She-Hulk’s first episode gave us some old references, new characters, and a look into Hulk’s post-endgame life.
Marvel released today, the first episode of its new Disney Plus show, She-Hulk, Attorney At Law, featuring Tatiana Maslany as the cousin of the strongest avenger. Marvel again moves on from its weekly release schedule, now releasing every episode on Thursdays instead of Wednesdays.
The new episode turned out to be a fun one, blended with action, and suspense, with a pinch of jealousy. The show takes us through the events that changed Jennifer Walters aka She Hulk’s life completely.
Jennifer Walters in the comics gets shot by a mobster and is therefore saved by her blood transfusion with her cousin Bruce, who saves her but also share a part of his powers with her.
The same doesn’t seem to be the case in this show as Jennifer and Bruce meet with an accident, leading to Bruce’s blood drops falling onto the injured arm of Jennifer leading to an unwanted blood transfusion.
As we further see Bruce helping Jennifer figure out her new powers, many surprises come up like the reveal that no alter ego exists inside Jennifer, which surprises Bruce, who fought his alter ego for around 15 years, even as stated in the series by him. The level of control Jennifer has over her new powers certainly makes Bruce a victim of jealousy.
She-Hulk takes us back to the events of Avengers: Endgame and Infinity War, continuously bringing up Steve Rogers and Tony Stark.
We get to know more about the science bros, and the relationship Bruce had with Tony, and a little chat about Steve Rogers reveals his virginity status.
The show certainly turns out to be a character arc for Hulk, and shows him dealing with the events post Infinity War and Endgame. How he handled the trauma after Tony’s death, how he managed to make a pact with his alter ego, and got control over his transformation.
This episode also illustrated to us Bruce’s love for Natasha, Steve, and Tony.
The episode ended with a not-so-unpopular face of Jameela Jamil, who played Titania, one of the biggest rivals to She-Hulk in the comics, a member of the infamous Thunderbolts, and one who might be the MCU’s opening to bring in Doctor Doom.
This isn’t the only expected cameo in the series, we’re yet to see Wong, Emil Blonsky aka Abomination, and Matt Murdock aka Daredevil.
Let us see what Marvel has in store for us in the next episodes.