The point of superhero crossovers

So far CIVIL WAR II has not gotten to the point of crossovers: Heroes who have fought on the same side for years shouting "I HATE YOU! I'VE ALWAYS HATED YOU!"

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NS: Cyclops is a sociopath? Or just a jerk?

Brian Cronin of ComicBookResources.com wrote an article asking if Cyclops is a sociopath, and providing a few examples.

http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2016/06/19/comic-book-questions-answered-is-cyclops-a-sociopath/

I think it is a bit simpler: Cyclops is just a jerk. But not always.

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Avengers Vs. X-Men #2

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"When we do big events like this, we usually employ one writer and one artist. However, this story is so huge – it cuts across the entire Marvel Universe – we thought it would benefit from additional brainpower. So, we tapped five of our most popular writers (Brian Bendis, Jason Aaron, Matt Fraction, Jonathan Hickman and Ed Brubaker) and three of our most popular artists (John Romita Jr., Olivier Coipel and Adam Kubert) to do this story." - Axel Alonso

Storytellers: Jason Aaron, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Jonthan Hickman, and Matt Fraction
Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: John Romita Jr.
Inker: Scott Hanna
Colorist: Laura Martin


*sigh*

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Avengers Vs. X-Men #1

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Storytellers: Jason Aaron, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Jonthan Hickman, and Matt Fraction
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Artist: John Romita Jr.
Inker: Scott Hanna
Colorist: Laura Martin

And so it truly begins...

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All-New X-Men #2

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"Laura is obviously very tight with Warren and is slowly bonding with her other teammates. We'll be building those other relationships as the series progresses. Interesting things are ahead for Laura. There's more to life than Warren Worthington." - Dennis Hopeless

Writer: Dennis Hopeless
Artist: Mark Bagley
Inker: Andrew Hennessy
Colorist: Nolan Woodard


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