Hulk and the Rhino careen through space in their tiny life-boat of a spacecraft, moving ever closer towards Counter-Earth. Will the world they find be a mirror of their own, or a glimpse at what theirs maybe could have been?
As Bruce pilots his craft back from Counter-Earth, Thunderbolt Ross makes plans to destroy the ship and with it, the Hulk. Neither could realize that their conflict will wake an abomination or, more specifically, the Abomination.
Lost and wandering in the Canadian wilderness, Hulk soon discovers one of the darker mysteries of the true north. Meanwhile, Thunderbolt Ross is in the process of finagling his Hulkbusters through customs.
After a run in with the Werewolf, Peter Parker looks up DD and the Widow to get his interview for the Bugle. However, they hardly have time to finish their introductions before a Juggernaut wannabe makes the scene.
With his Hulkbusters in full force across the Canadian border, Thunderbolt Ross sets about tracking down and eliminating the Hulk. Before long both he and the Hulk will fall prey to another startling menace.
Hulk has escaped from the Russians but is lost somewhere in the arctic circle. His wanderings will bring him out to sea and into contact with a most unusually community. Meanwhile, preparations are made to rescue Thunderbolt Ross.
When a shocking new monster is created by accident, it falls to the Hulk to stop him. However, a glory hungry ex-Avenger feels compelled to get in on the action as well. Meanwhile, the rescue of Thunderbolt Ross finally gets underway.
In the present... calamities occur planet-wide while the flame-serpent Kometes continues to hover over St. Louis. In the ancient past... Hellstrom and his companions seek out the sorceress Zhered-Na in Atlantis but run into complications.
Valkyrie decides to visit a man from Susan's past, Nighthawk is visited by a woman from his past, and the Defenders are re-joined by a member from their (recent) past. Then some bitter scientists create havoc.