Writer: Brian Michael Bendis; Artist: Olivier Coipel; Colorist: Justin Ponsor
Civil War II is an upcoming comic book crossover storyline published by Marvel Comics that is scheduled to debut in June 2016. It is the sequel to 2006’s “Civil War” and consists of an eight issue eponymous core limited series, by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artists Olivier Coipel, David Marquez and Justin Ponsor, and a number of tie-in books.
Functioning as an allegory about the nature of determinism versus free will, the story sees opposing factions of superheroes led by Captain Marvel and Iron Man come into conflict when a new super powered person emerges with the ability to predict the future.
Plot: In New York City, defense attorney She-Hulk loses an entrapment case against Jonathan Powers. Elsewhere, War
Just doing some light reading on a late Thursday night!
Captain Marvel #1
Just finished this Captain Marvel. It’s good to see that we are getting back to old school Captain Carol Danvers. No more silly faux hawks (she even references the change in hairstyle by saying, ” I’m not high maintenance any more” which is a nice touch) or time traveling capers. It’s good ol alien busting action replete with cameo appearances and the return of Alpha Flight!
Wonder Woman # 48
Wonder Woman is on the hunt for Dr. Maru who may or may not hold the cure to a deadly poison. Maru makes it into the city with Dub Dubs in close pursuit. Maru releases more gas into a crowd of pedestrians to make them attack Wonder Woman. Get this, the gas is laced with PCP. Is this 1973?
Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis #6
Jason Todd, the Arkham Knight is pissed the hell off at Batman. Having come face to face with The Joker, the two square off over control of Jason’s soul.