lkseitz wrote:I suppose I might be better off finding the TPB. Whaddya mean it's only out in hard cover???
If you want answers now (or want to avoid the expense of the HC). then how's this for an alternative?
List of recent Dire Wraith appearances:
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #1 (December, 2011)
On page 15, Crossbones presents data on all the known locations of the hammers formerly wielded by the Worthy to Sin and two companions. One of those companions seems to be a Dire Wraith wearing a cloak.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #2 (January, 2012)
On page 11, one of Sin’s associates (with a strange voice) talks to Crossbones over his radio about the “magical gizmo” that he is using to locate the Worthy’s hammers.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #3 (January, 2012)
On page 13, a robed Dire Wraith casts a spell that transports Crossbones to Mistress Sin’s compound in South Carolina.
On page 21, Sin’s associates identify themselves as D.O.A.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #5 (February, 2012) – The Dire Wraith who is a member of D.O.A. is shown clearly for the first time. During an attack on The Raft, the Wraith uses its tongue to tear information from the mind of a guard. The tongue later is seen to be unable to penetrate Luke Cage’s unbreakable skin. The Wraith later opens a mystic portal to D.O.A.’s headquarters in South Carolina.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #6 (March, 2012) – Sin and the D.O.A. (including the Dire Wraith) attack Project: Pegasus where they battle the Avengers. Hawkeye ends up fighting the Wraith and refers to it as “a giant mutant lobster.”
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #7 (March, 2012) – D.O.A. (including the Dire Wraith) battle the Avengers at Project: Pegasus. The Wraith is shown attacking Spider-Woman with an energy blast from her forehead and later uses Norse (or Runic?) magic to teleport herself, Sin, Crossbones, Hellstrom and a Hammer away.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #8 (April, 2012) – It is revealed that the Dire Wraith helped the D.O.A. rescue Sin from an armored prison transport helicopter by replacing one of the pilots. During the rescue, the Wraith summoned a Deathwing to destroy the two other choppers and ate the brain of the other pilot. In the present, the Dire Wraith does not appear on panel.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #9 (April, 2012) – The Dire Wraith is with Hellstrom and the D.O.A. team that attacks Valkyrie’s pocket dimension.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #10 (May, 2012) – The Dire Wraith is with the D.O.A. team that steals the four Hammers which Valkyrie had recovered. Later, the Dire Wraith is present after Sin’s mind has entered the Serpent’s Destroyer, the Final Sleeper.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #11 (May, 2012) – The Dire Wraith is among the D.O.A. members who accompany the Final Sleeper when it attacks Charleston, South Carolina.
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS #12 (June, 2012) – In Charleston, South Carolina, the Dire Wraith rants about how she has longed to see Earth purged. Later, as Valkyrie is defeating Sin, Hellstrom teleports himself and the Dire Wraith away. In the end, the Dire Wraith is present in the Dunwich Catacombs when Crossbones brings Sin to the reborn D.O.A.