Minors and Minotaurs – as Well as Masks, Monsters, Militants – in an Immortal Hulk #28

Today's Immortal Hulk #28 sees a spilling over of recent moves by Brue Banner to smash the world and remake it in the Hulk's image, going after Roxxon Industries. Bur how does all this affect folks on the ground? We meet a Roxxon security guard and his daughter, who are growing apart. A conservative reactionary father and an anarchic social justice warrior of a daughter. With piercings and everything.

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A scenario only exacerbated by the protests that she is a part of, against her father's employers. And the alienation between them ramped up by monsters, by masks, by media. And made very literal by events – and the Hulk.

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Guns are out, along with the politics and the personalities. You'll see the same in Captain America #17 today as well after a supposed assassination of Mayor Wilson Fisk
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As Immortal Hulk challenges some of the standard tropes that make up superhero comics, a status quo that is being smashed…

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And as with today'sImmortal Hulk and Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child, there seems to be a lot of it about today…

(W) Al Ewing (A) Tom Reilly, Matias Bergas (CA) Alex Ross
• Are your children normal? Are they respectful of you and other approved authority figures? Do they have a poster of the Punisher on their wall?
•  Or are they angry and discourteous? Do they embrace difficult and/or dangerous concepts, such as protest and the environment? Do they stand with the Hulk?
•  Ask yourself: Are your children normal… or have they joined the TEEN BRIGADE?
Rated T+In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Jason Masters (CA) Alex Ross
How can Steve Rogers track down the cop-killer who is waging war against the men in blue in New York City when he's every bit as wanted by the cops he's trying to save?
Rated T+In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Immortal Hulk #28 and Captain America #17 are published by Marvel Comics today in all good comic shops. I bought mine from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, which runs Magic The Gathering nights on Fridays, and a larger south-west store in Bromley, which also runs Magic nights and has an extensive back issue collection and an online store. If you are in the neighbourhood, check them out.

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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