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Marvel's Avengers Assemble "Secret Avengers" Talkback (Spoilers)

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  1. Stu

    Stu Marvel Animation Age Webmaster
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    Check out Marvel's Avengers Assemble!

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    Marvel's Avengers Assemble "Secret Avengers"
    Episode Premiere Date - May 10th, 2015
    Captain America’s team discovers working for S.H.I.E.L.D. isn’t everything they hoped for when they’re expected to unquestionably follow orders in a dangerous situation involving the Crimson Dynamo and The Winter Guard.

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  2. Magmaster12

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    Did they seriously air the episodes out of order?
     
  3. Lonewolf36

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    Was Radioactive Man suppose to be the Chinese Radioactive Man (Chen Lu) or the Russian Radioactive Man (Igor Stanchek)?
     
  4. TheLemsterPju

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    China is near the border of Russia. So it's possible that it's Chen Lu but with a Russian accent.
     
  5. Lonewolf36

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    Costume was Lu's.
     
  6. Gold Guy

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    Wow, this episode was better than the whole Ultron arc.

    My main gripe was that the writers had the team mention that they missed "insert something" from the previous team two often, to the point where it became obnoxious. Otherwise, I liked the clash between the two groups, and how Cap didn't play boyscout to Nick Fury. But y'know, I didn't know that Radioactive Man was ever a good guy.
     
  7. TheVileOne

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    Radioactive Man was the Russian version, Igor Stancheck, even though he had the classic Chen Lu look for the character.

    I recall the original Radioactive Man has played good guy before on the Thunderbolts, so there is that.

    Disappointed this episode had to be shown out of order. Honestly, wasn't expecting Fury to break under pressure from Captain America like that, but whatever. I enjoyed the clash with Winter Guard and the two groups ultimately uniting for the greater good at the end. Still, Cap bossing Fury around at the end was pretty cool. A lot of fun lines from Cap this week.
     
  8. RoryWilliams

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    This was really good. I was surprised they used such an obscure character like the Russian Radioactive Man.

    This show has a real problem where the best episodes tend to be the ones that deviate from the standard formula but then make it seem like a bad thing. Like they referenced the lack of fights over pizza and cookies and all I could think was "That is as a major plus in my book." The same thing happened with Planet Doom.
     
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    I agree things are better when they deviate from that juvenile crap. I liked how the "secret avengers" were more organized and tactical, instead of the usual bad guys show up, the avengers rush in start shooting and punching, it was all flash and no substance. Another thing I didn't like was how the team predictable mentioned how they missed things from the previous team, that combined with Fury acting like jerk when it came to saving civilians over the mission(something he doesn't do in Ultimate Spider-Man) made things incredibly forced so the "secret avengers" would want to quit SHIELD and go back to original avengers.
     
  10. Troy Troodon

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    I wish they used different actors for the Winter Guard.
     
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    So they aired this episode out of order? Well, at least I can’t complain they’re treating this series better than Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

    Anyway, I thought this episode was pretty good. I think the Winter Guard was handled pretty well, and good to see Crimson Dynamo and Radioactive Man. Usually when the show introduces new characters and gets out of its seeming rut of relying on the same characters over and over (especially characters from the movies), I have little in the way of criticism for it.
     
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  12. Rick Jones

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    This was pretty good in my opinion. Watching Cap's team operate, I really didn't miss the other team members. The humor was still meh but it didn't matter because it was such a slight part of the episode. It's a shame it didn't air in order though.
     
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    Yeah, this was a great episode, one of the best in a while. A cool fight scene, interesting new characters, solid use of recurring characters, and they even worked in some classic SHIELD-Superhero antagonism. If only they'd run the episode in order, the ending would've packed more punch. Now we already know how that mission turns out, so it doesn't have the appropriate impact. The contrast between the two splinter groups is also weakened by having this and "Small Time Heroes" air so far apart. I haven't looked ahead at the synopses in a while, but I hope that the teams stay separated. I'd love to see how the show would handle two different, allied teams.
     
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    IMO, it was better then the whole 2nd season combined. This was a very good episode. The story,the humor,animation,background art,and action were all good. My only problem was with Widow taking down Ursa Major with her bare hands. IMO, that scene was stupid as hell.
     
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    Great episode, one of the best so far. Liked the more serious take on this small group of Avengers and this version of the Winter Guard. Neat line-up too, with some characters I wasn't expecting to see. There were a few pretty bad lines and the constant reminders about how the team missed the wacky behaviors of the other heroes but other than that I don't really have any complaints. Wonder why this aired out of order. It would have made the Ultron arc a little more exciting, even if it didn't feature the villain at all.
     

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