Marvel Lifts The Lid On ‘Civil War II’ Tie-Ins At C2E2
Civil War II is just around the corner, and the news is starting to trickle in about what exactly it’s going to be, and what comics will be included in Marvel’s massive summer event. This past weekend at C2E2, Marvel unveiled a host of Civil War II news, including several brand-new miniseries, as well as announcing some of the details for crossovers that take place in regular books.
In addition to the previously announced Civil War II: X-Men miniseries by Cullen Bunn and Andrea Broccardo, Marvel also announced a Civil War II: Spider-Man miniseries from Christos Gage and Travel Foreman, and Civil War II: Gods Of War, which takes the place of Dan Abnett and Luke Ross' Hercules in the publishing schedule, and has been described as Hercules assembling an Expendables style team of gods from myth. Emilio Laiso will join Abnett on art for the miniseries.
There will also be a new anthology series, Civil War II: Choosing Sides, which includes a Nick Fury serial written and drawn by Declan Shalvey, plus stories featuring Night Thrasher, Jessica Jones and Power Pack. (In the interest of disclosure, this miniseries also features work by ComicsAlliance senior writer Chris Sims with his co-writer, Chad Bowers.)
Marvel has announced that Deadpool, Totally Awesome Hulk, Ms. Marvel, New Avengers, Nova, Invincible Iron Man, Ultimates, Captain America: Sam Wilson, All-New Wolverine and Uncanny Inhumans will be just some of the ongoing titles tying into Civil War II. There were also creative team announcements including Alan Davis joining Greg Pak on Totally Awesome Hulk and Carlos Pacheco joining Charles Soule on Uncanny Inhumans.
Civil War II kicks off with a Free Comic Book Day #0 issue on May 7th, but there will Road To Civil War II issues will precede it in April. Keep an eye out for more announcements in the weeks to come as con season ramps up and Marvel releases their April solicitations in the coming days.