Maria Hill has a Skrull in custody, but she knows there’s bound to be more… good thing she’s got a foolproof Skrull detector ready to go. Maria Hill is extremely competent and extremely motivated to ensure this Secret Invasion doesn’t go the way the last one did. All she needs to do is confirm that the Avengers really ARE who they claim to be… What could possibly go wrong?
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But Why Tho?Secret Invasion #2 is a fantastic mix of aliens and espionage. This is Secret Invasion from a different angle, and so far, it is intense and full of intrigue. A creative team full of superstars is crafting a story that perfectly sets the tone for the live-action series whilst being superb on its own. Its relationship with mainstream comics can be sketchy but license sometimes has to be taken to give a standalone book the materials it needs to excel.
ComicBook.comSecret Invasion #2 does a better job of slowly raising the stakes. Not only does it shed light on who has been compromised in the latest invasion of the Skrulls, but it also helps explain why this new conflict needs to be feared rather than taken lightly. Still, this new Secret Invasion series hasn't done much yet to validate its re-hashing nature just yet. Hopefully, as the plan of the Skrulls comes more into view, I'll begin to feel differently on this front.
Weird Science Marvel ComicsSecret Invasion #2 is a tense, thrilling, paranoid-filled issue with great art, great action, and great drama. However, the meat of the issue is effectively one big scene that heavily borrows from John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) and doesn’t move the plot forward more than an inch.