Civil War Part Two

Part Two

Civil War #2 (Jun 14, 2006)
Captain America goes underground and gathers followers as Registration Act becomes law. Cape-killer squads start targeting heroes and take down the Young Avengers, but Cap and the Falcon rescue them. Spider-Man unmasks.

Thunderbolts #103 (Jun 14, 2006)
Iron Man recruits Zemo and his band of semi-reformed villains to hunt down supervillains and get them on the pro-registration side.

Civil War Frontline #2 (Jun 28, 2006)
In “Embedded,” Spider-Man talks to journalist Ben while journalist Sally meets with Firestar, who gives her opinion on the registration act. J Jonah Jameson refuses to publish a story about Spider-Man because he’s angry that Peter was Spider-Man the whole time. Iron Man confronts an unregistered hero called Prodigy, causing property damage and endangering civilians. It also gives the first look at how ruthlessly the new law will be enforced. In “The Accused,” Speedball is interrogated and refuses to take responsibility for Stamford or register and sent to jail. More from Spider-Man’s unmasking is revealed, and The Green Goblin watches from prison, where SHIELD agents make a vague offer to him. The ending mashup includes text from Roman historian Plutarch’s account of Julius Caesar’s march into Rome.

X-Factor #8 (Jun 28, 2006)
Spider-Man and Siren have a great conversation about the law and the legal system and the Registration Act.

New Avengers #21 (Jun 28, 2006)
Cap thinks about his position on registation, takes out a unit of capekillers and starts to build his team. Falcon joins him, and meanwhile Yellowjacket joins Iron Man.

Wolverine #43 (Jun 28,2006)
Wolverine tracks down Nitro and is informed by Stark that registered mutants are de facto registered superhumans. He joins Cape-killers to catch Nitro, who blows them all up.

Amazing Spider-Man #533 (Jun 28, 2006)
Spider-Man begins to see the consequences of unmasking, including a lawsuit from The Daily Bugle for fraud. Also, a number of Spider-Man’s villains are shown reacting to the news, with implications that they will use this knowledge to Spider-Man’s detriment. Tony Stark tells the press that non-compliant heroes will be taken down by any means necessary, and announces that the preliminary strike team will be himself, Mr Fantastic, Yellowjacket, and Spider-Man—which comes as a surprise to Peter.

Fantastic Four #538 (Jun 28, 2006)
Johnny Storm is unconscious and in the hospital due to a violent attack by civilians at a night club, and Sue and Reed argue about their role in Registration. Civilians against the registration act riot and cause problems for police, and the Thing tries to intervene. Meanwhile, villains Mad Thinker and Puppet Master begin to enact some kind of plan. In Oklahoma, some dudes are trying to lift Thor’s hammer when a mysterious person shows up, touches Mjolnir, and seems to open some kind of portal.

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