Visionaries was the name ascribed to the native populace of the planet Vision in the Mira star system in the parallel reality known as Earth-AD. 90% of the inhabitants of Vision were scientists. Visionaries were futurists dedicated towards monitoring and preserving civilization throughout the galaxy. Though the scientists of Vision preferred to conduct their trade through indirect means, they have been known to take an active role in a planet's development from time to time. Visionaries perfected the craft of psycho-history, a field of science that enabled them to map the future of a particular culture. One of vision's most renowned psycho-historians, Prof. Z, was able to chart the destiny of a single individual with 98% accuracy.
Prof. Z conducted a study of the planet Earth and determined that the world would ultimately succumb to its own self destruction. He predicted the rise of seven powerful corporate entities who would engage in a civil war that would eventually lead to the intellectual decline of all humanity. He referred to this calamity as the Great Disaster, and forecast the rise of a race of evolved animal beings with near-human intelligence.
Desperate to prevent such a future from coming to pass, Prof. Z pleaded with Vision's Council of Science to intervene on Earth's behalf. The Council supported Z's research and decided to form an organization known as the Global Peace Agency. Disguised as humans, the members of the Global Peace Agency operated on Earth and became a benevolent, though powerful, law enforcement cartel. They helped Earth's scientific community, particularly Doctor Myron Forest, to develop the Brother Eye satellite system, and they also initiated the OMAC Project which transformed meek stockroom clerk Buddy Blank into a one-man army corps.
By and large, the people of Earth did not know that the members of the Global Peace Agency were beings from another world. OMAC eventually learned the truth at a point when the first of Prof. Z's predictions began to manifest. Unfortunately for the rest of the planet, all of Prof. Z's forecasts proved accurate and the planet Earth erupted in a war that would eventually lead to its own downfall.
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Habitat: Habitat of this race is unknown.
Gravity: Gravity of this race is unknown.
Atmosphere: Atmosphere of this race is unknown.
Population: Population of this race is unknown.
Type of Government: Scientific
Level of Technology: Advanced
Cultural Traits: Cultural traits unknown.
- Unlike his fellow Visionaries, Mextaxa did not advocate the concepts of peace. On Earth, he aligned himself with Wiley Quixote and his International Communications and Commerce cartel. Mextaxa served as Quixotes's Chief of Operations.
- Prof. Z
- Prof. Z was a psycho-historical regulator who charted the future of Earth-AD's development with 98% accuracy. His findings revealed the coming of the Great Disaster. He petitioned the Visionary Council of Science to intervene on Earth's behalf.
- Quair Tox
- Quair Tox was the Chief Science Officer of the planet Vision. He first revealed the true history of the Global Peace Agency to OMAC. He recorded his data onto a video cassette and left it behind in a computer center for OMAC to find.
- The Visionaries, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the Multiverse in the 1985-86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series and is now considered apocryphal.
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