When he decided to use his Infinity Gauntlet and the Power Gem for an evil plan, some of the students, calling themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy, tried to stop him. The students plan devised by Rocket Raccoon was somehow successful as they were able to get the Power Gem, which was now split in shards, but Star-Lord tried to get the Infinity Gauntlet and got caught, because of that they had to escape. Outraged, Thanos ordered Ronan and a group of Chitauri students, to pursue them.
The escaped students crashlanded on Earth and joined the Avengers Academy, with the help of the other Academy students they defeated their pursuers and then decided to get revenge on Thanos. Using a spaceship built by Rocket Raccoon and Iron Man they attacked the Cosmic Conservatory and were able to destroy the school, but Thanos was able to escape the attack.