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Appearing in "The Incredible Hulk"

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  • Forest Rangers
  • Hunters

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  • Beaver Mountain

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  • Passing Cloud's Flute

Synopsis for "The Incredible Hulk"

The Hulk has decided to remain with the Native American known as Passing Cloud and his companion the Susquatch. However, their tranquility quickly ends when Beaver Mountain is invaded by both the Forest Rangers and a team of hunters who are up following up on erroneous reports of a Bigfoot sighting.

The Susquatch panicks and tries to flee the scene but is quickly gunned down by the hunters. Seeing his long time friend dead, Passing Cloud begins to mourn his passing. Meanwhile, the Hulk is furious that his new friend has been murdered and lashes into the hunters. Although he desires to kill them, some vestage of Bruce Banner's mind prevents the Hulk from doing so and he opts to knock them out instead. Spotting the Forest Rangers helicopter in the sky, the Hulk tosses a massive ball of snow that damages the rear rotor of the chopper. The pilots manage to bail out just moments before the helicopter crashes into Passing Cloud's cabin, destroying it in a firey explosion.

In the aftermath of the battle, the Hulk goes looking for Passing Cloud and discovers, to his dismay, that the elderly Native American passed away while mourning for the Susquatch. Picking up the medicine man's flute, the Hulk decides that it is useless now and crushes it in his massive hand, before stomping off into the forest.

Appearing in "The Black Knight"

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Synopsis for "The Black Knight"

The Black Knight, Captain Britain and King Vortigen have been led to an Elven village by their ally Moondog where they take a moment to rest. Vortigen tells the two costumed heroes to enjoy it while they last as their Goblin pursuers are not far behind them. Moondog also tells them that they have almost reached Otherplace and that his fellow Elves have prepared boats to ferry them on the rest of their journey.

However, Captain Britian still cannot bring himself to believe everything that has happened to them so far and questions why this is happening to him. The Black Knight tries to calm Captain Britain, telling him that they have to put their trust in Merlyn and his plans for them. Soon the calm is broken when Vortigen hears something in the woods, but is delighted to learn that it is only his wolfe Lupe. Lupe isn't alone, as a horde of Goblins led by Groglin have followed Lupe to this location and with their enemies off guard launch their attack.

With the elemnt of surprise, many of the Elven warriors fall at the hands of the Goblin horde. The Black Knight, without his enchanted Ebony Blade, grabs an Elven sword to defend himself as the Golbins converge upon them. All seems lost as the creautres have them with their backs towards the water with nowhere to go.

Appearing in "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D."

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  • Previous Appearance of Sept Sept Next Appearance of Sept
    • Previous Appearance of Abdul Kazir Abdul Kazir Next Appearance of Abdul Kazir

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Synopsis for "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Captured by Abdul Kazir of Sept, Nick Fury is forced to enter his Labarynth of Doom in order to try and save Dum Dum Dugan, the Countess and Nasar al Din from his clutches. After narrowly escaping a spike trap, Fury is forced to battle three female warriors armed with razor shap fans. When he tries pulling his gun it is sliced in half, leaving him seemingly defenseless. However, even without weapons, Fury is able to incapacitate two of the three women. The third, he tries to strike with a dart from his blow gun. Although she deflects it with her fan-weapon, the dart ends up landing on her foot, knocking her out instantly.

Fury then finds his path blocked by lasers and as a jest, the shut off switch is also blocked by lasers. However, this doesn't stop Fury, who takes the dimond laced edge of a trick silved dollar and uses it to pass through the laser beam and hit the shut off button.

As he enters the final chamber, Abdul Kazir appears before him on a video monitor. Suspended over a flame are Fury's friends and ally. Kazir offers Fury a limited time to save their lives, all he need do is remove the globe in front of him and they will be set free. Knowing this is some kind of death trap, Nick Fury ponders this no-win situation.

Appearing in "Ant-Man!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Tales to Astonish #41
(originally printed as Prisoner of the Slave World!)

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Synopsis for "Ant-Man!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Tales to Astonish #41
(originally printed as Prisoner of the Slave World!)

Dropping in on a fellow scientist, Henry Pym finds that his colleague's door is locked. Fearing that his friend has fallen ill, he shrinks down in size and dons his Ant-Man guise and investigates. He finds his friend's lab mysteriously empty, with no trace of anybody.

Returning back home, in his civilian identity, Pym hears reports of scientists in various fields that have recently gone missing. Figuring that he may potentially be next on the list, Pym decides to be at the ready in case Ant-Man should have to spring into action.

A few days later, Pym is visited by a window washer trying to drum up extra business by offering to wash windows free for the week. Accepting the offer, he invites the window washer in. However, when he turns his back on the hired hand, Pym finds himself doused with a chemical that paralyzes him.

Transported to another dimension, Pym finds out that the window washer is working for an extra-dimensional tyrant named Kulla. Kulla has plotted to use Earth's scientists knowledge of atomic energy in order to construct a death ray to use against his enemies. Pym, realizing becoming Ant-Man is the only way to free his fellow scientists rebels and soon finds himself subdued and locked in a dungeon.

