1. m3rox

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    Let's look at this realistically.

    Superman's only weakness is kryptonite.

    Hulk's can actually be beaten via physical damage (Superman rarely takes damage from physical attacks).

    In the latest Hulk movie, the Hulk got his ass kicked and have to have help from the military.

    Superman would definitely win in a fight.
     
  2. Hitto

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    Totally Superman. Grabs the hulk, sends him into outerspace, hulk can't breathe, gets angry at void and incapability to move while bring hurled into the next galaxy.
    Also, Superman shags BB's wife.
     
  3. mysticwaterfall

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    Technically, Superman has 2 weaknesses: Kryptonite and Magic. Not that it really changes anything.
     
  4. imz

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    He won't have time to, superman will fly up and throw it at the speed of light
     
  5. Ace Gunman

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    I haven't read any of the other posts in this topic, but it's a good question. Who WOULD win in a fight, The Hulk, or Superman?

    There's one thing you need to know before we get started. Hulk's power is NOT just "The angrier I get, the stronger I get". No, in actuality Hulk's power is reactive/adaptive evolution. What that means is that his body physically evolves to counteract whatever threat he's facing.

    So, a few examples: If he's thrown into space or trapped under water his lungs will reform to be able to breath in those situations. If you ripped off his arms and legs they'd grow back stronger and more resistant than before (presumably until he de-Hulks). And of course, if he's not strong enough to face a particular enemy, over the course of the fight he will evolve to be.

    Onto the question at hand. Superman and Hulk both have a similar weakness: Magic. There are situations where they can overcome this, but on the whole magic can take them down. It doesn't matter how strong or impervious you are if, say, a warlock steals your soul. But since neither Superman nor Hulk USE magic that's a non-factor.

    After careful consideration, I've come to the conclusion that it would likely be the Hulk that won. My reasons are as follow:

    1) If Superman was fighting the Hulk straight on, it doesn't matter how much Superman pounds him, he'll heal and get stronger (rip off his head, he'll heal). Eventually he would surpass Doomsday level strength due to the reactive evolution. Doomsday, as you may or may not known, killed Superman by beating him to death

    2) If Hulk reverted to Bruce Banner he could be killed if he wasn't conscious. However if Bruce Banner knows what's happening to him, so would the Hulk side of his personality. Which is why Bruce has never committed suicide. He can't because any time he tries the Hulk side wakes up and he can no longer die.

    On the flipside, if Bruce WAS conscious, being a certified genius AND a radiation specialist he'd use Kryptonite to win the fight. All that said, Superman could likely only win if he had Hulk in Bruce Banner form AND unconscious. Which isn't impossible, but in a straight fight Hulk would evolve until he was strong enough to beat Superman.

    In summary: Whatever you may think of the Hulk, his powers are cheap. He cannot be killed in Hulk form, and he'll constantly evolve until he's powerful enough to take down any enemy. He'll evolve back from death if you can even get him to that point.
     
  6. Raestloz

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    Superman sprays laser to bruce Banner from afar lol, instant KO
     
  7. Dio

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    I don't like Superman. He's way overpowered and is only weak against Kryptonite and magic? Lame. He would win but it doesn't count.

    But let's say Thor comes in and busts his kneecaps with Mjollnir. That's how Thor rolls bitches.
     
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    it would be a draw... and after they are exhausted iron man will come and kill them both [​IMG]
     
  9. Depravo

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    Superman would chop off Hulk arms and legs with his heat vision but the furious Hulk would still demand to fight, rather reminiscent of a certain scene in a certain Monty Python movie.
     
  10. Toni Plutonij

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    I love that scene!
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    And Ace, are you sure that Hulk can just re-grow parts of his body, and that they would be much stronger?! I didn't know that he's invincible like that?!
     
  11. Cablephish

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    Hey, which Monty Python movie is that?

    And more to the point, let's say these 2 heroes don't know anything about each other, it's clear that Superman would win. He might get a little nosebleed, but he's still gonna be the last one standing.
     
  12. Ace Gunman

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    That is incorrect. Superman can be killed by a brute force that's more powerful than him. Hulk can't be killed unless he's Bruce Banner. So if they knew nothing about eachother, none of their weaknesses, in a straight fight hulk would constantly evolve to be stronger until he was capable of beating Superman to death (which has been done before).

    Whereas the Hulk can't be beaten in Hulk form. His power to evolve constantly means he has a healing factor that's more powerful than even that of Wolverine. The Hulk could and HAS literally healed back from being a skeleton.
     
