Appearing in "Deceiving Appearances"
- Circus of Crime
- Mad Thinker
- Awesome Android
- Delaware (Appears on screen)
- Newark (First appearance) (Appears on screen)
- New York City
Synopsis for "Deceiving Appearances"
- Synopsis not yet written
The Mad Thinker crashes a ceremony to honor the heroes fallen in the Onslaught war and kidnaps Franklin Richards, the son of Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman. The Thinker thinks he can use him to unlock the secret of the missing FF, but he didn't count on the intervention of the Thunderbolts. Plus: the team gets their first taste of fame and they like it.
- This issue is reprinted in the trades Thunderbolts Classic Vol. 1 and Thunderbolts: Justice Like Lightning.