- Jim Shooter (credited); John Byrne (dialogue for one panel)
- John Byrne (credited)
- Pablo Marcos (credited)
- Phil Rachelson (credited)
- Denise Wohl (credited)
- The Avengers [Beast [Hank McCoy]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]]; Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria]; Power Man [Erik Josten]; Tony Stark; Whirlwind [Dave Cannon]; Whizzer [James Sanders]; The Avengers [Yellowjacket [Henry Pym]]; Dr. Stanchek; the Lethal Legion [Living Laser]; Professor Kenneth Sturdy
- The Avengers battle Count Nefaria.
Part 1 of 3.
John Byrne credited with dialogue in page 14 panel 7, "visual bits," and the introduction of Maximoff in the letters page to Avengers #168.
Letters on The Avengers #160. Letters from Michael R. Lettner, Garth Kriewall