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John Walker is reminded he's no Captain America in US Agent #4 preview

US Agent #4
(Image credit: Georges Jeanty/Karl Story/Matt Milla/Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics))

Some of you may have only just met John Walker after his debut as the new Captain America in The Falcon and WInter Soldier's first episode. Here in the comics world where he's from, he's grown into his own hero - the US Agent. But in a strange turn of events similar to Cap, US Agent has been replaced by a new US Agent.

The only thing constant is change, as they say.

Check it out in this preview of next week's US Agent #4:

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US Agent #4

(Image credit: Georges Jeanty/Karl Story/Matt Milla/Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics))

US Agent #4 preview

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US Agent #4

(Image credit: Georges Jeanty/Karl Story/Matt Milla/Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics))
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US Agent #4

(Image credit: Georges Jeanty/Karl Story/Matt Milla/Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics))
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US Agent #4

(Image credit: Georges Jeanty/Karl Story/Matt Milla/Joe Sabino (Marvel Comics))
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US Agent #4

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US Agent #4

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TL:DR, in US Agent #1 - #3, John ran into his estranged sister Kate while on a mission in rural West Virginia. Kate, a former SHIELD agent, was found working with a mysterious soldier operating as a new US Agent - and as you can probably see a mile away, they have a beef with Walker, the original US Agent. It ended up with Walker being kicked out of a SHIELD helicarrier while thousands of feet in the air, leading to what you see in US Agent #4.

"Conflicting visions of America intersect in a small mining town where long-buried SHIELD secrets are unearthed, forcing a confrontation between John Walker and his own sister, who has commandeered powerful weaponry she is poised to unleash on the townsfolk Walker has sworn to protect," reads Marvel's synopsis for the issue.

US Agent #4 (of 5) goes on sale on March 31, with US Agent #5 scheduled for April 28. A paperback collection of this US Agent limited series goes on sale July 6.

Want to know more about John Walker? Read our guide to US Agent - in comics and in the MCU.

Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table.