Truly, this is epic.
I really should get some Sensational She-Hulk issues. Praise Thor that my local has a Valentine’s Day sale.
Man, I was just reading that issue this morning. I love the “Why are you still reading this when you could read the rest ofthe story” bit
Surely John Byrne’s always hilarious, it’s just this is him being intentionally so.
I don’t remember reading the jokes when this came out. That is hilarious. My favorite was the bit about Gruenwald nearly being boss. Has Byrne attacked him post-humously, BTW?
Marvel really needs to do a series of She-Hulk Visionaries: John Byrne trades.
And speaking of Gruenwald, I’d love a Captain America Visionaries: Mark Gruenwald series, and a Quasar Classics series as well.
I always loved the Iron Man lyrics for the Spider-Man cartoon theme.
Ahh.. Saturdaze.. when She-hulk fought Dr Bong. I think I still have that issue somewhere.
I think the two-pages spreads in Nextwave #11 were funnier. But yes, this is a classic.
Great work, funny stuff.
It’s funny, indeed, but is it… Sterankotacular?
When did Storm get transformed into a motorcycle?
I like the bit where Byrne gets shook over Giffen and DeMatteis’ Justice League.
It was good, but didn’t hit *great* untill the Iron Man lyrics.
…Wait, did that ‘Nam joke sneak past the Comics Code? Or was the Eighties late enough that you could mention drugs being taken by non-child-rapists outside of A Very Special issues?
I’d like to see this as part of “The Essential She-Hulk, Volume Two”, myself.
(And I’ve been pushing for “Essential Quasar” for three years now.)
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Nostalgia to the face…ow. I’m not sure what tickles me more — breaking the fourth wall, the jokes, or remembering actually using order forms like this.
I remember reading this when it first came out and laughing out loud! Great stuff!
Everyone get the Speedball reference? i think Marvel Legal must have edited that one….
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