Civil War II Reading Order (Annotated Spoiler Edition)

When I started this reading order seven years ago…or was it months…it sure feels like years, I said that I would keep it spoiler free as if you are using a reading order, you’d likely want it that way.  I also said that when the event wrapped up I would likely post a version of the reading order with my notes and reasoning for where I placed each issue.  And now that the event has mercifully ended, I can do just that.

This is the same list as the spoiler free Civil War II Reading Order that you are sick of seeing on this website, just with my sometimes incoherent ramblings.  Maybe no one will have much interest in this, but it’s out there now on the interwebs for all to see and tear apart.


  1. Totally Awesome Hulk #7 – Flashback issue.  Moving to the top as I moved the Hulk reveal in CWII #2 closer to CWII #3 and this seems out of place now.
  2. Totally Awesome Hulk #8 – continues from last issue.  More flashback.  She-Hulk appears.
  3. Invincible Iron Man 6 [Unofficial, not branded] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive
  4. Invincible Iron Man 7 [Road To Civil War II] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive
  5. Invincible Iron Man 8 [Road To Civil War II] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive
  6. Invincible Iron Man 9 [Road To Civil War II] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive
  7. Invincible Iron Man 10 [Road To Civil War II] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive
  8. Invincible Iron Man 11 [Road To Civil War II] – Pre CW, Rhodey alive.
  9. Civil War II #0
  10. Civil War II #1 [Pages 1-4] – Inhumans find Ulysses.
  11. Ms. Marvel #7  [Road To Civil War II] – mostly nothing but after Ulysses joins the Inhumans.  Might make sense during the break in CWII#1 but before Ulysses vision.  But really doesn’t flow well there and is just a one page cameo.
  12. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #1 – No real context but I would guess prior to Ulysses Thanos vision.  Possibly earlier.  Marvel advertising this as a prequel.
  13. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #2 – continues from last issue.
  14. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #3 – continues from last issue.
  15. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #4 – continues from last issue.
  16. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #5 – continues from last issue.  Ulysses has a vision of himself in war paint.
  17. Civil War II – Ulysses Infinite Comic #6 – continues from last issue. It’s not explicit but one assumes that Ulysses vision here is the Celestial attack from CWII#1.
  18. Civil War II #1 [Pages 5-15] – Battle with Celestial.
  19. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 [Night Thrasher story] – during Celestial attack.
  20. Civil War II – Gods Of War #1 – Overlaps battle with Celestial.
  21. New Avengers #12  – Overlaps battle with Celestial.
  22. Nova #8 [Pages 1-4] –  battle with Celestial.
  23. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 [Damage Control story] – Just after battle with Celestial.
  24. Civil War II #1 [Pages 16-27] – Tony’s after party.
  25. Nova #8 [Pages 5 – 15] – Tony’s after party and shortly after.
  26. Deadpool #14 – Overlaps Celestial battle and Tony’s after party.
  27. Deadpool #15 – hard to tell.  Definitely after last issue and battle with Celestial.  No mention of Ulysses’ Thanos or Hulk visions.  Ulysses is working with the Ultimates though, does that make sense here, or was he with the Inhumans?  Could be doing both same as in the Spider-Man issue where he just arrives to help out.
  28. Deadpool #16 – immediately after Deadpool #15, but story is mostly flashback and not even a mention of anything Civil War II related.
  29. Deadpool #17 – immediately after last issue.  Even the intro says the book has nothing to do with Civil War II.  Disgusting.
  30. Deadpool #18 – immediately after last issue.  Another complete waste that has nothing to do with Civil War 2.   Will leave these where they are but if being picky, could possibly move to after Uncanny Avengers #14 where Deadpool gets fired from the Avengers.  He makes a passing reference here to his being the shortest Avengers tenure ever.
  31. Spider-Man 2099 #13 – really nothing to place this besides a reference to the fight with the Celestial in CWII #1.  Miguel hadn’t even heard about it (he was in 2099) or of Ulysses, so must occur pretty close to that since he likely would have heard about Rhodes, Banner, etc.
