When the empowered everywhere are placated for a single catastrophic event, is there any such thing as a side? Join Joel, Alain, and Mike as they are joined by Reality Check Fail‘s always excellent Daniel Campisi for a one-of-a-kind roundtable look back at one of superhero comic-dom’s most controversial crossover arcs!
BTW: Our very own Joel seems to finally be writing some more! Check out his look back at a gaming franchise that needs little introduction.
[00:00 – 27:00] Intros & What We’ve Been Checking Out. (Sgt. Frog, DC Online, Green Hornet, Fractale, Mother, & more!)
[26:23 – 90:23] Themes of Civil War & The Superhero Registration Act
[26:23 – 41:00] First Impressions On the Overall & The Challenge Of Characters As Plot Devices;
[41:15 -45:25] The Primary Players: Iron Man Vs. Captain America?
[45:26- 49:25] Peter Parker’s Dilemma & The Problem With Continuity/Cross-Marketing **SPOILERS?**
[49:40 – 52:00] Allegorical Melee
[52:00 – 57:00] The X-Men: Forever Outcast
[57:00 – 59:00] The Cable Factor “….My Past Is Your Future”
[59:00 – 62:39] Just Sayin’ : Character Retcon Check (What if Bruce were here?) **SERIOUS SPOILERS**
[62:40 – 90:23] The Outcome & Personal Reflections. **Goes Without Saying**