Marvel Heroic: Deathblow Mini-Event

Marvel Heroic: Deathblow Mini-Event

One of my favorite villain groups in the Marvel universe is HYDRA, probably because one of my first Marvel comics was Marvel Super Action #13, reprinting a 1969 issue of Captain America (#111) where HYDRA assassins kill Captain America, recovering his costume and... a Steve Rogers mask? Could it be? Was Steve Rogers a false identity? CLIFFHANGER! Ever since then, I've always loved HYDRA as a foil: from the classic HYDRA to Bob, Agent of HYDRA. Back when we ran Champions in high school, we retooled VIPER to the Marvel mainstay. When I picked up the Amazing Spider-Man around the time of Avengers Disassembled (where Spidey was a member of the Avengers), there was a great multi-issue story that featured the villanous group. By the time the 90s rolled 'round, HYDRA wasn't a huge threat anymore. It was... well, let's have Captain America explain it: "For the last ten years, HYDRA has been just one more crime cartel. It hasn’t been nearly...
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