The Avengers [Wonder Man; Scarlet Witch; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]]; Captain Atlas; Rick Jones; Starfox; Doctor Minerva; Ultimus; Supreme Intelligence; Neal Saroyan; Alex Flores; Gloria
Wonder Man battles Captain Atlas, who is wearing Nega Bands and plays dirty as he keeps banging them together to switch places with Rick Jones. Realizing that a war is brewing between the Kree and the Shi'ar with Earth caught in the middle, Captain America decides to call a meeting of all the Avengers. Simon puts his acting on hold to go save the universe.
The Avengers [Thor [Eric Masterson]; Wonder Man; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Living Lightning; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Starfox]; Gladiator
Thor and his companions arrive in Shi'ar space but find themselves in the vicinity of an attack by a Kree starship. Gladiator mistakes them for the attackers and battles the Avengers. Thor defeats Gladiator but has to destroy their route home to do so.
The Avengers [Wonder Man; Vision; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Scarlet Witch; Living Lightning; Thor [Eric Masterson]]; The Starjammers [Lilandra; Corsair; Ch'od; Hepzibah; Raza]; Starfox
Lilandra asks the Starjammers to transport her gigantic Nega-Portal to the Kree Empire. Corsair refuses and storms off, but the rest of the Jammers agree. Realizing that the portal is really a huge Nega-Bomb, Wonder Man and Vision hitch a ride and try to stop the Starjammers. After a brief scuffle, Wonder Man convinces the Jammers of what exactly they are transporting, and they jettison the bomb but are too slow to stop their forward progress as they disappear through a star portal. Wonder Man and Vision are stuck adrift and alone on the Nega-Bomb.