What If…Hulk gained Dr. Manhattan’s powers?

What if…Hulk gained Dr. Manhattan’s powers?

Would Banner gain control?
Would Hulk lose control using his matter manipulating powers?
What is the worst thing you could think of happening?

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19 Comments on "What If…Hulk gained Dr. Manhattan’s powers?"

  1. El Zilcho May 4, 2009 at 6:01 am -      #1

    We. Are. Screwed.
    Unless he gained Manhattan’s “I am God, therefore I am distant and apathetic” personality.

  2. Matapiojo May 4, 2009 at 8:58 am -      #2

    I dont think things would be much different other than Hulk taking a more Brownish tint (green pigmentation + blue = brown), I don’t think things would be much different.

    Manhattan’s powerrs are such due to his greater understanding of the universe and physics. Hulk’s rage makes this nigh impossible.

    That is with Savage Hulk, though.

    If we are talking about the Professor, the story would be MUCH different.

  3. L-W May 4, 2009 at 9:41 am -      #3

    “Unless he gained Manhattan’s “I am God, therefore I am distant and apathetic” personality.”

    “I don’t think there is a god. And if there is I’m nothing like him.” – Signed Dr. M

  4. Spellca May 4, 2009 at 2:20 pm -      #4

    WOOT! My What If…? Scenario.

    Thanks admin.

    Basically, I think that Hulk’s rage and limitless physical strength combined with Dr. Manhattan’s ability to deconstruct matter to subatomic level and deft physics in general. We are, as El Zilcho put it, utterly screwed. Imagine Hulk fighting all the world’s heroes/villians in all realms and realities at once. He would win because he now can just turn every man, alien, animal, plant and machine into the atomic particles that formed them.

    This isn’t “World War Hulk” anymore…this is “Reality vs. Hulk”.

  5. Matapiojo May 4, 2009 at 2:52 pm -      #5

    “this is “Reality vs. Hulk”.

    Perhaps, but I am not convinced that the Savage Hulk would even begin to know how to control as presise a feat as deconstructing a human body via the energies absorbed by Dr. M. The only real advantage I see him getting is the ability to reconstitute himself, and that would be out of pure force of will rather than a conscious effort to pull his molecules together anew. He wouldn’t burst anything appart with this power. That is all just too much trouble when he can just smash thing to dust.

    There is always the chance of Hulk going into a frenzy and the blue powers to emmanate out of him without control, but technically that is nothing he cannot do already.

    The version of the Hulk that would take full advantage of this new power/knowledge would be the Professor. A being that merges Hulk’s brawn with banner’s immense intellect.

  6. Thepocalypse May 4, 2009 at 3:23 pm -      #6

    If this were a more intelligent incarnation like WWHulk, he’d use it to his advantage and rebuild Sakaar in a manner similar to Parallax’s resurrection of Coast City.
    If this were savage Hulk, he’d most likely annihilate the universe in a surge of anger. Similar to another discussion I’ve had about Hulk gaining Prof. X’s powers, he’d mindwipe the entire world due to his uncontrollable rage.

  7. The One Sin May 4, 2009 at 4:32 pm -      #7

    Considering what the hulk is, it wouldn’t change a lot of things. The hulk would gain telekinesis, thats about it in a nutshell.

  8. Onesidedfight May 4, 2009 at 9:20 pm -      #8

    It depends, which hulk are we talking about? Does the human side also get it, or just the hulk?

  9. Unknown July 22, 2009 at 8:31 pm -      #9

    If the human side where to get it the Hulk where never to come out unless he wanted more power and could use his power to control the hulk’s mind and use his brute strength to take down others.

  10. Asger August 18, 2009 at 8:33 am -      #10

    If he has Bruce Banners personality,he would be the ultimate force of good in the multiverse.

  11. ninja_wid_nunchux August 20, 2009 at 5:27 am -      #11

    I wud run, don’t think that wud do much buy watever….

  12. ninja_wid_nunchux August 20, 2009 at 5:29 am -      #12

    U kno wat? I wud just hide behind Betty Ross… yeah, he can’t hurt me?!?!

  13. ss November 18, 2009 at 6:27 pm -      #13

    banner would have the power to rid himself of the hulk

  14. AHEM December 13, 2009 at 1:41 pm -      #14

    Hopefully either the Hulk would not be able to control his powers or he would use them intelligently, perhaps by this being the Professor or Bruce Banner himself.

    Otherwise, there’s going to be trouble. The Hulk going on a psychotic rampage with Dr. M’s powers would probably be the worst thing that could possibly happen.

  15. DivineChaos88 December 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm -      #15

    I would not make him angry

  16. Grand Papa Typhus June 17, 2010 at 8:55 am -      #16

    He’d be no more overpowered than he already is

  17. Rorschach July 12, 2010 at 3:35 pm -      #17

    Hulk woould have no need to have all of his strength anymore, Bruce would realize it, take over, and rid himself of hulk, then there would be another Dr. Manhattan in time-space continuum, and universe will rid copy, or Original Dr. Manhattan will see this happening in his own future, and rid the copy, Hulk and Bruce, before it even happens.

  18. The Geek Lord November 3, 2010 at 6:07 pm -      #18

    Snape: What is that mysterious ticking noise? Not over here, not over there. Hmm…kind of…catchy.
    Looks around nervously.
    Snape, Snape, Severus Snape, (Repeatedly)
    Dumbledore! (Repeatedly)
    Ron, Ron, Ron Weasley! (Repeatedly)
    Hermione, Hermione, Hermione, Hermione, Hermione, (Repeatedly)
    Harry Potter, Harry Potter, ugh, Harry Potter, Harry Potter, yeah, Harry Potter, Harry Potter, eh, Harry Potter, Harry Potter, that’s me!
    Snape.
    Harry.
    Snape!
    Harry!
    Snape!!
    Harry!!
    SNAPE!
    HARRY!
    DUMBLEDORRRRRREEE!
    Herrrrmione!
    Dumbledore! (Repeatedly)
    Ron, Ron, Ron Weasley! (Repeatedly)
    Hermione, Hermione, Hermione, Hermione, Hermione.
    Snape, Snape, Severus Snape. (Repeatedly)
    Harry Potter, I’m Harry Potter, I’m Harry Potter, Harry Harry Potter.
    (In unison)SINGIN’ OUR SONG, ALL DAY LONG, AT HOOOOOOOOOGWARRRRRRTS!
    Ron: I’ve found the source of the ticking! It’s a pike bomb!
    All: YAAAAAAY!
    Bomb explodes. All die. Evil laughter as Voldemort enters stage. Taps wand on stage.
    Voldemort, Voldemort, oh Volde-Volde-Volde-Voldemort.
    Curtains fall.
    ……………..oh, and Hulk would kill everyone.
    Awkward Turtle….

  19. Commander Cobe July 29, 2012 at 11:04 am -      #19

    “What is the worst thing you could think of happening?”

    “What would we be if we were attached to another object by an incline plane wrapped helically around an axis?”

    Same answer

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