• Summary - Alpha Flight v.1 #62

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    Issue: Alpha Flight 62
    Date: Sep-88
    Story: A Real Gone Daddy! (28 pages)

    Feature Characters: Kara, Laura, Goblyn, Heather, Madison Jeffries, Walter/Wanda, Knapp, Elizabeth

    Regular Characters:

    Guest Stars: Namor the Sub-Mariner (flashback)

    Villains: Dr. Victor von Doom (flashback), Zebediah Killgrave (the Purple Man)

    Other Characters: Melanie Killgrave, Brad

    Synopsis: Kara dreams that her father comes to life and wants to attack her.
    Flashback: Walter explains to Heather that he as Wanda has no access to his fortune. Broke, Alpha Flight breaks up, taking their frustrations out on nosy reporters. Kara, Laura, and Goblyn go to live with Mrs. Killgrave, who receives a telegram that her husband was killed (in the Emperor Doom graphic novel). Kara goes to the grave and tries to resurrect him, to no apparent effect.
    He shows up, decaying and angry and with dead friends, who attack. Goblyn and Kara fight back, the Purple Corpse accidentally douses himself in gasoline, and Kara makes a spark, burning him up.
    At an archaeological dig in the Yukon, Elizabeth senses a menace.
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. DelBubs's Avatar
      DelBubs -
      Actually have a lot of time for this issue. Good story, good art.
    1. Le Messor's Avatar
      Le Messor -
      It was clearly part of the post-Sandman horror phase.

      Which isn't to detract from it; yep, it is a great issue.

      - Le Messor
      "Generally speaking, when scary things get scared, not good."
      - Xander