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Quote1 New name? Hey, I busted my buns to be in Alpha Flight. I wanna be in Alpha Flight!! Quote2
--Puck

Appearing in "Home are the Heroes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #109.

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  • Unnamed Shi'ar spaceship

Synopsis for "Home are the Heroes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #109.

The X-Men at last return home after their adventure in the Shi’Ar galaxy. Wolverine is in a hurry to shed Fang’s uniform as he finds the alien fabric distinctly uncomfortable. They are accompanied by Lilandra, who is shown around the school. Phoenix reminisces about a moment that occurred just prior to returning to Earth: a brief conversation with Corsair in which he asked her to never tell Cyclops that he is his father. Phoenix agreed but stated that she feels she is betraying Scott by keeping such a secret from him. Storm, who overheard their conversation, warns Jean about keeping such vital information from the man she loves.

In the present however, Phoenix has a heart-to-heart with her parents. She reveals to them her recent experiences and her new identity as the Phoenix. From a distance, Scott observes them and thinks to himself that Jean now seems like an entirely different person. Nightcrawler sees Scott and tries to break him out of his funk, but Scott snaps at him angrily. Nightcrawler then retorts at how difficult it is being born blue and furry.

The X-Men take a well-deserved day off. Moira tells them of a lake in upstate New York where Charles and she once visited during their courtship. Moira, Sean, Ororo and Peter prepare for an outing. Misanthropic Wolverine elects to tag along in order to do some hunting. Storm is appalled and criticizes him for wishing to kill defenseless animals. Wolverine responds sharply that it "takes no skill to kill..." and that he does not intend to use lethal measures. Storm apologizes, but Wolverine couldn’t care less.

Meanwhile in Canada, James-MacDonald Hudson, an agent of a Canadian government-sponsored defense program (Department H) dons a high-tech battlesuit and becomes Weapon Alpha. He flies to the United States on a mission to capture and retrieve a rogue agent: Wolverine. James and Wolverine have a long history together, and he knows that he will be in for the fight of his life.

At the lake, Storm and Colossus relax on the shore, taking in the sun, while Banshee and Moira play around in the water. Wolverine skulks about the surrounding area, tracking a small deer. Just as he comes in close enough to touch it, Weapon Alpha appears before him. Hudson refers to Wolverine as "Weapon X" and states that he is still the property of the Canadian government. Wolverine has no intention of returning to his former employers. He lunges at Weapon Alpha, slashing at him with his claws. The electromagnetic fields of Hudson's battlesuit protects him, however. He blasts the feisty mutant away with his repulsor weapons, sending him flying through the trees.

Wolverine lands close to the lake and the other X-Men snap to attention. Weapon Alpha engages Peter, who transforms into Colossus and punches him back through the trees. Regaining control of his suit's flight systems, he turns back and unleashes a volley of electro-blasts against Colossus. One of his shots ricochets off of the hero's steel frame and hits Moira. Banshee goes berserk and pummels Weapon Alpha with a concentrated sonic scream. Hudson realizes that he cannot take on Wolverine AND his teammates by himself. Promising a rematch, he flies off and returns to Canada.

Appearing in "Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #120.

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Synopsis for "Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #120.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: the super hero known as Vindicator (formerly Weapon Alpha) meets with the Canadian Prime Minister to review footage of the X-Men’s battle with the Mandroids in Japan. The P.M. demands that Wolverine be captured and forced back into service for the Canadian government. Vindicator promises he won’t let him down as he did after his first failed attempt to capture him. Vindicator sends an alert out to five “very special people”, the members of a new, Canadian-based super-team called Alpha Flight: Jean-Paul Beaubier (Northstar), Dr. Michael Twoyoungmen (Shaman), RCMP corporal Anne McKenzie (Snowbird), Dr. Walter Langkowski (Sasquatch), and Jean-Paul's twin sister Jeanne-Marier (Aurora).

Meanwhile in Japan, the X-Men bid farewell to their ally Sunfire who is thankful for the groups aid in stopping Moses Magnum. Before leaving, Wolverine says goodbye to Mariko by presenting her with a white chrysanthemum and telling her his real name: Logan.

The X-Men take a private DC-10 plane back to the States with Colleen Wing and Misty Knight, but as it passes by Alaska, the plane run into turbulent weather all along the west coast. The pilot alerts Scott (noticing that he and Colleen have been together for the whole duration of the trip, and that they’ve fallen asleep in each other’s arms). Ororo awakens and senses something wrong about the storm. She tries to use her weather-control ability to rectify it but can’t. She realizes some intelligent force is directing the storm, resisting her. Meanwhile, Wolverine also awakens and becomes aware of the situation. The pilot is forced to set the plane down in Calgary. Those onboard the plane are unaware that its “emergency” landing is anticipated there and a that a special operations team awaits them. They’re surprised to see a man on the runway, awaiting them. It’s Vindicator, demanding to see Wolverine. Cyclops tells the pilot to take off immediately. She wants to comply, but the plane is standing still at full throttle.

By now, the rest of the X-Men are awake and suiting up. Nightcrawler peers out the window and through the heavy snowfall he sees the outline of a large hairy man gripping the hull of the plane, holding it in place! That same hairy creature hoists the plane in the air and hurls it the length of the runway into an empty hangar. Vindicator chews out his teammate Sasquatch, who apologizes and states he doesn’t know his own strength. Vindicator flies toward the plane but finds it has already been abandoned. The blizzard picks up in ferocity and Vindicator questions Shaman. He replies that one of the X-Men must have elemental powers like him.

Under cover of the storm, the X-Men & co. sneak away and blend in with the crowd at the airport. Wolverine reluctantly explains that their main opponent is James-MacDonald Hudson, a.k.a. “Major Maple Leaf”, was in charge of putting together a team of Canadian superheroes and his earliest recruit was Wolverine. He was out in the field while the rest of the team was being assembled and doesn’t know (apart from Hudson) who they are or what their abilities are. Cyclops splits the team up and rendezvous downtown.

In a shopping mall, Banshee, Storm, and Colleen have stopped so that Storm can buy some clothes better suited to a low profile than her X-Man costume. While she’s changing, Vindicator tracks them down. Banshee recognizes him as the man who injured Moira (#109) and attempts to sonic scream at him, only to keel over in pain. Genuinely concerned, Vindicator is about to call a doctor, but Storm instead attacks him. Wary of a combat situation in such close quarters with civilians, he retreats.

Cyclops and Colossus see him speeding away. Cyclops realizes that, since many of Vindicator’s teammates are mutants, then it stands to reason he has technology similar to Cerebro, able to detect and track mutants. That means while the X-Men thought they were giving Alpha Flight the slip by splitting up, they only made themselves more vulnerable targets.

Elsewhere, Wolverine is lost in thought about Mariko and an old flame “Cracklin’ Rosa” when Sasquatch gets the jump on him, knocking him out and carrying him away.

The remaining X-Men regroup. Misty and Colleen have left to get in touch with their lawyer boss Jermyn Hogarth for legal advice. Cyclops tells his team that the X-Men didn’t start the fight, but will finish it…even if it’s over Alpha-Flight’s dead bodies.

This story is continued next issue....

Appearing in "Shoot-Out at the Stampede!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #121.

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  • Annie the pilot (Main story and flashback)
  • John Byrne
  • Darice and unnamed Canadian restaurant patrons (First appearance)
  • Jim (First appearance)
  • Corey (First appearance)
  • Paul (First appearance)
  • Other unnamed Canadians

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  • Jeryn Hogarth's DC-10 cargo plane
  • Armored truck
  • RCAF Phantom jets

Synopsis for "Shoot-Out at the Stampede!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #121.

Continued from last issue...

Cyclops, Colossus and Storm burst down the barriers to the exhibition grounds for the Calgary Stampede. After they’ve entered, a shadowy figure (Shaman) sprinkles magic dust from his pouch (medicine bag) along the entrance, sealing it off from any more outsiders.

As the X-Men search for their missing teammates, Cyclops reflects on the events of last issue, leading up to a moment in which Storm relates how she can trace Vindicator’s energy trail by following disruptions in the air, which led them to the stampede grounds.

Flying ahead, Storm locates Wolverine and Nightcrawler. As they close in on their subdued friends, the X-Men come face to face with Alpha Flight.

At the main gate, Banshee, Misty and Colleen arrive but a force field covers the gates where Shaman sprinkled his magic dust. They cannot enter.

Inside, Cyclops argues with Vindicator. Colossus gets skittish and kicks at the ground, sending out a shock wave that knocks the Flight members off their feet. Fighting breaks out and Nightcrawler and Wolverine (both of whom were just playing possum) leap to their feet.

The teams are evenly matched, but Alpha Flight gains the upper-hand through team-work. Shaman creates a blizzard to keep the X-Men off guard, but it quickly engulfs the entire city. Atop the Calgary Tower, restaurant patrons John and Darice find their pleasant dinner disrupted when the windows burst inwards.

The battle wages on until everyone is distracted by the blizzard, which is growing more intense by the moment. Even Shaman is overwhelmed by it. Sensing the dangerous forces Shaman has unleashed, Storm subdues Snowbird and diverts all her energy towards putting an end to the ferocious gale. She manages to dispel it, but as soon as she glides back to the ground, a devious Northstar punches her from behind.

Furious, Cyclops kayos Northstar and is ready to pummel him. But then Wolverine intervenes, calling a truce and stating that he’ll surrender so long as the rest of the X-Men are allowed to leave. Vindicator agrees.

The barrier across the gate fades away just as an armored car pulls up. Wolverine climbs in, ignoring insults hurled at him by Garson, a Department H functionary.

The next morning, a new jet is carrying the X-Men & co. homewards. It’s flanked by Canadian Air Force fighters until they reach U.S. airspace, at which point the fighters peel off. Cyclops polls the team about returning to rescue Wolverine, to which everyone agrees. But as he enters the cockpit to tell the pilot to turn around, he’s amazed to see Wolverine sitting in the co-pilot’s chair! He suggests they celebrate, because at long last the X-Men are going home.

Appearing in "...Something Wicked This Way Comes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #139.

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Synopsis for "...Something Wicked This Way Comes!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #139.

The X-Men participate in a grueling session in the Danger Room. As Angel, Colossus, Storm and Nightcrawler go through their exercises, Professor X and Kitty Pryde witness the spectacle from the room’s monitoring station. Kitty is terrified to see the degree of danger that she may one day have to face. As the session ends, the team regroups and they decide to officially welcome Kitty to the team. When Nightcrawler appears in the room she is instinctively frightened by his appearance and feels bad for acting that way. When the Professor decides it's time that Kitty take up a code name, he suggests the name Ariel. She doesn't like it and chooses Sprite instead. When Nightcrawler inquires why Wolverine changed his costume, he replies that he just felt like it. Wolverine approaches the Professor and asks if he can go up to Canada and straighten out things with the Canadian government. The Professor agrees that this is a good idea and Nightcrawler asks to go along, hoping to meet Aurora again.

Storm and Kitty leave the mansion for the streets of Salem Center. Ororo brings her to a dance studio owned by famed dance instructor, Stevie Hunter. Kitty is excited to begin taking classes, and feels that the physical exercise will help her balance out all of the mental challenges that the school might throw at her.

Later, Wolverine and Nightcrawler arrive in Canada. They meet with Heather McNeil Hudson, wife to Department H's James Hudson, formerly known as Weapon Alpha. Now calling himself Vindicator, James arrives shortly after and prepares to settle affairs with Wolverine. Their past animosity has to be tabled however, as more pressing matters are brought to the forefront.

In Ottawa, Ontario, the capital of Canada, Heather Hudson comes home to find intruders in her home. Grabbing a broom she gets the drop on them, and is surprised to see that it is Wolverine. When she calls Wolverine 'Logan', Nightcrawler asks why Wolverine never told anyone his real name. Wolverine comments that nobody bothered asking. When Logan gets down to business, he asks Heather where James is, and she tells him that he's up in the Hudson Bay area investigating something with Alpha Flight on behalf of Department H.

