#ComicBytes: Five reasons why Hulk's body is weird
Ever since the Hulk debuted in Marvel in 1962, he has remained one of the strongest beings in the comic universe. Bruce Banner encountered an accident during his experiments with gamma radiation. As a result, the green rage monster was born. Although Hulk's core powers have remained unchanged over the years, here are some weird facts you might not have known about Hulk's body.
Hulk has regenerative powers, and part of this comes from the healing powers of his blood. In the comics, his blood has healed the desolate planet Sakaar where he went on to become a king. However, the most impact the use of his blood had in comics involved healing his cousin, Jennifer Walters. Walters went on to become She-Hulk due to this blood transfusion.
One of the more supernatural aspects of Hulk is his ability to see and interact with astral forms. While this means Hulk can see fellow Avenger Doctor Strange even when he is ghosting around, Hulk did not always have this power. Bruce shared an abusive relationship with Brian Banner, his father. Fearing his father's ghost would return to torment him, Hulk developed these powers.
The Hulk has a pretty much impenetrable skin as we know. However, we would not put it past Marvel's villains to take a couple of cheap shots. As people know, the eyes are one of the most vulnerable parts in normal humans. However, the Hulk's eyes can withstand bullets, Hawkeye's arrows, and even shrapnel. Once it withstood an attack from Valkyrie's enchanted Asgardian blade.
The Hulk is pretty tough to beat from the outside. In comics, Ant-Man decided to try and beat the Hulk from within. To this extent, he shrunk and entered through Hulk's mouth. He then tried punching Hulk's stomach from within, almost breaking his hand in the process. On trying to burn Hulk from within, he realized his organs simply refused to catch fire.
Hulk is commonly known as the rage monster in Marvel. It is a running joke that Hulk has anger management issues. However, the truth is that Banner does not turn into Hulk only when angry. The transformation is triggered by any source of stress. Therefore, even if Banner tries to kill himself, it leads to a stressful situation and the Hulk takes over.