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Quote1 Give up, Cyclops? I'll never do that! Quote2
Professor X (Charles Xavier)

Appearing in "It's Always Darkest...!"

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Synopsis for "It's Always Darkest...!"

Cap and Falcon are disguised as possible employees of the Secret Empire to gain entry into their secret base to spy on what they are planning. They are found out and almost executed by laser beams; however, they're able to escape down an exhaust vent and then find a way to let in Professor X, Cyclops, and Marvel Girl, who are looking for lost X-Men and some other X-Men's villains who have mysteriously disappeared.

They locate the missing mutants, Beast, Iceman, Angel, Lorna Dane, Havok, Mastermind, Blob, Unus, and Mesmero, who have been attached to a turntable that will use their mental patterns to project a force field. The mutants are set free, but then the Secret Empire uses the Atomic Annihilator on the heroes and appears to kill them all.


Publisher Notes[]

  • This issue contains a letters page, Let's Rap With Cap. Letters are published from ("Name and Address Unknown", Bob Rodi and R.E. Miller. The letters page also contains a 1/2 page ad for Doctor Strange (Vol. 2) #1 with a cover reproduction.
  • This issue contains a Series "A" Marvel Value Stamp: Vol 1 48 - Kraven

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Links and References

  • The Grand Comics Database: Captain America Vol 1 174 [1]
  • The Unofficial Marvel Value Stamps Site [2]