  32. Spider-Man 2099 #14 – continues from last issue.
  33. Spider-man 2099 #15continues from, last issue but not immediately.
  34. Spider-Man 2099 #16 – continues from last issue.
  35. Civil War II – Amazing Spider-Man #1 – After fight with Celestial, but (it seems) before FCBD.
  36. Civil War II – Amazing Spider-Man #2 – Nothing definitive but after issue #1.
  37. Civil War II – Amazing Spider-Man #3 – Nothing definitive but after issue #2.
  38. Civil War II – Amazing Spider-Man #4 – Nothing definitive but after issue #3.  Ulysses pre-war paint.  Almost seems to imply that he is about to begin training with Karnak.  Spider-Man/Parker Industries agrees to work with Ulysses/Captain Marvel.
  39. International Iron Man #4 – After fight with Celestial, but (it seems) before FCBD.  Issue #5 continues immediately after this but is not branded. Do we care?
  40. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #1 [Nick Fury story] – Knows about and are making use of Ulysses…so likely after Tony’s party.
  41. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #2 [Nick Fury story] – No way to place it besides being after issue #1.  Can put here for readability or leave with the rest of issue #2.
  42. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #3 [Nick Fury story] – No way to place it besides being after issue #2.  Can put here for readability or leave with the rest of issue #3.
  43. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #4 [Nick Fury story] – No way to place it besides being after issue #3.  Can put here for readability or leave with the rest of issue #4.
  44. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5 [Nick Fury story] – No way to place it besides being after issue #4.  Can put here for readability or leave with the rest of issue #5.
  45. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #6 [Nick Fury story] – No way to place it besides being after issue #4.  Can put here for readability or leave with the rest of issue #5.
  46. Captain Marvel #6 – Rhodey alive.  Cap and Rhodey know about Ulysses.  After battle with Celestial.
  47. Spider-Woman #9 – definitely after the Celestial attack in CWII #1.  Hard to tell otherwise.  Feels early on as Captain Marvel doesn’t completely trust Ulysses’ visions yet.  There is no indication, but I would guess it is pre-Rhodes death.
  48. All-New Wolverine #8 [Road To Civil War II]
  49. All-New Wolverine #9 [Road To Civil War II] – not sure what this has to do with anything but is pre-CWII as Tony and Carol are working together.
  50. All-New Wolverine #10 – Really hard to tell. After Ulysses has started hanging with the Ultimates and almost implied that it is after Celestial attack. Which I’m not sure makes sense with the other issue. Might have to move them here as well?  A gap is good to allow OML to heal, but he is fine in CW1-3.  And Tony and Carol are working together fine in issue 9, so need to be careful there.
  51. All-New Wolverine #11 – immediately after last issue. No other information.
  52. All-New Wolverine #12 – immediately after last issue. No other information.
  53. Civil War II #1 [Pages 28-29] – 3 weeks after Tony’s party.  Ulysses’ Thanos vision.
  54. Ultimates #7  [Road To Civil War II] – Before FCBD during break in CWII#1.  Inhumans arrange meeting with Ultimates that occurs in FCBD.
  55. Civil War II FCBD [Free Comic Book Day] – Death of Rhodey
  56. Civil War II #1 [Pages 30-41] – Recap of FCBD, Tony confronts Carol.
  57. Ultimates #8 – recaps/overlaps FCBD and the end of Civil War II #1.
  58. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! 8 – very shortly after She-Hulk falls into coma.
  59. Power Man and Iron Fist #6 – Might want to see how this flows here, but is almost immediately after battle with Thanos.  Rhody is dead and She-Hulk in coma.
  60. A-Force #8 – Beginning is a flashback to the events of FCBD.  Seems to be not long after Jen goes into a coma at the end of Civil War II #1.  Most likely before Tony kidnaps Ulysses in Civil War II #2.  Could possibly switch this around with Hellcat and/or Powerman/Iron Fist issues, but probably doesn’t matter.
  61. A-Force #9 – immediately after A-Force #8.
  62. A-Force #10 – picks up after last issue.  Has to be before She-Hulk wakes from her coma.
  63. Scarlet Witch #9 – seems early, but Wanda is not aware of Rhodes death and She-Hulk injury.  Quicksilver is trying to recruit her to Tony’s side, which makes it seem like there is a lot more fighting going on then what would be happening at this point.
