Mark Ruffalo has a lot of interesting material to work with when it comes to his future as The Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This weekend's Thor: Ragnarok marks the start of a trilogy where Bruce Banner and his rage monster persona will go through some radical development, and the next step in that story will take place in next summer's Avengers: Infinity War. As part of The Hulk's personal growth, he'll make a new and unlikely friend: Guardians of the Galaxy's Rocket Raccoon. Ruffalo himself broke the news, as well as why this is such a funny pairing, noting,
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That would be very similar to when Hulk and Raccoon met in issue 271.