Wolverine #46 (Sep 20, 2006)
Wolverine finds out that Damage Control, a company that cleans up after superhuman fights, has actually been trying to increase the number and severity of those fights, and they provided Nitro with MGH.
Heroes for Hire #2 (Sep 27, 2006)
Misty and crew discover a lab experimenting with Skrull blood cells, and the assumption is that there is a black market for helping unregistered heroes hide their identities. Cap and Luke Cage discover that Stark and SHIELD are using villains controlled through implants. Paladin attempts to take Cap in on his own.
Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways (Sep 27, 2006)
The kids work together to fight the Kree super-soldier, but four of them end up captured and taken back to the Warden.
Civil War: Front Line #6 (Sep 27, 2006)
In “Embedded,” Ben covers the fight in which Goliath dies. Sally finds herself in an interrogation room, with Mr Fantastic on the other side of the glass. In “The Accused,” Speedball gets shot on his way into the Capitol building for a hearing. In “Sleeper Cell,” Wonder Man tracks an Atlantean operative to a secret base wither it’s clear the Atlantis is making plans to attack. The issue ends with a mashup of a sonnet by Winston Churchill.
Captain America #22 (Sep 27, 2006)
Cap and Sharon Carter argue about the Registration Act. Sharon is supposed to trap Cap, but intentionally sends the wrong coordinates to the cape-killer squad. She ends up in a psychologists office, where the doctor attempts to determine if she’s fit for duty. The Red Skull and Dr Faustus meet and make plans involving Sharon.
Cable and Deadpool #32 (Sep 27, 2006)
Cable and Deadpool fight about the Registration Act, and Cable broadcasts the fight to make the President look foolish.
Amazing Spider-Man #535 (Sep 27, 2006)
Peter watches the news and learn that Stark and Richards have received no-bid contracts totaling around 2 billion dollars to build holding facilities for superhuman, making Stark one of the wealthiest men in the country. Peter asks to see the facility, and Stark takes him. Peter learns that Stark intends to keep people in the prison permanently unless they register, and Peter argues that they should get a trial. Reed shares a story about his uncle, who got on the wrong side of the McCarthy trials and refused to comply, which ended his career and eventually his life. Spider realizes he’s on the wrong side.
Fantastic Four #540 (Oct 4, 2006)
Reed and Sue argue about Registration. Sue compares it to Nazi Germany. This issue repeats the conversation between Peter and Reed in Amazing Spider-Man Man #535.
Civil War: Front Line #7 (Oct 11, 2006)
In “Embedded,” Ben is at the Capitol Building when Speedball gets shot. Sally, still incarcerated, is visited by a Congressman who tries to convince her that the Registration Act is just and fair. Norman Osborne is visited by a mysterious man (possibly Stark), who gives him a serum and tells him to not act without his orders. In “The Accused,” Speedball and She-Hulk are in an ambulance after Speedball was shot, and it seems like he is dying when he gives off a strange burst of energy that causes the ambulance to wreck. In “Sleeper Cell,” the Green Goblin attacked the Atlantean base and Wonder Man was caught in the crossfire.
Civil War: X-Men #4 (Oct 18, 2006)
Bishop and X-Men continue to fight for the 148, but the leader of ONE secretly attempts to bring about the demise of all mutants.
Ms Marvel #8 (Oct 18, 2006)
Ms Marvel continues in her pursuit of Arachne with Arana in tow. Arana is horrified when Ms M uses excessive force in front of Arachne’s daughter.
Wolverine #47 (Oct. 18, 2006)
Wolverine takes on Capekillers and The Sentry, who overpower him. He then escapes from SHEILD and kills the CEO of Damage Conrol.
Heroes for Hire #3 (Oct 25, 2006)
Misty and her crew help Cap escape after Paladin tries to take him in. They prepare to investigate the Skrull cells.
Captain America #23 (Oct 25, 2006)
Bucky infiltrates a SHIELD facility and reprograms Fury’s life model decoy so that Fury sees what it sees. Fury says that the Registration Act reminds him of Stalin’s Russia. Bucky discovers that Lukin/Red Skull is visiting Latveria, and no one is paying attention because of the civil war.
New Avengers #24 (Oct 25, 2006)
The Sentry is angsty and goes to the moon, where he spends some time with the Inhumans. Iron Man convinces him to be on the pro-registration side, though the Inhumans are unwilling to participate.
Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways (Oct or Nov 2006)
The kids have to work together to save their captured friends. They part ways in the end.
Civil War # 5 (Nov. 15, 2006)
Iron Man and Spider-Man argue in the moments before Spider-Man defects. Maria Hill sends two “reformed” villains, Jester and Jack-O-Lantern, after Spidey. The Punisher shows up at Cap’s secret base with Spider-Man. Daredevil is captured, and Stark tries to persuade him to change sides, though Daredevil won’t respond. The capekillers hand Stark a silver dollar, which they found under Daredevil’s tongue, which turns out to be a way of calling Stark a Judas.