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Essential Series Vol 1 Avengers 2
Published
June, 2000


Appearing in "Enter...Dr. Doom!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #25.

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Synopsis for "Enter...Dr. Doom!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #25.

The Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver recieve a letter from their Aunt in Latveria and decide to visit her. They're accompanied by Captain America and Hawkeye. But when they arrive, they are all jailed and discover the letter was to lure them into a trap set up by Doctor Doom, who decides defeating the Avengers will instil fear in to the Fantastic Four, making them easier to defeat.

The Fantastic Four attempt to assist the Avengers, but are not allowed, as interference could spark an international incident. Nevertheless, the Avengers escape and fight Doom to a standstill, when he causes a divertion and escapes.

Appearing in "The Voice of the Wasp!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #26.

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Synopsis for "The Voice of the Wasp!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #26.

Captain America shows everyone the new system for recieving secret messages, but Hawkeye doesn't pay attention.

Meanwhile, on the ocean Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne are doing research and spot the Sub-Mariner heading for New York. The Wasp flies away to warn everyone that the Sub-Mariner may pose a threat. On the way she is captured by Attuma.

Attuma brags that he has created a Wave Machine that will flood the whole of the surface world. Wasp manages to send a mayday to the Avengers. The Avengers go to help her without Hawkeye, who isn't present.

Captain America, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch battle Attuma's forces but are ultimately captured. Hawkeye returns to the mansion and tries to check his messages but can't remember how to work it. He decides to use one of Tony Stark's inventions: the "subliminal recall inducer" to remember. However, as he uses the machine, an unknown villain approaches him silently...

Appearing in "Four Against the Floodtide!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #27.

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  • Tidal expaunder
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  • Attuma's fleet
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Synopsis for "Four Against the Floodtide!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #27.

Hawkeye remembers how to work the message machine but is attacked by the Beetle before he gets a chance to use it. He defeats the Beetle, reads the message and sets off to help. After locating a beaten Quicksilver, they help defeat Attuma. Captain America sabotages Attuma's controls and the base collides with his wave machine, destroying it. They return to find the Beetle missing and an important message on the computer involving the Wasp.

Appearing in "Among Us Walks a Goliath!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #28.

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Synopsis for "Among Us Walks a Goliath!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #28.

Henry Pym calls the Avengers, telling them that he is Giant-Man and that the Wasp is missing. The Wasp has been captured by the Collector and the Beetle.

The Scarlet Witch presents Hank with a new costume she'd just happened to have been sewing in the hopes that he might return to the team. Along with the new costume, he renames himself Goliath.

The Avengers enter the Collector's lair and get seperated and captured but Goliath escapes and frees the other Avengers. They rescue the Wasp and force the Collector to escape with the Beetle using a time machine.

Afterwards however, when Goliath tries to shrink down to his normal size, he collapses and faints at 10 feet tall.

Appearing in "This Power Unleashed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #29.

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Synopsis for "This Power Unleashed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #29.

The story is continued from the last issue.

The Avengers are unable to revive the fallen Goliath. They seekk medical help, and their doctor informs them that he will recover but must never attempt to shrink any further than his present, 10-foot height. Frustrated, Goliath storms out in anger.

The Black Widow is captured by Russians, brainwashed and sent to destroy the Avengers. She enlists the help of the Swordsman and Power Man. The Avengers are all captured with the exception of Goliath and the Wasp. They free the captive Avengers. After a brief battle, the Black Widow, the Swordsman and Power Man all escape.


Appearing in "Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #30.

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  • Avenger's Rocket Powered Air Car
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Synopsis for "Frenzy in a Far-Off Land!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #30.

Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch take a leave of absence from the Avengers due to their powers dwindling.

Goliath also sets off to South America to try and find a cure for his condition. He is seeking out his old college professor, Dr. Anton. Meanwhile, the Black Widow is ordered to destroy the Avengers again with the help of the Swordsman and Power Man. The Avengers locate the villainous trio but Hawkeye wants to go after them alone, as it is personal to him.

In South America, Goliath learns that Dr. Anton has been captured by someone known as the Keeper of the Flame. He tries to save his mentor but is overwhelmed. He is brought to safety, however, by Prince Rey, leader of a rebel force against the Keeper.

Hawkeye defeats the Swordsman but is trapped by Power Man. Realizing she loves him, the Black Widow saves him, finding herself unable to harm him.

Captain America and the Wasp leave for South America to help Goliath.

Appearing in "Never Bug a Giant!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #31.

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  • Avengers Rocket Plane

Synopsis for "Never Bug a Giant!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #31.

The story is continued from the last issue.

Captain America, The Wasp and Hawkeye leave for South America to help Goliath. Meanwhile, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch realise how badly they liked being Avengers and hope their powers return soon.

Goliath and Prince Rey escape to Prince Rey's rebel hideout. He explains how the Keeper controls a powerful cobalt flame capable of destroying the world. Goliath realises Prince Rey only wants the flame for his own desires and leaves him.

Goliath attacks the Keeper and gets captured. The other Avengers attack and also get captured with the exception of the Wasp. Prince Rey's forces attack the Keeper's, while at the same time, the Wasp frees all the Avengers. Hawkeye smothers the flame with explosive arrows, destroying it.

The Avengers free Dr. Anton and leave. Unfortunately, Dr. Anton can do nothing to help Goliath's condition.

Appearing in "The Sign of the Serpent!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #32.

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  • Sons of the Serpent's helicopter
  • Sons of the Serpent's Air Shuttle

Synopsis for "The Sign of the Serpent!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #32.

Captain America encourages Goliath to keep looking for a solution to his size-changing dilemma. Goliath finds a new assistant, Bill Foster.

The Sons of the Serpent attack foreign people, including General Chen, the dictator of a communist country, while he visits the United Nations.

The Black Widow provides information to Hawkeye to prove herself to him.

Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch discover they will regain their full powers.

Bill Foster, an African-American, gets attacked by the Sons of the Serpent. Captain America goes to Nick Fury for more information about this new villainous group and the Avengers vow to defeat them. But Captain America is kidnapped and the Avengers are warned that he will be killed if they oppose them. They have no option but to refuse to fight against the Sons of the Serpent.




Appearing in "To Smash a Serpent"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #33.

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Synopsis for "To Smash a Serpent"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #33.

With Captain America being held hostage, the Avengers can't attack the the Sons of the Serpents. Because of this, Bill Foster storms out of Goliath's lab.

Captain America seems to have been brainwashed by the Sons, turning him into a fascist. The Avengers attend a Sons of the Serpent meeting while Hawkeye and the Black Widow attempt a rescue mission to save Captain America. During the meeting, Goliath argues with the Sons of the Serpent, but is attacked by a brainwashed Captain America.

After a brief battle, Goliath follows the escaping Serpents to their ship. The Black Widow finds the real Captain America captive and rescues him. They capture the Sons of the Serpent and their leader turns out to be General Chen.

Appearing in "The Living Laser!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #34.

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  • Aero-car
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Synopsis for "The Living Laser!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #34.

The Living Laser, a villain using powerful hand-mounted laser projectors, robs a bank and the Avengers investigate the scene of the crime. While they are there, the Living Laser observes their actions incognito. He becomes smitten with the beautiful the Wasp, developing an obsession with her.

Bill Foster returns to work for Goliath. The Living Laser attacks them and is beaten by Goliath before the rest of the Avengers arrive, although he manages to escape. In his secret lair, he works to make his laser beam even deadlier.

The Avengers, excluding Goliath, attack the Living Laser again. Hawkeye and Captain America get captured in a deadly trap and the Wasp is kidnapped by the Laser.

Appearing in "The Light That Failed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #35.

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Synopsis for "The Light That Failed!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #35.

Goliath arrives to save Hawkeye and Captain America from the Living Laser's trap.

With the Wasp as his prisoner, the Living Laser flees to South America. In Costa Verde, he creates a powerful laser cannon and uses it to save the country from dictatorship, although he's really motivated by the expectation of fame and reward money.

