Iron Man's captor Mr. Kline revels his plan to destroy Stark. Although Marianne is Iron Man's only hope of escape she is unable to assist. Will Iron Man be able to save the woman he loves, or even save himself?
Following Kevin's death, the police try to take Iron Man into custody. Unwilling to surrender to the authorities, Iron Man takes off back to Stark Industries where he is revisited by old memories, and a plaguing question.
The Frightful Four regain their full fighting strength when they add an entranced Spider-Man to the team. The villains gain control of the Baxter Building and attempt to learn how to harness power from the Negative Zone, drawing Annihlus to the portal.
Thor and a small band of fellow gods turn their back on Odin after what they feel was an ill conceived plan with the potential for too many lives to be lost. Each attempt to fit into their newly acquired society, New York.
Aunt May has decided to stay on at Doc Ock's mansion, but before Peter has time to dwell on it his attentions are grabbed by the Smasher. Meanwhile, the rest of the city has come down with campaign fever, but who is Richard Raleigh, the charismatic frontrunner.
Spidey's webbing struggles to restrain the crumbling ceiling of the convention center, but will it hold long enough for Gwen and the others to escape? And who is the Disruptor and why does he have it out for Richard Raleigh?
The election is about to get underway and Spider-Man must do his best to keep the Smasher and the Disruptor from tearing down the city. Will Richard Raleigh be the next mayor of New York or will the underworld destroy him first?
Fury lays it all on the line in a brawl against Captain America as issues come to a head in the S.H.I.E.L.D leader's mind. The Falcon is patrolling his area, and learns that someone posing as Captain America is beating up people in the Falcon's district.
Quicksilver is missing and the Avengers are on edge, hoping and waiting for any clues to his whereabouts. When Wanda uncovers the first viable lead the team sets off for South America and a confrontation with old foes of the X-Men.
Acting quickly, Peter stops a mugging without switching to his costume, an act which is witnessed by none other than the God of Thunder. Confronting the youth, Thor and Peter are unexpectedly swept up into a cosmic fracas.
The Cat had believed her mentor dead before strange mental emanations summoned her to the Doctor's bedside. A sudden confrontation with the Owl sets the wheels in motion on a baffling series of events.
Should Thor lift his hand against Xorr it would mean the end of Sif, but to do nothing means abandoning her to her fate. The Thunder God is at a loss for a solution but in the meantime he must defend the God Jewel from the advances of Mercurio.
"Where Pass the Black Stars There Also Passes...Death! "
Asgard has been retaken and Odin returned to the throne but the shadow of doom is never far from the realm eternal. Before the dust settles, Thor must venture to the home of Tana Nile to face a new and insurmountable threat.
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.
When Peter recieves a strange message from Canada intended for Aunt May, he uses his cover as news photographer to fund his trip north. However, he may have bitten off more than he can chew in trying to get photos of the Hulk.
When Spidey is approached by some ad agents about designing a special new vehicle, he sees an opportunity to make some quick cash. Meanwhile, a long forgotten foe is back in action and looking for revenge.
Though Captain Marvel is busy with the Thanos affair an immediately pressing issue arises when an unwitting villain stumbles upon a Kree artifact. The Captain must team with Spider-Man if he is to stop the Basilisk.