The Avengers put the finishing touches on the newly constructed Avengers Complex. The urban super hero Rage shows up on their doorstep demanding to become an Avenger. After chewing out Captain America over the lack of black Avengers and a after a bit of a scuffle, Rage walks away. Meanwhile, a Russian hero named Ramskov who is suffering from radiation exposure is overcome by the memories of the radiation accident and begins to display radiation-based powers. The Avengers investigate and Ramskov attacks them.