Amazing Fantasy v2 #16-20

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Amazing Fantasy v2 #16-20

Post by Col_Fury » Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:32 am

AMAZING FANTASY v2 #16 (February 2006)
By Simon Furman & James Raiz

APPEARANCES:
Death’s Head (also in fb), Dr. Lars Heinkel (also in fb), Jana Breski (also in fb), Raymond Hidalgo (also in fb), Aaron Spiro, Prof. Varina Goddard (also bts in fb-fb), Agent Braccia (in fb), A.I.M. agents

FLASHBACKS:
Raymond Hidalgo is sent to investigate A.I.M. He’s with the United Nations when they announce an upcoming treaty with A.I.M. (recently). Varina Goddard experiments on fusing humans with technology (a few years ago, fb-fb). Death’s Head remembers the Planet Hulk story (100 years ago, give or take).
SYNOPSIS:
Hidalgo and the United Nations people and meet with A.I.M.. Hidalgo meets Varina Goddard, then secretly infiltrates their files. Meanwhile, Goddard secretly releases Death’s Head from stasis, who starts attacking A.I.M. agents.

2nd Story:
By Chris Kipiniak & Carmine di Giandomenico

APPEARANCES:
Paladin, others

SYNOPSIS:
In an unnamed middle eastern country, Paladin has been hired by both the government and the rebels; he ends up double-crossing them both but still gets paid.

AMAZING FANTASY v2 #17 (March 2006)
By Simon Furman & James Raiz

APPEARANCES:
Death’s Head, Raymond Hidalgo, Agent Braccia, Prof. Varina Goddard, Cmdr. Yu, Rooney, Bowen, Meredith Driscoll, Curtis Henri, A.I.M. agents (inc Jarndyce), bystanders

SYNOPSIS:
Death’s Head escapes A.I.M. Hidalgo reports to the UN and continues his research at A.I.M. Death’s Head breaks into a prison to free one of Goddard’s friends.

2nd Story:
By Steve Niles & Rafa Gares

APPEARANCES:
Morbius (also in fb), Nikos (also in fb), Martine Bancroft (in fb), Baron Blood, vampires

FLASHBACK:
Michael Morbius is sick and dying, so he convinces his friend Nikos to help experiment on him. Morbius is turned into a vampire and accidentally kills Nikos; he doesn’t want his girlfriend Martine to know what happened and leaves (expands ASM 102-FB).
SYNOPSIS:
Years later, Morbius is confronted by a group of vampires led by Baron Blood, who reveal they turned his old friend Nikos into a vampire.

NOTE:
In ASM 102-FB, Morbius’ experiment is on a boat (both Nikos and Martine come with, but only Nikos is involved in the experiment). Here, the experiment seems to be in Morbius’ basement (again, though, only Nikos is involved in the experiment). In ASM 102-FB, Morbius notes that Martine is asleep in the next room. Here, we can hear her voice from the next room. We can assume this story didn’t show them going to the boat for the sake of storytelling economy.

AMAZING FANTASY v2 #18 (April 2006)
By Simon Furman & James Raiz

APPEARANCES:
Death’s Head, Gen. Tal, Capt. Kort, Agent Braccia, Cmdr. Yu, Prof. Varina Goddard, Raymond Hidalgo, Monica Rappaccini (in fb), Uni-Power (in fb), Ducat, Yvonne, Monique, A.I.M. agents, bystanders

FLASHBACK:
Monica Rappaccini captures the Uni-Power; eventually, A.I.M. will copy it to power a Death’s Head Warguard they captured (100 years ago, give or take).
SYNOPSIS:
Death’s Head continues to fight prison guards. Varina plots against A.I.M. Hidalgo discovers that Goddard is Monica Rappaccini’s granddaughter. Death’s Head escapes the prison, but doesn’t get Goddard’s friend; he meets with Goddard’s A.I.M. faction, and is ordered to kill Hidalgo.

NOTE:
The Captain Universe mini-of-one-shots is referenced in the flashback; those were published the month before AFSY2 16 was, so that makes sense. This flashback would be the divergence point; Rappaccini captures the Uni-Power in this universe, but in Earth-616 she doesn’t and the Uni-Power continues on to appear in Annihilation Conquest.

This story was published at the same time as Planet Hulk (or at least the start of it); in it, the Death’s Head Warguard was an army of robots used by the Red King. Death’s Head’s flashback in issue #16 may be during this time, but it’s hard to say if it’s before or after the divergence point. Who knows how long A.I.M. had the Uni-Power, or when they captured this Death’s Head Warguard?

2nd Story:
By Tony Lee & Leonard Kirk

This New Universe story’s already in the MCP!

AMAZING FANTASY v2 #19 (May 2006)
By Simon Furman & Shannon Gallant

APPEARANCES:
Death’s Head (also in fb), Raymond Hidalgo (also in fb), Agent Braccia (in fb), Jana Breski (in fb), Cmdr. Yu (in fb), Rooney (in fb), Prof. Varina Goddard (in fb), Dr. Lars Heinkel (in fb), A.I.M. agents (in fb), bystanders (in fb)

FLASHBACK:
The UN prepares for the upcoming treaty signing with A.I.M. Hidalgo completes his research, but is then attacked by Death’s Head. Goddard enacts her plan and escapes A.I.M. Death’s head chases Hidalgo.
SYNOPSIS:
Death’s Head finds Hidalgo in a church. Later, Hidalgo is found by the UN, almost dead.

