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These stories have reshaped the foundation of the Marvel Universe into what we know today. There have been a number of both massive and small shake-ups throughout Marvel’s long history, but these are the stories that had the biggest impact for both the characters and the readers alike.

List Rank and Entries
#10: “Galactus Trilogy” (1966)
#9: “Avengers vs. X-Men” (2012)
#8: “The Death of Captain Marvel” (1982)
#7: “Annihilation: Conquest” (2007-08)
#6: “Dark Phoenix Saga” (1980)
#5: “The Infinity Gauntlet” (1990-91)
#4: “Age of Apocalypse” (1995-96)
#3, #2 & #1: ?

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  1. Civil War II was not a sequel for Civil War.

    The original Civil War comics killed off many heroes and villains, like Captain America himself. Civil War II took place after Secret Wars.

    Plus many readers, and myself, would argue that Civil War II wasn’t the actual Civil War, but Secret Empire was.

  2. what about:
    -secret wars (the original) (introduction of the black suit)
    -Spider-Man One More day (spiderman’s continuity hasn’t changed since)
    -Siege (destruction of Asgard, death of Loki & Sentry, Norman Osborn’s fall from grace, registration act ends)
    -days of future past

  3. i feel as if anything that has to do with rebooting the entire universe is just one big way of saying that the writers messed up the plot and want to start over.

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