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Civil War: War Crimes

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Wilson Fisk, the incarcerated ex-Kingpin of Crime, has a deal to propose to Iron Man: He'll use his underworld connections to help track down Captain America and his anti-Registration underground in exchange for consideration on his sentence. But can the Kingpin be trusted, or is he playing a deeper game? And how are the criminals of the Marvel Universe being forced to cha ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 16th 2007 by Marvel
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Sesana
Mar 14, 2012 Sesana rated it liked it
Shelves: superhumans, comics
Calling this collection "War Crimes" is really a misnomer. The actual bulk of the collection is made up of the Underworld miniseries, which is only barely related to Civil War at all. This may be why it's one of the best things I've read in the Civil War line. It's about a guy named Jackie Dio, fresh out of prison and trying to get back into his life as a made man, now basically impossible without powers. And Dio hates powers. It's fun, solid writing, that owes more than a bit to Criminal.

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Kayla Eklund
I didn't like this nearly as much as I liked the other comics in the Civil War series. I think it's because I'm not familiar with a lot of the Marvel villains, so most of this went over my head.
Julia
May 17, 2016 Julia rated it it was ok
Shelves: marvel-comics, 2016
That was kind of a rip-off. I'm just glad that I rented it from the library instead of paying for it. This collects Underworld (whatever that is) #1-5 and Civil War: War Crimes, which is like two or three issues. Underworld had literally nothing to do with the Superhuman Registration Act. Those last two or three issues with Wilson Fisk/the Kingpin featured Jackie Dio/Underworld for a very small plot point. I had my suspicions that (spoiler for Civil War: The Amazing Spider-Man) (view spoiler) ...more
Adriana
Apr 25, 2015 Adriana rated it it was ok
This is the worst Civil War book I’ve read so far.
Two thirds of the book deal with a tough guy who just got out of jail and his transformation into the villain Underworld. It has some good points and some solid storytelling, but there was nothing that really held my interest. Could have totally skipped it and not missed anything.
The last part is more interesting as it deals with Kingpin and the villain community’s reactions to the Civil War with some great scenes between Kingpin and Tony Stark
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Gavin
Oct 08, 2013 Gavin rated it did not like it
Shelves: comics
One of the worst written things I've ever come across. Every second word is '@#*!%'...not even 'Fuck' just the fake swearing. Really gritty...not.
5 of the 6 issues are about an idiotic mafia guy getting out of jail and readjusting. Only 1 is about Kingpin in jail, and his manipulations of Iron Man or Cap and the Civil War. That might have been interesting for a whole volume, but 1 issue? Nope, not enough to carry a book.
The art was also pretty lame, and I'm sorry, since when does some D-list ba
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Holden Attradies
I kind of feel like "war Crimes" was a really misleading title for this book. In fact, until the last quarter of the book you won't even see how the hell anything ties in with the super hero Civil War, although I was okay with that. It was nice having the origin story of the Underworld character alongside the short Kingpin story at the end. It was nice knowing who this character was and why he was motivated the way he was, all things that would have been total question marks if I had read just t ...more
NaomiRuth
Sep 21, 2013 NaomiRuth rated it did not like it
Shelves: ya, af, graphic-novels
Honestly? I didn't like this one. I just don't like comics about bad guys. Especially not bad guys who are cursing and killing. I don't like the lack of moral, I don't know, I was going to use the word commentary, but I don't think that's right. It just made me uncomfortable. There was another graphic novel I tried reading, but I couldn't finish it because it was also about bad guys, being bad. It makes me uncomfortable, because I don't quite understand the point. Maybe there isn't a point. Mayb ...more
Jen
Apr 18, 2016 Jen rated it did not like it
I thought this was super repetitive, boring, and did not really show anything worthwhile to the Civil War event. Boo, thumbs down.
Jeff Stockett
Apr 13, 2016 Jeff Stockett rated it really liked it
Shelves: comic-books
The Kingpin is my kind of villain. I sure do enjoy watching him treat the whole world like a big game of chess.
Matt
Apr 10, 2014 Matt rated it liked it
Not bad. Interesting side of the story. Little slow. Writing wasn't anything special. My least favorite of the series so far.
Valery
Oct 14, 2015 Valery rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-books, comics
so very romantic story. any stony shippers? well-well, affected and pathetic. both of them.
Chris S.
Jul 20, 2015 Chris S. rated it liked it
stand alone : 3*
integrated in the story arc : not worth much at all... except if you count starks involvement in the underworld. Then again... check out "civil war :front line" for that !
Simon
Feb 26, 2015 Simon rated it did not like it
Another one of those milking the cash-cow volumes.
Annette Jordan
Jul 18, 2015 Annette Jordan rated it really liked it
In the War Crimes story we see the Kingpin pulling strings from inside prison and manipulating Tony Stark to get what he wants - a really good story with plenty of twists and turns
Mitchell
Oct 25, 2015 Mitchell rated it really liked it
A little confusing and a little dark. But definitely different and on the better side of the Civil War books. This one follows an unknown thug and how he gets involved on the edge of the Civil War battle. Pretty good writing, pretty good art. Lots of surprises. Worth rereading 4.5 of 5.
Nate
Sep 08, 2008 Nate rated it liked it
I swear this is the last one.

Jackie Dio is released from prison right at the start of the Marvel Civil War. Yeah, I didn't know who he was either but he sure beats up a lot of people in this comic book hard boiled homage.
Ryan Arthurs
Feb 04, 2008 Ryan Arthurs rated it liked it
Recommends it for: comic book nerds.
Shelves: comics
Awesome idea however my copy was fucked up so the sequence of two of the comics was wack.
Michael
Feb 19, 2010 Michael rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
Not really a compelling story.
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