He is the writer of the 2006 comic book miniseries "Ultimate Wolverine
vs. Hulk". Although in a previous 2004-2005 miniseries "The Ultimates,"
the Hulk had been said to have killed 800 people while on a rampage in
New York, Lindelof gave the more exact figure in "Ultimate Wolverine
vs. Hulk" #2 (April 2006) as 815. 815 is the flight number of the
doomed Oceanic flight from which the castaways were stranded on "Lost",
and constitutes three of the cursed "numbers" used as a recurring plot
point on that show.
Sometimes we get frustrated ourselves and decide it's time to download
a big chunk of mythology. And then the audience says, 'I find this
confusing and alienating and too weird.' So then we pull back, and they
say, 'You're not giving us enough'. - on trying to satisfy the
audience of "Lost