The Avengers attack the Living Laser but they are defeated by his cannon and captured. Goliath escapes by willing himself to shrink, even though it is dangerous for him. He overcomes his size limit and sabotages the Laser's cannon, causing it to explode and defeating the Living Laser.

At the end of the issue, Captain America is alone in Avenger's Mansion when an unknown person reaches out to him. Cap is shocked to see... (Story continued into the next issue.)

Appearing in "The Ultroids Attack!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #36.

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  • The Burgomeister

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  • UFO
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Synopsis for "The Ultroids Attack!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #36.

(Story continues from last issue) Captain America is surprised to find the Scarlet Witch in Avengers Mansion. She relates that Quicksilver has been kidnapped by a UFO.

Elsewhere, Hawkeye nominates the Black Widow for membership, but Goliath objects on the grounds that the Avengers is not a "halfway house" for reformed criminals. A distress signal reaches the team. Despite Wanda's concern for her brother, Cap states that the Avengers must always concern themselves with innocent civilians first. Thus the Avengers (including the Scarlet Witch and the Black Widow) fly to the Balkans. There, they discover a huge computer named Ixar draining information from the village's Burgomeister.

Ixar lured the Avengers to him in order to extract power use them to build the Ultroids. They also discover that the Scarlet Witch who accompanied them is a fake, she is in fact an Ultroid known as Ultrana.

Ultrana and the Ultroids attack the Avengers, capturing them all. They are to be subjected to Ixar's experiments. Since the Black Widow is not an Avenger, she is sent to be destroyed.

Appearing in "To Conquer a Colossus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #37.

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Synopsis for "To Conquer a Colossus!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #37.

(Story continues from last issue) The Avengers have been captured by the Ultroids. Since the Black Widow is not an Avenger, she is being taken away to be destroyed.

The Ultroid's spaceship takes off. Goliath changes size to escape and sets the rest of the Avengers free. They fight the Ultroids to a stalemate. But they stop short of defeating them since, if they go any further, Ixar will kill the burgomeister of the village.

Ixar absorbs the power of all the Ultroids, giving himself a colossal-size body. The Avengers attack but are all defeated except for Hawkeye and the Black Widow. They theorized that Ixar is somehow connected to the burgomeister. Acting on this hunch, they threaten to kill him. Ixar speculates that Hawkeye cannot carry out that threat as he is bound by Avenger's moral code which forbides them from taking life. The Black Widow, however, reminds Ixar that she is not an Avenger. Realizing she can carry out this threat, Ixar is forced to release all the Avengers.

Appearing in "In Our Midst... an Immortal!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #38.

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Synopsis for "In Our Midst... an Immortal!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #38.

The Asgardian Enchantress and the Olympian god of war Ares schme to place the legendary Hercules under their control. Overcome by the Enchantress' love potion, he is sent to attack the Avengers.

While on her way to attend an Avengers' meeting (in which the team would vote to decide whether to induct her as a member), the Black Widow is shanghied by S.H.I.E.L.D. agents and asked to act as a double-agent behind the Iron Curtain. She agrees, but is unhappy to have to leave Hawkeye again.

Hercules attacks the team. The Avengers eventually bring him back to his senses but he is dismayed to discover that because he left Olympus, Zeus has declared him exiled on Earth! The Avengers charitably house him for the duration.

Appearing in "The Torment...and the Triumph!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #39.

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  • Sky-cycle



Synopsis for "The Torment...and the Triumph!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #39.

The newspapers are filled with headline stories about how the Black Widow stole secret plans and escaped to Russia with them. Feeling betrayed, an upset Hawkeye walks into a trap set by the Mad Thinker. He is attacked and captured by Hammerhead - one of the Thinker's "Triumvirate of Terror".

Goliath and the Wasp attempt to rescue Hawkeye but are captured by Piledriver, another Triumvirate member. Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch are captured by Thunderboot, the third and final member.

