Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Heather Hudson]; Sasquatch; Box [Madison Jeffries]; Shaman; Talisman]; Beta Flight [Purple Girl; Goblyn; Laura Dean]; Dreamqueen; Nightmare; Aurora (Illusion); China Force [Ox; Snake; Rat; Rabbit] (Cameo Flashback)
Alpha Flight invades the Dreamqueen's lair in Edmonton. While the rest of the team battles illusions, Talisman takes the battle directly to Dreamqueen. Laura opens a portal to Liveworld and sends the Dreamqueen home.
David Michelinie (co-plot, script); Bob Layton (co-plot)
Bob Layton; Chris Ivy (assist); Don Hudson (assist); Harry Candelario (background assist); Bob Downs (and friends) (background assist); Dave Simons (background assist); Marc Siry (background assist); Gavin Curtis (background assist); James Brock (background assist)
Paul Becton; Marc Siry (assist); Mike Rockwitz (assist)
the American Freedom Front (terrorist organization); Bambi Arbogast; Brie Daniels; Clay Wilson [as Carl Walker, also wears a black Iron Man armor] (circuit designer); Darlene (friend of Rae LaCoste); Dr. Doom (cameo); the Fixer; the Ghost (cameo); Howard Finch (Joanna Nivena's husband) & his two children; Iron Man [also as Tony Stark]; Jim Rhodes; Joanna Nivena; Justin Hammer (cameo); Mr. Hale (Roxxon executive); Mrs. Fruitbagel; Quint (Tony Stark's head of security); Rae LaCoste; the Rhino (cameo); Sally (Tony Stark's secretary)
Mark Gruenwald (co-plot); Ralph Macchio (co-plot; script)
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Tom Palmer (finisher)
Avengers [Dr. Druid; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Marrina; Machine Man; Stingray (cameo); Super-Adaptoid (first as Supreme Adaptoid, villain); Kubik; Mentallo (cameo flashback); Heavy Metal [Sentry 459; Tess-One; Awesome Android] (cameo flashback)
With the power of the Cosmic Cube, the Super-Adaptoid renames himself the Supreme Adaptoid and plans on controlling the universe. Kubik transports the Captain into the battle. The Captain is able to defeat the Supreme Adaptoid by tricking the creature into duplicating the human ability to die. Kubik strips the Adaptoid of the power of the Cube removing its ability to duplicate powers.