Misplaced Contessa

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Misplaced Contessa

Post by robfj » Sun Jan 31, 2016 6:52 am

DE FONTAINE, LA CONTESSA VALENTINA ALLEGRO IMPOSTER III
NA 42
NA 41-FB
NA 45
MA 14-FB
SECINV:DC
{UJ2 1}
UJ2 2
UJ2 3
UJ2 4 (1 - 11)
UJ2 4-FB
UJ2 4 (13 - 22)
CA5 26
....

This Skrull Contessa has the UJ2 series after SECINV:DC where she captures Dum-Dum Dugan to be replaced by a Skrull imposter. In that issue Captain America has already been assassinated, and so this has to be after Civil War.

But there is ample proof that the UJ2 series happens before CW.

There are characters in UJ2 whose next appearance is *in* the Civil War.
Jack O'Lantern III UJ2 2->CW 4
Micromax UJ2 4->CW:X 1-BTS
Sabra UJ2 4 (13 - 22)->CW:X 1-BTS

There are major chars whose next apps are well before CW.
Iron Man NA@ 1->UJ2 3-BTS->TG2 8 (17 - 18)-FB
Spider-Man M/TU3 25->UJ2 3-BTS->WT 6->TG2 8 (17 - 18)-FB

And the clincher of course is that 1 of them is Cap himself!
Captain America M/TU3 25->UJ2 3->TG2 8 (17 - 18)-FB

So clearly UJ2 must precede SECINV:DC in the Skrull Contessa's timeline.

The position of UJ2 relative to the Contessa's earlier apps depends on where the NA 45 and MA 14-FB entries fit in the grand scheme of things. I'm now going to assume that the relevant arguments in my 'HOMSkrulls' and 'Mighty Avengers 14 flashback redux' threads are accepted and use the positions defined there for those 2 events. Then UJ2 happens after MA 14-FB because in Veranke's timeline MA 14-FB is before NA@ 1, which links to the Iron Man ref above.
FNSM 4
M/KSM 22
MA 14 (10 - 12)-FB
BP4 16
TG2 8-FB
NA 17
NA 18
NA 19
NA 20
NA@ 1

If you accept this proposal but reject either or both of the others then there might have to be some juggling of the entries that end up between NA 41-FB and SECINV:DC.


The required change is:-
DE FONTAINE, LA CONTESSA VALENTINA ALLEGRO IMPOSTER III
current:-
NA 42
NA 41-FB
NA 45
MA 14-FB
SECINV:DC move from here
{UJ2 1}
UJ2 2
UJ2 3
UJ2 4 (1 - 11)
UJ2 4-FB
UJ2 4 (13 - 22)
CA5 26
....
changed to:-
NA 42
NA 41-FB
NA 45
MA 14-FB
{UJ2 1}
UJ2 2
UJ2 3
UJ2 4 (1 - 11)
UJ2 4-FB
UJ2 4 (13 - 22)
SECINV:DC move to here
CA5 26
....

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