Here we are, halfway through Civil War II, wading through all the different tie-in issues and short series including Spider-Man, X-Men, and our favourite red, white and blue newly made fascist, Captain America. Just as the title says, Steve Rogers is still a secret hydra agent and in this tie-in we get some good, but sort of obvious, idea of what he is planning. I’ve seen a few posts on CBR and other websites straight up spoiling the end of the book, I won’t be doing that here.
As far back as I can remember in comics there’s always been a divide between two of the biggest publishers in comics, Marvel and DC. It’s a rivalry that’s made comics as a whole better and more enjoyable and pushed each publisher to make incredible characters and stories. Each year we see events and story lines that are created to help sell comics; Marvel trying to do a spring and summer event, each tying together and making it a whole year thing. From afar this seems like a smart idea, keep readers engaged and have it create massive change for their characters, but has it gone too far?
This week we got the second issue of the Civil War II, Marvel Comics summer event, and we’re starting to see Tony take action from the fallout of issue #1. It wasn’t a very long issue but there was some great stuff in it and sets up more in the story. For anyone who hasn’t read issue 0, 1, or 2 of Civil War II there will be spoilers, I’ll try to not reveal too much but expect a few here and there.
In the last week of May 2016, I was looking at Marvel’s lineup for that week, waiting for the mildly anticipated Civil War II #1 when I noticed they had started Captain America back at #1. Lots of titles this year had been started at #1’s again with the All-New, All-Different branding after Secret Wars technically re-wrote the multi-verse to a very familiar but still very different place. Continue reading “Captain America’s Ultimate Secret (SPOILERS – you’ve been warned)”