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Appearing in "Earth X, Chapter 1"

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Synopsis for "Earth X, Chapter 1"

  • Page 2-3: In the center of the page is a depiction of young Steve Rogers taking the super soldier serum that turned him into Captain America originally presented in Captain America Comics #1. The fourth panel shows the Red Skull, first seen in Captain America Comics 7 as Captain America's arch nemesis. Panels five through seven showcase Captain America and his relationship with Bucky (Bucky Barnes, first seen in Captain America Comics #1 who was Captain America's sidekick during World War 2.
  • Page 4-5: Panel one shows Bucky's death aboard an exploding drone plane, first shown in Avengers 4. Panel two shows the Sub-Mariner coming across the frozen body of Captain America, this also was from Avengers #4. The center panel shows Captain America as he appeared in the Silver Age starting in Avengers #4, the head shots are of the members of the Avengers of the time (circa Avengers #4): Iron Man (Tony Stark), the Wasp, Giant Man (Henry Pym) and Thor. Panel four depicts the Red Skull attacking Captain America and the Falcon from Captain America 117 with the Cosmic Cube (created by AIM -- Advanced Idea Mechanics -- in Strange Tales 79) originally happened in Captain America and the Falcon #???. Panel five shows a Captain America for President sign, Cap originally ran for president in Captain America 250.
  • Page 9: The Daredevil mentioned on the posters in the third panel should not be confused with the original Daredevil (Matt Murdock) who first appeared in Daredevil 1. The Daredevil depicted here is a new character created for the Earth X series.
  • Page 10-11: Not your father's Hydra, the creatures known as Hydra are associated with the terrorist organization of the same name the same name first seen in Strange Tales 135. Their only similarity is of these creatures forms and the logo of the Hydra organization are like the mythical Hydra creature. There is no connection between either entities.
  • Page 12: The creature that Redwing addresses in panel four is She-Hulk, who first appeared in Savage She-Hulk #1. The two once had a relationship which started when she was a member of back in the Fantastic Four circa Fantastic Four #269.
  • Page 13 panel 2: The "Sam" that Cap is speaking to is Sam Wilson, AKA the Falcon who first appeared in Captain America 117 and was his partner for a time.
  • Page 15 panel 6: The "Charles" whom Scott speaks of is Charles Xavier, who as Professor X was the founder of the X-Men and Scott's former teacher and mentor.
  • Page 19 Panel 3: the "Tony" that Redwing speaks of is Tony Stark, formerly Iron Man.
  • Page 23 Panel 5: The Red Skull design on the scrap of cloth resembles that worn by the Punisher (Frank Castle) who had a white skull on his uniform. The ending quote is from "The Rime of The Ancient Mariner", by Samuel Taylor Coleridge a poem originally published in 1798. The poem is about the supernatural events experienced by a mariner on a long sea voyage. The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony, and begins to recite his story. The Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement and impatience to fascination as the Mariner's story progresses.

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