Up in Hudson Bay, Vindicator returns to the cabin where Alpha Flight has stationed themselves on this mission. With Aurora, Northstar, and Sasquatch on another mission[1], James only has Shaman and Snowbird with him. As they go over the maps of the area, Shaman's mystical alarms go off and Alpha Flight prepares for an attack. It turns out to be only Wolverine and Nightcrawler who offer their help. Vindicator is happy to see Logan and explains that they are out searching for a family that was attacked by the Wendigo. While the son managed to escape the father was killed, but the mother and her baby child might still be alive in the wilderness. Wolverine recalls his previous encounter with Wendigo[2][3] and believes that if anyone can stop that beast it's him.

Wolverine sends Nightcrawler out to their jeep to get their gear. As the sun sets, Nightcrawler's thoughts think about how Jean Grey had died in battle[4] and curses the fates for being so cruel. Hearing something coming up behind him fast, Nightcrawler turns and is horrified to find that the Wendigo has come up behind him.

This story is continued next issue...

Appearing in "Rage!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #140.

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  • Alpha Flight's Air-ship

Synopsis for "Rage!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men #140.

Continued from last issue...

Angel flies around Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. Having only recently returned to the X-Men, he is still adjusting to the team’s most recent members. He converses briefly with Colossus, as the latter pulls a rotting tree stump out of the ground. Professor X summons Angel and asks him his opinion on the X-Men. Angel does not hide his feelings concerning Wolverine. He thinks that he is a dangerous psychopath with "freaky claws". Professor X reminds Angel that the purpose of the school is to cater to all mutants – no matter how rough they may appear on the outside.

In Salem Center, Storm endures an uncomfortable encounter with an amorous pimp before stopping at Stevie Hunter’s dance studio to pick up Kitty Pryde. She is surprised to see how closely Kitty and Stevie have become in so short a time, and shamefully admits to herself that she is growing jealous. Kitty phases into the passenger side of the car, and Storm scolds her for such a showy display of her powers in public. Kitty assures her that she checked to make sure no one was watching before she attempted her stunt.

Meanwhile in Northern Canada, the Wendigo charges at Nightcrawler, forcing the X-man to retreat farther into the woods. The surrounding environment is too congested for Nightcrawler to risk blindly teleporting, so he avoids Wendigo's grasp by acrobatically flipping through the trees. The monster manages to latch onto him however and begins squeezing the life from his body. Nightcrawler has no choice but to teleport blind, and he transports himself several yards directly into the air and then teleports again safely to the ground. The Wendigo catches up to him however, and throws him hard against the side of a wood cabin.

Inside the cabin, Vindicator, Wolverine, Shaman and Snowbird are discussing their strategy on how to deal with the Wendigo. Wolverine hears the sound of Nightcrawler's body slamming against the side of the building and rushes outside. He finds Nightcrawler's unconscious form, and the Wendigo brandishing a pick-up truck as if it were a baseball bat. Vindicator flies outward from behind Wolverine and begins firing his laser blasts at the Wendigo, but the Wendigo easily bats him away. Wendigo throws the pick-up truck which explodes creating a fire. He then takes off deeper into the woods.

Shaman uses powder from his medicine pouch to put out the flames while Snowbird and Wolverine begin chasing the Wendigo. They eventually track the monster back to its lair where he has camper Eileen Parnall and her infant son trapped inside of a cave. He tells Snowbird to regroup with the others while he tackles the creature directly. Like his namesake, Wolverine dives on top of the Wendigo and begins voraciously slashing at him with his claws. The Wendigo has supernatural strength however, and is able to continue fighting despite his injuries. He grabs Wolverine and begins smashing him against the side of a tree. Suddenly Nightcrawler arrives and attacks the monster from behind, distracting it long enough to give Wolverine a chance to catch his breath.

Snowbird returns with Vindicator, and realizes that only brute savagery can possibly stop this menace. She transforms into an actual wolverine and launches herself at the monster. She succeeds in bringing the Wendigo down, but the violent passions of her animal form have consumed her and she is now completely feral. Wolverine softly approaches her, and coaxes her down until she is tame enough to revert to her normal humanoid form.

Shaman uses his magic to counteract the curse of the Wendigo. He cures the creature's condition, transforming him back into the human, Georges Baptiste. Vindicator is faced with a difficult decision. As a duly licensed agent of the Canadian government, he is forced to place Baptiste under arrest.

When Vindicator returns to Parliament, the Prime Minister informs him that the Ministry of Defense no longer maintains the budget to continue funding Department H. He tells him that he will allow him to keep his security status, but as of this moment, Alpha Flight is officially disbanded.

Epilogue: In a maximum security prison in Demming, New Mexico, the evil mutant known as the Blob escapes from his prison cell. He refers to a mysterious contact who has invited him to join a new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.

Appearing in "Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #8.

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  • Boat "The Lost Love"
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Synopsis for "Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk Annual #8.

Hulk was sent flying through the skies by the power of Machine Man, and he crashed in Northeastern British Columbia. After feeling the shock from the impact a woman nearby, named Maureen Mores Friesen, went outside to see what happened. She found Hulk down with his head buried and she tried to help him so he won't suffocate. When Hulk wakes up, he sees her and thinks she is an enemy but the girl explains to him what happened and Hulk calls her a friend. He take Mores to her home where Hulk calmed down and became Dr. Bruce Banner.

In the meantime, the Canadian army is trying to find someone to fight Hulk. But the only active member of the Alpha Flight is Sasquatch. After a conversation, they call him. When Dr. Langkowski learns the situation he is excited to see who is more powerful, Hulk or Sasquatch, and accepts the mission. At the arrival point, he transforms and lands in the area.

Maureen Mores Friesen, after a conversation with Dr. Banner, has gone out. After some time Bruce Banner heard a scream and he goes out with a shotgun to find Mores at the hands of Sasquatch. When Bruce calms down, he tries to communicate with Sasquatch, but Dr. Langkowski wants Hulk so he tried to enrage him by pushing him off a cliff. After that, the two monsters fight each other. From their battle, a rocky avalanche starts and Mores are in its way. Sasquatch is trying to save her when Hulk thinks he wants to attack her. When the avalanche stops, Sasquatch popped out from the ground with the girl seeing that the area is destroyed because of him. Then Hulk becomes enraged and wants to kill Sasquatch, but he stops and flees when he sees the scared face of the girl.

Appearing in "Alone Against Alpha Flight!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Machine Man #18.

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Synopsis for "Alone Against Alpha Flight!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Machine Man #18.

Machine Man raids one of the weapons storehouses of Madam Menace. He engages a squad of her guards and easily dispatches them, but suffers minimal damage from the incident. Madam Menace secretly monitors the battle and declares that she wants to make Machine Man part of her arsenal.

Elsewhere in the city, Senator Miles Brickman makes a public speech, decrying the recent actions of Machine Man. His staff feels as if he is concentrating too much energy on Machine Man, and ignoring more pressing platform issues.

In Canada, members of Department H review footage of Machine Man's recent battle with the Hulk. They mistakenly believe that Machine Man defeated the Hulk and deliberately used his body as a missile to attack Canada. Department H unofficially sends three members of Alpha Flight to the United States to detain Machine Man. Sasquatch, Aurora and Northstar are chosen for the mission.

Alpha Flight arrives in the States and begins their pursuit of Machine Man. Department H meanwhile, sends an undercover operative named Agent K to investigate the intelligence that led them to believe Machine Man's complicity in the affair.

Sasquatch is the first to find Machine Man. The two fight one another, Machine Man miraculously succeeds in defeating him with electric jolt. Sasquatch however, begins to doubt that Machine Man is truly a villain.

Later, Machine Man finds a message from Madam Menace daring him into a trap. Although the odds seem stacked against him, he volunteers to take the bait and raids another one of her Manhattan warehouses.

Sasquatch, Aurora and Northstar track Machine Man to the site and begin fighting him once again. Machine Man also has to deal with Madam Menace's security squad as well. They activate a sonic disrupter weapon, which ruptures Machine Man's neural circuitry. He manages to destroy the weapon, but at great cost to himself. Madam Menace's men are defeated, but the villain succeeds in evading capture. Machine Man makes his peace with Alpha Flight and leaves.

Meanwhile, Agent K learns that Senator Miles Brickman was responsible for disseminating false intelligence to Department K concerning Machine Man’s motivations. Department K publicly exposes Brickman's involvement, effectively destroying the man’s political ambitions.

Appearing in "Where Stalks the Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Two-In-One #83.

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Synopsis for "Where Stalks the Sasquatch!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Two-In-One #83.

After curing the Thing of the deadly Virus X, Giant-Man has collapsed as the cancer coursing through his body is getting worse. Carrying Foster back to the Baxter Building, Ben turns him over to Mister Fantastic in the hopes that Reed can find a cure for his friend. Reed tells Ben that he will try all he can do, but Ben feels guilty about being cured of Virus X, knowing that Bill could have used to antidote to cure himself of his cancer. Outside of Reed's lab, Ben is mocked by the Human Torch who tells Ben he needs to cheer up. In no mood for the Torch's juvenile behavior, he rips out a chunk of the wall and throws it at him. But the chunk of wall is deflected by Sue who scolds them for fighting in the house. The tongue lashing is interrupted when Reed emerges from his lab and tells them that the prognosis is bad, the cancer in Giant-Man's system has been consuming his internal organs and his body is showing outward signs of decay. Reed tells them that Bill is doomed unless they can get the aid of radiologist Dr. Walter Langkowski, who teaches at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. The Thing agrees to try and get Langkowski's assistance and assures Bill that he will do whatever he can to save him before taking off in the Pogo Plan and setting a course for Canada. However, when the Thing arrives at McGill University, the dean tells him that Langkowski is on a vacation in western Alberta.

Meanwhile, in the Canadian Rocky's, Langkowski is enjoying the outdoors which is such a huge change from his urban life in Montreal. He has come to the Rocky's at the behest of his former teammate the Shaman, and Walter is glad to see his old friend since the Canadian government had ordered Alpha Flight to disband. Shaman is meditating over a fire and suddenly comes out of his meditative state. He warns Walter that there is some great danger in the region which will cause much chaos and destruction. When Langkowski makes light of this portent, Michael warns Walter not to jest about the dangers ordained by his magics. The pair then begin following the trail of what has drawn Shaman to this region and they uncover a long-buried cavern. Deep inside they find strange inscriptions on the wall. After sending Walter back to camp to get equipment, Shaman -- by a stroke of luck -- activates a secret doorway. On the other side, he finds massive carvings of an indigenous people and realizes that he has found the long-lost scared tomb of the ancient shamans.

While outside, Walter reaches their camp when he suddenly spots the Pogo Plane touching down. Recognizing it as belonging to the Fantastic Four, Walter decides to greet whoever is flying the ship as Sasquatch. Stripping off most of his clothing, Walter then concentrates enough to trigger his transformation into the Sasquatch. By this time the Thing has emerged from the Pogo Plane to begin searching for Langkowski. When he bumps into the Sasquatch, the two quickly become at odds about who gets to ask the questions about the other's intent. Meanwhile, the Shaman has come across a strangely carved urn. His curiosity gets the better of him and he removes the lid, accidentally freeing Ranark the Ravager. Back outside, the Thing doesn't like how the Sasquatch is approaching him and decides to defend himself in case it is an attack. The two come to blows, and as the brawl carries on the Sasquatch earns the Thing's ire when he suggests that there is joy in being an orange monster. While the Sasquatch has superior strength, the Thing has much more experience and the battle rages on. While back in the cave, Shaman unleashes some totems to attack Ranark, who easily destroys them. Then in order to learn how the world has changed in the centuries that he has been trapped in the urn, Ranark probes Shaman's mind. Seeing what the world has become, Ranark is horrified and has decided that he is going to cleanse what he sees as a travesty.