The Mad Thinker begins carrying out his plan of stealing all of Tony Stark's inventions housed in Avengers Mansion. But the team's new guest Hercules returns to the masnion, discovers them and frees the captive Avengers. With Hercules' aid, the AVengers defeat the Triumvirate of Terror. The Mad Thinker escapes however.

Appearing in "Suddenly...the Sub-Mariner!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #40.

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  • X-76 Verti-Jet
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Synopsis for "Suddenly...the Sub-Mariner!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #40.

The Scarlet Witch collapses from stress sustained in their most recent battle (last issue). Elsewhere, the Black Widow steals an experimental jet from General "Thunderbolt" Ross.

The Sub-Mariner attacks a submarine which has been destroying underwater wildlife. He then decides to attack the base it came from. The Avengers receive a call from Captain America warning that a dangerous item called the Cosmic Cube has been seen near the base and the Avengers should secure it.

While Quicksilver stays with his recovering sister, the other Avengers accompanied by Hercules journey to the base and battle the Sub-Mariner. Just as the Avengers are on the verge of defeating Namor, Hercules unwittingly mentions the Cosmic Cube to him. The Sub-Mariner (who had located the Cube earlier but was unaware of its abilities) flies away but returns with the Cube and the battle begins again. Namor is beaten, however, when he loses contact with the Cube, and it is lost down a crack in the ground which seals itself after.

Sometime later, the Mole Man finds the Cosmic Cube but throws it away, dismissing it for a useless bauble.

Appearing in "Let Sleeping Dragons Lie!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #41.

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Synopsis for "Let Sleeping Dragons Lie!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #41.

The Black Widow reaches the East with the stolen plane and meets Colonel Ying and Dr. Yen. He shows her his new invention, the Psychotron, which tortures its subjects with their greatest fears. They trap the Black Widow in it, suspecting (correctly) that she is still working for western forces.

Meanwhile, Goliath and Bill Foster are asked to examine the android body Dragon Man. Diablo lures the Avengers away from Dragon Man long enough for him to reactivate his creation. The Avengers battle Diablo and Dragon-Man and eventually beat them, but they nevertheless escape with an unconscious Goliath and the Wasp as their prisoners.

Appearing in "The Plan --- and the Power!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #42.

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  • Avenger's aero-vehicle



Synopsis for "The Plan --- and the Power!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #42.

(Story continues from the last issue) Quicksilver contacts the Fantastic Four for intel on Diablo and Dragon Man. Afterwards, he, Hawkeye, the Scarlet Witch and Hercules set out in search of them.

In Diablo's hideout, Goliath awakes and tries to attack Diablo. The Wasp is Diablo's prisoner, however, so Goliath backs down. Diablo "monologues" his plan to generate an entire army of Dragon Men. Captain America arrives by himself and is quickly defeated and is sent to prison.The Avengers arrive. Hercules saves the Wasp from Dragon Man while the rest of the team battles Diablo. Dragon Man is thrown into a pit of lava, prompting Diablo to flee.

Meanwhile behind the Iron Curtain, the Black Widow survives the Psychotron and is placed in a cell. The Avengers receive a letter revealing that the Black Widow was working for S.H.I.E.L.D. and they plan to rescue her.

Appearing in "Color Him... the Red Guardian!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #43.

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Synopsis for "Color Him... the Red Guardian!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #43.

Quicksilver demonstrates his newfound ability to fly. and Captain America has to prove himself to a skeptical Hercules before he will take orders from him. Cap easily wins Hercules' admiration in a duel.

Sometime later, while most of the Avengers are away from the mansion, Hawkeye gets information about the Black Widow's whereabouts. Anxious to help her, Hawkeye cannot wait for his team mates to return. He sets out to rescue her immediately, with only Hercules in tow.

Meanwhile, Colonel Ling shows a general his newest asset: The Red Guardian. He has been trained and conditioned to be the equal of Captain America in every way but to stand for communism.

Hercules and Hawkeye invade Ling's base. Hercules is lured into the Psychotron. Hawkeye is captured by the Red Guardian, who is dramatically revealed to be the Black Widow's husband whom she thought was dead.

