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'The Incredible Hulk' Is the Black Sheep of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Marvel Studios' goal with The Incredible Hulk was to rehabilitate the Hulk in the minds of moviegoers after a disappointing 2003 film, and also reimagine him as a more heroic character that would fit within the larger universe it was crafting.

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The Reluctant Superhero: The Guilty Walk of David Banner

The Incredible Hulk offered a number of metaphors for both post-war guilt and issues of white masculinity.

Thomas Lalli Foster
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The Reluctant Superhero: Marvel TV in the '70s

Before the rise of the MCU, Marvel attempted to bring some of its most famous superheroes to television.

Thomas Lalli Foster
Film

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?

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The Incredible Hulk

One of the most “incredible” things about this so-called reinvention of the Hulk is how close it is to Ang Lee’s vision.

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The Incredible Hulk

In The Incredible Hulk, Betty handles her role as The Girl in unusual and frankly charming ways: she's easily the film's most impressive effect.

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The Incredible Hulk: Madly in Anger with You

With The Incredible Hulk ripping through movie screens in mind, Williams hunkers down on the couch with two silly, strangely stirring seasons of the TV show.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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The Incredible Hulk

There is a pure cathartic thrill in watching The Hulk smash those too powerful for others to dare even question, let alone challenge. That's what has made him such a perennial fan favorite.

Jason A. Zwiker
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