Quote1 For this gleaming Spindle of Steel... is the Weapon with which Stark intends to murder the Human Race. Quote2
-- War Machine

Appearing in "Wish upon a Star"

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  • Dirge (Only appearance; dies)[1] (Main story and flashback)

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Synopsis for "Wish upon a Star"

War Machine flies to the Starcore Satellite and is surprised that it is already completed. He meets Skye, who explains that it was not an accident that he found the Eidolon Warwear. Dirge, an ally of Kang, appears to protect the satellite from Warb Machine.

A fight begins and Skye is mortally wounded. War Machine manages to destroy Dirge's Warwear, which explodes. The explosion kills Dirge and destroyed the space station. War Machine escapes with the wounded Skye, but she dies in his arms.

See Also

Recommended Reading

The Crossing
Prelude I: Iron Man #319 Prelude II: Avengers #390 Part I: Avengers:The Crossing Part II: Iron Man #320 Part III: Force Works #16
Part IV: Avengers #391 Part V: Iron Man #321 Part VI: Force Works #17 Part VII: War Machine #20 Part VIII: Avengers #392
Part IX: Iron Man #322 Part X: Force Works #18 Part XI: War Machine #21 Part XII: Iron Man #323 Part XIII: Avengers #393
Part XIV: Force Works #19 Part XV: War Machine #22 Part XVI: Iron Man #324 Part XVII: Force Works #20 Part XVIII: Avengers #394
Part XIX: Avengers: Timeslide Part XX: War Machine #23 Part XXI: Iron Man #325 Part XXII: Avengers #395 Aftermath: Age of Innocence - The Rebirth of Iron Man


  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks

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