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Deadpool #2 [Preview]

The Casual Bigotry of Steve Rogers in Deadpool #2 [Preview]

And so of course he shows up to interfere in Deadpool's plans.Deadpool reluctantly agrees to talk to Steve.But it isn't long before Rogers reveals that he may not have left all that Secret Empire, secret Nazi stuff behind after all, because Captain America is clearly bigoted against monsters.In a universe that is constantly being shattered[...]

Fake News in Action in Next Week's Captain America #9

Fake News in Action in This Week's Captain America #9

Didn't he read Secret Empire? And sure, one could argue that that was technically an alternate version of Steve (despite the claims of Nick Spencer and Tom Brevoort to the contrary), but honestly, the signs were there even before Secret Empire Didn't anyone read Avengers vs X-Men? Captain America has always been a secret Nazi.Journalistic[...]

Can Nazi Captain America Buy a Presidential Pardon From Donald Trump?

BECAUSE U DEMANDED IT! Nazi Steve Rogers, the alternate version of the titular Captain (or is he the real version?) from Secret Empire is back in next week's issue of Captain America Will he be busting out of jail, on his own or with help from Cap's other enemies? Well, not quite.Alexa Lukin has arranged[...]

You Hail Hydra One Time… Next Week's Black Widow #1

Two words that forever changed the history of Captain America in Nick Spencer's political magnum opus, Secret Empire But, that was more than 2 years ago Just because a character turned out to have always been a secret Nazi and then takes over America under the banner of his neo-Nazi hate group, does that mean[...]

Everything You Knew About Secret Empire Was Wrong

All day long, Marvel has been releasing teaser after teaser threatening to rewrite the history of the Marvel Universe in March 2019, creating a veritable feeding frenzy in the clickbait comics media as websites scramble to post the latest teaser and get the clicks before their competitors, which of course works out in Marvel favor […]

The Hulk Still Hasn't Gotten Over Secret Empire (Immortal Hulk #7 Preview)

Secret Empire Nick Spencer's magnum opus is still a sore spot for many Marvel fans, one of the few events in recent comics history that seemed to equally offend those on both the left and the right for turning Captain America into a Nazi Spencer has moved on to what we're forced to admit is[...]

Captain America #2 cover by Alex Ross

Captain America #2 Review: The Mind of the Legend

This is an interesting time in Steve’s life, and I’m glad that this book is confronting Secret Empire instead of trying to avoid it That’s not to say that Mark Waid’s stint on the title was bad; the opposite is true However, it did feel like book intent on ignoring the screaming elephant in the[...]

The Punisher #226 cover by Clayton Crain

The Punisher #226 Review: Setting Targets on Hydra

He has a lot of guilt leftover from his taking their side in Secret Empire, and he intends to rectify that by wiping the fascist organization from the face of the Earth He starts by using CIA information to track down the whereabouts of one Baron Helmut Zemo With the War Machine armor’s arsenal at[...]

Black Widow Tales of Suspense #103 cover by Andrea Sorrentino

Tales of Suspense #103 Review: What Has Black Widow Been Up To?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Black Widow is still alive. She's working for the Red Room again. How did this happen? What has she been doing? What does this have to do with the resurfacing of Yelena Belova and the other mysterious events happening around the Winter Soldier and Hawkeye? Tales of Suspense #103 departs from following Hawkeye and […]

Doctor Strange #386 cover by Niko Henrichon

Doctor Strange #386 Review: Damnation Continues to Disappoint

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We are shown the prelude to Doctor Strange's Las Vegas arrival in Damnation, and we view the immediate aftermath. In that aftermath, Strange plays cards against Mephisto for the fate of Las Vegas. I was no fan of Damnation #1. It's lack of tone coherence, Doctor Strange actively making the lives of Las Vegas […]

Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 cover by Rod Reis

Doctor Strange Damnation #1 Review: Your Favorite Heroes Are Terrible People

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]With the Avengers helping mourn and honor the fallen in Las Vegas from Secret Empire, Doctor Strange arrives to offer a ray of hope He has regained his expansive powers and resurrects the parts of Las Vegas that fell, its citizens included Joyous celebration quickly turns to shock and horror when the Hotel Inferno,[...]

Hydra Cap Funko Hot Topic Exclusive Variant

Hydra Cap Gets His Own Funko In Hot Topic Exclusive Variant

Feeling nostalgic for a bygone historical era? Missed out on getting your hands on one of those Hydra shirts Marvel was pushing on retailers? Well, you're in luck! Now you can own your very own Hydra Cap Funko, as the villain of Marvel's Secret Empire super-mega-crossover event returns as a tiny, adorable, vinyl fascist with[...]

Hydra Cap Funko Hot Topic Exclusive Variant

Contest Of Champions Gets Some Funky Funkos, Including Secret Empire Cap

And Groot with a beard is amazing. Marvel Contest of Champions Funko Pop Exclusives [gallery columns="2" size="full" ids="752471,752469,752472,752474"]Whelp, there it is — a Secret Empire Captain America toy Did not think we would ever see any merch made from that, but here we are It will be exclusive to Hot Topic I am curious to see how[...]

Cover to Mighty Captain Marvel #9 by Meghan Hetrick

The Mighty Captain Marvel #9 Review: Girls' Day Out

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The war against Hydra and the Chitauri is over. Alpha Flight is no more. The space station was destroyed. The Ultimates have done their job and freed Eternity. Quasar is gone. Carol Danvers must decide what to do with her life now. To help her, she enlists the help of two of her […]

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Hydra And Red Skull Cosplay Banned By Rose City Comic Con

You will be banned from coming to RCCC for life." Banning Nazi cosplay sounds like a no-brainer of a good idea, but we are forced to wonder: what about retailers wearing those Marvel Secret Empire promotional Hydra t-shirts? Rose City Comic Con has changed its costume policy to ban "reminders of unspeakable atrocities," including "Old School[...]

Secret Empire: Omega #1- One Last Pass Through Secret Empire

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_714586" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Secret Empire: Omega[/caption]So, we’re at the other end of this now My opinions on Secret Empire have been made abundantly clear There’s no reason to revisit it, let alone review Secret Empire: Omega.So, we’re going to review Secret Empire: Omega Because I am not only a masochist but a curious[...]

Brevoort: Parts Of Secret Empire "Made The Right People Unhappy And Upset"

ABC hosted its final Secret Empire livestream Thursday to talk about the events of Secret Empire Omega and the aftermath of the series Being gluttons for punishment, we watched it to hastily transcribe the comments of Marvel guests Tom Brevoort, Alanna Smith, and Nick Spencer.Here are the highlights:Brevoort, on how Secret Empire ended: It turns out[...]

Secret Empire #10 Review: The Destination Was Not Worth The Journey

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Secret Empire #10 is finally here, and the behemoth steamroller of an event from Marvel and writer Nick Spencer is finally over And after the writer and publishers' constant calls to wait and see, to read every issue no matter what your initial reaction is, and ideally spend hundreds of dollars on the various spinoffs[...]

The Mighty Captain Marvel #8 Review- The End Of Quasar…Again

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_708369" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Mighty Captain Marvel #8[/caption]*Ties in to the Secret Empire crossoverMan, heroes named Quasar just can’t catch a break anymore, can they?The Mighty Captain Marvel and her band of heroes find themselves at the end of their Secret Empire conflict The Chitauri have them at the end of their rope[...]