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    What Is ‘Secret Wars’ In Marvel Comics? The Plot For The Next Big Avenger Film

    Ever since ‘Avengers: Endgame’ put a definitive frame on the first three phases of the MCU, fans have been eagerly waiting for another such storyline bringing all the major characters in one frame. Well, Marvel Boss Kevin Feige surprised all at San Diego Comic-Con when he announced that the next ‘Avengers’ sequels — ‘Avengers 5′ and ‘Avengers 6′ — will be called ‘Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’ and ‘Avengers: Secret Wars.’

    Marvel comic ‘Secret Wars‘ has the credit of a vast and interesting storyline. So, fans are pretty pumped up to know how the next Avengers movie will focus on the secret wars storyline. Well, if you are also wondering about it, we’ll give you all the information.

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    All You Need To Know About ‘Secret Wars’

    Secret War comic
    Secret War comic

    Marvel recently announced that ‘Avengers: Secret Wars’ would be a part of their new addition ‘Multiverse Saga’. So, The preliminary details of the comic featuring Secret Wars are quite compulsory. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, also called Secret Wars, is a twelve-issue American comic book crossover limited series published between May 1984 and April 1985. While Jim Shooter gets all the credit for pennig the masterpiece, Mike Zeck and Bob Layton were the ones who made the story lively with their unique arts. It was tied in with a toy line of the same name from Mattel.

    It was the first time that a comic book had a large plot that structurally changed the way that the characters and the universe were perceived. The monthly limited series included multiple characters. Besides the Avengers, it included Fantastic Four, X-Men, Spiderman, Doctor Doom, Doctor Octopus, Kang and many more. This brought answers to a lot of hypothetical questions such as, “How would Wolverine and Spider-Man interact with one another?” Well, the storyline would tell you all!

    The Key Events!

    Secret War comic
    Secret War comic

    So, the story starts with all the heroes and Villains being transported onto two vessels against their will. The vessel with the heroes include the Avengers, The X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Spiderman, Magneto and Spiderwoman as well. On the other hand, the villains include Doctor Doom, Ultron, Galactus, and Molecule Man, Doctor Octopus and many more. Perhaps the most important character in the film is Kang the Conqueror, as ‘Avengers: The Kang Dynasty’ is set to explore his storyline.

    Well, the place where these superheroes are reaching is battleworld. It is formed with various pieces of the universe, including Denver, Colorado from Earth. Then, a proposition is given from the Beyonder: “I am from beyond! Slay your enemies and all you desire shall be yours! Nothing you dream of is impossible for me to accomplish!”

    The main motive is to induce a brutal destructive fight between the superheroes and the villains. The conflict takes no time to arise. Multiple skirmishes occur between the heroes and the villains, including an entire mountain range being placed on top of the heroes which the Hulk holds up just long enough for the heroes to make an escape. Anyway, things take a different turn though when Doctor Doom usurps the Beyonder’s power.

    The Main Casualties

    Secret War Comic Spiderman Causality
    Secret War Comic Spiderman

    There are a handful of characters who had to sacrifice their lives in the long run of the storyline of Secret Wars. Some of the major casualties were: Benjamin Grimm (Earth-616), Peter Parker (Earth-616), Beyonder (Earth-9811), Charles Xavier (Earth-616), Bruce Banner (Earth-616), Galactus’ Cat (Earth-616), Clinton Barton (Earth-616), James Howlett (Earth-616), Reed Richards (Earth-9811), James Rhodes (Earth-616), Steven Rogers (Earth-616), Jennifer Walters (Earth-616), Venom (Symbiote) (Earth-616), and Julia Carpenter (Earth-616).

    The Reception

    Secret War comic
    Secret War comic

    Jonathan Hickman, the one who penned the entire masterpiece achieved huge fame with the storyline. ‘Secret Wars’ has an average 8.2 rating in the comic book roundup.

    One fan praised it and wrote on Google review, “Secret Wars #1 gives readers a look at the end of the Marvel Universe as we know it. What is coming next, I have no clue but I will tell you this: the fact that I have to wait a week for more of this pisses me off because it is damn good. Hickman, Ribic and Svorcina are the A-list team an event like this deserves and I’m all in for this mayhem. Time has run out, so many huge events occur in this issue that I don’t even know where to start, and I’m crazy excited for them all. Bring it on, Hickman. I’m ready for your Secret Wars.”

    Fans’ Reaction To ‘Avengers: Secret Wars’ Announcement

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    Marvel heroes

    Marvel Studios’ recent tweet revealing the release date of the upcoming ‘Avengers: Secret Wars’ made the fans go into a frenzy. The entire social media is flooded with excitement and anticipation for the film. One user wrote, “OMGGGGG”, while another commented, “LETS GO ITS TIME SECRET WARS.”


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    Shubhashree Chatterjee
    Shubhashree Chatterjee
    I am a 21-year-old writer on and I am pursuing MBBS in Chennai.

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