Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways

by Zeb Wells | Graphic Novels |
ISBN: 0785123172 Global Overview for this book
Registered by spacedog of Cambridge, Massachusetts USA on 12/1/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by spacedog from Cambridge, Massachusetts USA on Thursday, December 01, 2016
more a fanservice crossover than anything essential. fun for fans of the two teams, though.

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Wednesday, December 14, 2016
I'm claiming this from spacedog's Manga/Graphic Novel bookbox. Nothing wrong with a little fanservice now and then, eh? {grin}

Later: I did enjoy some of the crossover scenes, though I knew that it wasn't likely that the Runaways would team up with the Young Avengers in any permanent way. And it was a bit disturbing to see Captain America looking like a curmudgeonly middle-aged guy whose job seemed to be to refuse to let the kids do anything at all.

The bad guys were impressively nasty and scary, and there were some good action scenes, but it did feel a bit sketchy overall. There are character sheets at the end of this volume that include lots of background info, which was nice - those unfamiliar with the series should read those first. (I was pleased to see Hulkling and Wiccan here; they didn't have time for any romance, poor guys, but at least they looked happy together!)

[There's a TV Tropes page on the Young Avengers, with reference to this crossover.]

Journal Entry 3 by wingGoryDetailswing at Mine Falls Park in Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (2/21/2017 UTC) at Mine Falls Park in Nashua, New Hampshire USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I left this book on a picnic table at the Millpond entrance to Mine Falls Park at around 3:30; hope the finder enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in NH here.]

*** Released for the 2017 Keep Them Moving release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2017 Science Fiction release challenge. ***

*** Released for the 2017 Great Backyard Bird Count release challenge, for the fire-birds on the cover; see the GBBC page here. ***

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