Left by himself, Pym then uses his shrinking gas and becomes Ant-Man. He soon realizes that he can command the local insect life with his helmet and decides to use them in his plan to stop Kulla.

Freeing the scientists and fending off Kulla's guards with his human sized strength, Ant-Man is doused in paralyzing fluid again. Kulla storms in, attempting to smash Ant-Man with a hammer, but while immobilized Ant-Man commands the local insects to use Kulla's own weapon against him, striking the villain dead in one shot.

Just then, the freedom fighters of Kulla's dimension storm his base and capture the guards. With the scientists free, Ant-Man returns to his cell and resumes his identity of Henry Pym until he is freed. Deciding to keep the window washer as their prisoner until he reforms, the freedom fighters send all the scientists back to their home dimension.

Appearing in "The Eternals"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Eternals #6
(originally printed as Gods and Men at City College!)

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Synopsis for "The Eternals"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Eternals #6
(originally printed as Gods and Men at City College!)

Thena and Makkari continue to find the Deviants. They surround them in a ring of fire then Thena hurls an anti-gravity spear that forces all of those trapped by the flames to rise into the air. They set their craft down and confront Kro directly. Kro tells Thena that he has no reason to continue his attack on New York. He has inspired sufficient fear in the human populace and is confident that they will see the Space Gods as their enemies just as much as the Deviants. Thena is incredulous of Kro's strategy and believes that humanity will rise above their innate fear of "space devils". Kro proposes a truce and Thena accepts.

Meanwhile aboard a Deviant submersible, Sersi antagonizes her captors while Margo looks on in shock. After tormenting the Deviants with her powers of transformation, she forces them to retrieve the torpedo tube containing the unconscious body of Ikaris. Once the cannister is brought on board the craft, the Brain Mine that kept him inert is removed.

They return to New York and reunite with Thena, Makkari and Kro. Ikaris cannot believe that Thena agreed to a truce with the Deviants. Margo comes up with the idea of introducing them to an anthropologist named Sam Holden. After learning about the history of the Eternals and the Deviants, Holden decides to hold a Q&A session at City College. Kro and the other Eternals attend the function and provide a public display of their abilities.

Meanwhile, S.H.I.E.L.D. sends a team of researchers to survey the sealed area in the Andes Mountains surrounding the City of the Space Gods. The Celestial known as Gammenon suddenly appears before them and seemingly kills the men.

Appearing in "Night-Raven"

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  • Hotel Robbers

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  • Motorcycle Cop

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  • Unnamed City

Synopsis for "Night-Raven"

Scoops Daly has the story of a life time as he has become a hostage of some hotel robbers while trying to get a story about the Night Raven for the Sentinel Newspaper. This has led to a speedy escape in a stolen car with Night Raven in pursuit. This chase has also attracted the attention of a motorcycle cop who tries to get Scoops to pull his car over. Instaed, one of the crooks shoots the cop causing him to wipe out on his motorcycle.

When Night Raven catches up in his own vehicle he exchanges gunfire with the crooks. Eventually, one of the vigilante's bullets strikes the tire of the car causing it to lose control and crash.

Recovering from the crack-up, Scoops finds that his captors are unconcious as well as a black bag they were carrying containing tons of stolen money. Scoops is enticed by the fact that it is more money than he makes in a year and decides he needs to go someplace safe to think about what to do with the money. Running to an earby barn, he finds it locked and when he turns he sees the Night Raven standing before him. Begging for his life, Scoops insists that he is not a criminal and passes out when the Night Raven places his hand upon Daly's forehead. Instead of being branded and killed by the vigilante, Scoops wakes up later he has been spared and the two crooks killed with the Night Raven's mark. Scrawled on the door of the barn is the Night Raven's trademark statement.

Scoop comes back with his story which lands on the front page, even though he didn't find out who the Night Raven was. However, Scoop is determined to find out, if only to thank the masked vigilante from steering him away from the temptations of crime.

Appearing in "What If the Hulk Had Always Had Bruce Banner's Brain? Part One: The Origin of the Hulk!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
What If? #2
(originally printed as What If the Hulk Had The Brain of Bruce Banner?)

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  • Banner, Richards, and Xavier's Airship

Synopsis for "What If the Hulk Had Always Had Bruce Banner's Brain? Part One: The Origin of the Hulk!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
What If? #2
(originally printed as What If the Hulk Had The Brain of Bruce Banner?)

Bruce Banner, Reed Richards and Charles Xavier constructed an improved version of Cerebro called the Psychotron which merged them physically and mentally into one being, X-Man. They were forced to use it (as it only worked once before blowing up), to defend the world from Galactus. They won the battle, at the expense of all of their super powers, and inadvertently turning Thing into a mindless monster, much like the Hulk.

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Continuity Notes

The Black Knight

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

  • Dum Dum Dugan's appearance here is complicated as he's not in the flesh. He was mortally wounded decades ago as revealed in Original Sins #5. He has since been operating in sophisticated LMD bodies as revealed in New Avengers (Vol. 4) #17.

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Footnotes

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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