Civil War II, the comic book sequel to the story that spawned Marvel's Captain America: Civil War movie, is coming to an end—but not as soon as we thought. First, writer Brian Michael Bendis announced that Civil War II #7 would no longer conclude the story, with an eighth issue being added. (And, at the same time, addressed a delay for #5.)
But now #8 has been pushed from Nov. 2 to Dec. 28. Oof.
Civil War II crosses over with comics starring Spider-Man, Iron Man and the new Iron Man, the X-Men, Ms. Marvel, Ant-Man, Deadpool, the Hulk and basically everyone ever. It began in June 2016. Of the choice to extend the run, Bendis Tumbl'd in August:
“[Artist] David [Marquez] has been handing in about a page a day for the last couple of weeks so we’re getting back on track. So much so that Marvel greenlit an 8th issue for us. I came up with a better ending but needed the pages. Very grateful that they let us do our thing.”
For more Marvel action on Fuse, read our in-depth interview with editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, take our quiz to find out which Civil War side you'd fight on, get the scoop on the company's next nine movies, and then watch Alonso explain the hip-hop variant covers initiative: