Since the 1960s, the Marvel Comicssuperhero the Hulk has appeared in many types of various media other than the comics, such as animated and live-action TV series, films, books, video games, comic strips, and stage shows.
Iron Man: Armored Adventures: Appears in the episode "Uncontrollable" (2010), with Mark Gibbon reprising his role of the Hulk. During the season 2 episode, "Rage of the Hulk" the Hulk returns, however, first as Bruce Banner (his voice actor was uncredited), an old friend of Howard Stark's. He enlisted both Howard and Tony's help in curing his condition as Hulk was by creating a gamma energy syphon, only to be interrupted by the arrival of General Ross. After exposer to Ross's modified syphon, Hulk turns into Grey Hulk. Bruce returns along with several other of Iron Man's allies in the finale "Makulan Invasion Part 2: Unite" helping Iron Man. Unlike any other incarnation of Hulk, Bruce does not grow to become Hulk and rip off his clothing. Instead, he just transforms in a flash of light.
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2010–12): A show titled Hulk: Gamma Corps was originally being scripted in 2008 but Marvel Animation chose to fold that show into The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, with Gabriel Mann voicing Bruce Banner and Fred Tatasciore voicing Hulk. He was imprisoned in the Cube in his first appearance "Hulk Versus the World", but escaped during "Breakout, Part 1" with Leonard Samson after he was affected by gamma radiation. He later joins the Avengers after helping Thor, Iron Man, the Wasp, and Ant-Man fight Graviton. In the next episode, "Some Assembly Required", he is taken over by the Enchantress and leaves because he thinks the Avengers believe he is a monster, but comes back in "Gamma World, Part 2" after helping defeat the Leader. In "Nightmare in Red", he is arrested by the Hulk Busters after being framed for attacking the S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier when actually it was Red Hulk, "Thunderbolt" Ross, in disguise. Hulk later helped save the world from being devoured by Galactus.
Ultimate Spider-Man (2012): Appears in the episodes "Exclusive", "Home Sick Hulk" and "The Incredible Spider-Hulk", once again voiced by Fred Tatasciore. During "Return to the Spider-Verse" Part 3, a Marvel Noir version of Mr. Fixit appears as a rival gang leader to Hammerhead.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2017): Appears in the episodes "Stayin' Alive" and "Evolution Rock", once again voiced by Fred Tatasciore with Bruce Banner being voiced by Jesse Burch in season two and Kevin Shinick in season three.
Marvel Future Avengers (2017–18): The Madhouse-produced anime features Hulk as a main character, reprised by Kenichirō Matsuda in Japanese and Fred Tatasciore in English.
Hulk appeared in the 1978–1982 live actiontelevision series, The Incredible Hulk, and its subsequent television films. Created by Universal Studios, it starred Bill Bixby as Dr. David Banner and Lou Ferrigno as Hulk. It does not follow the comic book-fantasy format, omits the typical villains or supporting characters, and Hulk does not speak, but only growls and roars. In this series, David Banner becomes Hulk, is assumed dead and goes on the run while being pursued by tabloid investigative reporter Jack McGee (Jack Colvin) who is bent on proving that the creature exists. The two-hour pilot movie, which established the Hulk's origins, aired on November 4, 1977. The series was originally broadcast by CBS from March 10, 1978 to June 2, 1982, with eighty-two episodes in five seasons, and later followed by three television films.
An elderly Hulk appears in the alternate universe Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, with Ken Kramer voicing Bruce Banner and Tatasciore reprises the role of the Hulk. He has decided to hide and keep away from other people for their own safety. The Young Avengers come up a plan to lure Ultron there so he can cause the Hulk to appear, destroying the robot. This plan worked as Torunn throws Ultron's body into space so that he can't pull himself back together.
Tatasciore reprises his role of the Hulk in Hulk Vs., with Bryce Johnson voicing Bruce Banner. The film features the Hulk in the first two short films: Hulk Vs Wolverine and Hulk Vs Thor.
Hulk appears in Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell with Bruce Banner voiced again by Jesse Burch and Hulk voiced again by Fred Tatasciore. The film had its world premiere at the New York Comic Con on October 8, 2016 and was released on Digital HD On October 21, 2016. The synopsis for the 2016 film is: "Hulk, Doctor Strange and the Howling Commandos on a mission to stop Nightmare from conquering the world."
Daredevil (2015): A framed newspaper clipping showing an image of the Edward Norton portrayal of the Hulk from The Incredible Hulk, accompanied by the headline "Hulk emerges victorious in destructive uptown battle" appears in the background of Ben Urich's office throughout several episodes of the series' first season.
