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The Story So Far.
How awesome a group cosplay would this be? (Answer: so awesome.)
That’s quite a battle cry, Cap.
Jim Jaspers X-Plains Jim Jaspers (but leaves out the part where he prosecutes Magneto).
The first death of Captain Britain.
“Have fun with that, dude!”
“Show, don’t tell” in action.
There’s nothing more awkward than coming home to discover that your house has been taken over by an evil supercomputer.
Slaymaster and his amazing mustache.
…is the best heist…
…even if it doesn’t end quite as planned.
Captain Albion is by far and away the best-dressed member of the Captain Britain corps.
Welcome to your nightmares for the next week.
Future Traumatic Stress Disorder is no laughing matter.
We have never identified so hard with Captain Britain as we did in this moment.
Seriously, though, can’t you see it as a sitcom?
Oh, that’ll end well.
Again: We cannot overemphasize how scary the Fury is.
It’s Meggan’s first appearance! HI, MEGGAN!
Speaking of first appearances (well, at least in 616), here’s the Crazy Gang!
(Immediately followed by one of the most satisfying ass-kickings in any superhero comic, ever.)
It’s okay. He’s only faking.
WHY DOES NO ONE EVERY GROUP-COSPLAY THE CAPTAIN BRITAIN CORPS? Maybe they do in the U.K. We fervently hope so.
NEXT WEEK: But wait! There’s more!
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In which we venture out of our wheelhouse; Contest of Champions is ridiculous in any medium; Captain Britain would like you to unhand that elf; the Fury is legitimately terrifying; the Special Executive is the best at heists; Brian Braddock knows exactly what he’s getting into; Merlyn is the multiversal Charles Xavier; and this is really just the tip of the iceberg.
- Various Contests of Champions
- Marvel UK
- Marvel Superheroes 377-388
- Daredevils 1-11
- Mighty World of Marvel 7-13
- Captain Britain (Brian Braddock)
- Mad Jim Jaspers
- The Crazy Gang
- Algernon the Rat
- Omniversal Majestrix Opal Luna Saturnyne
- Life-Enhancing Fluid
- The Fury
- Alan Moore juvenilia
- The (first) death and rebirth of Captain Britain
- How to make a retcon work
- Mastermind (but not that Mastermind)
- Emma Collins
- Pre-Psylocke Betsy Braddock
- The Trial of Saturnyne
- The Special Executive
- The Captain Britain Corps
- Captain U.K. (Linda McQuillan)
- Marvelman vs. Miracleman
- Future Traumatic Stress Disorder
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