|For alternate versions of Rick Jones, see Rick Jones' Character Hub|
Rick Jones met Bruce Banner at Culver University, and remained in contact with him following Banner's incident that made him become a fugitive. The United States Army watched Jones' movements in case he contacted and helped Banner.
By 2012, during the Chitauri Invasion, S.H.I.E.L.D. had information about Jones' relation with Banner, revealing that Jones was a teenager and, in some point, Banner threw him into a protective trench.
- In the comics, Rick Jones is a very close friend of Hulk who eventually turned into a creature called A-Bomb.
- In the video game The Incredible Hulk, Rick Jones is an ally of Hulk who aids him on most of the game's missions.