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Marvel's Civil War: I'm with Locke

Comic publisher Marvel's company-wide event "Civil War" has gotten a lot of attention in the mainstream press, including in that bastion of old school journalism, The New York Times. The highly political (and socially relevant) storyline involves the implementation of a Superhero Registration Act, forcing masked vigilantes--and all superheroes--to be registered, trained, and placed on governmental payroll... or be arrested. On opposing sides of the issue are longtime Marvel mainstays Captain America and Iron Man, whose disagreement has caused a crisis of conscience in the Marvel U.

While I've seen a lot of "Civil War" banners touting "I'm with Iron Man" (pro-registration) or "I'm with Captain America" (anti-registration), I found the below image the ideal one for me, as it combined my love of sweeping comic crossovers with my all-consuming obsession with ABC's Lost.

Personally, I think Locke would be in the battle for himself. Unless, of course, there was some larger, haunted island aspect of the registration issue that had been undisclosed until now. Krakatoa, perhaps?

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