Back in the States, The Avengers learn about Hawkye's rescue mission and depart to rescue their compatriots.

Appearing in "The Valiant Also Die!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #44.

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Synopsis for "The Valiant Also Die!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #44.

The Black Widow is subjected to a lie-detector test to determine where her true loyalties lie. Although she is really still an ally of the Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D., she beats the test and is set free. Hawkeye and Hercules remain captives though.

The rest of the Avengers arrrive at the base and attack. They gradually make headway through the communist troops. Hawkeye manages to escape and joins in the fighting.

Captain America is separated from his team mates and challenged to a one-on-one fight with the Red Guardian. In the midst of the duel, Cap loses his shield but gains the upper hand, until Colonel Ling electrocutes him. The Red Guardian is unhappy that Captain America was defeated so dishonorably.

While her opponents are distracted, the Black Widow tries to disable the Psychotron, but is caught in the act and shot at by the Colonel. The Red Guardian leaps in the way and takes the shot, however, and the Black Widow completes her task. She is then shot just as Hawkeye runs in and catches her.

With the Psychotron disabled, Hercules breaks free. He, Cap and Hawkeye (carrying an injured Black Widow) follow. United once more, the entire Avengers team retreat from the base.

Colonel Ling tries to kill the Avengers one last time with a rocket launcher but is stopped again by the Red Guardian. The rocket blows up the base and the Avengers barely escape. Back in the U.S., the Black Widow is rushed to the hospital. The Avengers, and especially Hawkeye, are relieved to learn she is expected to make a full recovery.

Appearing in "Blitzkrieg in Central Park!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #45.

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Synopsis for "Blitzkrieg in Central Park!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #45.

The Avengers, including Iron-Man and Thor, assemble in Central Park to attend "Avengers Day", a large celebration held to honor the Avengers' ongoing heroic efforts. Unbeknownst to the heroes, the Super-Adaptoid lurks within the crowd, anticipating a moment to attack them. But he's waiting for the absent Captain America to arrive before he shows himself.

Hercules is asked to be an Avenger and he accepts. After a while, Thor and Iron Man leave but Captain America arrives. The Super-Adaptoid then shows himself and attacks the team. After a long battle, the Adaptoid is beaten when it tries to use all its different powers at once, effectively short-circuiting it.

Appearing in "The Agony and the Anthill!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #46.

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Synopsis for "The Agony and the Anthill!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers #46.

Most of the team are relaxing in the newly refurbished Avengers Mansion lounge. The Scarlet Witch thinks that Captain America has seemed decidedly distracted recently. Cap is distracted by thoughts of a beautiful S.H.I.E.L.D. agent he's recently met whom he only knows as "Agent 13."

Hawkeye arrives with the recovered Black Widow. She announces that she's giving up her costumed identity and retiring from espionage work. The Wasp arrives as well, accompanied by her new chauffeur Charles. Goliath chides her for bringing an unknown person into the Mansion, but she counters that she just wanted to introduce him to the team so they know who he is when he comes and goes. Jan dismisses Charles for the time being.

Hercules makes strides to fit in with modern day society by shaving his beard and wearing a suit and tie. Sporting this new look, he asks Wanda out for a night on the town. Hawkeye and the former Black Widow, now just Natasaha, join them on a double date. As they stroll down the street, the naive Hercules notices stares (from female passerbys) and is concerned that he's doing something wrong. His friends assure him he is doing everything very right.

Elsewhere, Goliath's suspicions about "Charles" are proven correct: He's really the villain formerly known as the Human Top, an enemy of Giant-Man, who used his position as Wasp's chauffeur to get a close-up look at the security parameters at the mansion. Donning a new costume and calling himself Whirlwind, he plots to take revenge on Goliath.

Goliath is working in the mansion's lab, aided by Jan, when Whirlwind attacks. Taking them by surprise, he easily defeats them and shrinks them using Goliath's experimental new size-chaning ray. He then tosses them into a glass anthill (which Hank was using to test new control circuitry on) and sets to work planting a bomb to eliminate the rest of the team.

