Marvel have just popped out a press release revealing the previously unseen cover to Secret Empire #9 and promising that the secrets of a Hydra agent Steve Rogers will finally stand completely revealed. The cover, by Mark Brooks, has one of Marvel's tried and tested blacked out, silhouette's on the cover, facing off against Baron […]
Champions #10, out now from Marvel, features a story where the remaining members of the team, Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Totally Awesome Hulk and Viv Vision, try to find their missing team mate, Inhuman member Ms. Marvel, in the United States of Hydramerica. This is because, of course, Inhumans are being rounded up and placed in […]
Secret Empire #5 is out now and with it a couple reveals of resurrections (and yeah, yeah, Rich got one wrong, but hey, all these Marvel geniuses lookalike with the same damn facial hair and in THAT art-style) and treachery (one of which we called by the way). But it also gave us a new […]
The Hydra Cap storyline has been going on for over a year. Secret Empire will see it's culmination. In the whole period, writer Nick Spencer and various editors at Marvel have assured that this isn't a clone, this isn't an alternate reality Steve Rogers, this isn't mind control. This is the 'true' Steve Rogers, a […]
Today's Free Comic Book Day release of Marvel's Secret Empire title adds a number of additions to the Secret Empire story that could address many of the concerns critics have had with some of the more troubling optics. Spoilers follow! . . . As we've mentioned before, the FCBD issue explains why Vision and Wanda Maximoff, […]
Should I start with a caveat? I don't know, it feels like maybe I should say? Okay, I'm just gonna say it. I have not cared for Nick Spencer's HydraCap plot. Not because it is bad structurally, or even necessarily badly written – technically, Spencer has pulled off the reveal and build of this long […]
Bear in mind, from here on out, we will be discussing this particular thing, which may be considered a spoiler if you have somehow managed to avoid all discussion of it on twitter this past week.