WandaVision’s warped sitcom existence continues to be enjoying its Surprise Comics playing cards with reference to its vest, sowing hints and reaping only a few showed information.
However the newest hinting on this week’s 3rd episode of the Disney Plus collection issues to probably the most Surprise Universe’s maximum out-of-this-world secret organizations. And it simply may hook up with the way forward for Captain Surprise, Nick Fury, and the Skrull empire.
[Ed. note: This piece contains spoilers for WandaVision through episode 3.]
Episode three of WandaVision spends a lot more time with the nature of Geraldine than earlier episodes, as she befriends Wanda and is helping ship her dual sons. However different individuals of Westview remark that Geraldine is bizarre, and new to the town. She’s not like different electorate in a single opposite direction as neatly. Up to now she is the one person who turns out to have recollections of Wanda’s existence as an Avenger.
Geraldine tells Wanda that she recalls when Ultron killed her brother Pietro, and Wanda turns into agitated and suspicious. We don’t see precisely what occurs subsequent, however the following time we see Geraldine, she’s ejected via a shimmering barrier surrounding Westview, as gun-toting, uniformed other folks encompass her.
Probably the most issues Wanda turns into suspicious of is Geraldine’s pendant, a teardrop with an upraised sword in it.
The mix of sword imagery and a shadowy army team issues in a single route for Surprise Comics fanatics: SWORD.
SWORD is the Sentient Global Statement and Reaction Division. In different phrases, it’s a counterpart to SHIELD that specializes in extra-terrestrial threats — of which the Surprise Comics Universe has many.
The profile of SWORD does no longer loom as massive as SHIELD’s in Surprise Comics historical past, despite the fact that it did have an important function to play in arcs like Secret Invasion, which simply occurs to be certainly one of Surprise’s upcoming Disney Plus unique collection.
Additionally, at the moment within the comics, SWORD has advanced into the gap exploration and international relations arm of the mutant govt of Krakoa. That’s this kind of contemporary building that it shouldn’t be anticipated that it’ll have any connection to WandaVision, even supposing Wanda and her brother Pietro was once mutants within the comics. Nevertheless it is cool.
What’s SWORD doing in WandaVision?
How precisely has a company that polices alien threats turn out to be hooked up with the Scarlet Witch, a super-powered human? That continues to be very unclear.
However, there is an excessively attention-grabbing direct hyperlink between them and “Geraldine.” Geraldine is performed via Teyonah Parris, the actress who signed directly to play an grownup model of Monica Rambeau, the younger lady who gave the impression in Captain Surprise. It kind of feels most probably that it’ll sooner or later be printed that Geraldine and Monica are the similar particular person. And if that’s true, you may have your connection to extraterrestrial beings proper there: Monica is a superb buddy of Captain Surprise, probably the most alien-experienced superhero on Earth.
Monica may just even have saved involved with Nick Fury since Captain Surprise. The remaining we noticed of SHIELD’s slipperiest agent in Spider-Guy: Some distance From House, he was once in deep house on a Skrull send. Samuel Jackson will sooner or later go back to the function for Secret Invasion, and Parris shall be observed once more within the un-subtitled Captain Surprise 2. It’s imaginable, as is the Surprise means, that WandaVision lays the basis for each long term installments of the MCU.