In light of the looming threat of Ego the Living Planet, Thor has agreed to a tentative alliance with Galactus. Observing this, Odin finds himself questioning the motivations of his son and must decide on a course of action.
Cap is back in the city and barely has time to catch his breath. After a scuffle with some thugs he is summoned by the police commissioner who has a new assignment for him. Meanwhile the Falcon confronts the local slum-lord.
Quicksilver has finally made contact with the Avengers and Wanda is overjoyed, but the mood quickly sours when she tells Pietro of her resationship with the Vision. Meanwhile, someone has waylayed Xavier and the X-Men, who must look to the Avengers for assistance.
With Magneto defeated and their newest member, the Black Widow, established the Avengers settle back into their mansion. Before long a threat aimed at the Black Panther will embroil the Avengers yet again.
After months of self imposed hibernation, brought on by recent tragedies, Warlock awakes once more to face a new threat. Though he knows not why he has awoken it will take the help of the Counter-Earth Doom to succeed.
Though his efforts have been overwhelmingly benevolent, Warlock finds himself framed as a menace by President Carpenter, a former ally. Thus Warlock has become embroiled in a strange conspiracy and his first obstacle is the Counter-Earth Reed Richards, aka the Brute.
After being stiffed by Doom after his last assignment Cage will stop at nothing to get his money. With a little help from the Fantastic Four he makes his way to Latveria to confront the sinister autocrat.
Returning from his mission with the Avengers, DD gets caught up in a minor scuffle. When the dust settles he is confronted by a magazine editor seeking an interview. As DD takes a trip down memory lane a strange occurrence forces him back to reality.
The hallucinations brought on by Angar have left even Daredevil unable to trust his keenest senses. But with the city's only Superhero left defenseless what hope does San Francisco have against this new threat? The hallucinations brought on by Angar have left even Daredevil unable to trust his keenest senses. But with the city's only Superhero left defenseless what hope does San Francisco have against this new threat?
It should come as no surprise that the Werewolf would be hunted, but on this night the local thugs are the least of his concern as a mystic force watches and plots. Meanwhile, the presence of the Werewolf could not go unnoticed for long and the local authorities have begun to catch wind.
Cage is in dire straits. Left for dead by Señor Suerte, he must somehow muster the strength to break free from his current predicament and confront the madman. Meanwhile, reporter Phil Fox's snooping has finally paid off, but what will this mean for Cage?
The search for the Silver Surfer is on but has so far proved fruitless. Just when their quarry is within their grasp Strange and Namor let him slip away, but not before a clue to his whereabouts sets them on the right path.
With the Silver Surfer now in their ranks the Defenders enter another dimension in hopes of bypassing the barrier that keeps the Surfer on earth. Still, inter-dimensional travel is not without its pitfalls and the group find themselves once again in the land of the Nameless One.
Having rescued Barbara Norriss, now lost to madness, from the Nameless One, the Defenders find themselves back on earth again. Quickly divided by in-fighting, the group becomes ensnared in a conflict that involves the Executioner, the Enchantress and the Black Knight.