Are the Civil War tie-ins worth buying?
I just came from the comic book forums to check out the latest posts and threads and I found a something about the Civil War tie-ins. So are the tie-ins worth buying for? Maybe the main Civil War title contains the main story but what's happening behind and beyond is also important. For me, the tie-ins are essential to understand and answer all your questions regarding your favorite characters involved in Civil War. If for example you are a Spider-man fan, you would want to buy the Spider-man tie-in issue, entitled "War at Home", because you want to know what's happening on Peter Parker's life now that he has revealed his secret identity.
I confess, that I do collect all the Civil War tie-ins. It's worth it because I made a vow to myself that I'm gonna finish this issue. Everytime I miss an issue because the comic shop run out of copies, I feel disappointed. Just like when I missed Spectacular Spider-man #28, but it's not an official tie in. I think it's more than a lead-in. I've read somewhere that it's in this issue where you'll find out how Doc Oc found the Thunderbolts. Well I'm still looking for it.
Thunderbolts is a good tie-in to have because it introduces new characters that might be involved in the war. Frontline is also a good title. This one is on the journalism side. It's about Daily Bugle journalists gathering their thoughts about the registration act. And if you want to know what's happening to Speedball, it can be found inside Frontline too. One good thing about Frontline is that it comes out twice a month.
Amazing Spider-man on the other hand is a good title too. It's in this title where you get to know what's happening to the life of Peter Parker a.k.a. Spider-man now that he's revealed his true identity.
If you want to find out what's happening to Nitro and his whereabouts, you better check out Wolverine. On Wolverine #43, Logan found Nitro. The S.H.I.E.L.D. army together with Wolverine busted into Nitro's hideout and guess what happened? The S.H.I.E.L.D. army burned into ashes. Only Wolverine survived.
New Avengers, is about a new team or more of an army being formed by Captain America. The team is composed of SuperPowers and heroes which is against the SuperPower registration act.
X-Factor, is a bit boring stuff right now but let's find out till Quicksilver comes out on next issue.