Marvel Comics Presents #18 (1989): She-Hulk

As always, this is a 4-story comic so each individual tale is about 8 pages.  Not enough time to really do anything at all.  Half the stories are chapters in long-running stories, and two are short. This post is on the She-Hulk story.

Willie Lumpkin is the star of the other one, covered here.

A bored She-Hulk fantasizes about fighting Galactus and Dr. Doom in a character-driven story by John Byrne.

It is designed to whet readers’ appetites for his return to Marvel with Sensational She-Hulk.

The stakes keep ratcheting up until…

Shout-outs to Tom DeFalco, 4th wall breaking, etc.

As you can tell from the panels above, where she opens a present from Marvel and it’s issue #1 of that same, fourth-wall-breaking title. He even works in a reference to one of the all-time great artists, Moebius.

And I’ll say: Byrne’s She-Hulk book will be phenomenally influential.

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