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Wait, Were Tony Stark & Bruce Banner Actually A Couple?

Wait, Were Tony Stark & Bruce Banner Actually A Couple?

Wait, Were Tony Stark & Bruce Banner Actually A Couple?

She-Hulk Reveals new canon that has queer fans squealing.

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Marvel’s latest TV project, She-Hulk: Attorny at Law finally dropped on Disney+ at midnight. The show itself is already receiving rave reviews, but it also layered in some fun tidbits about the original Avengers that have longtime MCU diehards in shambles.

Spoilers below…

Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) joined She-Hulk, aka Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany), in episode one as a mentor, passing the torch to his similarly green and bulky cousin. He also revealed that Tony Stark built an island lab in Mexico where the two pals hung out during the blip, experimenting on Bruce’s blood.

One scene even features Bruce drinking and reminiscing about the bar they built together.

“Well, Tony mostly drank, just sat around, like, complaining about Steve [Rogers],” he admits.

And what’s special about that bar is that Banner and Stark, known collectively among fans as the Science Bros, carved their initials in it, like lovers marking a tree.

Moreover, the Hulk is still holding on to Iron Man’s helmet.

Fans who ship Bruce and Tony and fans who ship Tony and Steve alike, as well as those who just enjoyed the friendships back when everyone was still alive, were appreciative of the little crumbs still being left behind.

The post-credits scene also gave Marvel fans an answer to a long-debated question — was Steve Rogers still a virgin when he died?

Nope!

Jennifer feigns drunk and despondent over the idea of a hero like Captain America never getting to have sex, until Bruce just comes right out with it.

“Steve Rogers is not a virgin. He lost his virginity to a girl in 1943 on the USO tour,” he deadpans, much to his cousin’s delight.

“Yes! I knew it!” she exclaims. “Captain America fu—”

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Rachel Kiley

Rachel Kiley is presumably a writer and definitely not a terminator. She can usually be found crying over queerbaiting in the Pitch Perfect franchise or on Twitter, if not both.

Rachel Kiley is presumably a writer and definitely not a terminator. She can usually be found crying over queerbaiting in the Pitch Perfect franchise or on Twitter, if not both.