: As I've said before - I think the fact
: She-Hulk fans will go into a huff and throw
: their toys out the pram when it's not
: "their" She-Hulk is pretty much a
: death sentence for a solo title. I hope that
: the fanbom will grow and not be made of such
: petulant ####ing children in future. There
: is not liking a representation of Jen and
: then just actively making sure she gets
: tossed back down the long ladder of Marvel
It's silly, It's not like she has gone through drastic changes in personality (maybe her Savage persona being the expection) The core of the character is still there.
: Jennifer is different to her cousin...
: really only in personality. She is - after
: all - a female distaff, created for the
: purposes of copyright. Naturally, she has
: far exceeded the framework Stan Lee gave her
: - thank goodness for that, I cringe every
: time I re-read Savage She-Hulk #1 it's
: HORRIBLE - but she is still essentially a
: female Hulk, I suppose they never explicitly
: say she gets stronger if she gets mad (gasp
: - more Marvel sexism?!) although PAD did
: pretty much say that in his run... but she
: has an identical power set, albeit with
: control... so it's not REALLY surprising why
: people equate her and the Hulk. Despite
: having skills beyond brawling - what with
: her Avenger training AND stuff before her
: fight with The Champion - she's still going
: to be seen as some as just a lady hulk... ah
In personality yes, but that's her appeal. Her being a female Hulk though is a double edge sword. Some will see as a rip off, others will see her a good character. Whether you like it not, having Stan Lee credited as her creator has helped her go from D to a B List character (I think Roger Stern said he wanted her in the Avengers because she is a Stan Lee character.)
: Geiger does indeed copy gamma powers... I
: was surprised and disappointed Slott didn't
: use her in Jen's title - that would have
: been kind of fun, an intern that can't help
: but hulk out because of Jen... or something.
: Anyway, her power apparently just tunes into
: the MOST powerful gamma being... which is, I
: suppose to stop a mere female being able to
: walk into a battle between the Hulk and
: Abomination and just school them both...
: those pesky women folk! Next think you know,
: they'll want to vote!
Interesting. I might have to look her up.
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