  64. Spider-Man #6 – Hard to tell.  I would guess before Hulk vision as well since that plays such a big part in issue #7, if he had seen it at this point, it would have came up.  Might want to move as close to issue 7/before Hulk vision as possible.   Miles and Tony’s conversation feels like it is just prior to Stark kidnapping Ulysses.  (It is also a weird convo as it seems like the two barely know each other, yet they are both on the Avengers.)  Jessica Jones is surveilling Miles.
  65. Civil War II #2 [Pages 1-12] – hours after the end of issue #1.
  66. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. #7 – during the time that Tony has Ulysses kidnapped.
  67. Civil War II #2 [Pages 13-21] – Tony interrogates Ulysses before he is rescued and has Hulk vision.
  68. Uncanny Inhumans #11 – after Stark has kidnapped Ulysses.  Overlaps CWII #2.  Inhumans destroy everything Stark cares about.  Explosion at Stark Towers.
  69. Uncanny Inhumans #12 – immediately after Uncanny Inhumans #11 and the destruction of Stark Towers.  Medusa looking for answers.  Carol shows up at the end to accuse her.
  70. Uncanny Inhumans #13 – immediately after last issue.  Need to be careful as there seems to be a lot of time passing with these issues while Invincible Iron Man is immediately after Uncanny Inhumans #11.  A fleet of Iron Men attack New Attilan.
  71. Uncanny Inhumans #14 – immediately after last issue.  Triton is “arrested” by Tony Stark and agrees to help him find Maximus.
  72. Invincible Iron Man #12 – will place here for now.  After destruction of Stark Towers which puts it after Uncanny Inhumans #11.  After Tony kidnapped Ulysses and Rhodey has died.  Ends with Tony disappearing with Doom.  (Related at all to Tony being missing when Nova tries to contact him?)
  73. Invincible Iron Man #13 – continues from last issue and overlaps with Rhodes memorial service.
  74. Captain America: Sam Wilson #10 – After Rhodes death.  Rhodes memorial service.  After Civil War II #2?  Carol is at the funeral, Tony is not.  Seems to be before CW:X-Men #1 as Storm asks if Ulysses can do the things they say he can do?
  75. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #2 [War Machine story] – overlaps with and slightly after Rhodes memorial service.
  76. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #2 [Giant Man story] – week after Rhodes death and then several weeks later.
  77. Civil War II – X-Men #1 – definitely after Civil War II #1.  Could possibly move after issue #2 for story flow since issue #2 occurs shortly after issue #1.
  78. Civil War II – X-Men #2 – hard to tell where besides shortly after X-Men #1 and likely after CWII #1-2.
  79. Civil War II – X-Men #3 – hard to tell where besides shortly after X-Men #2 and likely after CWII #1-2.
  80. Civil War II – X-Men #4 – Ulysses appears in war paint, which he didn’t in his cameo in issue 1.   These issues need closer scrutiny.  Maybe a split between 2 and 3?  Also, Nightcrawler appears to go back to Storm’s side at the end of this issue, but he seems to be working against Captain Marvel in CWII #4, while Storm is on her side.  Is this a thing?
  81. Captain Marvel #7 – definitely after Tony has kidnapped Ulysses and he has been freed.  No mention of his Hulk vision.  There is a reference to Civil War #3 and an unfortunate event, but not sure if this is referring to Hawkeye/Banner or not.  And if it is, it such a throwaway comment and how can they debate the validity of Ulysses and not bring this up?  Carol’s dossier appears to show that people on her side includes Ms. Marvel, Miles Morales, Vision, Spectrum, Steve Rogers, Medusa and Blue Marvel.  Move this up before the Ms. Marvel issues where they have a falling out?
  82. Ms. Marvel #8 – Editor’s note says it occurs after Civil War II #1 and Captain Marvel #6.  Going to place it after Civil War II #2 as well for now since it occurs so close to #1.  
  83. Ms. Marvel #9 – immediately after Ms. Marvel #8.
  84. Ms. Marvel #10 – not long after last issue. Has to be after at least Rhodey’s death, but before Banner?  I’d think so since she is still working with Carol and switches sides after Banner death.  
  85. Ms. Marvel #11not long after last issue.  Ms. Marvel changes sides here…which is just a mess.  Though, technically, everyone appears in CWII #3 and there aren’t really any sides.  So, this might be ok.
