COMIC CON IS ON!:
Costumed characters pose outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24 in San Diego. Photo: Associated Press/Denis Poroy/Invision
"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.