captainamericawintersoldierempirecoverAs everyone knows by now, Marvel’s Phase 2 is underway with Iron Man 3 out on Blu-ray and Thor: The Dark World in theaters. Next up is Captain America: The Winter Soldier, with Chris Evans reprising his role as Steve Rogers. Empire Online released their magazine cover that features just that.

The cover further proves that Cap’s new costume is a huge improvement over the one in The Avengers. It looks more tactical (movie-wise, that is) and Evans looks much more confident in it. It takes inspiration from the first movie‘s costume and modernizes it. And it works.

For those who don’t know, the suit in Captain America: The Winter Soldier is based on the Super Soldier costume in the comics.

If you want to get your hands on a physical copy of the magazine, it’s on sale December 31.

For the film itself? Captain America: The Winter Soldier releases in theaters March 28, 2014.