Because it takes place in a bunch of books, and effects both them and the Earth? It may just be the Avengers (and some random people) involved, but its as much an event as all of the small X-Men events of the last few years (like Schism or Age of X). I'm liking Standoff pretty well. Its done some interesting stuff, and hopefully its the final nail in the coffin for Spoiler: Standoff Maria Hill's career. She's been going progressively more nuts as head of SHIELD, everything from memory manipulation of agents to just doing really stupid things. I can't see her staying around after this. Maybe they'll make Coulson the Director, to fit the TV show. Sure, his backstory is different in the comics, but they basically took the original "Coulson in name only" version from his first comic appearance and turned him into the MCU version (thank god for that, the version the comic went with was so bland). So, I could see him being made director. Its not like there is anyone else, unless they want to make the lame Fury,jr into the director.