Captain America: Hail Hydra (#3-5)

Oh look, I’m back on Captain America. >.> This run established a potential link between Steve and Hydra through the Lazarus formula which he was (retcon-actively) injected with back in 1944.

It also revisited a few different time periods, including Falcon getting his wings (early 1970s), Steve’s time as The Captain (1980s), and after the Civil War/Steve’s resurrection, while Bucky’s still Captain America (late 2000s/early 2010s).

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It also goes into Sam learning to use the wings, which is frankly hilarious and also shows a bit of his relationship with T’Challa. I always want to see more of his friendship with T’Challa so I’m pretty happy with that.

Seriously, he’s not great.

Not that he’ll ever let that stop him.


“Captain Shove-It” does have a certain ring to it, IMO. Let’s face it, The Captain was not nearly as subtle as Nomad, as non-CA identities go.

“Yummy Yum-Yum Cookie Company”

Anyone else appreciate the irony of Bucky calling a German super-soldier “Einstein”? By the way, while his team had him, Steve, Thor, Luke Cage, War Machine, Black Widow and Hawkeye, Sam was stuck with…:


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