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Quote1 Is there anything else I can do for you, Agent Coulson? Quote2
--Mephisto

Appearing in "Crisis on Ten Realms"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Vol 8 #18.

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Synopsis for "Crisis on Ten Realms"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Vol 8 #18.



Appearing in "The Man in the Mountain"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Vol 8 #19.

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Synopsis for "The Man in the Mountain"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Vol 8 #19.



Appearing in "Eight Bells"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.

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This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.

In 1939, Professor Horton is paid a visit by Doctors Carlo Zota, Jerome Hamilton, and Maris Morlack of the Scientists Guild (aka The Three Xs) to investigate Horton's "Synthetic Man". So Horton shows them his experiment, the Human Torch, and activates the android.

Appearing in "The Operative and the X Men"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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Synopsis for "The Operative and the X Men"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

In 1940, Leslie Lenrow aka "The Ferret", and formerly known as Denis Piper, is paid a visit in his private detective agency by the Three Xs. The three men explain to Piper why they are here: they believe that once World War II ends in Allied victory, a generation of "X-Humans" will shape what comes next. The Three Xs claims that they represent that new generation of humanity and, if necessary, will create it. They simply want Piper's mask that he once wore as The Operative and it is allegedly said by the person who gave it to Piper was "magic." Piper never did found out if it was true, as it is just cloth to his eyes. So he gives it to the Xs who they want to use it to fight the Nazis.

Appearing in "The Other Door"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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Synopsis for "The Other Door"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.

In 1941, Steve Rogers is being led to Project Rebirth. While passing by an open door, he spots inside the room are The Three Xs studying an eldritch tome and The Operative's mask floating and shining "like starlight." Also in the room is a almost naked bespectacled man waiting nearby, nervous, and wearing a bizarre apparatus around his neck. The door is suddenly slam shuts in Steve's face. Steve is then inform by his guide that Project Rebirth is not the only secret found here and that Steve is not their only success. He is advise to "forget the path not taken" as Steve is guide away from the door bearing the sign reading "Project Thunderer".

Appearing in "The Loop"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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Synopsis for "The Loop"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.

Nine months ago, Bobby da Costa is discussing with Jimmy Woo about The Three Xs that he has been recently studying. They were a trio of 1940s scientific investigators who popularized the letter "X" as a shorthand for humanity's next phase. In another world, they would have been the "X-Men." But they mysteriously vanished. The Xs were not mutants and Bobby is not certain that they even knew about the Mutant Gene. But they were present at the creation of the first Human Torch, and Jerry Carstairs, aka The Thunder and aka The Dark Avenger. This left Bobby wondering if this is all just "synchronicity" or "our kind of thing." Jimmy shares his thoughts on what he thinks is "loops."

Appearing in "Fight For Love"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.



Appearing in 8th story

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.



Appearing in "Patsy Walker: Hellcat and Six Tips for Selfie Success"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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Synopsis for "Patsy Walker: Hellcat and Six Tips for Selfie Success"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.



Appearing in "Calling Frequency X"

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Marvel Comics #1000.

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This story is a reprint of the comic
Marvel Comics #1000.

Following the death of William Nasland, the second incarnation of Captain America, at the hands of the mad android Adam-II, Jerry Carstairs angrily confronts Carlo Zota and accuses him of being responsible for the creation of Adam-II. Carlo was responsible for bankrolling Professor Horton to create another android like the Human Torch. It was Carlo who supply Adam-II's programming with The Three Xs's ideas for the next stage of mankind and leading to the android's madness. Disgusted, Carstairs quits working for the Science Guild and taking The Operative's mask—Carstairs swears that if the Xs attempt to come for it, then he will take them down.

Solicit Synopsis

Adventures with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!

Earth is invaded by the armies of the Norse realms, but the Avengers have unexpected allies: The Squadron Supreme of America! By Jason Aaron & Ed McGuinness!

Trivia

Avengers Classic Vol 1 1 Textless
  • Includes a poster which was used as the cover for Avengers Classic #1.
  • First 52-paged issue.
  • Despite being noted as part of the War of the Realms, this issue is not classed as a tie-in, due to the fact Panini is not reprinting WOTR.

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