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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD SEMIFINALS Follow the bracket here! CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORP VS A-FORCE It’s a fine age when we get two such strong books about TEAMS of women. Not just one strong female role model, but two separate squads filled with distinct personalities and relationships. Almost like they were people and stuff. It’s stupidly…

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SECOND CHANCE BRACKET ROUNDUP Follow the bracket here! We’re near the end of a long journey with this bracket. These days, The PopFilter offices look like a cross between a warzone and a nursery. The writers are bloodied, worn from battle and very, very cranky. Earlier this month I screamed in tears, “I DON’T WANNA…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 3, BATTLE 4 Follow the bracket here! CIVIL WAR #1-3 KORVAC SAGA #1-3 Greetings, comic book fans, today I’m going to be posting in the style of a  feminist-type inquisition: I want to take a critical view of the maleness represented in Marvel, namely, the first three issues of Korvac Saga and Civil War. I…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 1, BATTLE 24 Follow the bracket here! AGENT OF HYDRA HANK JOHNSON #1 VS SECRET WARS SECRET LOVE #1 Well, it finally happened. It turns out that there actually is only so much amazing material in the Battleworld canon. This week, in reading Hank Johnson Agent of Hydra and Secret Wars Secret Love,…

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BattleworldBattleworld Round 2 Battle 9 Follow the bracket here 1872 (#1-2) VS KORVAC SAGA (#1-2) This battle pits the two kinds of stories Secret Wars has been telling against one another. They’re spitting fire and going for the throat. They’re drinking ice water, and then spitting that ice water in each other’s eyes. It’s weird how…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 3, BATTLE 1 Follow the bracket here!  WHERE MONSTERS DWELL #1-3 VS INFINITY GAUNTLET #1-3 Oh Battleworld, my Battleworld, our fearful trip is nearly done. We’ve weathered almost every rack, the prize we’ve sought is nearly won. Before that Walt Disney poem can be seen to fruition however, there are a couple more…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 1, BATTLE 22 Follow the bracket here!  SEIGE VS STARLORD AND KITTY PRIDE Okay, down and dirty plot dump for those who haven’t read these books. In Starlord and Kitty Pride, 616 Peter Quill was separated from the other survivors from REAL Marvel and is hiding out in Black Bolt’s swanky nightclub as…

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BattleworldBattleworld follow the bracket here! Round 2 Battle 8 E for Extinction vs Squadron Sinister Coming in the middle of Round two, we pit the first two issues of E for Extinction and Squadron Sinister against one another to see who winds up moving on, and who stops here.   We have talked a lot…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 2, BATTLE 1 Follow the bracket here! A FORCE #1&2 VS PLANET HULK #1&2 In a battle as fun as it is enormous, A Force takes us on a journey to explore exactly why a utopian society is being felled by mysterious attacks and how its leaders deal with balancing the threat and…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 2, BATTLE 4 Follow the bracket here! SECRET WARS JOURNAL #1-2 VS WHERE MONSTERS DWELL #1-2 And now we get into the pure silliness that comics have always been driven by. On one side we have 2 mini-stories in Secret Wars Journal, where Misty Knight and Paladin are dirty cops trying to score…

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