Alpha Flight (1983 series) #17-24 [SET] — Volume 03: Dreams Die Hard

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First, a glimpse into Alpha Flight's origins with Logan and Heather. 

Then, it is time to introduce Talisman! 

Who is she, and what is her connection to Alpha Flight? 

Then, Canada's mightiest heroes face threats of all sizes, ranging from the overweight Pink Pearl to the maniacal alchemist Diablo! 

And when the terrible secret of Sasquatch's origin is revealed, Alpha Flight must battle the Great Beasts in their own realm...

And pay a fearsome price! 

 

 

Collecting issues #17-24.

 

 

Alpha Flight (1983 series) #17
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“Dreams Die Hard...”   Dreams Die Hard pt 1 (of 3)
Wolverine and Heather Hudson discuss their past with each other and the beginning of Alpha Flight.
Guest-Starring Wolverine.
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #18
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“How Long Will a Man Lie in the Earth 'ere He Rot?”  Dreams Die Hard pt 2 (of 3)
Shaman and his daughter, Elizabeth Twoyoungmen, battle against a supernatural force named Ranaq.
Featuring the First Appearance of Vindicator. 
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #19
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“Turn Again, Turn Again, Time in Thy Flight..”  Dreams Die Hard pt 3 (of 3)
Discovering that Shaman's daughter is a powerful magician in her own right, Alpha Flight travels back in time to the Old West, so they can stop an ancient evil, before it becomes as powerful as it is in modern day. Elizabeth Twoyoungmen is now Talisman.
Featuring the First Appearance of Talisman. 
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #20
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
"Gold and Love Affairs!"  Gilded Lily pt 1 (of 2)
In attempting to cure her Split-personality problems, Sasquatch separates Aurora' powers from her brother's, Northstar.  Then Sasquatch shows her a potential headquarters for Alpha Flight but finds it to be occupied by Gilded Lily, a woman who is capable of turning people into gold.
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #21
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“Love Wrought New Alchemy...”  Gilded Lily pt 2 (of 2)
The origin of Gilded Lily is revealed when she battles both Sasquatch and Aurora of Alpha Flight.
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #22
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“Rub-Out!!” 
Aurora and Northstar face against Pink Pearl, one of the Biggest criminals in the circus!
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #23
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
 “Night of The Beast”  The Death of Sasquatch pt 1 (of 2) 
Snowbird learns from the Northern Gods Nevanna, Hodiak and Turoq that the form of her team-mate Sasquatch is actually Tanaraq, one of the Great Beasts that she is sworn to destroy!
Alpha Flight (1983 series) #24
By John Byrne Story & Art. 
“The Final Conflict!”  The Death of Sasquatch pt 2 (of 2)
Alpha Flight travels to the land of the Great Beasts to destroy them. They are able to defeat their foes as well as save the life of Walter Langowski by transferring his soul into the mechanical Box until they can figure something more permanent for him.