Quote1 Show me how you kill them. Quote2
-- Johann Schmidt

Appearing in the 1st StoryEdit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Trudi (Single appearance)[1]
  • unnamed nurse (Single appearance)[1]




Solicit Synopsis:Edit

Witness the chilling creation of Marvel’s greatest monster, and liberty’s greatest enemy. As Berlin descends into chaos and ruin, sinister forces are on the rise...and the men who will form the Nazi Party ascend to power. Against this tragic backdrop of history, a boy comes of age...Johann Schmidt. Orphan, thug, urchin – Johann has nothing...and how far he would go for power will change the world...Greg Pak, the writer of X-MEN: MAGNETO – TESTAMENT, and breakout Mirko Colak (SECRET WARRIORS) bring to life the twisted birth of the Red Skull.


  • Includes an Afterword by Greg Pak describing the research he did to prepare himself for the series.


  • The qoute on the front cover is by Frederick the Great and translates to "The strength of the states rests on the great men who are born to them at the right hour."

See Also

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  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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