Bruce Banner Simply Doesn’t Understand The Meaning Of Irony

From today’s Avengers World #1, Bruce Banner and Steve Rogers having a chat.


Bruce Banner, one of the most intelligent people in the Marvel universe, has no idea what irony means. Her loving trifles is not irony, at best, it’s bad word play.

If SHIELD had been fighting an alien race of trifle-resembling creatures, who had enslaved her and the rest of SHIELD and tortured them, before the Avengers saved them, and celebrated, not with a plate of shawarma, but a bowl of trifle, then that might be irony.

So who does understand irony?


Well naturally Spymaster. In his Irony Man suit. And yes, that’s also really terrible word play but also a little ironic too. Cue Ed Byrne and the Alanis Morrissette routine he’s been milking for two decades.

YouTube Preview Image

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Currently hosting a Game Of Thrones exhibition featuring the storyboard and illustration work of Will Simpson, who will be giving a public talk on his work on Friday evening.



Forbidden Planet, Big Bang, Green Brain, Beguiling And Kings Are New CBLDF Champions


The Rumour That Ian McKellen Will Appear In Red Thorn Movie Can Start Here

The Flash -- "Flash vs. Arrow" -- Image FLA108c_0157b -- Pictured (L-R): Grant Gustin as The Flash and Stephen Amell as The Arrow -- Photo: Diyah Pera /The CW -- © 2014 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

How Utilizing DC Comics Is Changing Warner Bros.

Is This The Uncanny X-Men – Or Magneto’s X-Force?


The Name Of Peter Quill’s Father At Heart Of New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2. Rumor

The Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List 2015 – 82 To 80

Will Spider-Man’s Tombstone Be Making An MCU Appearance?

Gotham Fall Finale Brings All The Players To The Table

Red Tornado Is Coming To Supergirl On Monday

19 More Black Friday Sales In Comic Book Stores