Warning: SPOILERS for Captain Marvel #16
When information first broke the Captain Marvel comics can be sending Carol to kill her fellow Avengers, followers had been promised the story can be value it in the long run. And now that the top has arrived, there is no query “The Final Avenger” is one story readers will always remember. However for essentially the most sudden, disturbing, and improbable cause.
The official preview of Captain Marvel #16 confirmed Kelly Thompson and Lee Garbett’s arc was rising to its thrilling conclusion, as all deception and pretense was solid apart. After spending the final points taking down one Avenger after one other and delivering their ‘corpses’ to Vox Supreme — an evil Kree terrorist — Carol launched her assault. She did so not just for herself, or the harmless lives threatened to drive her to cooperate, however for the Avengers who put their belief in her. The excellent news is the finale proves Carol is the easiest of her teammates mixed. The unhealthy information… is we imply that actually.
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The showdown between Carol and Vox begins as anticipated, however she does not go in empty handed. Since Captain America surrendered his protect to her, he additionally grants her its use on this battle. At first blush, proving that the duvet artwork exhibiting Captain Marvel wielding Mjolnir and Cap’s protect (in addition to Iron Man’s gauntlet) would not disappoint. However the reality behind the tease — of Captain Marvel ‘gaining the powers of the Avengers’ — is not fairly because it sounds.
Because it seems, each the reader and Vox Supreme knew Carol was enjoying her personal sport all alongside, delivering lifeless clones of the Avengers as a substitute of the actual factor. However the distinction out of the blue turns into unclear when Vox explains his purpose was by no means to kill the heroes, however purchase their our bodies to unlock them on a genetic degree. The mad science at work within the course of, or how a physique like Tony Stark’s will assist Vox Supreme produce his new, advanced grasp race is not clear. It is also by no means acknowledged precisely what the inexperienced goo filling Vox’s evil laboratory is for, both. However then, it does not must be.
When Carol and the villain’s battle shatters the aforementioned inexperienced goo tanks, Carol is briefly drowned within the fluid. Besides… that fluid is revealed to be the byproduct Vox was looking for to make use of in creating his new topics. In different phrases, the distilled essence of Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther, She-Hulk, and Captain America. However Carol’s physique is infused with a complete lot extra than simply their powers.
There isn’t a query: what followers behold is Captain Marvel channeling the energy of her Avengers teammates. However as her physique grows and deforms to include all of them in each skill and bodily type, the result’s downright monstrous (in the easiest means potential). No quantity of shield-throwing, Hulk-smashing, and even Mjolnir-swinging can distract from the physique horror behind all of it. The heroes themselves by no means needed to witness it, since Carol manages to save lots of herself by ultimately burning away the unwelcome guests. However the readers? They will not quickly overlook what “The Final Avenger” actually means.
- CAPTAIN MARVEL #16
- Written by: Kelly Thompson
- Artwork by: Lee Garbett
- Cowl Artwork by: Mark Brooks
- Connecting Variant Cowl by Inhyuk Lee
- Spider-Lady Variant Cowl by: Dan Panosian
- “THE LAST AVENGER” CONCLUSION! It’s all come right down to Captain Marvel versus Vox Supreme! Since discovering her Kree heritage, Carol Danvers has struggled to reconcile her human and her alien sides. Now she should battle for each — or lose the whole lot. However Earth’s Mightiest Hero has a brand new plan…will the facility of the Avengers be sufficient to save lots of the world?
Captain Marvel #16 is offered now at your native comedian e-book store.
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