While outside, the Thing and Sasquatch continue to fight when suddenly their battle is interrupted when the mountain containing the sacred tomb explodes. Ranark emerges from the rubble, and after dismissing the two combatants announces that he intends to ravage the entire planet before taking off into the sky. Upon witnessing this, Sasquatch suggests that they put aside their differences in order to deal with the threat of this god gone mad.

Appearing in "Cry For Beloved Canada!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Two-In-One #84.

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Synopsis for "Cry For Beloved Canada!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Two-In-One #84.
Marvel Two-In-One Vol 1 84 001
The ancient shaman known as Ranark has been accidentally unleashed by Shaman of Alpha Flight and having seen the state of the world since his centuries-long imprisonment, he is not impressed. Ranark arrives in Northeast Saskatchewan where he comes upon a couple who have gone out camping. Stopping in inspect the camper's gear he finds their advanced technology an affront to nature and begins trashing their campsite. When the man's wife tries to flee, Ranark strikes her down prompting her husband to come at the mystic is an ax. Unimpressed by this display, Ranark uses his mystical powers to make the man scream for hours after Ranark has left.

Meanwhile, in the Ottawa home of Alpha Flight's leader Vindicator, the Thing, Walter Langkowski, and the Shaman explain what happened when they were in the Alberta Rockies. After explaining that Shaman accidentally freed Ranark and how the Thing had come seeking Walter's aid to find a cure for the cancer ravaging Giant-Man's body. Langkowski expresses a desire to help Ben with his friend, but he has to deal with the threat of Ranark. The Thing understands and offers his aid to help Alpha Flight stop this new menace. Vindicator then goes to his files to send out summons to other members of the team. With Snowbird out on maneuvers, this leaves only the twin mutants known as Northstar and Aurora available to be called. As the call is being put in, Ranark is flying over Canada, attracting the attention of the Royal Canadian Air Force, who mobilize fighter jets to intercept the mystic. Their missiles prove ineffective against their foe, and Ranark easily destroys the fighter planes, sending the pilots parachuting to safety.

At that moment in Laval, Quebec, Northstar is uninterested in answering Alpha Flight's summons but his twin sister insists that they need to help their comrades. However, Jean-Paul is uninterested in helping Alpha Flight as he is still bitter about the Canadian government disbanding the team. Aurora will hear no more of her brother's lack of care and decides to go and aid Alpha Flight alone. At that moment Ranark arrives in the city of Winnipeg and disgusted by the sight he sees decides to raise the city to the ground and restore the nature that was once prevalent in the region during his time walking the Earth. Just as he begins to make vines sprout from the ground, Ranark is staggered by a blast fired from Vindicator as he, Shaman, Sasquatch and the Thing arrive on the scene. In response, Ranark causes an earthquake that threatens to topple a building. While the Sasquatch braces the building so it can be evacuated, the arriving Aurora is able to save a small child that falls out of the window. With the Thing helping to brace the building, Aurora uses her enhanced speed to help clear out the last of the people inside the building before it collapses.

Meanwhile at the New York headquarters of the Fantastic Four, Bill Foster is feeling weaker and weaker as the cancer continues to eat through his body. Trying to get up, Bill is too weak and he almost falls to the floor but is caught by Mister Fantastic who carries him back to bed. Noticing that Bill has removed his costume, Reed asks Foster not to despair, telling him that Ben should be back with Walter Langkowski soon.

While back in Winnipeg, the Thing and Sasquatch free themselves from the rubble of the collapsed building. Not far away Ranark flies over the West Mainland highway and gloats at the futility of the people trying to flee the city. He begins attacking the gridlocked cars when Shaman comes to their aid. When he is knocked aside, Shaman is saved by the arrival of Sasquatch and the Thing who begin piling on their foe. As Ranark summons a powerful storm, Jean-Paul watches the battle from his television and decides to head into battle after he sees a clip of his sister fighting against Ranark. Alpha Flight and the Thing continue to fight a losing battle due to the fact that Ranark has a magical counter for all of their attacks. However, the tide of battle turns when Northstar arrives on the scene. When he clasps his sisters hand their mutant powers trigger a blinding light that weakens their foe. With Ranark on the ropes, Ben and Sasquatch knock him down long enough for Shaman to shrink Ranark down and trap his essence in a mystical cocoon so that he can be contained away from the eyes of man.

With the battle over and Bill's life hanging in the balance, the Thing rushes Walter back to New York. After examining the Foster, Walter exits the lab and tells Ben the bad news -- the cancer has advanced too far and there is nothing that he can do...

Appearing in "Weirdsong of the Wen-Di-Go"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #272.

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Synopsis for "Weirdsong of the Wen-Di-Go"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #272.

Following his misadventures in space, the Hulk is returned to Earth. Landing in the middle of the wintery Canadian wilderness, he reverts back into Bruce Banner. Caught in the cold, he somehow recalls his adventures with Rocket Raccoon and is confused as to how he is able to recall the Hulk's memories so vividly when he has been unable to do so in the past. However, his thoughts of the past become a lesser concern as he needs to find a place to keep warm. Coincidentally, there is a cabin up ahead and he hopes that he can find food and warmth there. Elsewhere in the wilderness is Walter Langkowski, also known as the Sasquatch, he has been spending the evening following the trail of a Windego that attacked a camper. He recalls how those who commit the act of cannibalism in the north are cursed to become the Windego and of Alpha Flight's recent battle against the creature alongside Wolverine and Nightcrawler of the X-Men. He also recalls how the creature could not be stopped until the Shaman exercised the curse, and how the Hulk had battled the monster in the past. He hopes that he has the necessary strength to stop the creature before it gets a chance to kill again.

South of the border in New Mexico, Bereet has stabilized Rick Jones on her Life Support Spider after he has exposed himself to a lethal dose of gamma radiation in a misguided attempt to turn himself into a Hulk. Betty begs Bereet to help bring Rick to a doctor, but Bereet is reluctant to do so because it will interfere with her ability to make an impartial documentary.

Back in Canada, Bruce Banner arrives at the cabin and goes inside there he finds the skeletal remains of three men. Horrified by this sight and, without noticing that despite all that fear he is still human, Banner tries to flee the scene and runs right into the Wendigo. The creature attacks and tries to kill Bruce. However, he is saved from sudden death by the Sasquatch, who tells the would-be-victim to flee until he recognizes him as Bruce Banner, who still didn't notices that he didn't is the Hulk yet despite all the exicted he is getting. The Wendigo gets the upper hand against Sasquatch as Banner just discovers that he didn't turned into Hulk. Bruce realizes that after significant bombardments of gamma rays the Hulk suffered over the past few days, it has affected his transformations into the Hulk. Bruce then concludes that all that gamma radiation apparently cured him of being Hulk, just when he needs the Huk's power most. Banner is decepcioned over the fact that he always wanted to be cured of the Hulk and now that he is (supodessly) cured when he needs Hulk. But Banners whish to be Hulk transforms him into the Hulk and, shockingly, Hulk is still with the civilizated and intelligent Banner's mind instead of the brute and savage Hulk's.

The now intelligent Hulk starts to fight the Wendigo by using both his mind and his strength while Sasquatch points out that the Wendigo cannot defeat the creature without a mystic to exorcise that man possessed by the curse. However, Wendigo starts to win the fight and injures Banner. The Hulk then starts to loose the control and furiosly attacks Wendigo, then says: "Murderous Man-eater! I'll beat you into a bloody pulp. Do you hear me? Hulk will smash!". Sasquatch hears him and, knowing that he needs the Hulk with Banner's mind to cure Wendigo, talks to Hulk and reminds him that he is mentally Bruce Banner, letting Banner to take the control. Sasquatch explains that they need to injure the Wendigo sufficiently enough to allow Sasquatch to get someone who can expel the curse. The Hulk relents, while comenting that he finds the fight with Wendigo intersting. Sasquatch gets annoyed, saying that he didn't wants to match his strenght with Wendig. Banner then explains that he just wanted to have the pleasure of finally having the control of the Hulk, confusing Sasquatch, who says that he has been the Hulk for many years. Hulk explains to Sasquatch that Bruce Banner never was really the Hulk, only the puny man trapped inside him, then Hulk proclaims that now Bruce Banner IS the Hulk, and the two sufficiently injure the Wendigo with severed trees which they slam into the creature from both sides. In the aftermath of the battle, Banner finds the entire experience glorious and assures the Sasquatch that this is just the beginning. However, Sasquatch notices a litlle bit of savagery in his words.

Appearing in "Hook, Line & Sinker!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #313.

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Synopsis for "Hook, Line & Sinker!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Incredible Hulk #313.

After the Beyonder secretly restored his mind, Bruce Banner finds himself back for the first time since he attempted psychic suicide and Doctor Strange banished the Hulk to the Crossroads. Not wanting to live a shared life with the Hulk, Banner attempts to leap off the Crossroads into the void below. As he plunges into the void, Bruce realizes that he is just going to keep falling forever. Lamenting over how he can't even kill himself, Bruce panics and transforms into the Hulk once again. The Hulk doesn't understand why he is falling and traces to slow his descent into the void. When he can't stop, he triggers the failsafe spell that transports him back in front of the signpost at the center of the Crossroads. Furious, the Hulk demands that he just wants to go home. No sooner as he has said this, a beam of energy arcs downward and sticks into his back.

This reminds Hulk of the laser spears that tried to fell Klaatu and the Hulk tries to pull away. He leaps into one of the Crossroad portals and finds himself on a world of sentient machines. Before they can examine him, the Hulk triggers the failsafe and returns to the Crossroads. Trying to get away from this energy harpoon on his back, the Hulk goes from portal to portal, world to world, in a futile attempt to remove the harpoon from his back. When nothing seems to work and nobody in the myrade dimensions can help, the Hulk demands who is harming him. Suddenly a spirt appears before him and it takes possession of the Hulk's body forcing Banner's spirit out.

Banner learns that this invading spirit is that of Walter Langkowski, an old university friend as well as Sasquatch of Alpha Flight. Langkowski explains that he recently learned that his powers were not the product of gamma rays, but the work of the Great Beasts of the north and that he had been possessed by the demon known as Tanaraq. In order to free himself, Langknowski sacrificed his body. For a time his spirit existed within Robert Bochs' Box armor. However, Walter decided to try and find a new body so he might live a relatively normal life and started searching the dimensions for a suitable host.

Walter is horrified that he took the body of Bruce Banner, even though Banner wishes to die, Walter cannot bring himself to morally take the body of a sentient being. Over Bruce's protests, Walter leaves the Hulk's body and his soul seemingly dissipates. Banner's soul is then returned to the Hulk's body. The Hulk suddenly finds himself pulled out of the Crossroads where he appears back on Earth in the headquarters of Alpha Flight, who are very shocked to see the Hulk in their midst.

This story is continued in Alpha Flight #29...

Appearing in "Tundra!"

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Alpha Flight #1.

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Synopsis for "Tundra!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #1.
Alpha Beta Gamma Flights (Earth-616) - Alpha Flight Vol 1 001

The members of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Flights.

The Prime Minister of Canada informs James MacDonald Hudson that Department H is shutting down their national super-hero team, Alpha Flight. Mac reflects upon what will become of the various team members, notably the rising stars from the back-up groups, Beta Flight and Gamma Flight. Donning his Vindicator armor, he flies home to Ontario to tell his wife, Heather.

Meanwhile, in the Northwest Territories, a man named Richard Easton conducts an ancient ritual in which he summons one of the power Great Beasts – an entity known as Tundra.

In Quebec, Jean-Paul Beaubier visits his sister, Jeanne-Marie at Madame DuPont's School for Girls. He tries to get his sister to shed her modest Jeanne-Marie personality in favour of her more free-spirited persona, Aurora. Jeanne-Marie detests this side of her nature and openly rejects Aurora, as if she were an entirely separate person.