  86. Captain America: Sam Wilson #11 – nothing really definitive.  After Tony has kidnapped Ulysses in CWII #2, and one assumes after he has been rescued.  Seems to be after Tony and Carol have had a more personal conflict.  Tony still has lots of money, not sure how the Inhumans issue fits around this.
  87. Captain America: Sam Wilson #12 – pretty much picks up from last issue.  Nothing really Civil War related.  Shot of Ulysses pre war paint, but nothing of significance.
  88. Captain America: Sam Wilson #13 – continues from last issue.  Nothing really Civil War related.
  89. Civil War II – Kingpin #1 – 3/4 of the issue is flashbacks, but the rest occurs after Rhodes death.  
  90. Civil War II – Kingpin #2 – Nothing to place it besides being after issue #1.
  91. Civil War II – Kingpin #3 – Nothing to place it besides being after issue #2.
  92. Civil War II – Kingpin #4 – immediately after last issue.
  93. Civil War II – Gods Of War #2 – Herc story seems to have no context outside of being after issue #1.  Captain America/Captain Marvel scene seems like it is after Ulysses Hulk vision but before they confront Banner.
  94. Civil War II – Gods Of War #3 – follows directly from last issue. Spidey, Cap, Captain Marvel and Medusa appear, but no real context for other events.
  95. Civil War II – Gods Of War #4 – follows directly from last issue. No real mention of Civil War 2 besides that it is happening and all the other heroes are too busy to help Hercules.  
  96. Captain America – Steve Rogers #4 – weakest of tie-ins.  Hard to tell where it falls.  Definitely after FCBD and possibly before Ulysses stars wearing war paint.  (Though that is more shown in flashback either way.)  Tony and Carol appear to be at least civil in the one panel they appear.  Taskmaster appears.  Civil War: Choosing Sides Punisher story says Taskmaster was arrested.
  97. Civil War 2: Choosing Sides #5 [Alpha Flight story] – Seems early in the whole process, but definitely after the death of Rhodes.
  98. Civil War 2: Choosing Sides #5 [Colleen Wing story] – umm…has nothing to do with Civil War?  They mention Captain Marvel, that is about it.  Will place it at least before the New Avengers issues that show the Dum Dum Dugan LMDs being corrupted.
  99. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #6 [Jessica Jones story] – editor’s note that this takes place before Civil War II #3, but nothing else really places it.  Seems like it should maybe be earlier than this.
  100. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #6 [White Fox story] – Captain Marvel is attempting to recruit White Fox (who?) into the Ulysses Initiative.  Nothing to really place it otherwise. Will place here for now, but seems like it may be earlier.
  101. Spider-Man #7 – Miles is being haunted by Ulysses Hulk vision so has to be after that.  Miles gets a call from Tony Stark to “resolve” the Banner issue, which one assumes is when they confront him where Hawkeye shoots him.  Luke Cage and Jessica Jones show up…though she seems to go into hiding over in Power Man and Iron Fist.  
  102. Spider-Man #8 [Pages 1-14]- immediately after last issue.
  103. Civil War II #2 [Page 22] – moving this here.  Seems to be a gap between Ulysses vision and Carol et al finding Banner at the beginning of issue #3.
  104. Civil War II #3 – Not exactly sure yet where to place this.  Trial of Hawkeye must occur sometime after the end of CWII #2 and the events flashed back to here.  But if all these issues occur after CWII #2, you would think there would be some mention/fallout from Banner’s death.  Especially with the focus on Rhodes death.
  105. Spider-Man #8 [Pages 15-20] – after Banner is killed.
  106. Nova #8 [Pages 16-20] – Note that Miles says he hasn’t seen Tony since the party so this should go before Spider-Man #6.  Though there is a passage of weeks here, so they likely overlap.  And can’t really move issue #9 which immediately follows this since that has to be after CWII #3.  Note Stark Tower is still standing here.  So needs to be before Uncanny Inhumans #11.  And Tony is missing, so during Invincible Iron Man storyline? Which seems way too early.  This issue is just a nightmare continuity-wise.
  107. Nova 9- Immediately after last issue.  After Hawkeye shoots Banner. No mention of trial.  Could place the end of issue #8 and the majority of this issue prior to Uncanny Inhumans 11, because of Stark Tower…but then certain things after the “Later”, which appears to be the same night, make no sense. Note: Nova is present during the major events in CWII2 and 3.
  108. Spider-Woman #10 – Ending is shortly after Hawkeye kills Banner.
  109. Uncanny Avengers #13 – overlaps with Hawkeye shooting Banner and then Deadpool attempting to break Hawkeye out of prison.  Seems to be pre-trial.
  110. Spider-Woman #11 – not long after the end of last issue but has to be after Uncanny Avengers #13 where Deadpool tries to break Hawkeye out of prison.
  111. Uncanny Avengers #14 – seems to be shortly after last issue.  Banner’s funeral, which I don’t think is shown anywhere else.  The Hand retrieve Banner’s body.  That can’t be good.
  112. Uncanny Avengers #15 – quite a bit early for a Civil War II Aftermath issue, but it does seem to occur shortly after last issue.  Could move to the end as well…but makes little difference at this point.  Deadpool says that they just got fired by Captain America, which was last issue.  And that has to stay around where it is because of Banner’s funeral.  Issues 15-17 pretty much take place continuously and to move them to the end would mean quite a few issues jammed in between #14 and #15.
  113. Uncanny Avengers #16 [Unofficial, not branded] – continues from last issue.  Elektra appears.  Not sure how that jives with her current Agents of SHIELD storyline.
  114. Uncanny Avengers #17 [Unofficial, not branded] – continues from last issue.  Elektra appears and walks away from the team at the end, so can work with Agents of SHIELD.  But the conclusion seems to be after the end of Civil War II, mentioning Tony Stark as “down and out”.  Tempted to move to the end, but will leave here.  The mention of Tony is not much of a spoiler and at this point Stark Towers has been destroyed, etc. so “down and out” could be referring to that.
  115. All-New All-Different Avengers #13 – nothing to place it besides Ulysses working with the Ultimates (and Spider-Man).  Ulysses not wearing war paint.  May need to move up prior to at least CWII #4?  Since there is nothing definitive and issue #14 seems to be at this point, I’ve put it just before that.  The two issues are unrelated however, and could possibly be in different order.
  116. All-New All Different Avengers #14 – has to be after Hawkeye has killed Banner.  Seems to be not long after as Jarvis and Wasps are only learning about it on TV.  Screen also shows Luke Cage fighting Blue Marvel…which happens in Civil War II #5…but I can’t see moving this all the way to there.  The implication of that would be that Wasp and Jarvis have completely missed the news about Banners death and Hawkeye’s trail?  Doesn’t seem logical.
  117. All-New All Different Avengers #15 – Can really go almost anywhere.  Should possibly be later, but will stick here for now to keep the series issues together.
  118. Captain Marvel #8 – Hawkeye is waiting for his trial to start.  Ulysses in war paint.  But…Miles and Ms. Marvel are working with Carol, and after Banner is shot, Miles, Ms. Marvel and Nova say they are with Iron Man.  Which they are in CWII #4.
  119. Power Man and Iron Fist #7 – can probably go anywhere after last issue.  Note that Ulysses is not wearing war paint.  Keep an eye on Jessica Jones as she appears to go into hiding here, but is watching Miles Morales over in Spider-Man.
  120. Power Man and Iron Fist #8 – has to be after Banner’s death. Going to assume after Mockingbird gets back from her cruise…not sure this works now…may need to move it ahead of Mockingbird issues… and before Songbird goes through what she goes through in New Avengers.  
  121. Power Man and Iron Fist #9 – pretty much right after last issue.
  122. Mockingbird #6 – Hawkeye trail just getting started.  They are picking the jury.
  123. New Avengers #13 – after Hawkeye’s trial has started.  Splice into Civil War II #3 as that ends with them about to read the verdict?
  124. New Avengers #14 – immediately after New Avengers #13 is all we can go by.
  125. New Avengers #15 – immediately after New Avengers #14 is all we can go by.  
  126. New Avengers #16 – shortly after last issue.  Passing reference to “big hero battle in NYC” that’s something to do with Ulysses.  Makes me think it is in reference to CWII #4-6, but is so generic could be anything.
