Specifically, they steal the idea of Rip Hunter's blackboard containing mysterious hints of future events upcoming in the DC universe. Except here, it's future Tony Stark laying out upcoming events on a big old sheet of butcher paper (don't worry, there are no spoilers for the actual Avengers story here):
Click to embiggen enough to actually read...or wait for one of the news sites to run a big ol' high-res readable version.
Anyway, DC rip-off or not, the important part comes when we zoom in a bit:
Yup, you saw it:
Now, earlier I was experiencing paroxysms of joy because Shang-Chi is returning for a least one storyline in Ed Brubaker's Secret Avengers, and they've been dropping hints that Fu Manchu might be coming back, too.
But this...surely one little guest-arc wouldn't be enough to justify it's own entry on
Is Master Of Kung Fu coming back, as its own title??
Could it be? Dare I hope??
Or is this going to be like when Bendis gave us Nick Fury's Bulletin Board Of Skrulls, which was scrutinized to death by fans and ultimately turned out to be completely meaningless and worthless??
Don't disappoint me, Marvel...