Richard Starkings; Albert Deschesne [as Comicraft's Albert Deschesne]
FEATURE: New Avengers--Luke Cage; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Dr. Strange; Wolverine; Iron Fist; Ronin [Clint Barton]; GUESTS: Ronin [Maya Lopez; Echo]; VILLAINS: Elektra; The Hand; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Captain America; Iron Man; Mr. Fantastic; Goliath [Bill Foster]; Hulkling; The Thing
Maya Lopez has insinuated herself into the Japanese underworld but, as Ronin, she has also become its scourge; She is attacked by Elektra who kills her; Resurrected by the Hand, Maya begins to undergo the process that will bind her to the ninja organization; Tipped off by a letter Maya sent to Daredevil, the New Avengers show up to rescue her; They succeed, but Elektra is hot on their trail.