Under the Tony Stark regime, all those supers who haven’t registered are being hunted down. America’s Most Wanted is none other than your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Dan Slott and Stefano Caselli tell the tale of War Machine’s new team of recruits and the introduction of the Initiative’s Black Ops unit. Uh-oh Spidey… I bet your Spidey-sense is tingling right about now.

Take the jump for the sneak peek!

Written by DAN SLOTT


Avengers: The Initiative #3 arrives June 06, 2007 for $2.99.

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  1. Josh
    May 17, 2007 at 9:07 am — Reply

    Caselli’s art is so pretty.

  2. May 17, 2007 at 9:11 am — Reply

    Because nothing says “Above Board and Lawful” like a secret black ops team, right, Gruppenführer Stark?

  3. Josh
    May 17, 2007 at 10:24 am — Reply

    Well, SHIELD is a covert agency, so having a black ops team is not shocking. What’d be shocking is if it was made up of third string Spidey villains.

    Then again, the Thunderbolts are a government sanctioned, public search and destroy team made up of villains.

    I like the landscape of post-Civil War Marvel, but things like the Thunderbolts celebrity does not make much sense to me.

    Hopefully Justice smacks the Gauntlet around this issue.

  4. May 17, 2007 at 10:35 am — Reply

    Well, SHIELD is a covert agency, so having a black ops team is not shocking. What’d be shocking is if it was made up of third string Spidey villains.

    Perhaps SHIELD is covert, but The Avengers (and the Initiative members ARE calling themselves Avengers) most definitely are NOT.

    Nothing about the Thunderbolts makes sense. You have to go in with you disbelief already suspended to enjoy that book… not that there’s anything WRONG with that.

  5. Josh
    May 17, 2007 at 12:16 pm — Reply

    The only thing with the Initiative members calling themselves Avengers is that Iron Man runs SHIELD and the Avengers. The way I understood it is that the 50 State Initiative was being overseen by SHIELD making the Avengers, particularly the Mighty Avengers, answerable to SHIELD as they would be New York’s Initiative sponsored team.

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