How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

Look left… look right. There appears to be no Secret Empire crossover this week. I think we're done. For real this time. But that doesn't mean the characters in the Marvel Legacy titles have completely forgotten what came before. After all, the clue is in the name, legacy. Deadpool knows in Despicable Deadpool #287 by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish and Nick Filardi.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

And Gwenpool probably has an idea after her history was rewritten but not everyone is up to speed, in The Unbelievable Gwenpool #21 by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

You know, Jessica Jones is being dealt with in a similar way over in Defenders, which managed to escape the new numbering with Defenders #6 by Brian Bendis, David Marquez and Justin Ponsor as the absence of SHIELD  and its involvement with Hydra having gone away may give them a loophole.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

The Beast, guilty at every wrong decision, seems to be getting over his collaboration with Nazis with a pint or two in Molly's, over in Uncanny Avengers #28 by Jim Zub, Sean Izaakse and Tamra Bonvillain.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

And to rummage through Marvel bins for anything they can use. Gwenpool finds Pate Pot Pete, Uncanny Avengers digs up a new plush-friendly version of the Juggernaut.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

Looks like Marvel has something to rival the Minions there.

The Falcon suffers being tarred with the same brush as Hydra Captain America in Falcon #1 by Rodney Barnes, Joshua Cassara and Rachelle Rosenberg – and probably will be forever, while Steve Rogers will get a town celebrating him, seemingly oblivious to any and all criticism.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

Not that Deadpool gets to use that as an excuse.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

Peter Parker having to deal with his own direct fallout in the streets in Amazing Spider-Man #789 by Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger and Marte Gracia, something the Beast has amazingly avoided despite looking even more distinctive.How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

And Mojo reminding the X-Menof other crossovers that people seemed to like more in X-Men: Blue #13 by Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina and Matt Milla.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

With a little legacy solution to take him down, just like the good old days.

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

So leave it to All-New Wolverine #25 by Tom Taylor, Juann Cabal and Nolan Woodard who has far more of her own legacy to deal without in-jokes to drag up her own past…

How Are Today's Marvel Legacy Titles Coping After Secret Empire?

That is quite the legacy for the character… just in time for Logan to come back and take it all away again. Maybe she can get the Gwenpool rewriting trick too?

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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