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Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 (of 5)

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A high priestess fills a stone starship prison with small, green children.

A Haarg helps a small, green girl search for a Worldbreaker. A Worldbreaker grapples with a thousand years of doom.

On a world broken again and again by prophecy and catastrophe, which Hulk will finally dare to fight again?

Publication Date
Publisher
Format
Kindle Edition
Print Lenght
24 pages
Language
English
Price
$3.99
Amazon ASIN
B0BF1BGWCP

Author
Cover Artist

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5 Critic Ratings & Reviews from:
  • 90

    ComicBook.com

    There's a lot to love here as Greg Pak returns to the world that helped make him a legend in Incredible Hulk lore, presenting us with a Bruce Banner whose rage won't just release a green monster but might also bring about the destruction of an entire planet.
  • 80

    Un Cómic Más

    Interesting new chapter with a good twist at the end.
  • 78

    The Comicbook Dispatch

    Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 finally picks up and adds some potential depth and story beats that could prove to be rather interesting. The problem is we don't see any of it until the end of this issue.
  • 73

    Major Spoilers

    Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 doesn't provide a solid protagonist and instead introduces many characters that hog the spotlight.
  • 65

    Weird Science Marvel Comics

    Planet Hulk: Worldbreaker #2 spends plenty of time building out the characters and the world of Sakaar a thousand years from now, but the plot takes a long road to get to the meat of the story. In isolation, there’s nothing technically wrong with this issue, but nothing in this issue grabs your attention or gets you excited for more.

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About the Author: Greg Pak

Greg Pak is an American comic book writer and film director. Pak is best known for his work on books published by Marvel Comics, including X-Men (most notably X-Treme X-Men), several titles featuring the Hulk (including Planet Hulk, which was one of the storylines eventually adapted into the film Thor: Ragnarok), and Hercules. In 2019, Pak began writing Star Wars comics for Marvel.

Early life

Pak was born in Dallas, Texas to a Korean-American father and a Caucasian mother. He graduated from Hillcrest High School. He studied political science at Yale University, where he wrote for the campus humor magazine, The Yale Record, and was a member of the Purple Crayon improvisational group. In 1991 he went to study history at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar with the intent of becoming a politician. He then entered New York University’s graduate film program.

Career

Pak’s New York University (NYU) student film, Fighting Grandpa, which centered on his Korean grandparents, won the Gold Medal at the 25th Student Academy Awards. His short film “Asian Pride Porn”, starring playwright David Henry Hwang and director Michael Kang, was licensed to Atom Films. Pak wrote and directed the feature film Robot Stories. He collected his screenplays in the book Robot Stories & More Screenplays, whose foreword was written by David Henry Hwang.

Pak worked as the cinematographer on the 1998 documentary short The Personals: Improvisations on Romance in the Golden Years, which was directed by his wife, Keiko Ibi. In March 1999, the film received an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject at the 71st Academy Awards.

Pak began writing for Marvel Comics in September 2004 and signed an exclusive deal with them in July 2005. He has worked on such titles as Warlock, Phoenix: Endsong, Phoenix: Warsong, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Dynamite Entertainment’s spin-off series based on the Sci-Fi Channel’s Battlestar Galactica.

His 2000s projects include Incredible Hercules, World War Hulk: Warbound and Skaar: Son of Hulk, all spinning-off from World War Hulk, as well as Magneto: Testament and War Machine. Pak is one of the featured contributors to Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology.

In June 2013, Pak began writing Batman/Superman for DC Comics. In November 2013, he began writing Action Comics with issue number 25.

Personal life

Pak is married to Japanese filmmaker Keiko Ibi.

[Latest Update: June 8, 2022]

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