Usually, when I review a comic book issue, it’s because it was particularly good. Sometimes, there are exceptions. This is one of those times, but it comes with a story.
This was surprisingly fun, and I was impressed at the music. There were a lot of ways for this to go wrong, and it didn’t. I’ll give this a 4 out of 5. If they do another one, I’m along for the ride.
Like many, I was stunned when Boseman died so unexpectedly, and I did not envy Marvel at all with the difficult job they had ahead of them. Recast a legend? Lose a powerful, influential character that so many look up to? There was, and still isn’t, a right answer there.
We revisit a previous storyline and meet a host of new characters at “The Retreat.”
The writers on She-Hulk are clearly having fun with everything they can get their hands on, including dating and sex in the superhero world, the weird way the law would work in a world with superhumans, and random Easter eggs and cameos. This week we get a fairly obscure character and the perils of being…
Last episode ended with Jennifer getting the surprising news that Titania, who she fought in court and was responsible for her being outed as a super, had trademarked the She-Hulk name and was suing to stop her from using it. It’s a weird dilemma that doesn’t come up often.
We get more of Wong, the Sorcerer Supreme, and a goofball would-be magician with an almost familiar name in “Is This Not Real Magic?”
Now we get a few surprising guests, a bit more time for a secondary character, and Jen and She-Hulk both in action in “The People Vs. Emil Blonsky.”
The Wild Cards series is one of my favorites. It’s an interesting take on superhumans, and, as long as it’s been running now, there’s been a lot of world building.
Jennifer Walters now enters the exciting world of “Superhuman Law.”