what is the hulk

#1 Posted by greenk_warrior (50 posts) - - Show Bio

what is the hulk, just a jekle/hyd thing or something else

#2 Posted by TheAcidSkull (17344 posts) - - Show Bio

@greenk_warrior:

yes, hulk was based on the Frankenstein and dr/hyde concept , but he is so much more than that, he has a multiple personality split, which gives birth to many hulk incarnations, he is always at war with himself, he hates banner but he really hates himself for not being able to help his mother when his father killed her

and most importantly, hulk is the strongest there is.( the embodiment of power and rage)

#3 Posted by greenk_warrior (50 posts) - - Show Bio

thats weird because he got mutated by a nuclear explosion and for something human based he should no be that strong

#4 Edited by JonSmith (3990 posts) - - Show Bio

The Hulk is many things. What, exactly, depends on the time of the story, and the necessity thereof. The Hulk used to be a monster, born of gamma radiation, Bruce Banner's repressed rage unleashed. His helplessness as a child as an abusive father beat his mother forced him to repress his anger, until it finally was able to get out as the Hulk. However, Bruce didn't just repress his rage. As his life went on, he repressed his guilt, creating yet another Hulk, deep inside his mind. And as he became more and more resentful of the world hunting him, he created a powerful monstrosity of such might it took several Hulk's to lock it away within his mind: The Devil Hulk, who wishes only to see the world burn.

Now, away from specific origins and identities and onwards to the more... esoteric? Sure. Onwards to the more esoteric explanation: The Hulk is, in my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength in the Marvel Universe. While there are definitely characters stronger than him by far, who can beat and even kill him with ease, such as Zeus. Hulk has the potential to beat them all, as long as he's angry enough. But don't think that's an excuse to say "Hulk can beat ANYONE if he's mad enough!" While that's fundamentally true, there is an upper limit to his rage that would be very difficult to be break. While he is POTENTIALLY the strongest being in the Marvel U, while he IS, again, my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength, he can still be beaten by a superior force, if he's not angry enough. But we've already traveled too far into my personal opinion on the Hulk, and I apologize for that. You ask what is the Hulk?

A monster. A hero. A father. A husband. A leader.

A very sad and angry man.

#5 Posted by joshmightbe (24691 posts) - - Show Bio

@greenk_warrior: Yes and people don't get super powers from bug bites, god like aliens don't gather power from the sun to save the day and magic isn't real, what's your point?

#6 Posted by greenk_warrior (50 posts) - - Show Bio

i'm saying how can anger and rage make a man green, 10 feet tall and not limited to punching out galactis,

#7 Posted by joshmightbe (24691 posts) - - Show Bio

@greenk_warrior: A. He couldn't punch out Galactus on his best day and B. That question could be asked about the power source of literally any super powered character ever created.

#8 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2616 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith said:

The Hulk is many things. What, exactly, depends on the time of the story, and the necessity thereof. The Hulk used to be a monster, born of gamma radiation, Bruce Banner's repressed rage unleashed. His helplessness as a child as an abusive father beat his mother forced him to repress his anger, until it finally was able to get out as the Hulk. However, Bruce didn't just repress his rage. As his life went on, he repressed his guilt, creating yet another Hulk, deep inside his mind. And as he became more and more resentful of the world hunting him, he created a powerful monstrosity of such might it took several Hulk's to lock it away within his mind: The Devil Hulk, who wishes only to see the world burn.

Now, away from specific origins and identities and onwards to the more... esoteric? Sure. Onwards to the more esoteric explanation: The Hulk is, in my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength in the Marvel Universe. While there are definitely characters stronger than him by far, who can beat and even kill him with ease, such as Zeus. Hulk has the potential to beat them all, as long as he's angry enough. But don't think that's an excuse to say "Hulk can beat ANYONE if he's mad enough!" While that's fundamentally true, there is an upper limit to his rage that would be very difficult to be break. While he is POTENTIALLY the strongest being in the Marvel U, while he IS, again, my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength, he can still be beaten by a superior force, if he's not angry enough. But we've already traveled too far into my personal opinion on the Hulk, and I apologize for that. You ask what is the Hulk?