Later at the Hudson residence, Mac receives a call from Alpha Flight's former government liaison, Gary Cody. Cody tells him about a bizarre phenomena taking place at Resolute Bay. Vindicator flies off to respond to the emergency. Heather, fearing for her husband's safety, activates a signal beacon that goes out to all former members of Alpha Flight, including upcoming recruits Puck and Marrina.

Puck is working as a bouncer at Corky's Tavern in Toronto when he receives the call. Exuberance overtakes him and he rushes out to track down Hudson.

In Newfoundland, Marrina carries on a conversation with her adoptive brother, Dan Smallwood, when she too receives the signal. She dives into the sea and begins swimming towards Vindicator’s coordinates.

In British Columbia, Professor Walter Langkowski perceives the summons as well, and is surprised to find that there is still a need for Alpha Flight. He transforms into Sasquatch and races to aid his old allies.

Meanwhile, Snowbird arrives at the scene where Tundra has risen from the Earth. Standing several stories high, he commands the very power of the environment, assaulting Snowbird with a barrage of rock and debris. The rest of Alpha Flight finally arrives including Snowbird’s close friend, Michael Twoyoungmen – also known as Shaman.

Vindicator begins attacking Tundra with a steady stream of electromagnetic energy, but Snowbird warns him that such an assault would adversely affect the environment. As Vindicator scales back his attack, a Canadian Armed Forces helicopter air-drops Sasquatch on top of the behemoth. Sasquatch begins tearing into Tundra’s side, until the Great Beast swats him away like a fly.

Snowbird tells Shaman that only the forces of nature can successfully stop Tundra. He uses his magic to summon a great deluge, which greatly wears away large portions of Tundra's form.

Marrina arrives, riding on top of a traveling waterspout. Shaman uses the excess water that she has brought to finish Tundra off for good. His body erodes away, until there is nothing left but a bed of silt and a large salt lake.

Realizing how effectively everyone worked together, Vindicator offers to re-establish Alpha Flight as an independent super-hero team.

Appearing in "Shadows of the Past"

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Alpha Flight #2.

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Synopsis for "Shadows of the Past"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #2.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 2 001

The members of Alpha Flight gather at an old Canadian military proving ground near the Albany River. Vindicator runs them through a series of combat training exercises in order to hone their skills. Despite a few mishaps, and the inevitable brawl between Puck and Sasquatch, the team enjoys their time together and Mac feels confident that Alpha Flight could one day become as nationally recognized as the Avengers.

Shaman, ever acting the part of Vindicator's conscience, reminds him that while he wears the flag of Canada, perhaps he should also embody the country’s spirit. He compares him to his American counterpart, Captain America.

Suddenly, Puck notices that Marrina is acting strangely. He approaches her out of concern, but Marrina turns feral, lashing out at him with her razor-sharp claws. As Puck falls over, nearly disemboweled, Marrina dives into the river and swims away. Northstar and Aurora attempt to follow her, but she is already too far away.

Vindicator and Shaman rush Puck to the hospital. Shaman uses his Sarcee magic powders to stabilize his condition, but it is his skills as a surgeon that ultimately saves his life.

While Shaman labors to save Puck, Vindicator ruminates over the circumstances that brought Marrina into Alpha Flight's fold.

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Eighteen years ago, fisherman Tom Smallwood fell from the deck of his trawler during a massive rainstorm. Mired down by his fishing nets, he began to sink to the bottom of the sea. However, his attention caught sight of a glowing green egg, and he was able to snatch it up and use it to buoy himself to the water’s surface.
Taking the egg home with him, he showed it to his wife, Gladys. The egg hatched, bringing forth an infant aquatic life form. Naming her, Marrina, the Smallwoods took the child into their home and raised her as one of their own.
By age sixteen, Marrina's aquatic super-powers fully developed. The Smallwoods found that she could not only survive indefinitely underwater, but could swim at speeds in excess of 800 knots per hour.
Within a short time, the administrators of Department H discovered Marrina's existence and James Hudson personally recruited her into the Beta Flight program. Marrina excelled as a member of Beta Flight and within a span of four months was ready to become a full-fledged Alphan.

The rest of Alpha Flight gathers together aboard the Omnijet and begins tracking Marrina's path via the signal device located in her locket. She swims to the North Pole where she arrives at a frozen glacier facility. Rising up out of the water, Marrina finds herself in the presence of a costumed man who calls himself the Master.

Appearing in "Yesterday Man"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #3.

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Synopsis for "Yesterday Man"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #3.

Snowbird, having received a mystic communiqué from Shaman, flies across the Northern Territories, in search of her friends in Alpha Flight. She finds the crashed remains of the Omnijet, and uses her post-cognitive perception powers to replay the events that led to the ship's landing. In the vision, she sees a red laser beam originating from beyond the plains striking the ship and sending it down into the snow. Her friends survived the crash and left the ship, briskly walking northward. Snowbird begins following Sasquatch's footprints towards their destination.

Meanwhile, the rest of Alpha Flight has found an entranceway into the technologically advanced lair of the Master. In the hopes of expediting their search for the missing Alphan, Marrina, they split up into two teams. Vindicator and Sasquatch head off in one direction, while Northstar and Aurora fly down an alternate tunnel.

The teams get cut off from one another, and Aurora begins to grow scared. Northstar and she lock hands, generating a blinding glow of light, which illuminates the entire tunnel. As they explore further, large metal poles protrude from the walls. One of them strikes Northstar, rendering him unconscious. Aurora grows even more scared and slips into her meek Jeanne-Marie personality. Vindicator and Sasquatch manage to smash through several yards of thick wall in order to find them.

Meanwhile, the self-proclaimed Master of the World has captured Marrina and strapped her to a large torture device. He alludes to the fact that Marrina's heritage is alien in origin and that both of their destinies are intertwined with one another. While Marrina screams in torment, the Master amuses himself by relating his own origin.

Flashback:

The Master was once a member of a tribe of humans known as the Eshu that thrived in the Northern wastelands over 40,000 years ago. The Eshu maintained a strict code against the taking of human life, and discovered that the Master had in fact violated this stringent law.
Exiled from the community, he wandered south until he felt an instinctive need to change course and head farther north. An unidentifiable summons drew him closer and closer to the North Pole until he discovered the ruins of an enormous spaceship. Entering the vessel, the Master found himself at the whims of this seemingly living ship. The ship captured him and used his body for excessive experimentation. It slowly stripped away all of his biological matter for study, and then progressively replaced it with renewed tissue. The sheer pain and torture of the experience ultimately drew him insane, and he remained a prisoner of the ship’s controls for years. Eventually, he regained his sanity, and his consciousness evolved to the point, that he was able to wrest control of the ship and free himself.

The Master concludes his story and tells Marrina that the egg that birthed her originated with this ship, and that she belongs to a race of extra-terrestrials that came to Earth millennia ago. Before he begins his ultimate takeover of the world, the Master is determined to eliminate all traces of the original alien race.

Suddenly, the Sub-Mariner and the Invisible Girl appear in the doorway of the Master's torture chamber. Neither hero is prepared to allow the Master continue with his mad plans.

Appearing in "Resolutions!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #4.

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Synopsis for "Resolutions!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #4.

The Sub-Mariner and the Invisible Girl race towards the frozen North in the Fantastic Four's Fantasticar. Namor expresses concern that a great "evil" lies within the territory that has been poisoning Atlantean waters and driving barbarian hordes farther south. Suddenly, a laser array protrudes from a patch of ice and blasts the ship out of the sky. They crash down close to the concealed entranceway into the Master's alien space ship.

Meanwhile, Guardian and Sasquatch succeed in finding Aurora. However, the experience has traumatized her, and she has regressed into her Jeanne-Marie persona. Jeanne-Marie rejects her fellow Alphans and takes off into another corridor. Sasquatch feels that he might be able to reach Jeanne-Marie in his human guise, so he shape shifts back into the form of Walter Langkowski. He catches up to her and in an attempt to calm her down, recalls a secret past intimacy, but Jeanne-Marie grows enraged and backhands him across the face. Vindicator meanwhile, flies down an alternate route until he meets up with Northstar, who is only now reviving from an attack by the Master's ship.

The Sub-Mariner and the Invisible Girl eventually find an undersea entranceway into the Master's craft. Sue turns them both invisible and they find the Master of the World standing above the prostrate form of Marrina. The Master, as yet unaware of their presence, continues to tell Marrina of her own mysterious heritage.

The Master tells her that her species originates from a race of alien conquerors who abandoned their home world millennia ago. As their population expanded, they colonized new worlds, greedily consuming all of the planet's natural resources until it was time to move on again. Forty-thousand years ago, one of these alien hive ships malfunctioned and crashed on Earth in the North Pole. Drawing nutrients from the environment, the living ship grew, insinuating itself into the very fiber of the planet. It then issued forth a summoning beacon, designed to attract the planet's dominant life form. From there, it would genetically copy the life form's template in an effort to breed a new conqueror species readily adaptable to the planet's needs. Thousands of alien spores were launched from the ship, but to the Master's knowledge, only one egg survived intact all those years – Marrina's. Because her egg rested at the bottom of the sea for so long, the alien spore evolved and became amphibious. When the egg hatched, the life form inside genetically imprinted itself upon its handler, and thus Marrina took on a humanoid form.

Deciding that they had heard enough, the Sub-Mariner and Invisible Woman make themselves visible and descend into the Master's chambers. Recognizing that he could not hope to defeat the two heroes in addition to the wandering members of Alpha Flight, the Master elects upon a speedy retreat.

Vindicator meanwhile, flies throughout the vessel blasting as many instrument panels as he can find. The extensive damage begins to take its toll and the ship starts to buckle. He manages to regroup with the rest of his team, as well as Namor, Sue and Marrina and evacuate the ship.

The giant space vessel explodes, destroying a massive portion of the surrounding icy landscape. Sue protects everybody inside of an invisible forced field, and creates a raft for everyone to stand on. The Sub-Mariner invites Marrina to come back to Atlantis with him, so that they can research her alleged origins more conclusively. Marrina accepts and says goodbye to Alpha Flight.

Later, Guardian stops off in Newfoundland to tell Dan Smallwood, Marrina's adoptive 'brother', that she is gone. Dan, who has nurtured a lifelong passion for the amphibious hero, is heartbroken.

Appearing in "What Fools These Mortals Be..."

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Alpha Flight #5.

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Synopsis for "What Fools These Mortals Be..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #5.

At a hospital in Fort Albany, Michael Twoyoungmen treats his comrade Puck for injuries he sustained at the hands of the feral Marrina. He combines his medical knowledge with that of Sarcee mysticism in order to reduce Judd’s pain. Puck

Later that night, the painkillers wear off, and Puck begins suffering terribly from his wounds. He tries to summon a nurse, but no one responds. Getting out of bed, he scampers down the hall to the nurse’s station where he stumbles upon Nurse Daly. She appears flustered and fumbling about with several vials of painkillers. Puck suspects that she may be an addict.

The following day, Puck consults with Chief Administrator Dr. Craigborne. Craigborne wants to call the police concerning Daly's possible drug problem, but Judd suspects that the issue may be larger than just "one junkie nurse". He asks Craigborne to give him forty-eight hours to resolve the mystery.

That night, Judd catches Nurse Daly meeting with her supplier. He tracks them back to a boathouse and gets into a fight with two drug dealers. He succeeds in defeating them, but also manages to tear open his stitches. Pucks passes out onto the floor.

He awakens back inside his bed at the Fort Albany hospital. He speaks with Dr. Craigborne and a detective named Sgt. McNamara. McNamara has concluded that Nurse Daly was the actual ringleader of the entire drug operation. After McNamara leaves, Craigborne attempts to give Judd a sedative. Puck realizes that the needle is actually filled with insulin and punches Craigborne. He knows that Craigborne is the true ringleader of the drug operation and was letting Nurse Daly take the fall. Puck calls Sgt. McNamara to come back and pick up the corrupt doctor.

Appearing in "Snowblind"

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Alpha Flight #6.

