She-Hulk

She-Hulk (2022)

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Question: Have the comics ever given any information as to why Jennifer is able to retain her own consciousness when she turns into She-Hulk but Bruce loses his and becomes a destructive force when he becomes the Hulk?

Answer: In the comics, similar to the show, Jen gets her powers after Bruce gives her a blood transfusion. Because just some of her blood is gamma-irradiated, she has a milder version of Bruce's power. In the original Savage She-Hulk comics, she gains the ability to control her transformations after Dr. Morbius cures her of a deadly blood disease. In other versions, she's able to learn to control her powers and retains her personality as She-Hulk because she has a milder version of her cousin's powers. However, in the comics, overwhelming anger and fear cause her to lose control of her powers, and she's more like Hulk; loss of personality and intelligence and more monstrous. Exposure to gamma radiation will also cause her to lose control of her powers.

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Answer: It apparently just reflects their genders. Modern women tend to have longer hairstyles and men shorter ones. It creates a contrasting look (masculine vs feminine) to the two characters, and it would be odd and distracting for the Hulk to have long hair or the other way around.

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Just Jen - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: When Jen is at the cash bar and keeps putting money down, it's the same shot used multiple times since it's the same serial number on the $5. And in one shot they flipped the image to make it look different (you can see the "5" is a reverse image).

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Trivia: She-Hulk started to break the 4th wall as early as 1989 in "The Sensational She-Hulk" by John Byrne. This is well before Deadpool started to break the 4th wall in 1997. Show producer, Kevin Feige has said much of the show takes inspiration from the "The Sensational She-Hulk" series.

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