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Lord Majestros

Subj: A Gamma drain is not an autowin against Hulk
Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 02:23:24 am EST (Viewed 94 times)
Reply Subj: Yes, he should be able to drain Hulk as Surfer did...
Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 at 12:47:26 am EST (Viewed 82 times)

    Lord Majestros:
    Thor has shown that he can use Mjolnir to absorb massive amounts of energy. He's also specifically did so against The Presence (Russian guy with powers based on radioactive energy), so he's done so against a person as well. If Doc Samson can build a machine that could drain all of Hulk's energy (which he did), then I honestly don't see why Mjolnir couldn't do the same.

In fact it has failed in the past. Here the Hulk was placed in a machine that was to drain the gamma radiation from him and kill him. Coincidentally the Surfer himself is present (someone with a bit of experience draining the Hulk) and he doesnt raise any objection to the premise that this is what will happen. Still the Hulk deals with the drain in a way that, perhaps like Thos draining powers themselves, not many people would give him credit for being able to do:

So apparently Hulk willingly overloaded the machine with gamma radiation. Rulks gamma drain from Hulk 24 powered Rulk up but didnt seem to do anything to diminish Hulks power. Is there anything that distinguishes these events from others where it has worked? Perhaps its that these involved more intelligent personas rather than the Savage Hulk who Rulk and Surfer succesfully drained. Maybe its because Hulk was angry and/or "ready for it". Maybe its just the writers opinions - theres been several instances where its been said that draining the radiation would no longer work to cure the Hulk. But i think it indicates that Hulk is more of a "gamma generator" than a "gamma battery" and if he gets worked up than he can just crank out more energy, a la Worldbreaker Hulk, even if he seems spent.

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