reminded me of a superpowered conan the barbarian an old age hero.

#20 Posted by The Batman! (879 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sidney:

Yeah that guy was SUPER unstoppable. DC had to change him because of that same reason. Thats why WWhulk didnt stay in the "Hulk" books. The God like characters like those two dont stay around. Golden Supes, and WWHulk are the top of thoses character's forms. So yes, WWhulk was the best
#21 Posted by Watch Dog (834 posts) - - Show Bio
@Steel radra said:
" As a character hulk can be a hero or an antihero dependin on which hulk is present. grey=antihero, profeesor=hero, savage green hulk= a force of nature that "just wants to be left alone" can be good if the situation demands it. he isn't investigating  supervillans but he isn't going to abandon those that need his help. ww hulk reminded me of a superpowered conan the barbarian an old age hero. "
I believe that this is the best explanation to the question at hand. So far.
#22 Posted by Sidney (1248 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Batman! said:
"@Sidney: Yeah that guy was SUPER unstoppable. DC had to change him because of that same reason. Thats why WWhulk didnt stay in the "Hulk" books. The God like characters like those two dont stay around. Golden Supes, and WWHulk are the top of thoses character's forms. So yes, WWhulk was the best"

Agreed but still love a godlen age Superman movie and WWHulk movie.
#23 Posted by Steel radra (17 posts) - - Show Bio

thanks watchdog

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