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He drove into a experimental plant when he was younger, the same plant that a gamma bomb was being tested. Bruce Banner saw Rick outside in his car and ran out to save him. Just as Banner pushed the boy to safety, the bomb went off, with Banner in the testing zone. The rays from the bomb turned Banner into the Hulk. Jones and Banner were partners for awhile and eventually joined the Avengers. In later years, Jones became A-Bomb.