Appearing in "The Terror!"
- Animated corpses
- Brotherhood of Evil Mutants (Only in flashback)
- X-Men (Only in flashback)
- Avengers (Only in flashback)
- Yahweh (Invoked)
- Bull Connor (Mentioned)
- Various witches (FlashOnly)
- Deitrich Hauser (Mentioned)
- Pillar of Power
Synopsis for "The Terror!"
On Halloween, Vision investigates the Leonia town cemetery and discovers the dead rising from their graves. Meanwhile, his wife, Wanda Maximoff (aka the Scarlet Witch) speaks alongside the mayor at a townhall meeting held at the local high school. Many of the residents of Leonia are afraid that the superhuman couple has chosen to move to their small, quiet community, a fear exacerbated when a demon appeared the previous weak and temporarily mutated the town's citizens before it was banished by the Scarlet Witch. A few citizens defend the presence of the superheroes, claiming that their town would still be under the demon's control if it weren't for them. However, the majority of the citizens blame the heroes for the town's supernatural activity and a physical altercation breaks out among the two sides. Amidst the argument, Vision arrives at the meeting warning Wanda of the undead horde, which pursue him into the building. The couple battle the zombies and Vision is harmed when he tries to phase through one of them. When Wanda sees her husband injured, she uses her hex powers to annihilate the horde.
Vision and the Scarlet Witch return to the cemetery, determines to discover the root of the town's supernatural problems. They discover a mystical pillar whose energy signature is similar to the mysterious pit which spawned the demon they earlier defeated. Those who have previously been distrustful of the heroes continue to blame them for the town's woes, going so far as to physically assault Vision and threaten to drive the heroes out of town. As Scarlet Witch gives an impassioned speech declaring their right to live among them, a host if spirits emerge from the pillar and proclaim that they have been drawn to the area by the citizens' fears and prejudices. Scarlet Witch realizes that despite her worries, her powers are not to blame for the town's supernatural activity, and she and Vision use their combined abilities to repel the spirits and destroy the pillar. As the townspeople look on in awe, Vision offers to take a tearful Wanda home. However, she questions where their true home even is.
Appearing in "I Won't Take 'No' For An Answer!"
- New York City
- Oracle, Inc.
Synopsis for "I Won't Take 'No' For An Answer!"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "Sabretooth Stalks the Subway!"
- Hercules (Mentioned)
- Hercules' mechanoid sparring partner
- Mantis (Mentioned)
- Air Force (Referenced)
- Edwin Jarvis (Mentioned)
- KGB (Mentioned)
- Canadian Ministry of Defense
- Unnamed General
- Unnamed other members
- Weapon X (Mentioned)
- Woman Magazine (Mentioned)
- J.J. Jameson (Mentioned)
- FBI (Referenced)
- Hulk (Mentioned)
Races and Species:
- New York City
- Hala, Pama, Kree Galaxy (Invoked)
Synopsis for "Sabretooth Stalks the Subway!"
After a training session in Avengers Mansion supervised by Iron Man, Ms. Marvel departs Avengers Mansion. Meanwhile, Sabertooth is in S.H.I.E.L.D. custody, and is being transferred to a secure facility.
As Carol finishes showering, she tries to get a hold of Michael Barnett, unaware that he has been murdered. The next day when she is meeting with John and Nancy Jellicoe, their lunch is interrupted when a S.H.I.E.L.D. prisoner transport truck crashes into the diner.
When she realizes that Sabertooth has escaped into the subway, she goes after him as Ms. Marvel. She gets into a battle with the savage killer, and is able to beat him into submission and turn him back over to S.H.I.E.L.D. Afterwords, Ms. Marvel gets a premonition of Mystique that means death.
- "The Terror!" takes place prior to Vision and the Scarlet Witch Volume 2.
- "I Won't Take 'No' For An Answer!" takes place prior to Namor the Sub-Mariner #8
- "Sabretooth Stalks the Subway!" takes place prior to Avengers Annual #10. This was originally slated to be published as part of the Ms. Marvel series, as issue #24. However, as the 1979 series was canceled at issue #23, the story never saw publication until it appeared in the pages of this issue.
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