No More Sam Wilson Or Steve Rogers - It's Just Captain America Going Forward

No More Sam Wilson Or Steve Rogers – It’s Just Captain America Going Forward

Posted by May 26, 2017 Comment

Come a little bit closer baby
Get it on, get it on
Cause tonight is the night
When two become one – The Spice Girls, written with Matt Rowe and Richard Stannard.

July 2017 sees the publication of Captain America: Sam Wilson #24 and Captain America: Steve Rogers #19.

The books initially split when Sam Wilson took on the role of America’s first patriot in All-New Captain America #1 in 2014. This later relaunched as Captain America: Sam Wilson in 2015 ahead of Steve Rogers returning to the character in Captain America: Steve Rogers five months later in 2016.

And the comics have published in tandem since.

But with Secret Empire, Steve Rogers revealed as a sleeper agent of Hydra, Director Of SHIELD and granted executive power in a takeover of the USA, the two have come to a slight head. Wilson retired the Captain America role before the takeover, and in Secret Empire #2 he is shown Wilson working with the underground smuggling people out of the USA.

Secret Empire 2 Sam Wilson

There is a conflict between the two coming. But after their respective issues #19 and #24 in July, in August, we get a legacy numbering of a different kind.

Captain America #25. No Sam Wilson or Steve Rogers in the title.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #25
NICK SPENCER (W) • JESÚS SAIZ (A/C)
KIRBY 100TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT COVER BY JACK KIRBY VARIANT COVER BY JIM STERANKO
SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
• TWO HEROES, ONE MANTLE, ZERO QUARTER!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

Indeed it is counted on Diamond’s system as a comic book debut. Which it kinda is, I guess. What it becomes going forward, post Secret Empire with Captain America #26, is still to be determined. Steve and Sam in the same book? Captain Americas? Or something else entirely?

Captain America #25

 

 

(Last Updated May 26, 2017 10:23 am )

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