Take a look @ the origins of Marvel Comics' super-villain 'Ragnarok', appearing in Marvel Studios' "Thor: Ragnarok", plus take a look @ Mark Ruffalo as 'The Hulk' and the Marvel Animated feature "Planet Hulk", on the news that in "Thor: Ragnarok", the Hulk is a gladiator on the planet 'Sakaar':
'Ragnarok' debuted in Marvel Comics' "Civil War" #3 (July 2006) as a 'cyborg clone' of Thor.
"...when 'Thor' was missing in action, presumed dead, 'Tony Stark' took one of his hairs, which he had retained from the first meeting of the 'Avengers' and cloned the 'Asgardian' DNA with Stark technology. This resulted in the creation of a new, cyborg Thor.
"Ragnarok has all the powers and knowledge of Thor including super-strength, extensive combat knowledge, stamina, high resistance to physical injury, immunity to Earthly diseases, superhuman agility and reflexes.
"Ragnarok's hammer, though not the enchanted 'Mjolnir', is constructed of a 'vibranium' and 'adamantium' alloy, able to absorb and discharge lightning, with circuitry in its head, allowing Ragnarok to direct it mentally..."
According to "Ragnarok" director Taika Waititi, elements of "Planet Hulk" the Marvel Comics' storyline by Greg Pak and Carlo Pagulayan is definijtely part of the new film.
"...superheroes hatch a plot to get the 'Hulk' off of Earth, as 'Iron Man' is worried about Hulk running amok and losing control.
"After plotting with 'Nick Fury' to subdue the Hulk, Iron Man places him in a spaceship charted for an uninhabited planet.
"When he awakens on board the shuttle realizing he had been abducted, the Hulk goes into a fit of rage and breaks his restraints, causing enough damage for the craft to veer off course.
"Hulk quickly finds himself imprisoned along with 'Hiroim', 'Korg', 'Miek', 'Elloe Kaifi' and the android 'Lavin Skee, all forced to fight for freedom in arena gladiator combat..."
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>Hello from the set of #Thor3! As you can see, I've got my hands full. It ain't easy being green....@thorofficialhttps://t.co/PnYTnX8n96— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) July 12, 2016