In response to Charles Pulliam-Moore’s post “It Looks Like The Wrong Person Died in Marvel’s Secret Empire” article, I wrote a partial version of this initially as a response, but it grew into a full article in its own right. I have cleaned it up, rewritten it, and added content. (Spoilers for Secret Empire #7.)
Wow – going out with a bang. The mid-season finale of Agents of SHIELD didn’t pull any punches – and considering this is the last “Secrets of SHIELD” post on the Observation Deck, what a way to go!
SHIELD is trying not to war with other agencies, but there are still deadly consequences! Secrets are revealed, characters die, and new powers are revealed in this week’s Agents of SHIELD!
A new villain joins the team, the Secret Warriors come one step closer to fruition, who’s underground lab was that, and the Hellfire Club get a tip of the hat?! All this and more in this week’s Agents of SHIELD!
The Agents of SHIELD are back with a vengeance! The team ruthlessly demolishes its opposition while the Inhumans continue to evolve - especially the eyeless man and the Girl in the Flower Dress!
One of Iron Man's oldest enemies tries to whip SHIELD at their own game and a background player finally reveals himself into the story. A lot happened in this episode, so let's take it apart and examine the comic book connections!
I'm sure Kevin will do a full article but I couldn't help but notice something Simmons said...SPOILER
I know it's not easy for Cap, Coulson, Fury and Black Widow to root out every single HYDRA operation, but you think they would have already got this one. For a secret organization, HYDRA sure did a poor job of hiding this facility. It's right off the highway and has a sign pointing right to it. Even Hawkeye could have…
Maybe a little aroused.... WHAT!?
Now that's how you end a season. [UPDATES at the bottom]
Wow. Talk about a 180. Coulson and Crew have gone from tools of the man to running from the man, completely changing the dynamic of the show - for the better!
The SHIELD hits the fan as fallout from Captain America: The Winter Soldier has immediate effects on Coulson's kiddos. In case it isn't obvious enough, THERE ARE SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER HERE.