Secret Avengers #12

    Secret Avengers » Secret Avengers #12 - The Trouble With John Steele - Part 2 of 2 released by Marvel on June 1, 2011.

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    The Trouble With John Steele - Part 2 of 2 last edited by ghostgrifter on 05/18/21 10:41AM View full history

    Steve Rogers' old friend and fellow soldier John Steele is working with the Shadow Council against the Secret Avengers and against the world. What dark secret led to Steele's fall from grace? Can Steve Rogers learn the secret in time to save his friend and stop the Shadow Council? And if all else fails, can the Secret Avengers rise to the occasion and stop this covert menace?



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    Review: Sectret Avengers 12 0

    Steve Rogers delves into the mind of John Steele to discover secrets about the Shadow Council.The Good I've loving the backtracking of Captain America (Steve Rogers) and John Steele's histories from World War II. It's incredibly interesting stuff, and once again, Ed Brubaker has a winner on his hand. While this book's stories have been a bit flat, this last two parter has been an amazing amount of fun. I really didn't like the Shadow Council stuff at first, but it's grown on me, a little too muc...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    The abyss gazed into me once again 0

    After introducing the concept the previous issue, the story here goes right back into the same world within a world concept.  After subduing John (with some clever thinking on Hank's part) the heroes figure out pretty much what has happened, and mostly by taking a different approach.  It is kind of a fun story, if not very inspiring - a Nazi castle with mythological creatures and a secret cult inside.  The part of the story with Steve and the Prince is a bit distracting as the main action, but e...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Improving WWII. 0

    Issue #12 of Secret Avengers.   The Story: Steve,Beast and Prince of Orphans (PoO,don't laugh) take out John and put him back into the machine to see what he happened in WWII.   The Good: I like to imagine that each writer has there playground and for Brubaker it's Marvel WWII because he's adding the Shadow Council to it.They are kinda helping the Nazis with some magic.Ive been digging John Steele here on Secret Avengers,he has an interesting backstory and what the Shadow Council wants to do wit...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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