  13. Joey Ravn

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    But Superman can move at the speed of sound. Hulk will have a really rough time landing a punch if Superman fights at his best. Besides, Hulk is all about raw power, while Superman has the advantage of long-ranged powers and, above all, fighting tactics. He could grab Hulk from behind and, in a matter of seconds, he'd be outside Earth. He could throw Hulk to outer space and then the green biggie would have nothing to do. Will he evolve space flying abilities? Even being able to breathe in outer space, he would wonder aimlessly across the universe. Besides, if we'll base this argument on what has been done, Superman has already beaten Hulk, twice at least. And if Superman is the pre-Man of Steel version, there's nothing he could not do.
     
  14. Ace Gunman

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    Well that's an interesting point. It depends what the outcome of the fight is. If we're saying who would win in a fight to the death, it would be Hulk. But if it's purely defensive, an regular superhero fight, then Superman could just, as you said, throw him into space and have him float around.

    One must keep in mind though that if he did throw him into space Hulk would be able to breath, and would eventually re-enter Earth's orbit. And, if recent stories are any indication, he'd be pissed and hunt Superman down (See: World War Hulk).

    So yes, in fight to the death, no "I'll drop him off in space and run away" tactics; a full out brawl. No running, no hiding, no avoiding... the Hulk would win. In a defensive regular superhero fight Superman would win as he could throw him into space, the phantom zone, etc.

    One must keep in mind however that Hulk always comes back. Dr. Strange trapped him in the Astral plain... he came back. He went to Asgard... he came back. They shot him into another part of the universe... he came back. So in that sort of fight, as long as Hulk could come back it may never actually be over. There'd just be long lulls in between. [​IMG]

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    As for their previous fights, we can't really count older incarnations of Hulk or Superman. Way back when they had those fights Hulk's power hadn't been written as reactive/adaptive evolution yet, and Superman was in his god-like power phase until DC decided to make his abilities a little bit more modest.

    EDIT: And yes, eventually he likely would evolve the ability to fly in space. When you fight him he gets stronger, when he's not intelligent enough to deal with a situation he gets smarter, when you kill him he comes back. And on top of that he has multiple other forms such as Devil Hulk:

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    These are formed by his subconscious mind, so it can be argued that not only is his power reactive evolution, but also, on some level, shape shifting. Not in the Mystique sort of way, more in that he can manifest in a near endless level of forms that are only limited by his subconscious mind and ability to evolve.
     
  15. Joey Ravn

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    Yeah, Ace is right: this discussion is based on pure speculation. In the end, as fictional characters and landmarks on the history of comics books, they are immortal in their own ways. But still...


    Batman > All.

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  16. cosmo2389

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    Seconded!

    I think that with the right equipment, Batman could defeat them all...

    Let's see, Kryptonite to take down Superman, a couple of highly concentrated tranquilizers to take down the Hulk (remember, Batman is a chemist, he could make his own if he had to) and as for Spiderman, I think Batman could defeat him in an old fashion beat down, let's face it, Spiderman is pretty puny.

    So I think Batman FTW! Lol!
     
  17. Ace Gunman

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    That's true, Batman could take them all... at once! [​IMG]
     
  18. jaxxster

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    batman is a shit superhero.
     
  19. WildWon

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    Pfft. Iceman wins. Isn't he the "most powerful mutant" or something like that? Untapped high levels of power?

    Nah, really Hulk Vs Supes. Hulk wins. Superman has one MAJOR drawback. Yes, hes super powered, but that helps against normal "earthly" things, because they don't have powers. Put him against a Kryptonian, and its close. Put him against other high-powered enemies, and its close. How many times has he been thrown around? Smashed? Left bloody on the floor as a villain walks away? More times than i can count. He gets lucky.

    Hulk is one with growing powers. Also, Hulk isn't the complete retard as he once was. Banner has a bit more hold on whats going on. (mind you, this is all 3rd hand info. I don't read the comics myself, anymore (stupid not having time or money for htem), but i'm involved in convos ALL the time... hell, 3 friends host a comicbook podcast heh, so i'm not 100% on my info, but i think i'm pretty damned close)

    I think it'd be a close battle, but as Hulk gets more powerful, Supes would have a tougher and tougher time fighting him.

    But, you don't have to take my word for it! *Buh dum bum!*
     
  20. Tanas

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    Superman could cheat and just burp the Hulk into space.
     
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