This Week in Marvel Heralds the Reign of Emperor Hulkling
Plus: Ryan and Lorraine welcome Justin Warner from Eat the Universe!
Marvel's EMPYRE is in full swing, and anyone who has been reading the intergalactic comic event knows that it's a brand new chapter for Teddy Altman AKA Hulkling! His story was told in the tie-in issue LORDS OF EMPYRE: EMPEROR HULKLING #1, written by Chip Zdarsky and Anthony Oliveira -- both of whom are this week's guests on This Week in Marvel! Ryan "Agent M" Penagos and Lorraine Cink talk about how they collaborated on the issue -- which was drawn by Manuel Garcia -- and how they wanted to portray the impact of this turn of events on Hulkling's life. Here's a bit of what Oliveira had to say:
“I felt like when Wiccan and Hulkling get written, sometimes they seem to exist in this vacuum where they’re only in relation to each other. So whenever I get a chance to I try to give some sense of them having an actual full queer life."
Plus: Chef Justin Warner joins Ryan and Lorraine to talk about his new book, Marvel Eat the Universe: The Official Cookbook, on sale in bookstores everywhere Tuesday, July 28! (You can pre-order it now on Amazon.) He also just teamed up with BoxLunch for a brand new collection of Marvel-inspired cookware, accessories, apparel, and more!
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