Because WE demanded it, at least according to the Marvel press release. Just in time for the Captain America: The Winter Soldier film next year, Bucky Barnes makes his return to the Marvel Universe for an all-new tale for All-New Marvel NOW! in Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1 – from superstar writer Rick Remender and red hot artist Roland Boschi!
A tortured and broken soul, Bucky Barnes spent most of his life in service to the enemy. Programmed to be ruthless and efficient killing machine, The Winter Soldier conducted countless assassinations and wetwork missions for the Soviet Union.
Set during the Cold War, Winter Soldier: The Bitter March follows Bucky on one of his most dangerous missions yet – one that pits him directly against S.H.I.E.L.D., HYDRA, and more! With Nick Fury missing and presumed dead, S.H.I.E.L.D. sends its top agent Ran Shen to retrieve two Nazi scientists who hold the key to winning the Cold War! But the Americans aren’t the only ones who want their secrets. The Soviets have dispatched their own deadly operative – The Winter Soldier!
His mission: acquire the scientists by any means neccessary – and kill them if they fall into the wrong hands!
Intrigue, adventure, romance, and murder are everywhere in this high-octane, pulse pounding, spy pulp thriller! And don’t miss the shocking conclusion that will shatter everything you knew about the life of modern-day Captain America! It all starts this February in Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1!
WINTER SOLDIER: THE BITTER MARCH #1
Written by RICK REMENDER
Art by ROLAND BOSCHI
Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON
Variant Cover by IN-HYUK LEE
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