• Summary - Alpha Flight v.1 #9

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    Issue: Alpha Flight 9
    Date: Apr-84
    Story 1: Things Aren't Always What They Seem (14 pages)

    Feature Characters: Walter

    Regular Characters:

    Guest Stars:

    Villains: the Super Skrull

    Other Characters: Kortgaard, Col. McMurdo, Dr. Duncan, Megan Masterson, Greene

    Synopsis: At Mt. Logan Cosmic Ray Research Station, Walter conducts an experiment, which latches onto the Thing and materializes him.
    Duncan attends to the unconscious Thing and is attacked and killed. Walter realizes it is an attempted frame-up of the Thing, and follows to find the real villain.
    He is attacked, as is the station. Walter is the only survivor and realizes that their enemy is the Super Skrull, impersonating the Thing.

    Story 2: A Stranger in My Mirror (8 pages)

    Feature Characters: Jeanne-Marie

    Regular Characters:

    Guest Stars: Logan (Wolverine)


    Other Characters: Sister Anne, Father Tyrel

    Synopsis: At the age of 13, Jeanne-Marie tried to commit suicide by jumping off the roof of her girls' school, but instead learns that she can fly. She tells Sister Anne, who punishes her for blasphemy. She sees another self in the mirror and runs away for three days. Returning, she is again punished and decides to repress her Aurora personality. She joins the teaching staff, but then relapses, visiting a nightspot, getting mugged, and fighting back. Wolverine notices her and decides to introduce her to James Hudson.