Appearing in "Dead Means Dead, Chapter One"
- Runaways (Main story and flashback)
- Victorious (Victor Mancha) (Mentioned)
- Pride (Photo)
- Walters (First appearance)
- Heroine (Gertrude Yorkes) (Corpse) (Only in flashback)
- Captain America (Steve Rogers) (Poster)
- Hunter (Mentioned)
- Stretch (Mentioned)
- Dazzler (Alison Blaire) (Mentioned)
Races and Species:
- Earth (Main story and flashback)
- Staff of One (Main story and flashback)
- Captain America's Shield (Poster)
- Captain America's Uniform (Poster)
- Wilders' Dagger
- Minorus' Runestone
Synopsis for "Dead Means Dead, Chapter One"
The Runaways are coping with Gert's death in different ways. Nico and Victor begin a relationship, Molly asks the Leapfrog if Gertrude is in Heaven, and Karolina and Xavin begin to discuss the subject of death. Meanwhile, a former policeman who had been responsible for investigating the Pride sells a talisman owned by them to an elderly shopkeeper. The shopkeeper becomes a monster and rampages through Los Angeles, especially Starbucks shops. The kids then head out to stop it.
"Dead Means Dead", Chapter One (OF THREE)."Special guest artist Mike Norton (GRAVITY) joins the Runaways for this perfect jumping-on point for new readers, as the Runaways say good-bye to the past, and make hard decisions about their future.