Appearing in "Beware the Basilisk My Son!"Edit
- Basilisk (Basil Elks) (First appearance) (Origin revealed)
- Kree Crewmen (Only in flashback)
- Kingpin (Mentioned)
- Vulture (Mentioned)
- Green Goblin (Mentioned)
- Human Torch (Mentioned)
- Mr. Fantastic (Mentioned)
- Spider-Man's Webshooters
- Alpha Stone (Main story and flashback)
- Omega Stone (Main story and flashback)
- Kree Ship (Only in flashback)
Synopsis for "Beware the Basilisk My Son!"Edit
Captain Marvel has Rick Jones rush to a local museum where the long lost Kree Alpha Stone is on display. As Rick rushes to retrieve the item, jewel thief Basil Elks tries to steal the stone. However, a chance encounter with security ends with the guard shooting the Alpha Stone. The resulting explosion mutates Basil into a super-human form and dubs himself Basilisk.
Fleeing the museum, Basilisk catches the attention of both Spider-Man, and Rick Jones -- who switches place with Captain Marvel. After Mar-Vel's first attempt to try and stop Basilisk ends in failure, he tells Spider-Man that Basilisk is possibly seeking out the Omega Stone to boost his power.
Tracking after Basilisk, they come to a battle at the location of the Omega Stone: A construction site. During the battle, Mar-Vell grabs the Omega Stone. The stone reacts with his Kree physiology and grows in size trapping Mar-Vell in it. Mar-Vell then suddenly vanishes in a blast of light, and Basilisk flees the scene, leaving Spider-Man to ponder what happened to Captain Marvel. This story is continued next issue....
- The iconic cover image logo of Captain Marvel is recycled art from the cover of Captain Marvel #29. This image was also used in multiple marketing items, (Slurpee cups, Topps Stickers, and other merchandise in the 1970's).
- Inks by Mooney and Hunt (uncredited).
- This story immediately continues in Marvel Team-Up #17
- No trivia.
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