Appearing in ""Name That Doom!""
- 🢐 Aragorn 🢒
- Casiolena (Mentioned)
- Celestia Denton (Only in recap)
- Clea (Only in recap)
- Duff Coogan (Only in recap)
- Nick Cromer (Only in recap)
- Renee Goldenberg (Only in recap)
- Sheldon Goldenberg (Only in recap)
- Barbara Denton (Possessed by Valkyrie; surname first revealed)
- Nameless One (Mentioned)
- Reed Richards (Mentioned)
- Suzie Storm (Mentioned)
- Medusa (Mentioned)
- Alicia Masters (Mentioned)
- Avengers (Mentioned)
- Thor (Mentioned)
- Defenders (Mentioned)
- Asgard (Mentioned)
- Valhalla (Invoked)
Synopsis for ""Name That Doom!""
In Central Park, the Valkyrie abducts Alvin Denton. The Thing and Dr. Strange use the crystal of Agamotto to locate the Valkyrie, as they were told in the last issue that she had stolen a magic harmonica from Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum. In the process, they discover that it may not have been the Valkyrie at all. The Thing flies off to Cobbler’s Roost, Vermont, to question the real Valkyrie. However, the Executioner and the Enchantress stand in his way.
The Enchantress reversing Valkyrie's powers and changing her back into Barbara Norris and blowing into the Harmonica to destroy the universe. Only the Thing and Alvin Denton stand in Amora's way. Denton sacrifices his life in order to allow Thing to use the harmonica to restore all the damage done by the two rogue Asgardians. Valkyrie grieves the loss of the man she just rediscovered was her father.
This story is continued in Defenders #20...
- The strange relationship between Valkyrie and Alvin Denton is a complex one. As revealed in Defenders #3, the Enchantress transferred Valkyrie's essence into the body of Barbara Norris, Denton's daughter. This was partially to torment Valkyrie, but also become Barbara was driven insane by the Nameless One in Incredible Hulk #126.
- As revealed in Defenders #20 the Harmonic of Destiny is actually the work of Barbara's mother Celestia Denton, who was posing as Destiny during the events of last issue.