Without Hank's control helmet, Hank and Jan are viewed by the ants as intruders and attempt to kill them. They flee but Hank is caught. Jan attacks the ant grasping Hank in his mandibles, killing it. As it turns out, this was the hive's queen and without her guidance, the rest of the ants become docile. Using circuits contained in the glass structure, Hank cobbles together a new ant-control helmet and takes over the colony. He instructs the ants to transport him and Jan to the surface.

Meanwhile, Captain America and Quicksilver have returned to the mansion and found Whirlwind in the act of sabotage. They battle him to a standstill, but he escapes. As he retreats, Whirlwind gloats that neither of the heroes are aware of the explosive he planted in the lab.

Aided by the ants, Goliath reaches voice amplification equipment and warns Cap amd Pietro about the bomb. Grabbing it, Quicksilver rushes outside with it and throws it up into the air, letting it explode without causing harm. As he returns to the mansion, though, he overhears a few eyewitness pedestrians remark how they distrust both he and his sister Wanda as they are mutants. Pietro reflects that no matter how much good the twins do as Avengers, the public will never forget their past as Magneto's lackeys.

Goliath determines that his new headband is actually much improved on his old Ant-Man helmet. He decides to resume using the powers of Ant-Man as well as his Goliath abilities to help the Avengers.

Appearing in "The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Annual #1.

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Synopsis for "The Monstrous Master Plan of the Mandarin!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Avengers Annual #1.

PART ONE: THE MONSTROUS PLAN OF THE MANDARIN
The Living Laser attempts to escape from prison but Iron Man (who, in his civilian identity as Tony Stark has been inspecting security tech that Stark supplied to the prison) stops him. But then, the Living Laser vanishes suddenly. Concerned that other past Avengers foes may be "escaping" in such a manner, Iron Man calls a meeting of all Avengers -- much to the surprise of his team mates since he is not an active member of the team at the time.

It is revealed that the Living Laser had been teleported away by the Mandarin. He has gathered together the Swordsman, Power Man, the Executioner and the Enchantress. They are instructed to aid his master plan by attacking a variety of locations all over the world. To ensure his lackies stay in line, the Mandarin pretends to teleport the Sub-Mariner to his base as well. When Namor refuses to obey orders, the Mandarin summarily destroys him. It's all an illusion meant to frighten the villains into behaving, but it works; they all fall in line.

When Iron-Man arrives at Avengers Mansion, he's attacked by Hercules who doesn't know him and mistakes him for a villain. Their brief skirmish is halted by Thor's arrival, who introduces the two heroes and assures them both that they are all on the same side. Nick Fury contacts the Avengers and relates how several of their past opponents are staging attacks around the world in what appears to be a concerted effort. The Avengers break up into teams to confront the villains.

PART TWO: TO PERISH BY THE SWORD
Iron Man, Goliath and the Wasp deal with Power Man and the Swordsman. Iron-Man prevents the Swordsman from crushing a city with a colossal sword.

PART THREE: STRUGGLE IN A STRANGE LAND
Hercules and the Scarlet Witch stop the Executioner and Enchantress.

PART FOUR: AND A MONSTER SHALL STALK THE LAND
Thor and Hawkeye deal with Living Laser who is aided by Mandarin's giant robot Ultimo. But they defeat him as well.

PART FIVE: SHOWDOWN IN SPACE
Captain America and Quicksilver confront the Mandarin in his space station. Soon enough, they are joined by the rest of the Avengers. The Mandarin uses a hate ray on them, causing them to fight whoever they are closest to. The Wasp, however, is closer to the Mandarin. She attacks him and the hate ray is deactivated. The Mandarin tries again to defeat them with another ray, but it blows a hole in the wall and sucks him out into space. The Avengers plant a bomb and destroy the base after leaving.

As the team returns to Earth in a shuttle, Iron-Man remarks on how the entire team of Avengers ought to assemble more often. The Scarlet Witch chimes in that she hopes it doesn't have to take a villain such as the Mandarin to unite them all in the future.

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  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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