A monster. A hero. A father. A husband. A leader.

A very sad and angry man.

*Slowly claps* That was beautiful man. Well said.

#9 Posted by TheAcidSkull (17344 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith said:

The Hulk is many things. What, exactly, depends on the time of the story, and the necessity thereof. The Hulk used to be a monster, born of gamma radiation, Bruce Banner's repressed rage unleashed. His helplessness as a child as an abusive father beat his mother forced him to repress his anger, until it finally was able to get out as the Hulk. However, Bruce didn't just repress his rage. As his life went on, he repressed his guilt, creating yet another Hulk, deep inside his mind. And as he became more and more resentful of the world hunting him, he created a powerful monstrosity of such might it took several Hulk's to lock it away within his mind: The Devil Hulk, who wishes only to see the world burn.

Now, away from specific origins and identities and onwards to the more... esoteric? Sure. Onwards to the more esoteric explanation: The Hulk is, in my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength in the Marvel Universe. While there are definitely characters stronger than him by far, who can beat and even kill him with ease, such as Zeus. Hulk has the potential to beat them all, as long as he's angry enough. But don't think that's an excuse to say "Hulk can beat ANYONE if he's mad enough!" While that's fundamentally true, there is an upper limit to his rage that would be very difficult to be break. While he is POTENTIALLY the strongest being in the Marvel U, while he IS, again, my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength, he can still be beaten by a superior force, if he's not angry enough. But we've already traveled too far into my personal opinion on the Hulk, and I apologize for that. You ask what is the Hulk?

A monster. A hero. A father. A husband. A leader.

A very sad and angry man.

Bravo,Bravo, you sir are awesome

#10 Posted by Luster77 (137 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith: Amazing....All these attributes can be contributed to that of a.......KING.......you've seen the books......KING HULK will return.

#11 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith said:

The Hulk is many things. What, exactly, depends on the time of the story, and the necessity thereof. The Hulk used to be a monster, born of gamma radiation, Bruce Banner's repressed rage unleashed. His helplessness as a child as an abusive father beat his mother forced him to repress his anger, until it finally was able to get out as the Hulk. However, Bruce didn't just repress his rage. As his life went on, he repressed his guilt, creating yet another Hulk, deep inside his mind. And as he became more and more resentful of the world hunting him, he created a powerful monstrosity of such might it took several Hulk's to lock it away within his mind: The Devil Hulk, who wishes only to see the world burn.

Now, away from specific origins and identities and onwards to the more... esoteric? Sure. Onwards to the more esoteric explanation: The Hulk is, in my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength in the Marvel Universe. While there are definitely characters stronger than him by far, who can beat and even kill him with ease, such as Zeus. Hulk has the potential to beat them all, as long as he's angry enough. But don't think that's an excuse to say "Hulk can beat ANYONE if he's mad enough!" While that's fundamentally true, there is an upper limit to his rage that would be very difficult to be break. While he is POTENTIALLY the strongest being in the Marvel U, while he IS, again, my opinion, the physical incarnation of strength, he can still be beaten by a superior force, if he's not angry enough. But we've already traveled too far into my personal opinion on the Hulk, and I apologize for that. You ask what is the Hulk?

A monster. A hero. A father. A husband. A leader.

A very sad and angry man.

^ What he said ;)

#12 Posted by greenk_warrior (50 posts) - - Show Bio

maybe the hulk is a brand new demon, because bruce banner most likely partily died that day the explosion went off. the bit that died was maybe infused with the gamma and got stuck inside bruce as a vessel.

thoughts?

#13 Posted by SoA (4700 posts) - - Show Bio

Hulk smash. that is all.

#14 Posted by Abirzenith (138 posts) - - Show Bio

One question guys ? Like everyone else doesn't hulk's anger has limit too ? or is it limitless? as far as i know anger has limits , to the point where one can snap and that's it how can you go beyond that ? 

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