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* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked[[https://readcomiconline.to/Comic/The-Sensational-She-Hulk/Issue-40?id=44705(due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor ''(actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines)]]. In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.

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* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked[[https://readcomiconline.naked [[https://readcomiconline.to/Comic/The-Sensational-She-Hulk/Issue-40?id=44705(due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor ''(actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines)]]. In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.


* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked[[https://readcomiconline.to/Comic/The-Sensational-She-Hulk/Issue-40?id=44705(due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor (''actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines'')]]. In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.

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* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked[[https://readcomiconline.to/Comic/The-Sensational-She-Hulk/Issue-40?id=44705(due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor (''actually ''(actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines'')]].lines)]]. In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.


* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked (due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor (actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines). In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.

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* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked (due naked[[https://readcomiconline.to/Comic/The-Sensational-She-Hulk/Issue-40?id=44705(due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor (actually (''actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines).lines'')]]. In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.


-->--'''She-Hulk''', the cover of issue #1

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* BrickJoke: See her warning on the cover of issue #1, pictured above? Fifty-nine issues later, [[http://i.imgur.com/qrb1Ggj.jpg she makes good on it.]]

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* BrickJoke: See her warning on the cover of [[http://www.comics.org/issue/46244/cover/4/ issue #1, pictured above? #1]]? Fifty-nine issues later, [[http://i.imgur.com/qrb1Ggj.jpg she makes good on it.]]



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->''"Okay, now. This is your second chance. If you don't buy my book this time I'm gonna come to your house and rip up all your X-Men."''
-->--'''She-Hulk''', the cover of issue #1


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->''"OK, kids, we had a deal... now hand over those X-Men comics!"''
-->--'''She-Hulk''', the cover of issue #60


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'''''Sensational She-Hulk''''' is a Creator/MarvelComics title published from 1989 to 1994, largely written & drawn by Creator/JohnByrne [[note]]issues #9 -- #30 cycled through different writers and artists before Byrne returned to the title on #31, staying onboard till its conclusion at #60[[/note]].

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'''''Sensational She-Hulk''''' ''Sensational She-Hulk'' is a Creator/MarvelComics title published from 1989 to 1994, largely written & drawn by Creator/JohnByrne [[note]]issues #9 -- #30 cycled through different writers and artists before Byrne returned to the title on #31, staying onboard till its conclusion at #60[[/note]].



* AbusiveAdvertising: On the cover of the [[http://www.comics.org/issue/46244/cover/4/ first issue]] of her ''Sensational'' run, She-Hulk addresses the reader, saying that if her book gets cancelled she'll destroy all your ''ComicBook/XMen'' comics. Then on [[http://www.comics.org/issue/93403/cover/4/ the last issue]] she [[BrickJoke demands]] you turn over your ''X-Men''s for destruction.
* AcidTripDimension: During Steve Gerber's run on ''The Sensational She-Hulk'', she teamed up with Howard the Duck for an adventure visiting several dimensions, including one that consisted of nothing but giant slices of baloney floating through an endless void, which were fed on by little flying gargoyle creatures who would gleefully shout "Blo-neeeee!"



* BreakingTheFourthWall: The covers during Creator/JohnByrne's historical run on her book are famous for loads of fourth wall breaking. The most famous are her naked using the Comics Code logo to cover herself and Volume 2 Issue 1, in which she warns the readers that, if they don't buy her book, she'll rip up all their ''Comicbook/XMen'' comics. Sixty issues later, when the run's final issue came out, [[BrickJoke an angry Shulkie tells the readers that she warned them and to hand the X-Men comics over!]]



* TheMovie: Issue #12 (itself titled "She-Hulk: The Movie") involves Jen learning of She-Hulk motion picture being made without her approval.

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* TheMovie: Issue #12 (itself titled "She-Hulk: ClothingDamage: Frequently. A rather (in)famous panel from the ''Sensational She-Hulk'' graphic novel has her wearing a shredded top after getting shot at by several soldiers - in a truly amazing victory for GettingCrapPastTheRadar, her nipples are [[http://www.tradereadingorder.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/The-Sensational-She-Hulk-Getting-Lucky.jpg clearly visible]], barely covered by what's left of the shirt. The Movie") involves Jen learning of inker revealed that he added them in without Creator/JohnByrne's approval and that deadline crunch was most likely the reason they weren't caught.
* EndOfSeriesAwareness: The last cover provides a rather threatening version.
* ExploitingTheFourthWall: In one issue,
She-Hulk motion picture escapes from a trap by ripping a hole in the page, leading the other characters across two pages of ads, and ripping back into the story at a later point in the story.
* HorribleHollywood: ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, in which Jen travels to Hollywood to investigate a movie
being made without about her.
* MediumAwareness: The series is famous for its characters' acknowledgement of the comic medium, including climbing across panel borders, referencing captions, and other related awareness.
** When she gained
her approval.sidekick Weezi, Shulkie asked how Weezi was able to walk between comic panels, only to be told that it's similar to the way She-Hulk is able to talk to the reader. It's also because Weezi is an ex-comic heroine herself (from Marvel's predecessor in the 1940s), who used the same schtick in her series. Weezi knows that she was aware that she and her (late) husband began aging in "real time" because they were no longer appearing regularly in published stories, and thus deliberately insinuated herself into Shulkie's life (and then-new series).
** In one issue, the book's editor, Renee, kidnapped Creator/JohnByrne and locked him BoundAndGagged in a closet so she and She-Hulk could find a new writer for the book. The issue ended with She-Hulk [[SelfDeprecation accidentally killing Byrne]].
* MsFanservice: Just few examples during Byrne's run. In first several pages of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #40, She-Hulk is skipping rope, apparently naked (due to a simple joke she made in the letters column) and is not stopped by editor (actually isn't actually naked, but was wearing skimpy undies that were hidden by the blur lines). In ''Sensational She-Hulk'' #45, nearly all the story is filled with a big, casual pinup of Jen that steals the spotlight from the actual story narrated in the box.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
** Parodied in ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, when Jen is ambushed by an ''Series/EntertainmentTonight'' film crew led by Mary Hart.
--->'''She-Hulk:''' Shouldn't we be giving you a parody name or something? Like Mary Spleen?\\
'''Mary Hart:''' Get real. Like we ''care'' if we're in a comic book.
** Later in the same issue, it's revealed that Jen is going to be played in a biopic by the petite starlet "[[Creator/PiaZadora P. Isadora]]". Jen immediately lampshades the fact that ''her'' name got changed.


