- HELLO THERE, SON... DADDY'S HOME.
- -- Brian Banner
Appearing in "Hell Break"
- Incredible Hulks
- Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange) (Appears in flashback)
- Marlo Jones
- Doc Samson (Leonard Samson)
- Major Glenn Talbot
- Rebecca Banner
- Abomination (Emil Blonsky) (Appears in flashback)
- Chaos King (Amatsu-Mikaboshi) (Only in flashback)
- Brian Banner
Races and Species:
- Stone Ship (Destruction)
Synopsis for "Hell Break"
At the start of the Chaos War, Doctor Strange is attempting to bar Abomination from leaving Hell, declaring that out of all the move evilly dead, he must remain. Suddenly, Strange is ambushed by the Chaos King, who unleashes Zom. The Chaos King demands that Zom serves him if he craves destruction. As the Chaos king leaves Hell, Abomination explains to Zom that they have to go after Marlo Chandler, who has one piece of the abstract Death within her, the only thing they need to kill all the mortals.
In the present, the Hulk retaliates against Zom and urges the other Hulks to go save Marlo. Zom, without Strange to hold him back, he unleashes his full power against the Hulk. Abomination joins in too, destroying the Hulks' stone ship. Red She-Hulk attacks him, deciding to get some well-earned payback. Though Abomination would relish killing her against, he leaves to find Marlo. Luckily, Bruce Banner can guess that since Zom doesn't have Strange's full magical capabilities, they can beat him to Marlo. He then tosses a cell phone to A-Bomb.
In Phoenix, Arizona, Marlo receives A-Bomb's call, who is wandering about, noticing the living sleeping while the long dead walk the Earth. Demons then emerge from the ground to get at her. Some cowboys try protecting her -- albeit, poorly. Luckily, Banner and Skaar cobble together a teleporter with stone tech and save her. Marlo notices A-Bomb's injuries. But when she embraces him, the latter suddenly bursts out with blood, which hit the teleporter and destroys it. Banner advises Marlo that since she has a piece of Death, she mustn't touch the near dead.
An hour later, Skaar puts together a bunker to protect Marlo. But realizing that they may be going against impossible odds, Marlo decides to use her Death powers to summon up some help, like Doc Samson, Jarella, Glenn Talbot and Hiroim. Everybody but Red She-Hulk have a tearful reunion. Samson informs Red She-Hulk that the Talbot who deceived her was, in fact, a robot. Just as Talbot apologizes for being a bad husband and Red She-Hulk turns back into Betty, Zom, and Abomination attack. Marlo and A-bomb take shelter in the bunker while the Hulks and their allies hold off their foes. But just when it seems that they're actually winning, to jinx things, Abomination summons the Hulk's mother and father, the latter having turned into a monstrous version of Devil Hulk.
Appearing in "Lyra: Daddy Issues"
- Berserkers (Recap)
Synopsis for "Lyra: Daddy Issues"
Jennifer Walters and Lyra spar against each other. The former wins. From a nearby RV, Bruce calls his cousin over to discuss his daughter. Jen advises Bruce to acts as a real father towards Lyra. Later, he does so and shares Hulk-faced popsicles with her.
He tries to connect with her, Lyra rebuffs him, stating that growing up in the Sisterhood, she was to be the perfect warrior and the word "father" doesn't have any meaning to her. Bruce then concludes that the best role model for Lyra is Jen.
A CHAOS WAR TIE-IN!
As the onslaught of the Chaos King threatens existence itself, a terrible secret from the past makes Marlo Chandler, Rick Jones's wife, the most important mortal on the planet. The Incredible Hulks race their most demonic enemies across the country to reach Marlo in time -- but can they handle the revelations she brings? Plus: the return of Doctor Strange's darkest side! Plus an all-new backup showcasing one Hulk's Allies!
- Mentioned is made to the fact that Doctor Strange as the mage who summoned Zom during the Hulk's attack on New York. The entity known as Zom merged with Doctor Strange during the events of World War Hulk after having his hands broken by the Hulk. Since then, Strange has kept Zom mentally suppressed until now. These events occurred in World War Hulk #3–4.
- The Abomination was seen murdered by the Red Hulk in flashback as retaliation for the death of Betty. Betty had died of radiation poisoning in Incredible Hulk #466, although he was resurrected in Fall of the Hulks: Alpha #1. The Red Hulk shot the Abomination to death in Hulk (Vol. 2) #1.
- Marlo summons up the following deceased individuals:
- Doc Samson who died in Incredible Hulk #611.
- Jarella who was killed in Incredible Hulk #205. Jarella is referred as the Hulk's "first wife". This is not entirely accurate. Jarella pronounced that the Hulk would be her king in Incredible Hulk #140, but that role was not officiated.
- Glenn Talbot died fighting the Hulk in Incredible Hulk #260. He is identified as Betty Ross' first husband. The pair got married in Incredible Hulk #158. The two ultimately divorced due to irreconcilable differences in Incredible Hulk #238.
- Hiroim who died saving Gammaworld in World War Hulk Aftersmash: Warbound #5.
- The Red She-Hulk confuses Glenn Talbot with the LMD that the Leader used to manipulate her during Fall of the Hulks/World War Hulks. This LMD was first seen in Fall of the Hulks: Gamma #1 and revealed as a LMD in Hulk (Vol. 2) #23.
- Abomination summons Rebecca and Brian Banner. Rebecca was murdered by her husband, as seen in Incredible Hulk #377. Brian was killed in self defense by his son, as seen in Incredible Hulk #-1.
- Lyra recounts her battle with the Berserkers, as seen in All-New Savage She-Hulk #1.
A Flashback in this story affects the chronologies of the following characters:
- Based on the Marvel Legacy renumbering infographic, this issue is actually Incredible Hulk Vol 1 618. A different editorial count resulted in its publication as Incredible Hulks Vol 1 #619.
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