Hawkeye reveals to the world one of the secret factions of the Avengers.
The new leader of the group Marvel known as the Thunderbolts, hawk eyehas just revealed to the public one of the biggest secrets of the avengers that were not known until now. The comic Thunderbolts #2 written by Jim Zub with art of Sean Izaakse has as protagonist Clint Barton and the mayor of the city of New York, luke cagegiving a press conference about the performances that the new team will carry out Thunderbolts.
Hawkeye reveals to the world one of the secret factions of the Avengers
the name of the Thunderbolts was tarnished under the previous mayor of New York, Wilson Fiskwho turned the team into brute hero hunters in their war against Daredevil and his allies during the event Devil’s Reign. Luke wants to show that the Thunderbolts can help and has created his own team working for the city, but while clint seeks to say the right words during an awkward conversation with the media, reveals the prior existence of the Secret Avengers.
To justify why he is prepared to lead the ThunderboltsHawkeye explains that he has led great excellent teams, most notably the Avengers of the West Coastthe new avengers and the Secret Avengers. Here he reveals the existence of this hidden faction of the avengers that everyone did not know. People are surprised since they had never heard of that group, but hawk eye explained that it was normal since they acted in the shadows fighting for the Land.
The Secret Avengers were created by Ed Brubaker and Mike Deodato in 2010. It was a team made up of heroes to carry out covert missions and assignments that everyone was unaware of as this would ensure greater chances of success. There have been three main stories starring these Secret Avengers in the last decade, the oldest being the original series started by Brubaker and Deodatowhich lasted a total of 39 issues. hawk eye became the team leader in Secret Avengers #22 when the writer Rick Mender and the artist Arthur Adams took over the series to continue building great stories.
However, this series starring the Thunderbolts which is being done by Zub and Izaakse it will not have 40 issues, as it will be a shorter-lived miniseries. For this reason it will be a miniseries of five numbers. With hawk eye At the helm, the team’s lineup includes some notable and well-known members such as Spectrum, America Chavez, Power Man, Persuasion and Gutsen Glory. The new series of Thunderbolts comes shortly after the president of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feigwill officially announce a project of Thunderbolts for the Face 5 of Marvel Cinematic Universe. This opens the door to see some of the most titanic stories of the group adapted to the big screen in an epic way.
While is true that Kevin Feig announced in San Diego Comic-Con 2022 that the project would close Phase 5 in 2024, the team lineup was revealed in D23Expo some weeks later. Unlike the comic book miniseries, the Thunderbolts of the UCM will be made up of a somewhat disparate lineup featuring the likes of Yelena Belova, bucky barnesalso know as Winter Soldier, Red Guardian, Ghost, Taskmaster, John Walker aka US Agent and Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.
Thunderbolts #2 is written by Zub and has drawings of Izaakse. The alternative covers have been made by Betsy Cola, Mateus Manhanini, Stefano Caselli and Federico Blee. The comic is now available.