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She-Hulk: Who is Luke Jacobson?

Through its first five episodes, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are taken in by an entertaining and totally wild story. One of the most beloved components of the series has been its connections to Marvel lore, whether in the Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany) lore or the larger scene of Marvel Comics itself. This week’s fifth episode proves it’s doing it again, introducing a Marvel character to what may be the series’ most enigmatic yet. Spoilers for Episode 5 of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, “Medium, Green, and Straight Poured In These Jeans” below! Just see if you want to know!

Part of the episode sees Jane being interested in getting new She-Hulk-sized clothes, outside of the bulky suits she’s already wearing at work. Nikki Ramos (Ginger Gonzaga) and Augustus “Pug” Pugliese (Josh Segara) successfully pair Jane with Luke Jacobson (Griffin Matthews), a costume designer who specializes in superhero clothing. While Jen initially insists that she only needs business suits to fit She-Hulk and her human bodies, Luke appears to be making a superhero Jen costume for her anyway – and it’s also clear that she’s also making a new yellow costume for Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox) .

Created by Martha Thomases and Tony Salmons, Luke Jacobson made his Marvel debut in 1986 North Dakota Number 1, the first in a five-issue series that introduces a private security agent. Luke ended up being Dakota’s first case, tasked with being his bodyguard to protect him from fashion-related threats. Luke eventually appeared in three out of five issues of the book – and hasn’t appeared in a Marvel comic since. as thomas will confirm later to Cartoons MagazineHer intention was for Luke to be gay and HIV positive, but this was not possible in the series’ initial narrative.

“[He is based on] My friend, fashion designer David Freelander, who died of AIDS in 1987, “revealed Thomases.” I wanted the character to also be gay and HIV, but [Marvel editor Larry Hama] He said that wasn’t why people read comics. I think if the series had continued, we would have gone there.”

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Matthews, who is best known for his work on hostess and his music Invisible threadIn 2020, he told that he wanted to join the superhero space — in part to add more positive representation to it.

“It’s interesting that you asked that because we’re in this conversation about acting,” Matthews explained at the time. “That’s what we’ve been doing all year 2020, just talking about black life and black gay life. I loved Black Panther so much. And I just want to have gay people on screen. I want to be the fucking superhero. I think it would be great to enter this world, Because it feels like we don’t exist in this world. We don’t exist in this place. When I was growing up, I never saw myself I loved Spider-Man. I loved Batman. I saw all those movies, and I loved those movies, but I never saw myself. And it was closer Something I can say is “Maybe I’ll be Robin.” And just love in 2021, in the new year, I’d really like to see some weird acting. And honestly with God, I’ll love, love, love to do, with my skinny little body and lack of muscle. I want to become A super hero.”

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