The countdown to great leveling begins.
Planet Hydra Is all but assured.
Captain America is our last hope.
Art– Stuart Immonen as usual on this book is delivering top notch groovy-ness in every panel. I’m loving it!
Story– Baron Zemo is on the verge of killing All New Captain America who manages to turn the tides before Nomad shows up to save him. Samuel takes down Lucas and his flea infested ship with the aid of his powers. Misty takes down taskmaster. There is a backup plan however with Baron Blood. Batroc shows up for revenge. Nomad deals with Batroc while Samuel tracks down Blood. The Vampire escapes after killing Samuel’s long time pet, Red Wing.
Cover- This series has awesome covers and this month may just be my favorite yet. It shows our All New Captain America half submerged in a river, in a jungle. Both are bathed in an ethereal purple mist which sets quite the tone.
Hydra– Over the last ten years Hydra has been
Characterization– Samuel Wilson is the boss. Watching him facing off with Baron Zemo and turning the tides was executed perfectly. Just like before he’s out of his weight class but Rick Remender manages to use his powers inventively enough to even the odds.
Death– Um…..I hope I’m not expected to care that Red Wing was killed because I can’t think of a more hollow death in comics in the last five years,
All New Captain America is an awesome book chock full or epic action, delicious art and solid characterization! We give this issue 4/5 stars