Marvel Comics has always had a tighter grip on its continuity than its competitor. While DC only figured out they wanted a connected universe gradually, everyone at Marvel knew from the beginning their world was connected. This led to stronger stories for a long period of time, and Marvel's more relatable characters were easy to fall in love with. RELATED: 10 Avengers Showdowns We're Still Waiting For However, Marvel's also had to tell stories for several decades, and they haven't all hit. Marvel's had some terrible stories told with their characters, many of which reverberate with those characters today. While far too many of them seem to involve Spider-Man , Marvel hasn't had an issue making sure other characters were stuck with awful writing decisions too. Civil War II Ruined Carol Danvers As successful as the original Civil War was, no one was asking for a sequel. The original posed legitimate questions about the necessity of superhero oversight. Civil War II though was just a worse Minority Report , starting with Carol Danvers discovering an Inhuman that could see the future. She took advantage of this power to try and jail people before they even did anything wrong, which had such obvious implications even Tony Stark could see them. Despite the warnings though, Carol continued on until she nearly ripped the superhero community in half again, and heavily damaged Stark for attempting to stop her. It's pretty hard to make it back from being on the wrong side of a Civil War , fortunately the story never had a larger effect once it ended. Ultimate Avengers Are Unlikable One of the worst things about the Ultimate Universe was how purely unlikable so many characters seemed to be in that world. The Ultimates in particular seemed designed to be as annoying as possible. Captain America is a jingoistic jerk from the 40s, Hank Pym isn't just openly abusive he appears psychotic, and Hulk jumps around New York City threatening to sexually assault famous actors. The appeal of the Ultimate Universe was to make heroes more realistic and modern, but somehow […]
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