Pocket Books published two mass market paperback solo novels starring the character, The Incredible Hulk: Stalker From the Stars in 1978 and The Incredible Hulk: Cry of the Beast in 1979. The Hulk has appeared in the following novels:
In the first game, he first appeared as Bruce Banner (voiced by Robin Atkin Downes in most versions and by Arin Hanson in the Wii version) and later appeared as one of Doctor Doom's victim during a raid on Castle Doom with the other superheroes including the X-Men. In-game data shows that Hulk was originally meant to be a playable character in the roster, but rights issues prevented him from being added to the roster prior to release, such as having a special dialogue with Mandarin (while against Ultimo Mark II), Spider-Woman and Doctor Doom. The Hulk later became available as a downloadable character in the Xbox 360 version voiced by Peter Lurie. His alternate costumes are his original grey-skinned look, Joe Fixit, and Gladiator Hulk.
The Hulk returns as a playable character in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, voiced by Fred Tatasciore. Red Hulk serves as an alternate appearance for The Hulk.
The Hulk is the main character in The Incredible Hulk video game with Edward Norton voicing Bruce Banner and Fred Tatasciore voicing the Hulk. In the game, there are secret characters/costumes you can unlock such as Joe Fixit, Gray Hulk, Classic Hulk, and much more.
The Hulk appears in Lego Marvel's Avengers. His voice was provided by a combination of Mark Ruffalo's archive recordings and new recordings by Fred Tatasciore. In a mission held by A-Bomb, the players had to help him get a selfie with Hulk.
The Hulk returns as a playable character in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, voiced by Gary Martin. The normal and Thor: Ragnarok versions of both Hulk and Bruce Banner are present alongside a Wild West version of Bruce Banner. When the heroes end up on the Sakarar section of Chronopolis, Red King unleashes the World Breakers which consist of Hulk, Red Hulk, Maestro, and Greenskyn Smashtroll on them. The players worked to free Hulk from the mind-control and he later assists in the fight against Kang the Conqueror.
The Hulk's costume was available in Club Penguin during the Avengers edition of the game.
The Hulk is a playable character in Marvel Avengers Alliance Tactics.
The Hulk is a playable character in Marvel: Contest of Champions. His Joe Fixit form appears as a separate playable character, as well as his Maestro form being a major unplayable character.
The Hulk appears as a playable character and a major antagonist in Marvel's Midnight Suns, with William Salyers voicing Bruce Banner and Fred Tatasciore reprising his role as the Hulk from various Marvel media. Due to the gamma energy of the Midnight Sun's magic, Bruce is unable to Hulk out, leaving him in a state akin to being pent up. Bruce is enthralled shortly afterwards by Lilith, which is being used to replace Faustus. He later breaks through his Hulk block by jumping into the blast of Stark's gamma gun, turning into Smart Hulk.
season 18, episode 8 sketch called "Superman's Funeral", where the Hulk (portrayed by Chris Farley) is one of the speakers.
season 20, episode 9 sketch called "The Incredible Hulk", where the Hulk (portrayed by George Foreman) gets bored at a needlessly repetitive sketch.
season 40, episode 16 sketch called "The Rock Obama", where the Hulk (portrayed by Dwayne Johnson) is called the Rock Obama.
season 44, episode 15 sketch called "The Impossible Hulk", where Dr. Banner (portrayed by Idris Elba) transforms into a raging white woman (portrayed by Cecily Strong) due to a "failed gamma ray experiment" above a Tory Burch.
1990: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes episode – "Tomato from the Black Lagoon", Chad Finletter sees a man getting angry and impatient while waiting for a plane, then the man starts to turn into a green muscular monster as he gets angry.
1991: Taz-Mania – episode "Dr. Wendal and Mr. Taz", Wendal is irradiated in an "Ultra gamma ray testing booth", mistaking it for a tanning booth, causing him to transform into a giant, violent monster whenever he is made upset.
1996: Adventures of Ricardo short – originally seen on MTV's Cartoon Sushi and available on The Animation Show DVD, the title character professes his love of the character, renamed "The Incwedibul Hunk" here due to Ricardo's speech impediment
1996: Dexter's Laboratory – a purple-skinned parody of the Hulk named "The Infraggable Krunk" (voiced by Frank Welker) made a few appearances in season one and shared a segment called "The Justice Friends" with Major Glory (a parody of Captain America voiced by Rob Paulsen) and Valhallen (a parody of Thor voiced by Tom Kenny). Additionally, the episode "Hunger Strikes" has Dexter transform into a Hulk-like monster whenever he does not eat vegetables, complete with a parody of the "You wouldn't like me when I'm angry" line.
season 3, episode 17 skit showed a man (portrayed by Will Sasso) becoming a miniature version of the Hulk (portrayed by Alex Borstein), and a
season 9, episode 19 skit has Bruce Banner (portrayed by Ike Barinholtz) attempt to create a serum that will prevent him from becoming the Hulk. The serum, however, backfires and causes him to turn into a homosexual pink colored version of the Hulk (portrayed by Paul C. Vogt).
2005–13: The character appears in the Robot Chicken episodes: "The Deep End" (2005), "Badunkadunk" (2005), "Two Weeks Without Food" (2009), "Executed by the State" (2012), "Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War" (2012), "Eaten by Cats" (2013)
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