Little was detailed about Hercules’ life before the zombie plague arrived on Earth-2149, however it can be presumed that it followed much the same path as Hercules (Earth-616).
Presumably, he received a call from Nick Fury to join the resistance aboard the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, and left to join them.
With the extremely varied bunch all assembled on the Helicarrier, Nick explained how serious he believed the situation to be; that it was the end of the world. He also explained that whatever the histories of those assembled, they were all on the same side. It can also be assumed that he was part of the team sent back down to the surface to battle the zombies, but responding to an “Avengers Assemble” call, he arrived at Avengers Mansion only to find the Avengers themselves zombified, at which point he himself was turned.
Unable to break through the castles magical defences, Hercules was presumably surrounded by the re-animated corpses of the Deadite Legion. Though apparently this is more of an inconvenience than anything else, as he was later seen in New York seemingly none the worse for wear (other than a touch of zombification, obviously).
Superhuman Strength: Hercules' principal power his his vast physical strength. He is the physically strongest of all Olympians.
Superhuman Speed: Hercules is capable of running and moving at speeds greater than the finest human athlete.
Superhuman Stamina: Hercules' highly advanced musculature produces almost no fatigue toxins, granting him almost limitless physical stamina in all activities.
Superhuman Durability: Hercules is highly resistant to physical injury. He is capable of withstanding high caliber bullets, falls from great heights, powerful energy blasts, and extreme temperatures and pressures without sustaining injury.
- Suspended Aging: Like all members of his race, Hercules is immune to the effects of aging and has not aged since reaching adulthood. Despite being thousands of years old, Hercules possesses the appearance vitality of a man in his physical prime.
Hercules is an excellent hand to hand combatant and is a particularly excellent Greco-Roman wrestler. Hercules is highly skilled, and experienced, with all forms of weaponry used in ancient Greece.
He is capable of lifting far in excess of 100 tons, which is classified ad "class 100" strength.
No known weaknesses
- The character of Hercules was created by Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby.
- The zombified Hercules of Earth-2149 first appeared in Ultimate Fantastic Four:Crossover by Mark Millar, and Greg Land.
- Reality-2149 was created by Mark Millar, and Greg Land in Ultimate Fantastic Four:Crossover.
- Hercules appears to be wearing his ’70s/mid-‘80s costume.
- The continuity is a little confusing on this one as, though in MZ v AOD #3, Hercules and She-Hulk are shown in flashback to be infected at the same time. This may be simply an artistic device, as in MZ: Dead Days, (which from what I can work out, takes place between MZ v AOD #2 & #3), She-Hulk is killed really early on, although unzombified Hercules is shown later on board the Helicarrier.
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