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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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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 4, BATTLE 2 Follow the bracket here! CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORP (#1-4) VS SQUADRON SINISTER (#1-3) Both Captain Marvel and the Carol Corp and Squadron Sinister have what it takes to make it to the elite eight of our bracket. But only one can move on to the final four. Because…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 3, BATTLE 7 Follow the bracket here! A-FORCE #1-4 VS  THE INFINITY GAUNTLET #1-4   Family. It’s not just a buzzword for the Olive Garden or the Fast and the Furious. It’s what holds so many things together in this world, whether you’re all blood related, or brought together by some otherworldly, overpowering experience…

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BATTLEWORLDBATTLEWORLD ROUND 2, BATTLE 11 HAIL HYDRA (#1-2) VS SIEGE (#1-2)      Once upon a time there were two children, one boy and one girl, who only had bad things happen to them. Though the two never met, they had a lot in common. They lived in two separate lands, connected only by how violent and scary and filled…

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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 3, BATTLE 3 Follow the bracket here! CAPTAIN MARVEL AND THE CAROL CORPS #1-3 VS FUTURE IMPERFECT #1-3   I stare at the clock. It just keeps ticking, and ticking, and ticking. Sweat pours down my face. It’s not even that hot in the room. There’s a little fire from my laptop, because…

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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 1 Battle 23 Follow the bracket here Howard the Human VS House of M This battle is brought to you by your own sense of crippling uncertainty. What this battle brings you is one Howard the Human.   The moniker is a very clever play on the 80s movie Howard the Duck because, why…

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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 ROUND 1, BATTLE 19 Follow the bracket here! AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1 VS CIVIL WAR #1     While the other Secret Wars books based on major events used their origins as a jumping off point, twisting the situations readers are familiar with, today’s battle focuses on books that don’t so much twist as follow their…

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