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Can You Believe We're Getting a She-Hulk Series?

   By Michael Keskeys At the time of this writing, we are a little over two weeks out from the premiere of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law on Disney Plus.  A week ago, at Comicon, Marvel dropped a new trailer for the series, starring Tatiana Masanley ( Orphan Black) as our favorite gamma-powered superhero/attorney, and I’ve seen it so many times now and I still am in awe of the fact that we’re getting this show.   I’ve been a fan of this character since I was a 13-year-old kid getting into Marvel and saw some cheesecake pin-up art in an issue of Wizard Magazine.  That checked off all the boxes I needed at that age to try to find comics, and what I did was seek out what was the run at the time, Sensational She-Hulk, which was hilarious, awesome, and way more than just a cheesecake eye candy type character I went in for, and I’ve been a fan ever since.      The fact that she got to be a supporting character on the 90’s Hulk animated series was I figured as good as it would get for us fans, but

Is She-Hulk a Lawyer?

 

This week’s She-Hulk question comes from India in Bacon Level, Alabama. India asks, “Is She-Hulk a lawyer?”


A lot of people may have seen the Disney+ tease for She-Hulk recently, where Jennifer Walters (played by Tatiana Maslany and NOT Melissa Fumero), looks like she’s starring in a low budget legal commercial.


The show, which I know as much about as you do, is supposed to be a half-hour legal comedy when it airs sometime in 2022. With my luck, probably sometime after the comet hits and no one will be around to see it.


Fuck you, giant space rock. I want my Disney+ She-Hulk TV show!





As far as the Marvel comics go, yes, She-Hulk is a lawyer.


When she’s not saving the world with her friends, Jennifer Walters can be found tangled up in some superhero-themed legal nonsense in the pages of her own series. (There’s also a new She-Hulk solo series coming in 2022 but I couldn’t tell you if she’s a lawyer in that one or not just yet.)


What I can tell you, since my wheelhouse is the She-Hulk of the 1980s, is that when Jennifer Walters first appeared in The Savage She-Hulk #1, she’s introduced to us as a criminal defense attorney, defending a mobster being framed for murder.


Ever since then, She-Hulk has appeared on and off (usually on some kind of secret rotation with Matthew Murdock, it would seem) to represent various heroes and villains. Best portrayed in the Dan Slott run on She-Hulk.


So, I hope that answers your question, India! 


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