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Synopsis for "Snowblind"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #6.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 6 001

Chief Inspector Hamilton orders an investigation of Constable Anne McKenzie's absences and restricts her to office duties. Further north, an oil rig drills up the beast Kolomaq, embodiment of winter. Snowbird breaks out of her cell to confront him.

Mac muses on Dept. H's dissolution, Alpha Flight's independence from the government, and his role as superhero. Returning home, he gets a surprising letter from Roxxon.

Kolomaq recognizes Snowbird as the spirit of the Hodiak and the power of Nelvanna and fights her with snowblindness. She transforms to a bear, an owl, and a human and fights him, finally tricking him into causing an avalanche of rock, burying him beneath the tundra again.

Appearing in "The Importance of Being Deadly"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #7.

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Synopsis for "The Importance of Being Deadly"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #7.

Northstar has taken his sister, Jeanne-Marie to a doctor, who can't find any problems with her, but warns him she may develop a third personality. In flashback, it is revealed that the twins had been raised separately and were only recently reunited. In the street, a mugger takes Jeanne-Marie's purse, triggering her transformation to Aurora. The mugger is bailed out by St. Ives. Northstar's dear friend Belmonde takes them to his cafe, which is empty because of St. Ives' harassment. He wants to buy the cafe, and arrives with thugs. He kills Belmonde with a touch and takes Aurora, mistaking her for Danielle.

In Winnipeg, Alec Thorne meets a woman with an intriguing offer.

Appearing in "Cold Hands Cold Heart"

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Alpha Flight #8.

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Synopsis for "Cold Hands Cold Heart"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #8.

Northstar is out for vengeance! His friend has been killed and his sister kidnapped by the villain, Deadly Ernest. He shoots through the sky at supersonic speeds before arriving at Ernest's mansion. Crashing trough the window, Northstar is surprised at first by the lack of security. He makes his way to Ernest's office and is surprised to find that his sister, Aurora, seems to be there of her own free will! Before he can say anything, he is knocked out from behind. Aurora tells Ernest that Northstar is her cousin.

When Northstar awakes he finds himself in a bedroom with a sword at his throat. A new hero, Nemesis, has entered the fray! Northstar explains to her who he is and the two join forces to fight Ernest. As the two escape the locked room, Deadly Ernest reveals his origins.

Ernest was a soldier during WW1. He found himself trapped in a trench with mustard gas descending upon him. Death approaches him, but Ernest fights her off and wins, granting him immortality. When a fellow soldier attempts to help him out of the pit, the soldier is killed instantly at Ernest's touch. This was the first manifestation of his new powers.

Before Ernest can reveal more, Northstar and Nemesis attack. Seeing the opportunity to end her ruse, Aurora joins them in the attack. Nemesis cuts off Ernest's arm and the fight is ended. Northstar pulls off Nemesis' mask and is shocked to find a familiar face (it's not revealed who she is in this book though). Nemesis knocks him out and Aurora allows her to leave.

Northstar and Aurora are next scene flying together to tie up some loose ends. They come upon Danielle Belmonde where Aurora reveals her to be Ernest's partner. Aurora knocks her out and Danielle is seen being taken under arrest by the police.

Appearing in "Things Aren't Always What They Seem"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #9.

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  • Colonel McMurdo (First appearance) (Death)
  • Kortgaard (First appearance) (Death)
  • Megan Masterton (Only appearance; dies)[6]
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Synopsis for "Things Aren't Always What They Seem"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #9.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 9 001
Walter Langkowski and a handful of other researchers analyze a bizarre radiation pattern being picked up at an isolated research station in the snowy Rockies. Activating a modified satellite dish teleports in the unconscious body of who appears to be Ben Grimm, The Thing. Sasquatch decides to reveal his secret identity to the other researchers in order to carry the heavy superhero into the infirmary. Not long after, a commotion draws the staff to the infirmary where the Thing has disappeared and the doctor has been immolated, with evidence of other powers used in damage to the room. At first they think others had come to abduct the Thing and Walter heads out into the snow to track them, but he realizes too late that the powers involved were all in one individual. Before he can return, a nova blast back at the lab kills the rest of his colleagues. Walter gets back to the smouldering wreckage to confront the true culprit, the one that had taken the form of the Thing to protect himself on re-entry from space, the Super-Skrull.

Appearing in "Blood Battle!"

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Alpha Flight #10.

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Synopsis for "Blood Battle!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #10.

In New York, James Hudson prepares to move into a new apartment as part of the job with Roxxon he has accepted. While he wonders what the rest of Alpha Flight is up to, Walter Langkowski is running for his life from the Super-Skrull, who has decided to make sport of his kill in the isolated Rocky Mountain wilderness that was the site of the research station that retrieved him from space. The stress causes Walter to transform into a savage version of Sasquatch that begins to overpower the Super-Skrull until the Skrull employs his hypnotic powers to calm the beast. Sasquatch manages to avoid falling under complete dominance, but fakes it in order to wait for the right moment. The Skrull explains that he was previously beamed away from Earth and doesn't quite know how he ended up back there. He intends to force Sasquatch to help him build a new transmitter device to help him escape. Sasquatch notices that all the Skrull's time as a radioactive signal has left him with a form of leukemia that is killing him. In the guise of mind-control, Sasquatch helps construct the device until the Super-Skrull is hit with another attack from his disease, then forces the Skrull into the device and prematurely actives it, scattering his enemy's atoms into the ether, and if they were ever to re-integrate, he would die immediately from the radiation poisoning. Walter figures this is as good a revenge as any for the murder of his colleagues, but he doesn't like the more monstrous side of himself he's discovered.

When he returns to his home in Vancouver, Walter is surprised to be met by Aurora, who only wants to be with him after parting ways with her brother. Walter wonders how this news will hit the rest of the team.

Appearing in "...And One Shall Surely Die"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #12.

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Synopsis for "...And One Shall Surely Die"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #12.

Guardian has put out the call for the first time in months to bring Alpha Flight together. One by one, the members that hear the signal converge, catch-up, and in the case of Sasquatch and the estranged Beaubier twins, work out their aggressions. With no time to waste, Shaman uses his magic to teleport the team to Guardian's location in New York where the battle with Omega Flight is in progress. Unfortunately, Snowbird quickly loses strength and seems to rapidly age due to her life being tied to the land of Canada. Smart Alec snatches Shaman's bag while he's distracted by Narya's condition and looks inside, only to lose his mind to the incomprehensible space inside.

Meanwhile, Heather Hudson is being held elsewhere in the tower by Delphine Courtney and made to watch a pre-recorded message from Jerome Jaxon explaining how her husband ruined his life, leading to his elaborate revenge plot against Guardian and all of Alpha Flight. Heather tries to fight past Courtney to find her husband, accidentally ripping off Courtney's face and revealing her to be a robot. Courtney is unconcerned and leaves to assist Jaxon, giving Heather an opportunity to escape her holding room and search for James.

During the battle, Box drives Guardian away from the group for a private confrontation. Hudson can't believe that his friend and colleague Roger Bochs would turn on him like this, but Box reveals that the robotic unit is actually being remotely controlled by Jaxon himself. He promises to defeat Guardian personally and succeeds in ripping off his control helmet and damaging the suit, but Guardian uses wires from his own power pack to overload Box and fry Jaxon's mind through the neural link. Though he won the fight, Guardian has only a few seconds to dismantle his damaged suit before it melts down on him. He just about succeeds when Heather bursts into the room looking for him, distracting him at the last second, costing him his life as the suit explodes.

Appearing in "Nightmare!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #13.

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Synopsis for "Nightmare!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #13.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 13 001

The team mourns the death of Gaurdian. As the team leaves the gravesite, only Heather Hudson is left with Wolverine in the shadows mourning on his own. As Heather kneels by the grave site a skeleton hand reaches out and grabs her. Heather screams and Wolverine comes in to battle the fiery skeleton. Heather goes running and suddenly the skeleton is upon her and reaches out to kiss her. Heather wakes up from this apparent nightmare screaming and Shaman comes in and calms her and gets her back to sleep. He and Puck discuss what they can do to help Heather.

The next day, the three go to see the Canadian Prime Minister. Heather tells him of her husband's death and explains what events transpired to lead to that death. After this meeting, Heather renews her commitment to the team and explains she has not been beaten by the death of her husband.

That night, Jacob Vandernet is running from something and goes to the docks in Toronto. As he runs down the pier something grabs him from the water and takes him under the water.

Appearing in "Biology Class"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #14.

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  • Ramin (First appearance)
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Synopsis for "Biology Class"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #14.

In the Yukon, Shaman finds an exhausted Snowbird wandering about and reminds her that she still needs to rest to recover from her near-death experience outside the border, and that though she has the wisdom of the gods available to her soul, her mind and body still have only six years of experience in her current form so she could stand to heed his advice. As they leave, something dark begins to seep from the stone where Snowbird had been leaning.

In Vancouver, Aurora is getting out of the shower when she's shocked to see the image of an enraged Jeanne Beaubier in the mirror, screaming to be let out.

Meanwhile at Ontario Place, Eugene Judd and Heather McNeil are having lunch discussing Heather's efforts to pull her life together when a scream coming from the lake draws them out to find a panicking mother whose baby was suddenly pulled into the water along with the stroller. Knowing Judd can't swim, Heather dives into the lake to attempt a rescue, but finds only the abandoned stroller before something grabs her leg and nearly kills her as well. Judd is able to pull her from the water and get her to a hospital. He later learns from the police that this was part of a string of grisly murders occurring near the water going back ten months. Going on a hunch, he calls in Marrina, interrupting Namor's proposal to her, and together they piece together that another of the creatures hatched from the same brood as her might be going berserk beneath the lake.

And at the site of Fort Calgary, Elizabeth Twoyoungmen is on an archaeological dig when she uncovers a human skull that briefly manifests a frightening appartion that screams "Revenge!!".

Appearing in "Blind Date"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #15.

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  • Paul
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  • Home of Doug Thompson
  • Walter Langkowski's apartment

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Synopsis for "Blind Date"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #15.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 15 001

The issue begins with Doug Thompson in his home, thinking about his imprisoned love, Anne McKenzie. She has recently escaped from prison and he is being implicated as an accomplice. His doorbell rings and he goes to check who it is and is surprised Anne outside of his house. She comes in and explains to him that Anne Mckenzie is not real and she is, in fact, Snowbird of Alpha Flight. She tells him that she has been sent to Earth for a purpose that she can't reveal to him. He reveals to her, in turn, that he loves her.

Meanwhile, Puck and Marrina stand at the shore of Lake Ontario. They're there to investigate a string of murders. Marrina dives in to begin hunting the killer. After swimming around for a while, she comes across an underwater cave. She is startled by something that the reader can't see.

Back on land Aurora is waking up in her room. Her alter ego, Aurora, has emerged over her Jeanne-Marie persona. In order to assert herself, Aurora cuts her hair short hoping to lock away Jeanne-Marie forever.

Back on the shores of Lake Ontario, Puck is confronted by Marrina who has apparently gone feral. Marrina attacks, but Puck is able to use his agility to avoid her. As the two tussel, Namor the Sub-Mariner suddenly leaps out of the water. Thinking Puck the aggressor, Namor attacks and knocks him out. Marrina then turns her attack on Namor. Namor gains the upper hand, but is blindsided by a new combatant. Though his name is not revealed in this issue, he does refer to himself as the Master of the World.

Meanwhile, Shaman is approached by his daughter. She seems unhappy to see him and demands that he speak to her only as Shaman, not as her father.

Appearing in "...And Forsaking All Others..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #16.

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Synopsis for "...And Forsaking All Others..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #16.

