The cover to Secret Avengers #27 features a Captain Marvel.
We are not sure, but the writer, Rick Remender, has tweeted that Cap isn't a Skrull or an imaginary story.
No worries, folks. We have huge fun plans for Mar-Vell. Lots of surprises on the way. Not a Skrull! Not an imaginary story!— Rick Remender (@Remender) February 8, 2012
As Captain Marvel fans know, the previous three appearances of "Captain Marvel" were either a Skrull (Secret Invasion), a "dead" guy (Chaos War: Dead Avengers) or an alternate Universe version (The Thanos Imperative), so I suppose it's safe to say that a few of the fans are a little - suspect?
However, Remender did state "Mar-Vell," right?!
Sounds like good news if you ask me.
Guess we'll have to find out when the Avengers Vs. X-Men issue of Secret Avengers hits!
Here's that cover again: