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"Hulked Out Heroes" is the 11th episode of the first season of Avengers Assemble, and the 11th of the overall series.


The Avengers learn what it's like to walk a mile in Hulk's shoes when an unstable gamma energy virus by Red Skull and the Blood Brothers turns them into raging monsters. The unlikely duo of Hulk and Black Widow are the last line of defense between the city and the Hulk-Vengers before the virus causes them to detonate.


While on a mission, Black Widow and Nick Fury are talking to each other about the Hulk. Nick Fury wants to know if the Hulk can stop and what to do when anything goes wrong with him. Black Widow is send to come more to know about the Hulk. Meanwhile, Hawkeye and Hulk are playing a computer game. Hulk breaks his controller of the game, and they stop playing. After that, the Blood Brothers attacked. Hulk goes to fight with them. Later, the other Avengers join the fight. During the fight, the Blood Brothers bring a Gamma Energy bomb to the back of the Hulk. Hulk can't fight the fight further, and the Blood Brothers can escape. Iron Man scans the Gamma Energy bomb, but then a lot of Gamma Energy comes out of the bomb. The Avengers get infected with the Gamma Energy. After that, the Avengers immediately turn into Hulks.

Meanwhile, Red Skull and M.O.D.O.K. have a discussion about it. M.O.D.O.K.'s plan failed, but with it, Red Skull had made a new plan. The Avengers return to Stark Tower. Also, Black Widow comes by Stark Tower and asks Iron Man if she can come into the base for Hulk. Iron Man ignores it. Black Widow tries to find another way to come to the base. Iron Man tells Black Widow about the virus among them. He says that if they are not cured, they will explode after some time. After that, Iron Man goes to attack Black Widow. They both come later from the other Avengers, who are also fighting. Hulk and Black Widow escape together. Hulk does not trust Black Widow, and he goes farther alone. In a secret place, Hulk digs up his device. Black Widow follows Hulk and asks him what he is doing here. Hulk finds his device and says that this can cure the other Avengers. When they go back to Stark Tower, the other Avengers immediately attack them. During the fight, Black Widow tries the device on Hawkeye, which makes him normal. Hulk also pulls a later Falcon between some cars, and Black Widow can make him normal. Later, Captain America is made normal by the Black Widow, and Iron Man and Thor are the only ones left. Hulk fabricates an excuse, and Iron Man and Thor go to fight with each other. Iron Man is smashed to the ground, and Black Widow can make him normal. Thor fights with Hulk, and when Hulk throws a truck on him, Black Widow can make him normal. Both are tired because of the accident.

M.O.D.O.K. is happy because Red Skull's plan did not succeed. Red Skull says that he underrates the Hulk. Nick Fury later comes to Black Widow, and Hulk asks them about the success. Black Widow did not tell him about the device. The other Avengers awaken and ask themselves what happened. Hulk and Black Widow finally trust each other and go back to the secret place to hide the device. Hulk has found somebody who he can trust and know to find the device.

Appearing in "Hulked Out Heroes"[]

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  • Damage Control (Mentioned)
  • Galactus (Mentioned)





  • Directed by:
    • Jeff Allen

Series Continuity[]


  • Black Widow: Tony.
  • Tony Stark Hulked Form: Natasha? I told you to...
  • Black Widow: Stop. Clearly time is the enemy. What's happening and how do I help?
  • Tony Stark Hulked Form: It's a virus infused with gamma energy. Once in the blood stream, it simlates the effects of Hulk-ish-ness. Hulk-osity?

  • Tony Stark Hulked Form: Stark smash!

  • Captain America Hulked Form: Avengers SMASH!

Background Information[]

Production Notes[]

Production Inconsistencies[]


  • This episode shows that even though Hulk acts immature and stubborn around the Avengers, he doesn't around other Hulks. A similar behavior to his character in Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.
  • Hulked Out Heroes is the only episode with the Blood Brothers.
  • The episode reveals that Thor is not completely immune to Earth diseases and radiation poison, as he too gets mutated by the gamma radiation, along with the other Avengers.
  • The clothes of the other Avengers don't shred completely when they Hulk out unlike Hulk.