Iron Man (Tony Stark)
Appearing in "The Andromeda Swarm!"Edit
- Annihilus (Cameo)
Races and Species:
- Captain America's Shield
- Captain America's Uniform
- Iron Man Armor MK III
- Omni-Wave Projector
- Universal Weapon
Synopsis for "The Andromeda Swarm!"Edit
Boarding SHIELD's space station, the Avengers are granted the use of a space shuttle by Nick Fury so that they may travel to the Andromeda galaxy to rescue their captured friends Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Captain Marvel.
While traveling through space, they run into a Skrull armada and engage them in battle, and manage to fight back the invading force and board the lead ship.
They raise the Skrull home world where the emperor reveals to them that he has been manipulating Mar-Vel into creating an Omni-Wave device which he plans to use as a weapon. However, Mar-Vel has used the device to cast a holographic illusion of himself, and begins fighting to free himself and his friends. The Emperor orders his fleet to then initiate plan Delta before cutting off the transmission. The Vision, furious over the events and the risk to Wanda's life, beats the ship captain nearly to death, to learn that plan Delta is a plan to raze the entire planet Earth. Captain America sends Goliath on a life or death mission to stop the Skrull craft that is to be utilized in this plot.
Meanwhile on the Kree homeworld, Rick Jones (captured by the Kree last issue) is brought before Ronan the Accuser, who has Rick locked up with the Supreme Intelligence. There the Intelligence explains that Rick is an important part of the Kree-Skrull War and opens a dimensional gate that transports Rick to the Negative Zone. When he arrives there he finds Annhilius there waiting for him.
Solicit SynopsisThe startling wind-up to the Kree-Skrull War! A zillion surprise superheroes! And - Rick Jones conquers the universe! The wildest one yet!
- This is the first issue to feature the modern Avengers logo.
- As with many of the issues from this storyline, the title is an homage to a science-fiction novel or film. This title is a callback to Michael Crichton's "The Andromeda Strain."
- This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for more info.
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