Eugene Judd is in China where he tries to save peaceful monks from the Chinese government. The monk's high lama offers to open a doorway to another dimension for him to travel to but this allows Alpha Flight and the Dreamqueen to bridge the dimensional gap to earth where their conflict continues.
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (first as chairperson, origin); Doctor Druid (joins); She-Hulk; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Hercules; Frank Rambeau; Maria Rambeau; Karla Sofen [Moonstone]; Hermes (in shadow); Professor LeClare (flashback)
Doctor Druid officially joins the Avengers. Captain Marvel is nominated as the new chairperson and, after much soul-searching, accepts the nomination. A still-comatose Hercules is taken from his hospital bed.