Civil War II #1

Title: Civil War II #1

Series Identifier: Issue #1 (also found in the Civil War II trade paperback)

Format: Comic

Genre:

  • Superheroes

Conversation Topic:

  • Betrayal
  • Cultural representation
  • Difficult emotions
  • Moral dilemma
  • Power struggle
  • Standing up for others
  • Strong female role models
  • Standing up for oneself
  • Sacrifice for others
  • Taking responsibility for one’s actions
  • Working with others

Relatable Experience:

  • Death
  • Divorce
  • Fighting
  • Trauma

Insights:

  • Nova says “That’s the best part of being an Avenger. You’re never alone with the crazy.” Possible conversation starter about what it means to be part of a group that is outside the norm.
  • The heroes splitting into different sides of a moral issue may feel like a family having to take sides in a divorce.
  • The death of several major characters causes everyone to have to deal with death in different ways.

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