Title: SECRET WARS II#2 by Jim Shooter (writer) and
Synopsis: After the Hate-Monger's (and Pyscho-Man's) plans
apart, Scourge, hidden in an alley, guns down the Hate-Monger, revealing
him to be an android (I think; the readers might have known earlier and
I'm not 100% sure the public found out, but I think they did at this
Is it key to the Scourge storyline? No
Does it tie in to the main story? Only to the extent that
Secret Wars II
covers events from Fantastic Four#280. Since Psycho-Man begins using the
android there, Scourge's hit actually ties more into that story.
Comments: This is the only Scourge victim to be killed in his
outing, as well as the only one to be an artificial lifeform.
Scourge's disguise, if any, is not actually seen here.