Thoughts on the Celibate Superhero
With Incredible Hulk hitting theaters this weekend, the crazy cats over at io9 recently posted a list of popular comic book characters whose talents might allow them to save the universe — but cause problems when they start to feel a little frisky.
It’s a great read, but it also reveals a plot point from at least one upcoming film, so be warned.
Oh, and if you’ve ever wondered about the ol’ Green Goliath’s sex life, Charlie Jane has you covered:
Since I’ve read almost every Hulk comic ever published (except I admit Bruce Jones lost me after a while) I should stick in a little dissertation about the Hulk’s sexual history. Can the comics version of the Hulk really never have sex? We know that the Hulk is Incredibly, perhaps Unfeasibly, well-hung, because the Hulk gets naked in Incredible Hulk #400 and his arch-enemy The Leader remarks on how well-endowed he is. But it’s strongly implied, during the "gray Hulk" period, that the gray Hulk — who’s working as a Las Vegas leg-breaker — is getting laid on a fairly regular basis.
Well, that settles it, I guess. Head over to io9 for the full rundown of under-sexed superheroes.