If you've seen Captain America: Civil War and the first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, you know that at some point between the two films, the Winter Soldier gets back into fighting shape just in time to join forces with the Avengers and Wakanda's Dora Milaje to take on Thanos. A new Marvel comic gives us some connective tissue between the Black Panther film and the big team-up.
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At last weekend's Civil War tournament for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U, amid the gargantuan upsets, two players were busy fighting their way to the top, against the top pros in the world, using tools many would argue were ineffective for the job.
We couldn't be more excited about Captain America: Civil War, but we also couldn't be less enthused with its source material. The comic event was epic, but it was also a mess, where Iron Man inexplicably became a supervillianous arsehole. Here's a guide to Marvel's original Civil War that shows why we're glad to see the movie seems to only be taking its name, and little else.
Video: Marvel's Civil War arc is both legendary and insanely convoluted, involving just about every hero you've ever heard of (and a ton you haven't) over 50 issues published across over a dozen titles. Even though there's a collected edition now, nothing beats the brevity of a four minute animated explainer to catch you up on what any of this confusing saga is about.
Superheroes fight each other all the time. Usually, they get over it and pound the real bad guys into the ground. But in the new Civil War comic, which is an alternate-reality continuation of a 2006 Marvel crossover of the same name, Captain America and Iron Man are ready to do some real messed-up things. Like plotting to take away other superheroes' powers.
Yesterday, Apple pulled a number of games that contained the US Confederate flag from the app store without warning. Today, one of those games is highlighted on Steam's front page -- and players are rallying around it.