The Master has abducted Puck and Namor onto his submarine, keeping Namor in a tube that robs him of hydration and Puck in a tube that robs him of oxygen. He explains how he escaped the destruction of his original ship with this vessel that he had prepared 5000 years ago. He forces Puck and Namor to bear witness as he reveals a pair of adjoint water tanks containing the savage Marrina and the twisted inhuman form of her fellow hatchling. The Master opens the partition between the tanks, allowing Marrina and the other to engage in a violent struggle as part of their genetic programming. While his captor is distracted, Puck uses a mental technique to stop his own heartbeat and feign death, tricking the Master into opening his tube and giving him a chance to escape. Puck in turn releases Namor from his tube, but Namor desperately needs water. Puck rips the Master's helmet off to throw at the glass of Marrina's water tank, but the Master is more concerned that the helmet was fused to his head and was his means of controlling the ship. As the submarine crashes and a hull breach opens, Namor has to abandon Marrina to get Puck to the surface safely and before he can go back down, the ship explodes. Namor tries to search for Marrina afterwards but only finds the remains of the other creature. Puck reassures him that Marrina is tough and is likely still out there somewhere, and he accepts that there's nothing left to do but return to his people. After Namor leaves, Puck calls out to Marrina, who was hiding nearby. She tells him that it wasn't the Master that made her go berserk, it was the other, and she could tell it was made to be her mate. She now believes she doesn't belong alongside Namor or humans. She sees herself as a monster and leaves to be on her own.

Meanwhile in Moose Jaw, Roger Bochs has called in Madison Jeffries, a technological transmutator once scouted by Department H, to help him rebuild the Box robot so he can hunt down Jerome Jaxon and Delphine Courtney for revenge.

And in the Toronto hospital where Heather is recovering, she's visited by her old friend, Logan.

Appearing in "Dreams Die Hard..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #17.

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Synopsis for "Dreams Die Hard..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #17.

At the hospital, Logan and Heather reminisce about their past and about how Wolverine defected to the X-Men, forcing Mac to hunt him down as Weapon Alpha. Judd soon arrives and meets Logan for the first time, though the two start off with a mutual respect for their similar reputations as soldiers and adventurers. They come to the subject of keeping Alpha Flight going after Mac's death and who should lead them. Logan pre-emptively declines, but Judd says he had someone else in mind anyway. Puck offers the role to Heather, who has been with the project from the start and had been the invisible glue holding the team together. She's taken aback, but to fight for her own future as well as her husband's dream, Heather accepts.

Meanwhile in Vancouver, Walter Langkowski reluctantly conducts an experiment on Aurora at her behest to remove her mutant genetics while preserving her powers. She comes out of the process apparently healthy, and to mark the occasion of truly breaking away from her brother, she debuts a new, yellow costume.

Appearing in "How Long Will a Man Lie in the Earth `Ere He Rot?"

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Alpha Flight #18.

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Synopsis for "How Long Will a Man Lie in the Earth `Ere He Rot?"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #18.

Heather tries to re-form the team. Northstar bluntly refuses but Puck is on her side and Aurora is already on board. They call Shaman, but he is out with his daughter investigating a mysterious skull that she discovered on the site of the battle between Alpha Flight and the X-Men[7]. The skull is infused with spiritual energies, but Shaman cannot investigate it much further for now because there is a call from Lucas Stang's great-granddaughter about her scrambled eggs attacking her. Shaman and his daughter teleport over to investigate and battle the "Scrambled Egg Monster".

After the battle, they run upstairs to see that Lucas has been possessed by a great evil and he is forced to curse his great-granddaughter with the possession of the demon Ranaq. While Shaman deals with Lucas, his daughters' latent powers manifest like a mutants powers, not with years of study as with Shaman. She is able to repel Ranaq's power and, while the house is obliterated, there are no casualties.

Also, Snowbird reveals her true, demonic face to Douglas after he professes his love for her.

Appearing in "Turn Again, Turn Again, Time in Thy Flight..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #19.

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  • Talisman (First appearance as Talisman)
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  • Fort Calgary
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Synopsis for "Turn Again, Turn Again, Time in Thy Flight..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #19.

Heather and Puck join Shaman and Elizabeth in Calgary as Shaman conjures the portal to the source of the magic that attacked them. Snowbird arrives since she found out one of the Great Beasts is involved, and upon noticing Elizabeth, suddenly bows to her, implying Elizabeth is the chosen one of prophesy. Confirming his own suspicions, Shaman bids his daughter to reach into his pouch. Before she does, she glimpses into it and sees it as empty, proving that her mind is naturally more resistant to the infinite unknowable it contains. She reaches in an pulls out a tiara that when she puts it on, makes her transform, donning a costume.

Shaman, Elizabeth, Puck, and Snowbird head through the time portal and land in the recently incorporated town of Calgary in 1884. Elizabeth's new powers are put to the test of tracking the source of the magic and they soon find a cabin where bandits Zebediah Chase and young Lucas Stang are forcing a native medicine man to summon Ranaq by holding his grand-daughter hostage. When Ranaq arrives, he immediately tries to smite the mortals that dared to toy with him, but Luke and Zeb are wearing talismans that protect them from magic. Zeb demands the Great Beast grant his wishes for money, women, and power. Ranaq plays along and creates these things, but Zeb finds that he can't touch them because his necklace blocks out all magic, good and bad. He hands his necklace over to Luke and immediately falls prey to Ranaq's trick, his body becoming the Beast's mortal vessel. At this point, Snowbird can't hold back any longer and bursts into the room to attack the Great Beast, but Ranaq overpowers her. Elizabeth challenges him next and finds she is able to hold him at bay just as she did in the present. Luke tries to get away but Puck tackles him and the medicine man convinces him that only his skill with mortal weaponry holds the key to defeating Ranaq. Understanding, Luke loads a piece of the magic-nullifying necklace into a bullet and shoots the body of his friend possessed by Ranaq. He then follows the instructions to bury the remains where Elizabeth will unearth them a hundred years later and accepts his fate to stand guard against Ranaq's return for as long as possible, thus closing the loop that Alpha Flight traveled through time to participate in. Elizabeth is dubious, thinking that their objective had been to prevent Ranaq's attack in the present, not to ensure it. Shaman assures her that history cannot be changed, as if he knew their adventure would play out that way when he decided they should head back in time.

As they head back to their own time, Snowbird mentions that Elizabeth will need serious training with her newfound powers, dubbing her "Talisman".

Appearing in "Gold and Love Affairs!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #20.

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  • Mr. Calvelli
  • Chuck
  • 8 unnamed former husbands of Lillian von Loont

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  • Vancouver Island

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Synopsis for "Gold and Love Affairs!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #20.

In Alberta, Snowbird talks about the importance of training Talisman in the use of her powers, but Elizabeth isn't comfortable being treated as some kind of messiah. Shaman encourages Puck to be there for Heather emotionally, even though he feels like he doesn't deserve her. Heather contacts Sasquatch and Aurora about the possibility of setting up a headquarters in their area.

In BC, Sasquatch and Aurora are exercising their powers: Sasquatch attempting to get to the bottom of his berserker rage attacks, and Aurora finding out if she's still as strong after the experiment that altered her physiology. Neither come to any sort of conclusion they were looking for. After getting Heather's call, Walter takes Aurora out to an abandoned family estate on Tamarind Island. He tells her the story of how his great-aunt built the place, widowed eight times under mysterious circumstances, then disappeared in 1929. As they're looking around the house, Walter suddenly disappears and the lights go out. Aurora starts to panic as she wanders in the dark and her Jeanne-Marie personality starts to come out, but she fights her back. When she finally finds a lit room, it's filled with eight golden statues of men in old-timey garb. She's startled when she notices the eyes of one of the statues move, revealing they're alive. Aurora stumbles into the lady of the house, who introduces herself as Lillian von Loont, Gilded Lily, who assures her that the man she's looking for is quite safe and reveals a golden statue of Walter Langkowski.

Appearing in "Love Wrought New Alchemy..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #21.

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  • Unnamed 8 former husbands of Lillian von Loont

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Synopsis for "Love Wrought New Alchemy..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #21.

Gilded Lily explains her backstory to Aurora, that a century ago she met and fell in love with Esteban Diablo and learned many of his alchemical techniques before he was imprisoned underground by the fearful populace. She then dedicated her life to tracking down the men that betrayed Diablo, seducing them, then encasing them in gold to torture them in revenge. She grabs the uncharacteristically helpless Aurora and takes her to her lab intending to do statufy her as well. Meanwhile, Walter comes to in his statue form and transforms into Sasquatch to break free. He finds Lily's lab where she's about to transmute Aurora and begins to break things. When Lily turns to escape, Sasquatch grabs her cloak, revealing a mechanical body underneath. Thinking she's a robot, he grabs at her mask, uncovering a horrified, aged face that immediately crumbles to dust once exposed. The entire interior of the mansion follows suit, leaving only a facade over a deep pit of white dust. When Sasquatch asks Aurora how Lily managed to capture her despite her powers, she changes the subject. Sasquatch thinks that what's happening with her mind isn't quite like Jeanne-Marie taking over and wonders if yet a third personality is developing.

Meanwhile, Snowbird is flying over northern Alberta when she's suddenly, briefly overcome with pain. Bewildered, she notes that only the gods could strike at her being that way, and wonders why.

Appearing in "Rub-Out"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #22.

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Synopsis for "Rub-Out"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #22.

While returning from Tamarind Island, Aurora lapses into her Jeanne-Marie persona and is horrified by Walter, whom she doesn't even recognize, attempting to kiss her. Without realizing it, she flees flying eastward at super-speed, ending up at her brother's house in Quebec. Jean-Paul looks after her and decides her latest shift is a blessing in disguise, allowing him to renew his partnership with his sister outside of Alpha Flight. The next day he takes her along to a circus managed by one of his old friends, Clementine D'Arbanville. Clementine has contacted Jean-Paul for help because she's been having trouble with her new sideshow fat lady, Pink Pearl, seemingly arranging for other performers to meet with "accidents" and for her own people to fill their positions. As Clementine is filling Jean-Paul in, Pink Pearl makes her move and bursts into the room along with her crony, a contortionist named Bones. Being at a disadvantage in the small space, Northstar, Jeanne-Marie, and Clementine are all knocked out and taken to the big top, where Pink Pearl reveals her plan to detonate a bomb at the site of a meeting between the Canadian and American leaders to establish plans for an anti-nuclear weapon laser defense network. Pearl's group uses the circus as their staging ground since it will be easy to deflect suspicion for the attack to Clementine due to her secret history as a militant separatist. When Jeanne-Marie comes to, she's back in her Aurora persona and remembers nothing since leaving the island with Walter. From Pearl's gloating, she's able to pick up enough to know who to fight when she breaks free, demonstrating her altered powers to a surprised Northstar. Clementine leaps in to throw off Bones' aim with a throwing dagger, which ends up in Pearl's chest. It doesn't go deep enough to kill, but it knocks her out and wins the day for the heroes. Afterwards, Aurora expresses her disappointment with Northstar, having pieced together that he met Clementine when they were both terrorists, and threatens to tell the rest of Alpha Flight about his dark past.

Meanwhile in Vancouver, Heather and Elizabeth are walking through the city when Heather catches a glimpse of a man she could swear is her dead husband. She chases after him, but he disappears in the crowd.

And in Saskatchewan, Bochs tests out his new Box armor built with the help of Madison Jeffries. Not only can it fly, but Bochs now interfaces with it by phasing into its living metal, a process he needs to make sure to limit lest he become merged with the robot permanently. As everything checks out, Bochs re-states his commitment to using the armor to hunt down and punish the people that used the old Box to kill his friend, Guardian.

Appearing in "Night of the Beast"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #23.

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Synopsis for "Night of the Beast"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #23.

Snowbird is tormented in her dreams by the Nothern Gods, accusing her of betraying her duty to fight the Great Beasts. Snowbird pleads that she doesn't know what they're talking about, so they reveal the face of the Beast that she neglected. She awakens in Douglas' house where she fled after her last attack of pain and realizes grimly that she will have to kill a friend.

