What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

Marvel Legacy #1 by Jason Aaron, with art by Esad Ribic, Steve McNiven, Matthew Wilson, Chris Samnee, Russell Dauterman, Alex Maleev, Ed McGuinness, Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger, Pepe Larraz, Jim Cheung, Daniel Acuna, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Mike Deodato Jr, David Marquez and lettered by VC's Cory Petit, is published by Marvel Comics today — or last night, depending on whether your store did a midnight opening.

But what does it mean for the good men and women at S.H.I.E.L.D.? Well, after Secret Empire, where they all got co-opted by Hydra, it's not great, The government (again) is shutting them down. Everyone's out of work.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

Basically, they are all Uber drivers in London.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

This leaves the police having to arrest Deadpool for killing Agent Phil Coulson, Even though he was under orders at the time from the legitimate head of state, Steve Rogers.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

Steve Rogers is trying to avoid the fallout, such that he can.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

And Las Vegas… well Kobik was meant to have left it as she found it, destroyed by Hydra, at the conclusion of Secret Empire.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

But bad as it is, over in Scarlet Spider #8 by Peter David, Will Sliney, Jason Keith and Andrew Crossley

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

…there do seem to be plenty of survivors.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

And most people seem to be okay, albeit in urgent needs of assistance and help.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

Which is a little different to how it appeared in Champions a few months ago.

What Does Marvel Legacy #1 Mean For… Secret Empire? (SPOILERS)

Maybe Kobik did walk back some of the death and destruction after all?

Check in with our other Marvel Legacy #1 coverage here.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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