2nd Story:
By Justin Gray & Marshall Rogers

This New Universe story’s already in the MCP!

AMAZING FANTASY v2 #20 (June 2006)
By Simon Furman & James Raiz

APPEARANCES:
Death’s Head (also in fb), Raymond Hidalgo (also in fb), Secretary-General Okuda, Prime Minister of Switzerland, Agent Braccia, Cmdr. Yu, Dr. Tighe, Prof. Morten (A.I.M. Supreme Scientist), Varina Goddard, Lars Heinkel, Jana Breski, Ivan Golinski, A.I.M. agents, bystanders

FLASHBACK:
Death’s Head kills Hidalgo, then revives him (during last issue).
SYNOPSIS:
Hidalgo wakes up and alerts the UN that Death’s Head is going to kill the Secretary-General. Hidalgo goes to the signing and stops the assassination, foiling Goddard’s plot. Later, Death’s Head becomes a freedom fighter.

NOTE:
This is noted as “Part 6” despite being the fifth chapter.

2nd Story:
By Joe R. Lansdale & Byron Penaranda

APPEARANCES:
Steam Rider (Sonny Dolan), Mr. Dolan (Sonny’s dad), Tin (Steam Rider’s steam-powered robot horse), Jake Rutherford & his brothers, bystanders

SYNOPSIS:
In the Old West, Sonny Rutherford is the new sheriff in town, but he’s killed by the Jake Rutherford and his brothers. Sonny’s dad (a blacksmith AND a veterinarian!) rebuilds him as a steam-powered cyborg; as the Steam Rider Sonny kills the Rutherfords and arrests Jake, and continues to be the town’s sheriff.

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On the A-Z pages:

BANCROFT, MARTINE
*AFSY2 17/2 (2:2-2:8)-FB
{ASM 102-FB}
*AFSY2 17/2 (4:5-4:7)-FB-VO
M/TU 3-FB
VT 1-FB
……

BARON BLOOD/JOHN FALSWORTH
……
CA4 31
*[AFSY2 17/2] (remove brackets)

MORBIUS/DR. MICHAEL MORBIUS
*ASM 102 (14:2-14:6)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (2:2-2:8)-FB
*ASM 102 (15-17)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (3:1-3:2)-FB
*ASM 102 (18:1)-FB-OP
*AFSY2 17/2 (3:3-3:5)-FB
*ASM 102 (18:2-19:4)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (3:6-4:1)-FB
*ASM 102 (19:5-19:8)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (4:2-4:3)-FB
*ASM 102 (20:1-20:3)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (4:4)-FB
*ASM 102 (20:4)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (4:5-4:7)-FB
*ASM 102 (20:5-22:2)-FB
*AFSY2 17/2 (4:8)-FB
{ASM 101}
……
SSM2 14
**[AFSY2 17] (delete)
*AFSY2 17/2
LOM:MORB
……

NIKOS
ASM 102 (14:2-14:6)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (2:2-2:8)-FB
ASM 102 (15-17)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (3:1-3:2)-FB
ASM 102 (18:1)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (3:3-3:5)-FB
ASM 102 (18:2-19:4)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (3:6-4:1)-FB
ASM 102 (19:5-19:8)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (4:2-4:3)-FB
ASM 102 (20:1-20:3)-FB
AFSY2 17/2 (4:4)-FB
ASM 102 (20:4)-FB-OP
AFSY2 17/2 (4:5-4:7)-FB-OP
M/TU 3-FB
AFSY2 17/2

PALADIN/PAUL DENNIS
……
DD2 79
*AFSY2 16/2
HFH2 1
……

STEAM RIDER/SONNY DOLAN
AFSY2 20/2

TIN
AFSY2 20/2

On the Alternate Realities page:

DEATH’S HEAD | EARTH-6216
AFSY2 16-FB
AFSY2 16
AFSY2 17
AFSY2 19-FB
AFSY2 19
AFSY2 20-FB
AFSY2 20

GODDARD, PROF. VARINA | EARTH-6216
AFSY2 16 16-FB-FB-BTS
AFSY2 16
AFSY2 17
AFSY2 18
AFSY2 19-FB
AFSY2 20

HIDALGO, RAYMOND | EARTH-6216
AFSY2 16-FB
AFSY2 16
AFSY2 17
AFSY2 18
AFSY2 19-FB
AFSY2 19 (1 - 21:2)
AFSY2 20-FB
AFSY2 19 (21:3 - 22)
AFSY2 20

RAPPACCINI, MONICA | EARTH-6216
AFSY2 18-FB

UNI-POWER/ENIGMA FORCE/"UNI-FORCE" | EARTH-6216
AFSY2 18-FB
-Daron Jensen

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