Paul O'Brien writes CIVIL WAR is still going, but with the core title running late (because you demanded it), and many of the crossover arcs having finished, it’s started to relinquish its grip on Marvel’s line. But December still saw three CIVIL WAR one-shots, along with several crossover issues. It’s a relatively quiet month for new launches, but we do have the debut of Warren Ellis and Salvador Larroca’s NEWUNIVERSAL, and new miniseries including NEW AVENGERS: ILLUMINATI, SPIDER-MAN: REALM, WONDER MAN and X-23: TARGET X.

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