Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

Avengers #10 by Stan Lee, Don Heck and Dick Ayers was an odd comic book in all sorts of ways. Basically… the events within it didn't happen after this moment…Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

Yes, Thor acting as CEO of the Avengers did happen. But the moment that the first Avenger cried out that all too familiar phrase…Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

…was wiped from history.That's the kind of thing that happens when you go up against Immortus. So the first time anyone on the team would have remembered was from Avengers #14. However Iron Man suddenly seemed to know it was coming in advance…

Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)And by issue 16 it was on the cover.

Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

But today in Avengers #678, another god takes it on himself to amend that famous battle cry that even named the first Avengers movie in the UK to avoid trademark issues with The Avengers TV series also from the sixties.

 

And so Hercules creates a new battle cry more in keeping with the Next Generation than Original Series…

Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

…something more considered, less interventionalist, with fewer imperial connotations…

Hercules Creates A New Battle Cry in Avengers: No Surrender #678 (Spoilers)

Do you think it will catch on?

AVENGERS #678 LEG
(W) Mark Waid, Al Ewing, Jim Zub (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks
NO SURRENDER Part 4
NOW ON SALE WEEKLY!
The Avengers are caught in a game of cosmic proportions, but they don't know the rules – and one of them is about to pay the ultimate price! THE FIRST AVENGER FALLS!
Rated T+In Shops: Jan 31, 2018
SRP: $3.99

No one dies though…

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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