• Summary - Alpha Flight v.2 #5

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    Volume 2 Issue 5Issue: Alpha Flight II: 5
    Date: Dec-97
    Story: Mesmerized Part 2 (22 pages)

    Feature Characters: Guardian, Vindicator II, Puck, false Sasquatch, Murmur, Radius, Flex, Manbot

    Regular Characters: Sunfire, Lilli

    Guest Stars: Diamond Lil (Lillian Crawley)

    Villains: Mesmero; Dept. H personnel including Marla, Myra Haddock, Gen. Clarke; Virgo

    Other Characters: Georges

    Writer: Steve Seagle
    Pencils: Brian Denham, Scott Clark
    Inks: Chris Carlson, Howard M. Shum
    Letters: Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Kolja Fuchs
    Colors: Lee Ann Garner
    Editor: Jaye Gardner
    Editor-in-Chief: Bob Harras

    Synopsis: Mesmero laughs hysterically as he orchestrates a food fight in the diner. Sunfire tries to get the kids to free the rest of the team, but Radius instead attacks Mesmero and is attacked by Mac. Murmur gets hit in the face with a pie and attacked by Sasquatch. She commands him to remember, but he remains savage.
    Diamond Lil goes to Dept. H looking for her husband Jeffries. Volume 2 Issue 5 DetailLilli asks her to take her away, but the two are quickly separated by Dept. H personnel.
    Mac flies upwards with Radius, planning to drop him, but Radius covers Mac's mask, suffocating him, and they crash together into the diner.
    Heather attacks Sunfire and Murmur; Puck attacks Flex and learns he can flex his legs, but then knocks him down. Manbot fells Sasquatch with nerve toxin.
    Haddock tests the Prometheus Pit, which is a gateway to a microverse. She retrieves a tiny warrior and hides this from Clarke.
    Murmur commands Flex to have courage (doesn't last long), then starts freeing the diner's customers. Radius uses Puck as a shield against Mac, which jars Puck's mind free. Heather stops Manbot from catching Mesmero, but is attacked by Sunfire.
    Flex runs away, and when Puck tries to stop him, he remembers being attacked by a monster in Hull House as a child. He lashes out at Puck, who is able to calm him down.
    Mesmero makes Mac hold a knife to his throat, as a hostage. This jars Heather's mind free, and a somehow conscious Sasquatch knocks Mac into Murmur, who frees him. Mac tells Mesmero he has lost; Mesmero says it was just a test and disappears.
    In Paris, France, an old couple run over Virgo in the street.