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YMMV / Infinity Wars (2018)

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  • Anti-Climax Boss: For all the build-up and mystery of Devondra, it gets defeated pretty easily by Hulk. Who, to be fair, was using the Space Stone. But still, it's pretty embarrassing...
  • Ass Pull: Gamora's Face–Heel Turn as Requiem. Not only was there barely any build-up or Foreshadowing, but the comic doesn't even explain why.
  • Awesome Moments: Ghost Panther defeating the Martians by bonding Zarathos with Mars. Cue one very angry planet looking for some payback.
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  • Bizarro Episode: The Infinity Warps tie-ins, which have nothing to do with the main story, instead focusing on the warped versions of each characters. And are generally held to be the best parts of the whole crossover.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Of all the Warps, Speed Weasel, supporting character of Weapon Hex takes the cake combining Honey Badger’s Adorkability and Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny! tendencies with Quicksilver’s speed and accompanying impatience to creat something akin to DC Comics Ensemble Darkhorse Bart Allen.
  • Funny Moments:
    • Black Widow bludgeoning Bullseye over the head, followed by Captain Marvel crushing him.
    • As Gamora transports the assembled heroes to the forge of all creation, preparing to merge combine everyone in the universe with someone else, Moon Knight starts whispering to Spider-Man that he spaced out earlier and tries to ask him to help him get back up to speed.
      Moon Knight: Who's Gamora?
      Spider-Man: Just punch whoever I punch in a second.
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    • When M.O.R.D.OC. has his cult attempt to summon Satan from Hell, their incantation ends up summoning Soldier Supreme instead. One of the cultists quickly mistakes the intruder for her dark lord.
      Female Cultist (Erin): Wow. Satan is more handsome than I would have guessed.
      Male Cultist (Ryan): Really, Erin?
      Erin: Satan would want me to have these lustful feelings, Ryan.
    • The entirety of the Moon Squirrel & Tippysaurus segment of Infinity Warps. Particularly the trading card on Doctor Doomactus (he has an actual doctorate, people!)
    • Moon Squirrel saving everyone from Doctor Doomactus by reprogramming her universal translator so he'll only hear clearly terrified people praising him.
    Doctor Doomactus: Never have I encountered a planet with such correct opinions!
    • Sleepwalker's trip inside the Reality Stone revealing that inside of it is an infinite chronicle of the Multiverse. Specifically boxes upon boxes of actual Marvel Comics overseen by a relaxed entity named Archivus. When he inquires her where he can find the Soul World her reaction is amazing.
    Archivus: Soul World? Oh, like from Infinity Wars? (hands him a copy of the book) Here, try this one. Let me know if you need the tie-ins.
    Sleepwalker: (understandably blown away) What—
    • Pretty much any moment involving Speed Weasel could be listed without guilt.
    • From Secret Warps, the reaction to the characters in the final chapter as things get weirder and weirder.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Spider-Man tauntingly called Thor, brainwashed by the Sigma Virus, as Iron Man in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. A year later, this series fused Thor and Iron Man into the Iron Hammer.
  • I Knew It!: Some readers guessed the connection between the bad-tempered, sword-wielding villain Requiem and the increasingly bad-tempered, sword-wielding Gamora.
  • It's Short, So It Sucks!: The main comic only lasts six issues. Barely longer than its prequel Infinity Countdown and far less than its own tie-ins.
  • Like You Would Really Do It:
    • The event begins with Requiem killing Thanos, but no-one's terribly convinced he's going to stay dead this time (especially not with Avengers: Endgame coming up). Naturally, the first issue of the relaunched Guardians of the Galaxy that follows this event deals with how he's cheated his way back to living.
    • Gamora "killing" Peter Quill in the first issue. Sure enough, it's undone in the very next issue.
  • Memetic Mutation: Why is Gamora? Explanation 
  • So Okay, It's Average: The main series. It's not considered to be bad, but doesn't really offer anything new or special to the table either.
  • They Copied It, Now It Sucks: A lot of readers complained how the event seemed nothing more than a blatant attempt to cash in the popular movie Avengers: Infinity War that was released the same year, by recycling the concept of the Infinity Gems.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot:
    • The plot shifts gears from plot-thread to plot-thread, never really allowing any of them any breathing room, never mind not following up on or just plain dumping most of the ones from the event it's supposed to directly follow on from. Plot points such as Gamora's Face–Heel Turn and the origins behind the Devondra were barely if not never touched upon.
    • The primary criticism of the event that it means jack squat in the grand scheme of things in the entire Marvel universe. Everything is returned to the status quo as per usual, with the event itself being brushed under the rug. The only real lasting consequences seemed to affect the Guardians of the Galaxy and exclusively the Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Unexpected Character: The event's B-plot is headed by Sleepwalker. Fittingly, it serves as an immediate sequel to Infinity Countdown's Darkhawk mini series in which this trope was also in effect.
    • In Secret Warps, some Fusions are between well known characters and obscure characters. Like Captain Marvel with Justice Peace.


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