Secret Empire

Presently, Marvel Comics has been running its mega-crossover Secret Empire, the heart-warming tale about how Captain America has been a sleeper agent for HYDRA the last eight decades and finally sprung the trap to betray his fellow heroes and destroy America. It shouldn’t be a surprise that this wasn’t the end of the tale. For while HYDRA proceeds with its terrible agenda, it was revealed that there’s been a second Captain America proverbially, perhaps literally, lost in the wilderness as his doppelganger’s been taking over the world. What’s next? How about another Marvel hero pledging his allegiance to HYDRA, and if you know the man’s work, then it shouldn’t be all that surprising… (more…)