Set between ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, Marvel is giving us a stand alone comic entitled ‘Captain America: Homecoming’ and we have 6 pages to share with you. The tale is going to help lay the groundwork for the budding friendship of Captain America and Black Widow as Steve takes Natasha on a tour of where he grew up in Brooklyn. Of course a lot has changed since the 1930’s so while they do start off with a nice walk it quickly turns into a terrorist strike against New York.
The question quickly becomes though is the terrorist attack happening because they are there or is it just a lucky break that they are around in order to stop it? With the spy games going full force in the upcoming film, it wouldn’t surprise me if one of the players set this attack up with Steve being there in mind. Could it be the mysterious Winter Soldier testing the waters before he makes his appearance? Could it be Nick Fury trying to lead Cap in a specific direction as he’s already proven he’s willing to do anything such as use the death of a friend to push forward his agenda? We won’t know until the issue is released. Too bad the comic won’t be out until March, near the movie’s release.
Personally, while I love the sound of this, I wish it was being released a little earlier to help build hype for the movie. That and because I need a quick Marvel movie fix! Unless it’s explained right off the bat, I feel that the fact that Cap and Widow are both already in uniform feels a bit off. Maybe this is taking place directly after the scwarma scene in ‘The Avengers’ before they’ve had a chance to leave the scene of devastation? Other than that, I can’t see why they’d still be suited up.
What about you, true believers, are you excited for this ‘Winter Soldier’ tie-in? Can’t wait for the movie itself? Share your thoughts below!