Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Javier Garron
Colors by David Curiel
Letters by Cory Petit
The Rundown: A unique warrior on a unique mission will find himself getting some powerful help.
It’s 1943 and the ocean is plagued by attacks from a demon infested U-Boat with no crew. All that stands in the way of the sub and its prey is Sergeant Szardos, the Soldier Supreme. After taking out the ship, he finds himself shipwrecked on an island with a group of soldiers who quickly find themselves overcome with a demonic presence that wants the Eye of Agamotto.
After a rough night on the island, things get more dangerous when the Nazis arrive to hunt him down. What they and the Sergeant don’t know is that there is a group of heroes lending a silent hand as Szardos finds himself hunting down Mephisto himself.
The Story: The story is really cool and has a great tone that made me smile as it played out. I like that Aaron tells the story from a new character’s perspective and leaves the rest of the Avengers in the background and out of sight. The plot has a fun and entertaining energy that does a great job of setting up a new mission for the Avengers as well as the introducing some new potential allies in the fight to come.
The Art: Garron delivers some beautifully detailed and vibrant art throughout the story. The action was brilliantly done and filled with great visual moments that draw you in.