As Marvel enters the last days of its Secret Wars, fans have found even more information released regarding the “all-different Marvel Universe.” It’s an exciting time as we begin to learn more about the next chapter of the Marvel Universe, especially which characters will return and in what capacity they will be utilized. Announced today, Marvel has revealed that the “Totally Awesome Hulk” (no longer just Incredible) is going to take us in an all-new direction!
Writer Greg Pak and artist Frank Cho are behind the newest incarnation of the Jade Giant and he’s no longer the mild-mannered, but mercurial scientist Dr. Bruce Banner. The all-new, all-different “Totally Awesome Hulk” will be a 19 year-old Korean-American named Amadeus Cho. He’s described as a “boy genius” who’s going to love every moment of his new-found abilities/powers, you name it.
I trust Greg Pak and Frank Cho as they are both talented individuals. While there isn’t much else that is known about the why’s of this change to the Hulk, I believe this to be an exciting take on the character and am greatly looking forward to the 19 year-old being a superhero dynamic. We’ve seen this work to great effect in comics like Shazam and in films like Big and 13 Going On 30 so it will be fun to see how this plays out within the Marvel Universe.
Meet the “Totally Awesome Hulk” – Marvel’s First Korean-American Hulk!
New York, NY—September 4th, 2015 — Strap in, hold on and Hulk out – it’s time to meet your Totally Awesome Hulk, the one and only Amadeus Cho! That’s right true believer, it’s a all-new Jade Giant for an all-different Marvel Universe and he’s coming to you this December in TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1! Legendary and storied Hulk scribe Greg Pak (Planet Hulk) returns to the fan-favorite character he created as he powers up to become the newest green goliath! And he’s bringing blockbuster artist Frank Cho (Mighty Avengers, Savage Wolverine) along for the ride!
The mystery behind the new Hulk’s identity has been revealed! But what has happened to the original Hulk, Bruce Banner in the previous eight months? All will be revealed – and the answers will surprise you! But one thing is for certain – Amadeus Cho is a completely different kind of Hulk. Not tormented, not conflicted. Just a giant green wrecking machine who loves being the Hulk! What could possibly go wrong?
“Come December, the one true Hulk will be a 19-year-old Korean-America “Boy Genius” who is going to carry the burden of being the Hulk like it weighs a feather,” says Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso. “He’s going to love every minute of it. In this new series, we are going to lean hard into the fantasy aspects of being the Hulk. It can’t be all bad, can it?”
Big heart, big action and high stakes await as Amadeus Cho embarks on his first gamma-fueled adventure! Believe us, you’ve never seen a Hulk like this before – and it’s TOTALLY AWESOME. Be there as the Hulk’s exciting journey begins this December in the bombastic debut of TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1!
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1 Written by GREG PAK Art & Cover by FRANK CHO Variant Cover by FRANK CHO
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