Appearing in "What If the Avengers Had Lost the Evolutionary War?"
- Absorbing Man
- American Eagle
- West Coast Avengers
- Black Panther
- The Captain (Death)
- Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau)
- Daredevil (Death)
- Doc Samson
- Doctor Doom
- Doctor Druid
- Doctor Octopus
- Doctor Strange
- Fantastic Four
- Frankenstein's Monster
- Freedom Force
- Goliath (Erik Josten)
- Iron Man
- Molecule Man
- New Mutants
- Phoenix (Rachel Summers)
- Power Pack
- Squadron Supreme (Only in flashback)
- Hyperion (Mark Milton) (Only in flashback)
- Power Princess (Only in flashback)
- Whizzer (Stanley Stewart) (Only in flashback)
- Doctor Sprectrumm (Joseph Ledger) (Only in flashback)
- American Eagle (James Dore Jr.) (Only in flashback)
- Moonglow (Arcanna Jones) (Only in flashback)
- Nuke (Albert Gaines) (Only in flashback)
- Fantastic Five (Only in flashback)
Races and Species:
- Captain's Vibranium Shield Vibranium
- Falcon's Wings
- Hawkeye's Bowand Trick Arrows
- Cyclops' Visor
- Iron Man Armor MK VIII
- Doctor Octopus' Tentacles
- Sonic Disruptor
- Cloak of Levitation and Eye of Agamotto
Synopsis for "What If the Avengers Had Lost the Evolutionary War?"
In this story, the High Evolutionary's genetic bomb exploded. As a result, both normal humans and mutants were altered. The mutant's powers grew greatly, the normal humans developed bigger heads with advanced minds and those artifially altered were changed in various ways (Spider-Man, for example, grew six arms). Due to the evolution, the evolved humans made peace with the mutants and with each other across the globe.
The mutants and mutated, now called "Godlike Ones" by the changed humans, elect Wolverine as a leader and decide that they can not live alongside humanity any more, immediately leaving for space together inside a shimmering aura. Thor, unchanged by the bomb, decides to return to Asgard.
Meanwhile, back on Earth, decades have passed and some heroes are already dead. The missing Daredevil returns, after being in hibernation all those years and is welcomed by humans and the Vision. In space, the Godlike Ones destroy Galactus. Back on Earth, humans are evolved further, and are using their powers to regenerate Earth. Vision, being the last of the heroes alive and unable to keep living, sucides by imploding himself. In space, the Godlike Ones absorve the omnipotent entities of Death and Eternity.
The Celestials come to Earth and judge it unworthy, but the evolved humans join their minds together and kill the Celestial called Arishem, and the Eternals leave. Afterwards, their minds become one and become one with the Earth itself.
Meanwhile, the Godlike Ones create a tear in reality and access another, blank, universe, and create a Big Bang that gives birth to that universe. Death and Eternity separate, and the essence of the former heroes now are part of one or another.
The departure of those entities, however, affects the universe they left, which implodes upon itself. Earth, now a living, self-contained planet protected by the united minds of mankind, survives, awaiting for the rebirth of the universe.
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