A couple more from Secret Wars II

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A couple more from Secret Wars II

Post by robfj » Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:16 pm

Here's 2 more little problems.

There's a clash between Cannonball and his companions in Secret Wars II #1.

CANNONBALL
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NM:TD 1
NM:TD 2
NM:TD 3
SECWARSII 1
NM 29
NM 30
NM 31
NM 32
NM 33
NM 34
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MAGIK
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NM:TD 1
NM:TD 2
NM:TD 3
NM 29
SECWARSII 1
NM 30
NM 31
NM 32
NM 33
NM 34
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CHENEY, LILA
NM@ 1
NM 29
SECWARSII 1
NM 30
UX 206-BTS
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DAZZLER
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M/GN:W/NF
NM 29
SECWARSII 1
NM 30
NM 31
DAZZ 39
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The other 3 are right. Magneto goes to NM 29 and brings all 4 back from their ongoing adventure to SECWARSII 1, leaving Magma and Sunspot to carry on alone. Then the 4 return to their friends in that storyline in NM 30.

So it should be
CANNONBALL
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NM:TD 1
NM:TD 2
NM:TD 3
NM 29
SECWARSII 1 moved from before NM 29
NM 30
NM 31
NM 32
NM 33
NM 34
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For my 2nd trick I'm going to revisit Emperor Doom but still not Dr Doom's timeline.

VISION II and SCARLET WITCH both have
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A 254
A 255 (1 - 15:3)
ROM 65
ROM 66
A 255 (15:4 - 22)
M/GN:EDOOM
VIS&SCRW2 1
WCA2 2
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But there's a couple of problems putting EDOOM there. V&SW are shown in Avengers Mansion in EDOOM, but they leave there at the end of A 255. And there is no gap between A 255 and VIS&SCRW2 1. At the end of A 255 they are taken away by the government to question Vision about his attempt to take over the world, and VIS&SCRW2 1 starts with that interrogation.

A 255 is split in two by ROM 65-66, so maybe EDOOM could be moved in there. But this would mess up the timelines of other Avengers, and would put it before SECWARSII 1. There have been good reasons put forward for the placement of EDOOM later than that.

But I have another suggestion which only affects V&SW themselves. VIS&SCRW2 1 can itself be split up. The interrogation sequence on pages 1-10 can be separated from the rest of the issue where the couple go house-hunting and get dragged into the crossover plot with West Coast Avengers.

P11-13 has them going out and finding the right house for them straight away. No-one's going to believe that! It makes more sense that they looked at other places earlier over a span of days or weeks. And it makes sense for them to stay in the Mansion as guests while they were looking. So I propose putting EDOOM for V&SW in the new gap.

VISION II and SCARLET WITCH both:-
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A 254
A 255 (1 - 15:3)
ROM 65
ROM 66
A 255 (15:4 - 22)
VIS&SCRW2 1 (1 - 10) inserted before EDOOM
M/GN:EDOOM
VIS&SCRW2 1 (11 - 39) p1-10 split off from this
WCA2 2
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