Marvel Comics released the cover of Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #4 today and it appears to harbor secret codes. Not to be outdone by some silly cryptics and codes, AIPT’s Christopher Franey had to crack it. Even though the comic isn’t out till September 7th, one can only imagine the teases this cover holds. Well, you can imagine it, as we’ve broken it!
The series, written by Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing with art by Carmen Carnero, promises fans may be able to uncover information about the mystery surrounding the series even before Captain America does. Let’s see if we can do it!
Codes are definitely a part of this series, as seen in some strange numbers in the back of Captain America #0, which you can see below.
It was also telling that the Captain America Twitter had an insightful gif complete with codes flying by on-screen. Two codes, in particular, flashed by which helped Franey crack the code establishing the letter code that is on the left side of the workspace.
Pairing this with the sticky note in the Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty #4 only meant time, effort, and patience before we cracked most of the codes.
Here’s the full cover showing you multiple areas where codes reside.
Below you’ll find a breakdown of each code starting from the top of the star made by the red string and working clockwise.
“The Son of Rogers will begin the Cold War.” Could this be referring to Rick Remender’s run when Captain America had an adopted child…who was the son of Zola?
“The board is set for the new revolution.” Given Captain America’s dedication to the American dream, this code could mean anything. A war is likely coming.
“The power runs through Latveria.” Sounds like Doctor Doom is entering the story at some point!
“Betrayal is coming to the house of Carter.” This is obviously in reference to Peggy Carter, but her “House” may mean her children or other family members are being dragged into the story.
“Mental organism designed only for control.” Could this be in reference to Faustus who has the ability of hypnosis? M.O.D.O.K. is also possibly another option in this clue, but it’s hard to say.
Here are the codes from the cover broken down.
If you’d like to follow along, here’s a guide:
Those are all the codes we cracked based on the cover art released today. What do you think, true believer, what mysteries do Lanzing, Kelly, and Carnero have in store for us? Let us know in the comments!
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