From: Civil War II (Free Comic Book Day, May 2007)
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Artist: Jim Cheung
Colorist: Justin Ponsor
Thousands of years ago aliens experimented on cavemen, supercharging their evolution, and then mysteriously left their experiments behind. These men and women built the city of Attilan and discovered a chemical called Terrigen that unlocked secret super-powers in their modified DNA, making them THE UNCANNY INHUMANS.
While trapped and nearly crushed beneath the rubble of a collapsed building, Medusa and Johnny were forced to reevaluate their secret relationship. Medusa believes that she manipulated Johnny’s affection, but Johnny admits that she gave him a new purpose in life. Just as the debris threatened to cave in and crush them, Medusa and Johnny were saved at the last moment by Crystal, Medusa’s sister and Johnny’s ex-girlfriend…
From: The Uncanny Inhumans #9 (2016)
Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Kev Walker
Inker: Scott Hanna
Colorist: Dave Curiel
Cover Artist: Mahmud Asrar & Dave McCaig
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
Machine is offered the position of Secretary of Defense by the President of the United States, and Captain Marvel, struggling with the pressures of her duties, is analyzed by Doc Samson. Meanwhile, Ulysses and Michelle, students at Ohio State University, are exposed to the Terrigen Mist. When Ulysses emerges he has a vision of a dystopian future
At the Triskelion, Medusa and Crystal introduce Ulysses to Captain Marvel, War Machine, and Black Panther. There, Ulysses has a premonition that the villain Thanos is coming. The heroes take Thanos down by surprise when he arrives at his destination, but She-Hulk and War Machine are severely injured during the fight.
Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers): Cosmically powered super hero. Leader of Alpha Flight. Earth’s first line of defense against extraterrestrial attack.
War Machine: James “Rhodey” Rhodes: Decorated U.S. Marine in flying weaponized armor made by his best friend, Tony Stark.
She-Hulk: Attorney Jennifer Walters. Imbued with the same gamma-powered super strength as her cousin, Bruce Banner.
Inhumans: People who develop extraordinary abilities when exposed to the Terrigen Mists — gases which activate latent DNA from long ago alien experiments.
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