Monday, January 9, 2023

Marvel's "Secret Invasion"

"Secret Invasion" is Marvel Studios new 5-episode TV miniseries created by Kyle Bradstree, based on the Marvel Comics storyline of shapeshifting 'Skrull' aliens, "...infiltrating all aspects of life on Earth...", starring Samuel L. Jackson as 'Nick Fury', Ben Mendelsohn as 'Talos' and Emilia Clarke as 'Abigail Brand', with Cobie Smulders, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Martin Freeman, and Don Cheadle, streaming Spring 2023 on Disney+:

"...'Special Agent Abigail Brand' (Clarke) first appeared in Marvel Comics 'Astonishing X-Men' vol. 3 #3 (Sept. 2004), as the 'Commander' of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' offshoot 'S.W.O.R.D.' that deals with defending the Earth from extraterrestrial threats. 

"Brand is present at S.W.O.R.D. headquarters, when it is destroyed by a 'Skrull'. Due to an emergency suit, she and other agents survive in space long enough to witness the arrival of the Skrull armada.

"She later is able to board one of the Skrull armada's ships by breaking into the exterior. After making it to the control/camera room, she witnesses the death and destruction the Skrulls are causing all over Earth and kills every Skrull on board..."

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