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On May 17th, the trailer hit for Marvel's She-Hulk: Attorney-at-Law multi-episode series, which is set to begin on Disney+ in the coming months.
When talking to pal GadK about the trailer last night, I had to put aside 30-something years of personal knowledge and history and consider what the hell She-Hulk looks like to someone unversed in the character. Which, for us old man comic nerds, is an increasingly common occurrence.
Here's that trailer.
We're just in a weird, weird part of whatever the arc will be for superheroes media in our very own reality and continuity. We're moving rapidly away from how superheroes were understood by the broad population as costumed do-gooders who fight obvious bad-guys in melodramatic four-color battles, an impression derived from barely understood comics of a by-gone era.
What a non-comics person should know: At some point, the various genres of comics that appeared across a range of comics (romance, western, etc...) seeped into various genres of the booming superhero genre and sparked endless iterations and permutations - and that is what you will now get at your local comics shoppe. And it means things in Marvel and DC comics adapted to TV and movies will get weirder than a sarcastic space raccoon post haste.