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The Super-Skrull saves the galaxy, Pt. 1

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Thanks to the Marvel event Annihilation, Cosmic Marvel characters gained a much needed shot in the arm of popularity space juice or whatever they inject.  Obscure characters got resurrected and more well-known characters embraced the added screen time.  This bodes well for our protagonist during the next two weeks: Kl’rt, the Super-Skrull.  You know, like a normal Skrull but super.  Over the next three articles, we’ll cover his solo miniseries in Annihilation: Super-Skrull, written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and drawn by Gregory Titus.  Because it’s great and I love it.

Before all that, how about Super-Skrull’s origin?  If we have to classify him, he belongs to the Fantastic Four’s rogue gallery.  They have a reputation of beating up aliens whenever try to conquer Earth, including the Skrulls in their first comic appearance.  While Skrulls can shapeshift into whatever they want, they don’t have any special abilities beyond that — so the Skrull empire…

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