She-Hulk Easter Egg pays homage to its most prolific solo comic book writer
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Episode 7 features a Dan Slott Easter egg, continuing the MCU’s tradition of referencing the prolific comic book writer.
She-Hulk: Lawyer continued Marvel Studios’ tradition of inserting references to prolific comic book writer Dan Slott into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The seventh episode of the Disney+ series, “The Retreat,” featured Tatiana Maslany’s Jennifer Walters waiting for a tow truck at Emil Blonsky’s meditation retreat after his car was accidentally destroyed by Man-Bull and El Águila. When the tow truck finally arrives to pick up Walters and his car, fans noticed that the company, Slott Towing, was named after Dan Slott. The famed comic book writer was previously part of the creative team for the solo series Jade Giantess in the 2000s, writing 33 issues over two volumes between 2004 and 2007. As of 2022, Slott has written the most solo issues of She-Hulk.
Slott acknowledged the recent She-Hulk reference in an article on Twitter who went above his other Easter Eggs in the MCU: “Donald Glover’s character lives on a street named after me. There’s also a street in Venice named after an Italian version of me A driver holds up a sign for me while he waits at JFK My family owns a drywall/construction company And I have a tow truck While Slott is known for his work on She-Hulkhe has always spent a good part of his career at Marvel writing on several Spider Man series, with most MCU references to his name appearing in Tom Holland’s Spider Man trilogy, especially in 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming and 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home.
She-Hulk has a Spider-Man connection
She-Hulk: Lawyer Star Josh Segarra has revealed that although series creator and head writer Jessica Gao confirmed that Spider-Man and his supporting cast were banned from appearing in the MCU project, the Disney+ series still pulled it off. to incorporate the web-slinger into his character’s backstory. “Pug, he pays for his law studies by being a bouncer at clubs,” he said. “And one night he’s saved by Spider-Man – he blows himself up and he’s saved. So he decides to devote himself to superhero law. He wants to protect superheroes.”
Spider-Man may be banned, but a superhero who should appear in the latest batch of She-Hulk episodes is Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock/Daredevil, which was previously teased in the Disney+ series’ fifth episode. He is expected to appear in one of the two remaining episodes of Season 1.
The first seven episodes of She-Hulk: Lawyer are now streaming on Disney+, with new episodes released every Thursday through October 13.
Source: Disney+, Twitter