In Vancouver, Alpha Flight heads out to fight an armored menace named Caliber. Sasquatch knocks the machine out of commission, but is injured in the process and begins to lose himself to his savage side. It's then that Snowbird swoops in and shocks the team by attacking Sasquatch. The others try to pull them apart, but Snowbird's actions are justified when Sasquatch's personality is completely replaced with that of the evil Tanaraq, who begins attacking everyone. Snowbird explains that Langkowski's experiment never transformed him, but rather penetrated the Beasts' barrier and allowed his body to switch places with Tanaraq's. Walter had been controlling the Beast, but Tanaraq's will had been growing in power and had now completely surfaced. With not even Talisman's power able to resist Tanaraq's wrath, Snowbird uses her ability to take the form of Sasquatch himself to grapple with the identical Beast. Snowbird emerges victorious by ripping out his heart, killing the body of Walter Langkowski. The other Alphans are horrified, especially Aurora, but Snowbird points out that what she killed was only a vessel for the Great Beast. The soul of Walter remains alive in the Beasts' imprisoned realm.

Appearing in "Final Conflict Chapter One: The Gathering"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #24.

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Synopsis for "Final Conflict Chapter One: The Gathering"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #24.
Alpha Flight Vol 1 24 001
Following the death of Sasquatch at the hands of Snowbird when he was taken over by the beast within him, his fellow Alphans Snowbird, Heather McNeil, Puck, Aurora, and Talisman are in the Eye of the World, an ancient place of power where it is possible to access the realm of the Great Beasts. With them they have the crystallized body of Langowski so that they can find his soul and put it back into him.

Aurora shouts at Snowbird, angry that she tore out her lover's heart, but Snowbird assures her it was necessary in order to save the Alphans and the rest of the world from him being possessed by one of the Great Beasts. they are surprised by Shaman teleporting to them in response to the spell his daughter Talisman cast compelling all of Alpha Flight's members to join them.

Aurora is about to tell Shaman what has happened when her brother Northstar arrives in response to Talisman's call, gloating that he knew Aurora would come calling for him sooner or later. Angered by his arrogance, Aurora punches him. Shaman introduces Northstar to his daughter and explains that it was she who sent out the call, Northstar says he has terminated his relationship with Alpha Flight and starts to leave. Snowbird, however, tells him to wait and he obeys - she tells Shaman that she was able to do so thanks to a power she has never used before, the power to compel others to aid her, if they will not do so willingly. Shaman disapproves of meddling with others' minds, but Snowbird tells him they will need all their strength. Shaman draws from his Medicine Pouch the Great Key that will open the barrier to the Great Beasts' realm.

As the barrier opens, Snowbird tells Heather she must remain behind with Langowski's body in the Eye of the World as she has no powers of her own. The Alphans are transported to the Great Beasts' realm through all kinds of illusory perils. When they arrive in the Realm of the Beasts, the Alphans are over-awed by what they see and Snowbird and Shaman explain how the Great Beasts, and Snowbird's own people the Gods of the North, were imprisoned. Shaman sends the teams three flyers - Snowbird, Aurora, and Northstar - off to scout ahead. They soon see Somon the great artificer, who taunts them. Snowbird flies at him, but he strikes her with his staff. When Snowbird says he struck her as if he were just a mortal, Somon demonstrates his power by destroying part of the realm.

Meanwhile, Shaman, Talisman, and Puck are attacked by three more of the Great Beasts, Tundra, Kariooq the Corrupter, and Tolomaq the Fire Beast. Unable to fight them, the three Alphans run from the Beasts.

Back at the Eye of the World, Heather records her thoughts in the hope that someone will find it if Alpha Flight don't survive, and she talks about the fact that she saw her late husband in the street a few days previously. Before she can say more, she's interrupted by the arrival of Box in his new and improved armor, who has also answered Talisman's call. When Box asks why Heather is sitting by a crumbling 'statue' of Walter Langowski, Heather is shocked to see that Walter's body is falling apart.

As the Alphans are pursued by the Great Beasts, Shaman muses that Somon must be controlling them, turning their usual antagonism for each other against others. As Kariooq approaches, Shaman pelts him with a hail of ice from his pouch, scaring him, until Tolomaq melts it, rescuing them.

Somon says that humanity has changed since he last encountered it, and realizes there is something different about Snowbird too. As Snowbird begins to take on the form of a polar bear to attack him, Somon realizes she is the offspring of the Gods of the North. Somon forms a cage from the platform beneath them, but Snowbird breaks free and attacks. As she does so, the other beasts turn on each other as Somon is too distracted to control them now.

Shaman tells his teammates they must hurry to Snowbird to stop her from killing Somon while they still need him. Arriving there, Shaman talks Snowbird down from her bloodlust. A frightened Somon says he is now theirs to command, but that to find Walter's soul it will cost them much down the paths of love, hate, and power. Somon leads them to the Pit of Ultimate Sadness, beneath the sphere of Phitash-Hasrak, where Walter's soul resides along with billions of others. Somon says Walter's soul can only be saved by one who loves him, one who hates him, and someone of great power. Aurora will represent love, and she says her brother must represent hate, as he hated Walter. He protests, but Snowbird compels him once again to help. Shaman says that Talisman must represent power, as she is by far the most powerful of them. The three descend into the well, despite Puck's misgivings. They are plunged into darkness, before being confronted by a manifestation of Somon. He reveals he has trapped them, and plunges his fingers into them, saying he is their death.

Snowbird feels their pain and realizes Somon tricked them. Angry, she thrusts her hand through him, killing him, while Shaman transports their three friends' now lifeless forms to them, saying they have suffered a psychic death from their lifeforces being drained from them. Snowbird wonders if their lifeforces can be rekindled, but Shaman says only Talisman could have done that. Before they can do any more, Snowbird senses emotions emanating from the sphere above. Three streams of energy stretch down to the three inert Alphans, and they are revived. Shaman realizes the sphere is actually the soul of Walter Langowski, but that reviving his friends has left his energy levels dangerously low. Knowing there is no time to waste, the Alphans travel back to the Eye of the World.

Arriving at the Eye of the World, they find Walter's body has completely crumbled away. Aurora asks if it can be reformed, but Shaman says it is impossible with Walter's soul so diminished. However, seeing Box gives him an idea. He asks Box if he can infuse Walter's soul into the Box armor, and Roger agrees, but asks someone to catch him - he phases out of the armor, saying he has changed its design. Walter soul is put inside the armor, and he tries to get used to his new body. Shaman celebrates, but Snowbird says with the Great Beasts destroyed, her time on Earth is done.

Later, Heather goes to see Snowbird's boyfriend Doug Thompson and tells him of Snowbird's decision not to return to Earth. After Heather leaves, Snowbird emerges from another room. Doug says he didn't like lying, but Snowbird says it was necessary, and that she needs Doug to teach her to be human before the two of them kiss.

Appearing in "Chapter One: ...And Graves Give Up Their Dead..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #25.

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Synopsis for "Chapter One: ...And Graves Give Up Their Dead..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #25.

Northstar stands accused in front of the rest of Alpha Flight for the crimes of his past. In typical Northstar fashion, he isn't being cooperative in answering the questions of his teammates. In fact, he's downright combative about it. The hearing is cut short however when Puck enters the room. He claims there's a battle going on downtown between the villain Caliber, and someone who appears to be Guardian!

Talisman is on the scene and can confirm that the person fighting Caliber is indeed wearing the uniform of Guardian (Heather's dead husband). Talisman joins the fight and helps Guardian take Caliber down. When Heather arrives, Guardian assures her that he is in fact her lost husband, Mac. He kisses her to prove it and she faints.

When she awakes, Guardian has his mask off and does seem to be Mac. He goes in to explaining that, when she thought he had died, he had actually been teleported to one of Jupiter's moons. He passed out on the surface due to the lack of oxygen, but was saved by a race of fish-like creatures. These creatures put him in a ship and send him back to Earth. He rips off his uniform and reveals that, in order to save him, the alien fish guys had to turn him in to a cyborg!

Appearing in "If at First You Don't Succeed..."

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Alpha Flight #26.

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Synopsis for "If at First You Don't Succeed..."

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #26.

Alpha Flight is engaged in a combat exercise for the CAF Special Forces in Red Deer to help test a new combining robot and some of the team begins to get unsettled by the newly returned Guardian, especially when Aurora gets injured due to his recklessness. Afterwards, Shaman and Box go to look after her while Guardian takes Puck and Talisman on to their next call to meet up with Heather and Northstar at the West Edmonton Mall, which is under attack by a group of terrorists. They only find out when they get there that the people attacking the mall are Omega Flight. Guardian has the team split up to look for their targets. Inside the mall, Puck encounters Diamond Lil, Talisman finds Flashback, and Northstar engages Wild Child. The Alphans have the upper hand until they're each blindsided by force fields used by the Omegans' leader. Elsewhere in the mall, Heather and Guardian find each other, but Mac frightens Heather when he starts speaking with Jerry Jaxon's voice in a sinister tone. With Alpha Flight already halfway defeated, "Guardian" ends his ruse and tears off his face to reveal the robot that Heather had previously met as Delphine Courtney. Even after Jaxon's death, he continues to use Omega Flight to complete his programmed objective to destroy Alpha Flight.

Appearing in "Betrayal"

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Alpha Flight #27.

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Synopsis for "Betrayal"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #27.

The fake Guardian and Omega Flight gloat over the defeated Alpha Flight members in the West Edmondton Mall. Courtney has a plan to lure the remainder of the team into a trap by torturing Talisman until she involuntarily sends them a psychic summons. While this is happening, Shaman is finishing patching up Aurora's ribs from the injury she sustained in the combat exercise earlier that day and Bochs is using a dimensional scanner to seek out a replacement body for Walter, finding a suitably large and non-sapient specimen in a certain dimensional Crossroads. Before they can take a closer look, Shaman picks up his daughter's distress and teleports himself, Box, and Aurora to the source. At Doug Thompson's home in Yellowknife, Narya also detects the call and despite having hidden her continued presence on Earth from the team, cannot resist the compulsion to fly south to help them.

Shaman's group meets with "Guardian" at the mall, who makes it seem to them like the rest of Alpha Flight had incapacitated the Omegans instead of the other way around. "Guardian" wonders aloud where Smart Alec ended up, and Shaman fills him in on how he had stored the braindead body of Alec in his pouch. Offended, Courtney snatches Shaman's pouch and flies off with it in attempt to free Smart Alec. Before the Alphans can stop him, he ends up pulling the pouch inside-out and releasing the void it's meant to access. Omega Flight immediately flees from the rapidly expanding and all-devouring field of madness-inducing mystic energy. Most of Alpha Flight is quickly swallowed up, leaving only Shaman, who prioritizes rescuing and reviving Talisman. He charges her with stopping the void from within since she's the only mortal whose mind can withstand its effects. Talisman is nervous, but her father promises her that she will be safe. She heads into the void and navigates the impossible, constantly shifting landscape to find Alpha Flight and bring them out. Box's mechanical brain can withstand the sensations and most of the others are mercifully unconscious, but Aurora is awake and her already fragile psyche is at risk from the void's effects. Talisman's presence inside the void begins to reverse its expansion in the real world, allowing Shaman to help close it back up from the other side. The prone Alphans are soon all evacuated and Shaman is about to pull Talisman out as well when Courtney distracts him, revealing that he had captured the incoming Snowbird as a hostage while everyone else was dealing with the void. The robot threatens to kill Snowbird, but Shaman thinks he can save both her and his daughter by delaying his rescue of Talisman for a moment to pull from the void as he would from his pouch a substance that he can throw in Courtney's face to incapacitate him and give Narya a chance to escape. Unfortunately, the collapse of the void accelerates in that moment, returning to the form of the pouch and trapping Talisman within. Shaman breaks down as he realizes that once again he failed in his promise to keep his family safe.

Appearing in "Cross-Over"

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Alpha Flight #28.

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Synopsis for "Cross-Over"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #28.

Secret Wars II continues from Dazzler #40...

This story continues from last issue and takes place during the events of Secret Wars II #4...

