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FIRST LOOK: Civil War comes to Marvel’s Secret Wars

March 23rd, 2015 by Marc Comments


The war never ended. This July, the battle rages on as this deadly conflict escalates to new heights in CIVIL WAR #1 – a new Secret Wars series this July! Blockbuster creators Charles Soule (Inhuman, Death of Wolverine) & Leinil Yu (Avengers) weave a new tale of hero vs. hero – and a nation divided.

“The primary word I would use to describe this story is “big”,” says writer Charles Soule in an interview with “It takes the premise of the original – a superhero-focused internal battle – and expands it out to deliver the promise of the title. In this new story, the Civil Wars has been going on for a long time, and it involves all of use – the entire country – not just the superheroes. Without a doubt this is the biggest thing I’ve ever done as far as story-scale. Lord of the Rings-style battles, almost every character you saw in the original Civil War plus more…I feel terrible for poor Leinil Yu for having to draw all this stuff…(no I don’t, it will be totally worth it.)”

What is the top-secret Project Bellcurve and does it hold the key to ending the war in one swift stroke? What damning data could undo President Stark’s administration from within? And worst of all – what unseen enemies seek to exploit the Superhuman Civil War for their own gains? Find out one of the biggest stories in Marvel history is reborn on Battleworld in CIVIL WAR #1! Whose side are you on?

Art & Cover by LEINIL YU
On Sale in JULY!

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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