  127. New Avengers #17 Shortly after last issue.
  128. Ultimates #9 – same note as New Avengers 13.
  129. Squadron Supreme #9 – could really be any time during the series so far.
  130. Squadron Supreme #10 – still really no way to place this.  After Ulysses has appeared and Tony and Carol have made their feelings about him clear.  Ends with Warrior Woman attacking Parker Industries at the Baxter Building with Spider-Man arriving.  No mention of this elsewhere so far.
  131. Squadron Supreme #11 – still no way to place this besides after last issue.
  132. Squadron Supreme #12 – continues from last issue. Ulysses in war paint.
  133. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #3 [Kate Bishop story] – during Hawkeye’s trial.  Before New Avengers #15.
  134. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #3 [J. Jonah Jameson story] – during Hawkeye’s trial.
  135. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #4 [Punisher story] – Nothing at all to place this.
  136. Civil War II: Choosing Sides #4 [Power Pack story] – has to be after Hawkeye shoots Banner. Should it be before the trial?
  137. Guardians of the Galaxy #11 – chronologically fits here, but kinda ruins the Guardians reveal in CWII #4. Thanos is still in captivity.
  138. Rocket Racoon and Groot #8 – has to be after Guardians have returned to Earth.
  139. Rocket Racoon and Groot #9 – continues from last issue.
  140. Rocket Racoon and Groot #10 – continues from last issue.
  141. Venom: Space Knight #11 – appears to be after the battle in CWII4-5.  (Could it be before?) Editors note that Venom returned to Earth in Guardians 12, but I think it should be 11.  (12 could also be correct as it overlaps CWII4-5 and is technically when they actually “help” Carol.  If that’s the case, this is definitely after those issues.)  Note Spider-Man doesn’t fight in the big battle in CWII #5.
  142. Venom: Space Knight #12 – still not clear when this is exactly.  Spider-Man says he has to get back to New York as Ulysses had another vision, but that could mean anything.  Could possibly move these issues up and squeeze them in around the Guardians issue where Venom returns.  Need to revisit these issues and possibly move them up. Given what is going on with Ulysses, might make no sense here.  I think I’ll do this as it probably makes no difference and the Ulysses reference likely makes more sense.
  143. Ultimates #10 – Overlaps with Civil War II #4 arrest of Alison Green.  Technically prior to Tony and Carol’s meeting in CWII #4, but hard to split the issue prior to that.  Ulysses wearing war paint.  Thanos escapes.  Ok, moved this before Civil War II #4.  While I generally like major events to be revealed first in the main series, the arrest of Alison Green is basically a flashback in CWII#4 anyway during the meeting.
  144. Ultimates #11continues from last issue and is again before the meeting in CWII #4.  Need to see if we can split this up better…
  145. Civil War II #4 [Pages 1-16] – Hawkeye trial verdict.  Tony mentions what the Inhumans have done to him and his life…assuming he is talking about Uncanny Inhumans #11?  There seems to be very little passage of time between the end of CWII #3 where they are about to read the verdict and #4 where the verdict is announced.  But no real way to split issue #3 up.  So issues in-between the two for the most part overlap those events.  Ulysses wearing war paint.
  146. Captain Marvel #9 – After Miles and Ms. Marvel have switched sides; Hawkeye has killed Banner.  Ulysses, no war paint.  Magneto appearance…after Civil War: X-Men?  Carol knows how Iron Man thinks Ulysses power works, which he revealed to her in the beginning of CWII #4.  Carol fighting against Aurora, Sasquatch and Puck of Alpha Flight.  Which could get resolved and allow them to stand with her in Civil War II #4-5 if this is before it.  Which I think it is, but hard to tell.
  147. Captain Marvel #10 – continues immediately after last issue.  Alpha Flight infighting is resolved, but not without hard feelings.  Captain Marvel takes leadership of Alpha Flight.  The ending occurs “two weeks later” and the Triskelion is under repairs.  Not exactly clear when this occurs.  It doesn’t appear that Tony is dead…or whatever happens to him in Civil War II #7-8.
