Join this entry of the Super Blog Team-Up, wherein will be discussed the earliest days of the X-Men and the Avengers.
MeetingCaptain America replacing Hulk) from defeating Lucifer, as the tricky villain has tied a thermal bomb to his heartbeat, with the bomb detonating should the Avengers defeat him.
This sets the stage of X-Men vs. Avengers which would then play out over decades....
CrossoverBlack Panther, along with former Ant-Man now Goliath and the Wasp) in Avengers #53 (June, 1968). The heroes would eventually realize they had been manipulated into fighting, and gather to work against Magneto and his allies, the Toad and Mastermind.
The Avengers are short members (Swordsman dying, Mantis leaving, and the Vision and Scarlet Witch going on a honeymoon), and begin a recruitment drive, which, along with the return of Yellowjacket (formerly Goliath) and the Wasp, get the Beast (an ex-X-Man) as well as the enigmatic Moondragon....all to face what appears to be the menace of old X-Men cosmic villain, the Stranger!
Oh, but how much stranger the years would become.
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