Episode 005: Civil War through Secret War

Strap in! We’re summarizing a decade of Marvel crossover events to get you caught up with the basic structure of the modern Marvel universe. Zach & Searnold are joined by special guest Jessica (a.k.a. “Zach’s Wife”) to provide the perspective of someone who’s never read a single comic.

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Thor 2, Dark World

Loki Dies, then Gets the Tesseract

Avengers Endgame, the last one

Avengers Disassembled, circa 2004

Ashely Olsen as Scarlet Witch

Magneto Collects his Daughter

Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver in “Avengers 2: Age of Ulton”

Evan Peters as Quicksilver in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

New Avengers, now featuring Spider-Man and Wolverine, circa 2004

Luke Cage as the face of the Avengers

These are Kree. They are blue.

These are Skrulls. They are green.

Jude Law is Kree, but he is not blue.
Nebula is blue, but she is not Kree.

Civil War, circa 2006

Iron Man, Director of S.H.I.E.D., a.k.a. the new Nick Fury

Avengers Initiative, circa 2007

Black Panther and Storm join the Fantastic Four

World War Hulk, circa 2007

Secret Invasion, circa 2008

Dark Reign, circa 2009

Captain America Dies

Asgard in Broxton, Oklahoma

Siege, circa 2010

Heroic Age, circa 2010

Fear Itself, circa 2011

Avengers vs X-Men, circa 2012

Famke Janssen and Sophie Turner as Phoenix

Jean Grey Possessed by the Phoenix Force

Stop being a fascist, Tony!

Phoenix Five

Cyclops Kills Professor Xavier

Uatu the Watcher, circa 1966

Galactus the Devourer-of-Worlds, circa 1966

Original Sin, circa 2014

Nick Fury kills The Watcher

Nick Fury is now The Unseen

Pryde of the X-Men, circa 1988

Red Skull gets Professor Xavier’s Brain

Axis, circa 2014

Superior Iron Man, circa 2014

THE QUEEN!

“We are Beyond. Dreamers. Destroyers.”
“All of reality our whim.”
“Who dares stand before us?”

I. Doom.

Secret Wars, circa 2015

Molecule Man

Molecule Man, Mister Fantastic, and Franklin Richards rebuild the Multiverse

Doom’s Face is Restored

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