Or, “Man, I Thought That Looked Familiar”
WARNING: Mild spoilers for “Agents of SHIELD.”
For a long time now, murmurs of the word “Inhuman” have circulated through the MCU fandom, particularly surrounding Marvel Comics’ recent Inhuman reboot, Vin Diesel’s tease that he may be playing Black Bolt, and the fact that Fox currently holds all rights to the term “mutants” (thereby excluding this element from the MCU). However, none of that is quite as convincing as what’s going down on Marvel’s “Agents of SHIELD” — and here’s why.
To convince you to keep reading below the cut, here’s my biggest piece of evidence: Coulson’s alien writing. Now, ever since he discovered that it’s experimentation with alien blood that resurrected him, he’s taken to carving a strange “alien” language, as follows:
I’ve been puzzling over this for some time now, because I thought it looked familiar but I couldn’t remember where I’d seen that before because I read a lot of different comics. But then it hit me:
Look closely at the first few letters, particularly “INHU.” Although they certainty aren’t identical, there are a lot of similarities between the symbols in the logo and Coulson’s writing.