Astonishing X-Men Volume 3 No.15 August 2006 ‘Torn Part 3’
Previously in Astonishing X-Men:
The Hellfire Club has returned. Now consisting of Sebastian Shaw, Cassandra Nova, Perfection, Nagasonic Teenage Warhead, and fulfill its destiny and destroy the X-Men.
The first phase of the plan was to neutralize the X-Men’s leader, Scott Summers. Emma took Scott on a journey into his mind and his insecurities, revealing a hidden memory: as a boy, Scott decided not to try to control his optic blasts. the terror and humiliation of that secret act has plagued him his entire life, and confronting it has left him powerless and nearly comatose.
Off-world on The Peak, the orbiting headquarters of S.W.O.R.D. (Sentinent Worlds Observation and Response Department), Agent Brand had been working with S.W.O.R.D. precogs to discover the identity of a mutant who will one day be responsible for destroying an alien planet known as the Breakworld. that search is now over. Agent Brand has found her “Destroyer of Worlds.”
Writer – Joss Whedon
Artist – John Cassaday
Colorist – Laura Martin
Letterer – Chris Eliopoulos
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