Following the arrival of the Beyonder in the middle of their fight with Alpha Flight at the West Edmonton Mall, the members of Omega Flight flee the scene. Out in the parking lot they run into former Gamma Flight recruit Madison Jeffries. Jeffries wants to try and bring the Omegans in for attacking Alpha Flight and uses his mutant power over all things metal and mechanical to turn a car into a robot.

Delphine Courtney orders the Omegans to attack Jeffries even though Jeffries warns them against it. His robot defender easily knocks aside Diamond Lil whom Jeffries rushes to her side. The robot then easily dispatches Wild Child before turning it's attention to Courtney. Unable to defend herself due to the fact that she is still effected by the gunk that Shaman covered her in, she grabs one of Flashback's future selves and uses him to shield her from a blow from the robot.

It kills Flashback's double and causes Flashback to collapse realizing that he could die at anytime in the future when his past self plucks him out of the future. Madison then reveals to the others that Courtney is really a robot that has been manipulating them by using his powers to cause the robot to violently throw up it's mechanical inner workings. With their leader defeated, Omega Flight is left in the care of "Rover" while Madison goes to round up the members of Alpha Flight to take the Omegans into custody.

Madison walks in just as the Beyonder has finished pulling Talisman out of Shaman's bag[8], and before Northstar can impulsively attack, Heather orders the other members of Alpha Flight to stand down. With his repayment to Alpha Flight done, the Beyonder teleports away to return to his previous location[8].

With Talisman back, she is furious that her father Shaman left her trapped in his bag, yet another promise he failed to deliver and she strikes him down. When Heather tries to talk sense into the young mystic, she furiously lashes out teleporting them all back to Alpha Flight's base in Vancouver. The spell works on all the members of the team except for Snowbird, and they surprise Robert Bochs. Shaman has taken his daughters words to heart and he admits that he has manipulated his daughter to follow her destiny and feels nothing but regret.

When Box wonders what to do about Omega Flight, Madison Jeffries (also teleported with them to Vancouver) pipes up and explains that he took care of them. As the members of Alpha Flight remember Jeffries as one of the members of Gamma Flight that didn't join up with the Omegans, Heather orders everyone to stand down and take two hours to clean-up and prepare for a debriefing.

As Heather takes a bath, she records a log about Alpha Flight's recent mission and also her concerns about Shaman's current state of mind and wonders how it will effect the team. As she is getting dressed the power suddenly goes out, upset by this Heather heads to the main lab to see what is going on. To her shock Robert and Walter have opened a dimensional nexus to try and pull a being with the appropriate body mass for Walter's soul to leave the robotic body of Box and possess a new form. Heather is horrified that they went through a plan like this without consulting her or Shaman their resident expert on other dimensions. As she is telling them all off about the dangers of what they are doing, Box catches something and begins to reel it in -- something strong.

Needing more strength, Robert adds his own strength by bonding with the Box construct to help Walter pull whatever they have captured through the portal. Heather demands that they stop right away, however with Robert inside the Box robot, Walter's soul is sent down the line to meet the creature. Jeffries enters the room and mans the controls and reports that whatever they are pulling through is big. When Box succeeds in pulling the body through, he soon realizes too late that they have pulled back the Hulk, as the green goliath gets up and strikes him with one powerful punch.

This story continues from Incredible Hulk #313...

Secret Wars II continues in Rom #72...

Secret Wars II
Secret Wars II #1 New Mutants #30 Captain America #308 Uncanny X-Men #196 Iron Man #197 Secret Wars II #2 Web of Spider-Man #6 Amazing Spider-Man #268 Fantastic Four #282 Secret Wars II #3 Daredevil #223 Incredible Hulk #312 Avengers #260 Secret Wars II #4 Dazzler #40 Alpha Flight #28 Rom #72 Avengers #261 Secret Wars II #5 Thing #30 Doctor Strange Vol 2 #74 Fantastic Four #285 Secret Wars II #6 Cloak and Dagger Vol 2 #4 Power Pack #18 Micronauts Vol 2 #16 Thor #363 Power Man and Iron Fist #121 Secret Wars II #7 New Mutants #36 Amazing Spider-Man #273 Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #111 Uncanny X-Men #202 Defenders #152 Secret Wars II #8 New Mutants #37 Amazing Spider-Man #274 Avengers #265 Uncanny X-Men #203 Fantastic Four #288 Secret Wars II #9 Avengers #266



Appearing in "Cut Bait & Run!"

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Alpha Flight #29.

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Synopsis for "Cut Bait & Run!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Alpha Flight #29.

Continued from last issue...

After accidentally summoning the Hulk from the Crossroads, Alpha Flight must now stop the jade giant from destroying them, and ravaging Vancouver. Box is taken out first with a level of damage that leaves the man inside petrified wondering what would happen if he were to unphase in that state. Jeffries uses his power to start repairing the armor to allay those fears. Aurora is too grief-stricken over the apparent loss of Walter's soul to do anything but start to revert to her meeker persona and Northstar is busy trying to console her. Shaman is powerless since his failure to protect his daughter broke his faith and thus his ability to pull anything from his pouch. With only Puck and Heather to stand against him, the Hulk is barely even slowed down from breaking out of the lab and into the city.

Despite their failure, Heather rallies the team to pursue the Hulk and do their best to goad him beyond the city limits. Shaman still can't produce anything from his pouch so he stays behind along with Jeffries, but with the knowledge he still has, he's at least able to psychically contact Snowbird. With the rest of the team working together, they're able to hold up better against the Hulk. Box loses his legs, but is unconcerned since his human form already lost them. Northstar and Aurora attempt to join powers for the first time since Aurora altered hers and disastrously, their touch cancels each-others powers out, leaving them helpless. Snowbird arrives in time to challenge the Hulk in Sasquatch's form until the army shows up firing shells at the lot of them. None of it is enough to overpower the Hulk, but the arrival of the tanks and helicopters makes him fed up enough to leap away to the south. Snowbird pursues him until he crosses the U.S. border, at which point she has to break off as her powers and life force are tied to Canada.

As the team regroups, they go over what went wrong. Box admits the mistake of setting up a base in an urban area. Snowbird announces her decision to re-join the team. Everyone is on board with keeping Alpha Flight going despite their losses. The sudden arrival of Gary Cody offers some good news -- Department H has been refunded and Alpha Flight can act as Canada's official heroes once again.

Appearing in "The Gift: Part 1"

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X-Men and Alpha Flight #1.

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Synopsis for "The Gift: Part 1"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men and Alpha Flight #1.

Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor are transporting a group of American and Canadian scientists to the Arctic Circle, when their plane is struck down by an unknown source. While training in the Danger Room, Rachel Summers sees this happen in a psi-flash, and the X-Men deal with an out-of-control Danger Room scenario. She believes her father's attack to have something to do with Shaman of Alpha Flight, who at this very moment is dealing with the problems of some of his own teammates. Without warning, the goddess Snowbird appears before him, seriously wounded. Before Shaman can tend to Snowbird, Rachel Summers attacks him and his fellow teammates. The X-Men arrive and aid Alpha Flight while Xavier succeeds in calming Rachel down. Snowbird regains consciousness and reveals that Cyclops' plane was struck down at the same moment she was. The two teams of super-heroes decide to work together to find Cyclops and the missing scientists. Meanwhile the Norse god Loki meets with Those Who Sit Above in Shadow to discuss his current scheme of an offering to humankind, which they will not be able to refuse. Wolverine and Heather Hudson reminisce, as Rogue and Northstar have a heart to heart. Upon discovering a fantastic almost unearthly palace, the teams land and are soon greeted by Cyclops – who is now apparently cured of needing a protective visor to control his optic blast. A bewildered and curious group of heroes follow Cyclops into the citadel, where he introduces them to the scientists and his wife, all of whom have been changed and developed some fantastic power. Madelyne reveals she has the power to heal, and demonstrates it by curing Aurora, Sasquatch, Rogue and Puck of their problems. Shaman decides that Madelyne should use her powers on Snowbird, when he realizes that Snowbird never came with them from the plane. Concerned for her, Wolverine goes in search of his dear friend, accompanied by two of the scientists, but Logan fears that it may be too late. At a feast, the X-Men and Alpha Flight members all reveal their own personal feelings on the fantastic powers these humans have been granted and how they could literally heal the world with them. Also revealed at this banquet is that Madelyne is pregnant with a boy. Upon learning this, Rachel freaks out and runs away. Kitty and an annoyed Talisman follow her, while Loki keeps a watchful eye on Talisman. Meanwhile, the heroes are taken to the magical fountain where the humans gained their powers. Heather walks into the fountain and returns with the "power" to lead, as Shaman loses control of his medicine pouch, demons flow from it. Once the pouch and demons are taken away, Madelyne reports that her healing powers can not working on Shaman and that he is dying.

Appearing in "The Gift: Part 2"

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X-Men and Alpha Flight #2.

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Synopsis for "The Gift: Part 2"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men and Alpha Flight #2.

Talisman explores the caverns beneath the citadel while searching for the X-Man Rachel Summers. Talisman finds Master Builder’s sketchbook, and when she is reunited with Kitty Pryde, the two find Rachel, but Rachel is too distraught and only after Kitty calms her, can they leave the Viking Village they discovered, though Earthshaker creates an avalanche, hoping to prevent the young girls from revealing their findings. While escaping, Talisman comes in contact with the Fire Fountain itself, and she actually cancels it out for a moment.

Afterwards, Kitty finds Wolverine, who was supposed to be in search of the missing Snowbird. Kitty tells Logan what she and the other girls found and reveals their suspicions about what is going on. Wolverine resumes his search for Snowbird and when he finds her, he has to battle Beastmaster and Pathfinder, which results in the death of Pathfinder. Back in the citadel, Rogue and Northstar share a dance, Northstar doing so to prove the others wrong, while Heather and Xavier discuss the teams’ predicaments. Talisman meets with Sam Ross who reveals to her that the runestone she found is a dedication to Loki, which Loki (who has been keeping an eye on Talisman) sees.

Back at the banquet, Wolverine returns with Snowbird and Beastmaster, whom he beat-up pretty bad, and when he reveals that the magics of the world are what feed the Fire Fountain and give people powers, though it kills anyone magical powers or a magical background. The X-Men and the Alpha Flight members take sides and only nine are all that can prevent the others and the meta-humans from making this New World a reality. While in battle, Talisman learns that when one is given a power, it takes away their ability to create, dream and imagine. When she recalls this to the others, Loki appears and the heroes are forced with a predicament -–to accept Loki’s gift and change the world, despite the few it will kill in the process. Talisman proves a deciding factor as she convinces Madelyne not to accept Loki’s gift. When Madelyne rejects the gift, she is forced to then accept it back when her dear friend Sam Ross is injured.

Before the heroes are forced to make any more choices, the Elder Gods appear and give Loki a warning. He gives the heroes one last chance to accept his gift, before they reject him again. They are forced to then face their own demons and flaws again and they think about what could have been. Snowbird is healed and like Northstar, leaves on her own, while the remaining Alphans, the X-Men and humans leave, only after Cyclops goes in search of a missing Rachel, who decides not to tell Scott she is his daughter.

Within the destruction of the Fire Fountain, a single rose blooms.

Appearing in "Blast from the Past Part 1: Survivors"

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X-Men and Alpha Flight Vol 2 #1.

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Synopsis for "Blast from the Past Part 1: Survivors"

This story is a reprint of the comic
X-Men and Alpha Flight Vol 2 #1.



Appearing in "Blast from the Past Part 2: Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot..."

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X-Men and Alpha Flight Vol 2 #2.

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Synopsis for "Blast from the Past Part 2: Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot..."

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X-Men and Alpha Flight Vol 2 #2.



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See Also

Footnotes

  1. Machine Man #19
  2. Incredible Hulk #180
  3. Incredible Hulk #181
  4. X-Men #137
  5. See also: Pierre Trudeau
  6. 6.0 6.1 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
  7. X-Men #120-121
  8. 8.0 8.1 Secret Wars II #4



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