She-Hulk #18-25 (1981-1982): Series ends

An interesting splash page.  It kind of serves as a “recap” page by telling a broad overview of the series so far, but it also level-sets the controversy “between” Jennifer Walters and her alter-ego.  It’s also the first time I’ve seen a good articulation of why “normal” people wouldn’t want to have powers.  Having abilities is always something heroes hide, and often resent, but it’s never really made sense to me.  But the highly intelligent and talented Jennifer Walters is a lawyer—one of the most competitive professions around—so I understand why someone like her might be jealous and resentful of using brute strength to solve problems.

An ex-con former client has a new job for Jennifer, and she wins in the courtroom. 

There’s also a story with a new villain called The Grappler who uses a grappling-hook gun to commit crimes.

He takes a plane and She-Hulk jumps aboard.

One thing leads to another, she fights a mad scientist and his creations, and the series comes to an end. This book rarely got above a C/C-.

The final page has her looking glam but still wearing a torn shirt. How has that been her costume for this entire series?

It’s odd that the blurb at the bottom suggests this is the end of her “existence.”

Issue #24 has a pin-up.

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