  148. The Accused #1 – covers the bulk of Hawkeye’s trial and ends just after the verdict.
  149. The Fallen #1 – covers a long span of time from the death of Banner to after Hawkeye verdict and leads into TAH #9.
  150. Totally Awesome Hulk #9 – after Hawkeye trial verdict.
  151. Totally Awesome Hulk #10 – not 100% clear when, but one assumes shortly after last issue.
  152. Totally Awesome Hulk #11immediately after last issue.
  153. Totally Awesome Hulk #12immediately after last issue.
  154. Mockingbird #7 – picks up shortly after the end of last issue.   Moving this all the way up here makes no sense, but the passage of time between 6 and 8 causes all sorts of continuity problems, particularly with those issues pretty much occurring back to back to back.  In issue 6 they are only picking the jury for Hawkeye trial, #7 shows that the jury has entered deliberations and in issue #8 we know the verdict.  Doesn’t seem like there is any logical place to even attempt to split the issues up and piecemeal them around other events.
  155. Mockingbird #8 – picks up shortly after last issue…but, near the end of the issue it is revealed that Hawkeye was acquitted.  And the end is “two weeks later” with Hawkeye, Bobbi and Hunter on vacation.
  156. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. #8 – definitely after Banner’s death.  Looks like it is after Civil War #5 as well?  Might need to move this up.  Fight that appears in flashback here is not CWII #5 because Spider-Man is there, unless that is an error.  Definitely does not appear to be CWII #5, or any of the Civil War II issues.  Maybe it is just a random scene to show the predicament of the main story without any real ties to it.  If anything, this probably needs to move up BEFORE CWII #5.  Elektra starts working with SHIELD.  Mockingbird in these issues as well, so new placement assumes she is back from “vacation”, but the whole thing is a mess.
  157. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 occurs immediately after last issue.
  158. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. #10 – shortly after last issue.  Has to be after Civil War II: The Accused.  A good portion of this issue also seems to take place post-Civil War II, because Hill says she will set Coulson free when the superhero Civil War is over.  This issue bounces back and forth between two timelines.  Then = shortly after last issue and Now = after conclusion of Civil War II.  There’s really no way to split the issue up, and the fact that of when “Now” is mostly inconsequential, means you could read it earlier.  And I think leaving this issue until after the conclusion will seem odd and cumbersome.
  159. Invincible Iron Man #14 – has to be after the fall of Stark Tower and Hawkeye’s acquittal, and likely before the battle in the second half of CWII #4, but nothing to confirm that.  The last two pages take place “two weeks later” when there is a “development” and something happens to Tony off panel.  Likely the end of Civil War II…if that is ever going to happen.
  160. Civil War II #4 [Pages 17-22] – As usual, not much time seems to take place between the split of issue #4 here.
  161. Civil War II #5 – Ulysses vision of Miles killing Cap. Cage vs Blue Marvel.   Ulysses in War paint. Issue is one continuous fight.
  162. Civil War II #6 [Pages 1-19] – immediately after CWII #5.  As of page 16, the Guardians are still one big happy family.
  163. Guardians of the Galaxy #12 – overlaps CWII4-6.  Ends after the battle there.  No one knows yet that Thanos has escaped over in Ultimates #10…but recaptured in Ultimates #11, so should be ok.
  164. Guardians of the Galaxy #13 – immediately after last issue.
  165. Captain America – Steve Rogers #5 – Beginning overlaps Tony’s Party in CWII1.  Later occurs after last issue.  Overlaps with CWII2, which seems to be the present?  Hard to tell.  Next it is before Banner dies.  Banners death, Trial of Hawkeye.  She-Hulk awakens.  Meeting in Civil War II #4.  After Allison Green arrested and questioned(?).  Ends with Ulysses vision of Spidey killing Cap.
  166. Captain America – Steve Rogers #6 overlaps ending of CWII#5 and beginning of CWII#6.  Also before they discover Spider-Man’s location.
  167. Thunderbolts #5 – After Ulysses Miles/Cap vision in CWII #5.  After Spider-Man has been let go in CWII #6.  Ends with SHIELD capturing Winter Soldier.
  168. Civil War II #6 [Pages 20-22]
  169. Spider-Man #9 – covers the period after the Miles/Cap vision when Miles disappears and then his re-appearance in Washington DC.
  170. Civil War II #7 – majority of this issue is on the steps of the Capitol as Miles and Cap are intent on disproving Ulysses vision.
  171. Civil War II #8 – immediately after CWII #7
  172. Spider-Man #10 – after Civil War II #8.
  173. Ultimates#12 – after the conclusion of Civil War II.
  174. Civil War II: The Oath – some time after Civil War II #8.

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