“Deadpool is always h*rny in the comics”: Marvel Fans Clash Over Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and Tatiana Maslany’s She-Hulk Comparisons

Do you want to know why this discussion has reached such a boiling point and how fans are clashing over these two beloved characters?

“Deadpool is always h*rny in the comics”: Marvel Fans Clash Over Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and Tatiana Maslany’s She-Hulk Comparisons

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  • Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, is a charming and unique superhero, which makes him a hilarious and off-kilter alternative to his superhero brethren.
  • Meanwhile, She-Hulk, also known as Jennifer Walters, is a crucial Avenger and incredibly special.
  • The similarities between Tatiana Maslany's She-Hulk and Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool caused a rift among Marvel fans.
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Deadpool is an edgy spandex-wearing superhero with enough personality to liven up Celine Dion’s song Ashes (which is really quite soothing). Played by Ryan Reynolds, this character is more charming and cooler than his peers because he will shred you to pieces without thinking twice and make fun of you while doing it. Whether you like or dislike his outrageous antics, there is no denying that the character is unique. Despite almost thirty years of delivering bloodshed, humor, and meta-mischief in the panels of some of Marvel’s most beloved titles, his antics of breaking the fourth wall make him a hilarious and off-kilter alternative to his superhero brethren. 

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In the interim, She-Hulk, AKA Jennifer Walters is not only a member of the Hulk family but also a part-time lawyer and part-time Avenger. She was excited to become the She-Hulk, unlike her cousin Bruce Banner, the Incredible Hulk. She later becomes one of the few who genuinely appear to enjoy playing the role of a hero. Walters adores her size, greenness, and strength. Not too dissimilar from characters like Deadpool, she is also a classic comedy character.

A still from Deadpool & Wolverine
A still from Deadpool & Wolverine

And the similarities between Tatiana Maslany’s She-Hulk and Reynolds’ Deadpool caused a rift among Marvel fans. 

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Deadpool’s Charm & She-Hulk’s Strength Spark Heated Debates Among Marvel Fans

Breaking the fourth wall and stepping outside the comic panel boundaries is one of Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool’s most distinctive qualities. This unique feature has enabled Wade Wilson to embrace his s*xually charged persona, resulting in some ‘h*rny characteristics’ in the comics. Although Deadpool is now synonymous with this type of loud humor, maintaining an image that conceals the character’s nuance and complexity has resulted in concern.

But fans believe that Deadpool is insatiably aroused or h*rny in the comics, so it makes sense that he would be in the movie as well.

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool

Enter Tatiana Maslany’s She-Hulk, also known as Jennifer Walters, is a formidable superheroine, embodying both brains and brawn. She-Hulk, in contrast to Deadpool, is praised for her strength, intelligence, and legal acumen rather than just her s*xual appetite. Fans argue that this is a more empowering and progressive portrayal of female superheroes, defying traditional stereotypes.

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People were probably hoping for a more “accurate She-Hulk from the comics”. Let’s learn more about what fans have to say of these Marvel characters:

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To the dismay of fans, the debate arises: has Reynolds’ Deadpool been portrayed as always hungry for…affection? Marvel fans are of the opinion that remaining faithful to the character’s comic book persona is paramount. Deadpool’s insatiable thirst for pleasure, in spite of its explicit nature, has been a signature trait that sets him apart.

Creator of She-Hulk Is Happy With ‘H*rniest MCU Show’ Title

Tatiana Maslany as She Hulk
Tatiana Maslany as She Hulk

Jessica Gao, head writer of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, expressed pride in her show being the MCU’s h*rniest to date. After a little separation from She-Hulk, it is simpler to evaluate the Disney+ series as an extension of previous Marvel series available on the platform. It was never exactly like the others; it had shortcomings. Best of all was the romance between Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) and Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), which left fans wanting more.

Given how little information has been released about the romantic relationships of the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this pairing came as a surprise. In the early 2023 issue of Empire Magazine Gao boasted about how proudly the show raised the bar for h*rniness within the MCU:

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“[She-Hulk’s finale hopefully] allows more Marvel projects to get a little weird. One of my proudest accomplishments is how this was the horniest Marvel show so far.”

As the MCU continues to grow and takes creative liberties with these characters, fans are looking forward to seeing how Deadpool and She-Hulk will appear in the years to come, and they are keeping their fingers crossed for a balance that leaves everyone satisfied.

Deadpool, Deadpool 2, and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law are streaming on Disney Plus.

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Between everyday normalities and supernatural abnormalities, Siddhika Prajapati finds the story in everything. Literature Honors Graduate and Post-Graduated in Journalism (from Delhi University), her undying need to deduce the extraordinary out of simplicity makes her a vibrant storyteller.

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