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* OffModel: ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, the HorribleHollywood issue, has a few panels depicting the filming of a ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' movie. The colorist gave Geordi Data's skin tone and Riker Geordi's.
* ShamefulStrip: In the ''Sensational She-Hulk Graphic Novel'' #18, she is forced to strip after being captured by semi-rogue S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. Somewhat subverted in that [[ProudBeauty she's found great confidence and positive self-image in her She-Hulk form]]. She even drops her (already Fanservice-y) outfit on the floor and asks "Okay, bright boys, now what? [[MythologyGag Maybe you'd like me to jump rope for you?]]" (Of course, her boyfriend, Wyatt, who is also being held hostage, is clearly ''not'' amused by it any of it, and neither is Dugan when he shows up in the next scene.)
* ShoutOut: ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, the HorribleHollywood issue, has several shout-outs to ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''. Benny the Cab has a cameo appearance, and Jen does an inadvertant Roger Rabbit impersonation after having something heavy dropped on her head. Also, the villain's plot turns out to be a rip-off of the plot of ''Film/TheProducers'', which Jen immediately lampshades.
* TrappedInTVLand: She-Hulk met old ComicBook/HowardTheDuck foe Doctor Bong when he set about changing television shows' internal reality (just roll with it) and accidentally zapped her into them. Possibly the most infamously surreal Shulkie story ever.
* TravelMontage: A panel in ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12 shows Jen flying across country in the traditional red-line-on-map format. The next panel shows that her plane literally has an enormous red line trailing behind it, with an airport worker in the background muttering that Indiana Jones has a lot to answer for.
* TrickedIntoSigning: In ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, the villain uses the old "can I have your autograph?" trick to get Jen's signature on a release form allowing him to make a film of her life.


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* YourCostumeNeedsWork: In ''The Sensational She-Hulk'' #12, Jen visits the set of a movie being made about her. Several people mistake her for an aspiring actress or stunt double, and they all criticize her "costume".

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* TheAdjectivalSuperhero: The '''Sensational''' She-Hulk.

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'''''Sensational She-Hulk''''' is a Creator/MarvelComics title published from 1989 to 1994, largely written & drawn by Creator/JohnByrne [[note]]issues #9 -- #30 cycled through different writers and artists before Byrne returned to the title on #31, staying onboard till its conclusion at #60[[/note]].

As suggested by the title, it stars Jennifer Walters --better known as ComicBook/SheHulk-- in her second ongoing series, succeeding Creator/StanLee & John Buscema's ''Savage She-Hulk'', as well as a 1985 Marvel Graphic Novel with this same name, also written and drawn by Byrne himself.

''Sensational She-Hulk'' is notable for {{breaking the fourth wall}} so rampantly that it [[NoFourthWall basically doesn't exist]], with Jen regularly addressing the audience mid-story, as well as chastising Byrne and his entire creative team for putting her in ridiculous circumstances that include Mole Man nearly taking her as his wife, being romantically pursued by SantaClaus, and squaring off against a team of reanimated dead mutants.

Furthermore, she even interacts with the comic book medium itself, oftentimes erasing herself from panels, grabbing boxes containing dialogue, narration or editorial notes, and tearing her way through pages to get out of a pickle.

Byrne is the creator mostly associated with this run, but other writers and artists involved in the making of ''Sensational She-Hulk'' during his time off the book (from issues #9 -- #30) include Creator/SteveGerber, [[ComicBook/TheAuthority Bryan Hitch]], and [[ComicBook/NewMutants Louise Simonson]].

While ''Sensational She-Hulk'' wasn't the first comic book to break the fourth wall, it's perhaps one of the best-remembered (and earliest) examples of the trope in the medium. She doesn't acknowledge the fourth wall as much anymore in recent comics, but she still occasionally reminds readers that she knows they're there. You weren't the first to do it, SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}!

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* BrickJoke: See her warning on the cover of issue #1, pictured above? Fifty-nine issues later, [[http://i.imgur.com/qrb1Ggj.jpg she makes good on it.]]
* ChristmasEpisode: Issues #8 and #36.
* TheMovie: Issue #12 (itself titled "She-Hulk: The Movie") involves Jen learning of She-Hulk motion picture being made without her approval.
* NoFourthWall: As mentioned above, ''Sensational She-Hulk'' [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] so frequently that it basically doesn't exist, and a large chunk of its humor derives from Jen exploiting her knowledge of the comic book medium and that she's a fictional character.
* ValentinesDayEpisode: Issue #38.
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