Arcanna (02 - MAX)
Real Name: Arcanna Jones
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Arcanna Jones is introduced as a scientist and author of Quantum Physics: The New Reality. She has the ability to perceive and influence parallel quantum dimensions. She is what physicists described as "the ultimate observer", and can see all the quantum possibilities and choose which will become reality. To explain this, Arcanna evokes the Schrödinger's cat paradox, which asserts if a cat in a box has a 50% chance of being killed, it is neither alive nor dead (or both alive and dead) until the box is opened and the cat is observed. She had come to General Richard Alexander in hopes of finding the source of her power in order to eliminate it. Arcanna, Dr. Emil Burbank, Raleigh Lund and Al Gaines are ordered to apprehend or destroy Hyperion. During the ensuing fight, Hyperion's eye-beams, Nuke's radiation blast, and Arcanna's own quantum alterations create a brief and unexplainable skip in reality. All five initially thought they were in an alternate reality, but it was revealed to be their own reality four years in the future.
She was originally meant to be on a covert operations team, but that changed after Hyperion informed reporter Jason Scott of the project and gave him a list of the super-humans working for the government. She now works for Squadron Supreme. Arcanna now wears a costume that is an update of the old Squadron Supreme version.
First Appearance: Supreme Power (2003) #18
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Saga of Squadron Supreme (2006)
Squadron Supreme (2006)
Squadron Supreme (2008)
TPB vol. 02 Supreme Power (2003)
- 'Bright Shining Lies'#5
- 'Power to the People! Part 5 of 6: Overpowered!'#7
- 'One Fine Day: Part 1'#8
- 'Gather, Darkness!'#9
- 'A Matter of Seconds...!'
#18 Supreme Power: Hyperion (2005)
- 'Exhibit R: The Statement of Mark Milton'
#1 Ultimate Mystery (2010)
- 'Falling Angels, Pt. 1'#2
- 'Falling Angels, Pt. 2'#3
- 'The Least Resistance'#4
- 'Full Circle'#5
- 'The Prodigal Son'
Ultimate Power (2006)
- 'Part 1 of 9'#2
- 'Part 2 of 9'#3
- 'Part 3 of 9'#5
- 'Part 5 of 9'#6
- 'Part 6 of 9'#7
- 'Part 7 of 9'#8
- 'Part 8 of 9'#9
- 'Part 9 of 9'
Squadron Supreme (Marvel)(Earth-31916)
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