Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi's Spider-Gwen has been one of Marvel Comics' most ceaselessly inventive and exciting properties since the character first debuted in what was meant to be a one-off starring role. Since then, we've been followed Gwen Stacy's ongoing adventures as Spider-Woman, and encountered her world's versions of Captain America, Daredevil and The Punisher --- but there's still a hankering to learn more about this universe.

This week's Spider-Gwen Annual #1 scratches that itch as Latour explores the larger world of Earth-65 with stories featuring Koala Kommander, She-Hulk as a pro wrestler, and a terrifying alternate version of Donald Trump who is even more dangerous and has even tinier hands.

The standout tale from an all-around fantastic issue is Jason Latour, Chris Visions and Jim Campbell's story featuring Captain America, AKA Samantha Wilson. It's a touching tale of what Captain America means throughout the decades, regardless of race, gender or alternate universe, but it also features some great touches including Captain America swinging a baseball bat marked "Hot Sauce," and a showdown with Baron Blood, who in the universe rather strongly resembles Prince.

 

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The most striking sequence, however, is when Captain America clashes with MODAAK (Mental Organism Designed As America's King), an orange faced monstrosity with tiny hands and a plan to rule America with hate and fear.

 

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It's fairly obvious what Latour, Visions and Campbell are going for with MODAAK's resemblance to a certain orange-faced monstrosity with tiny hands from our own universe, but its also a nice reminder that such monsters can be fought with the ideals that made America truly great in the first place.