The Avengers are trapped inside the Vault, a maximum-security prison built to house super villains. Now they must battle a cadre of the Marvel U’s deadliest villains including Radioactive Man, Klaw, Rhino, and Spider-Man’s arch nemesis, Venom! To make matters worse, Freedom Force, the former Brotherhood of Evil Mutants now a government sponsored strike force, are on the scene to complicate things. Can Earth’s Mightiest Heroes quell a superhuman prison break when they’re not sure who they can trust?
A conflict of star-spanning proportions – with Earth caught in the crossfi re! Those eternal intergalactic enemies, the merciless Kree and the shape-changing Skrulls, have gone to war – and our planet is situated on the front lines! Can Earth’s Mightiest Heroes bring about an end to the fi ghting before humanity becomes a casualty of war? And what good are even a dozen super-powered champions against the vast military machines of two of the great empires of the cosmos? The key to victory lies with the expatriate Kree Captain Mar-Vell – and his human host, honorary Avenger Rick Jones! Featuring the trendsetting artwork of Neal Adams, the Kree/Skrull War is universally acknowledged as one of the fi nest and most important sagas in the Marvel canon. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four, Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. and more!
COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1963) 89-97