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All those who were once Avengers, everywhere around the world, are suddenly attacked by Asgardian creatures, who vanish at the same time. Iron Man, Captain America, Giant Man and the Wasp met at the mansion to discuss what was going on; Thor (whose wereabouts were still unknown) appears there as well, announcing a great crisis. All the former Avengers are summoned, and Thor explains that all living beings in Asgard had dissapeared, for reasons unknown. But Thor noticed a bigger problem: the giant sword of the Ragnarok was missing, as well as the Norn Stones. The Avengers divided in 4 groups to search for the stones and the sword. It was revealed to be a plot of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, who manipulated the Avengers to send teams in order to capture the Scarlet Witch, and then be able to exploit her magic to be able to use the sword to reshape reality.

In the new reality, Morgan Le Fey is the absolute queen of a world in the middle ages. The Avengers are now the "Queen's Vengeance", their suits, powers and origins are redesigned for the middle ages, and they are brainwashed into being the Queen's servants. The Scarlet Witch is the exception: she is still herself, and she's kept chained in a cell. She begins to use her magic to summon help, and had some success: the "Yeoman America" (Captain America) recovers his memory. He forces "Longbow" (Hawkeye) to remember, and they begin to try to make the others remember as well. But the spell is strong, and not all of them remember their real lives. After a big fight, the awakened Avengers (Captain America, Hawkeye, Thor, Photon, the Wasp, Quasar and Justice) escape to the forest. And the Scarlet Witch finally summons Wonder Man back from the dead, who liberated her.

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All those who were once Avengers, everywhere around the world, are suddenly attacked by Asgardian creatures, who vanish at the same time. Iron Man, Captain America, Giant Man and the Wasp met meet at the mansion to discuss what was what's going on; Thor (whose wereabouts were still unknown) appears there as well, announcing a great crisis. All the former Avengers are summoned, and Thor explains that all living beings in Asgard had have dissapeared, for reasons unknown. But Thor noticed a bigger problem: the giant sword of the Ragnarok was missing, as well as the Norn Stones. The Avengers divided in 4 divide into four groups to search for the stones and the sword. It was revealed turns out to be a plot of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, who manipulated the Avengers to send teams in order to capture the Scarlet Witch, and then be able to exploit her magic to be able to use the sword to reshape reality.

In the new reality, Morgan Le Fey is the absolute queen of a world in the middle ages. The Avengers are now the "Queen's Vengeance", their suits, powers and origins are redesigned for the middle ages, and they are brainwashed into being the Queen's servants. The Scarlet Witch is the exception: she is still herself, and she's kept chained in a cell. She begins to use her magic to summon help, and had some success: the "Yeoman America" (Captain America) recovers his memory. He forces "Longbow" (Hawkeye) to remember, and they begin to try to make the others remember as well. But the spell is strong, and not all of them remember their real lives. After a big fight, the awakened Avengers (Captain America, Hawkeye, Thor, Photon, the Wasp, Quasar and Justice) escape to the forest. And the Scarlet Witch finally summons Wonder Man back from the dead, who liberated liberates her.



But that does leave the question of what they're going to do with thirty-nine Avengers...



* BackFromTheDead: Wonder Man. And this time it's for real.

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* BackFromTheDead: Wonder Man. Man, after dying in the opening issues of ''Force Works'' some years ago. And this time it's for real.real (well, not ''quite'', but he's more alive than dead. It took a year before he comes all the way back to life).



* AGlitchInTheMatrix: The second issue began with one, as Donnar (=Thor) was realizing that many things were not right.
* HesBack: The Avengers are back in business

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* BullyingADragon: A pair of slightly drunk thieves try hitting on the brainwashed She-Hulk and Ms. Marvel.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In Morgan's world, Ms. Marvel is introduced eagerly looking for a strong drink. The first year of Busiek's run on Avengers would follow up with her becoming an alcoholic in response to losing her Binary powers.
* GenreSavvy: In order to get into Morgan's castle, Cap suggests disguising the team as monks. Hawkeye points out this ''never'' actually works. Sure enough, as in the movies, they're revealed the minute they're through the gate.
* AGlitchInTheMatrix: The second issue began begins with one, as Donnar (=Thor) was realizing (Thor) realizes that many things were are not right.
right. Morded suspects the brainwashing isn't working on Thor because he was alive in the middle ages.
* HesBack: The Avengers are back in businessbusiness.



* MythologyGag: At the end of the story the team is back in business, with all its former members. Citing the Angel, the Beast asked "What are we going to do with 39 Avengers?". That's a similar ending than the one of Giant Size X-Men, when the old team (Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Havok and Polaris) was rescued by a new team organized by Xavier (Wolverine, Banshee, Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, Sunfire and Thunderbird). (Incidentally, Beast only made a cameo in that story because he was with the Avengers at the time.)
* NaiveNewcomer: Justice (of the New Warriors, he shouldn't even be there, he accompained Rage because he was with him when attacked). Thor explained the Asgardian attacks, and that someone stole the sword and the norn stones... and Justice pointed that it must be a trap. Everybody looked at him with disdain. "Oh, of course it's a trap. You already knew it. I'm sorry. Can I die now, please?"
* NotMeThisTime: With the Asgardian creatures, the mystery over the fate of the Asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected it a pair of times, but he was not; in fact, he was among those missing.

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* IncomingHam: Thor returns to Avengers Mansion with the appropriate level of Asgardian ham, ranting about the impending destruction of Midgard. Wasp actually has to take a second to remember that Midgard means "Earth".
* KickTheDog: Morgan kills Mordred for pointing out everything's gone to crap.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Pretty much everyone who'd been an Avenger gets called up, or at least makes a cameo. Oh, and [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Justice and Firestar]], who tag along with Rage and get dragged into everything.
* MythologyGag: At the end of the story the team is back in business, with all its former members. Citing the Angel, the Beast asked asks "What are we going to do with 39 Avengers?". That's a similar ending than the one of Giant to ''Giant Size X-Men, X-Men'', when the old team (Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, Havok and Polaris) was rescued by a new team organized by Xavier (Wolverine, Banshee, Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, Sunfire and Thunderbird). (Incidentally, Beast only made a cameo in that story because he was with the Avengers at the time.)
* NaiveNewcomer: Justice (of the New Warriors, he shouldn't even be there, he accompained Rage because he was with him when attacked). attacked), though he's not new to heroing by any means, just nervous because he's around the Avengers. Thor explained explains the Asgardian attacks, and that someone stole someone's stolen the sword Twilight Sword and the norn stones... Norn Stones... and Justice pointed points out that it must be a trap. Everybody looked looks at him with disdain. "Oh, of course it's a trap. You already knew it. I'm sorry. Can I die now, please?"
* NotMeThisTime: With the Asgardian creatures, the mystery over the fate of the Asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected suspect it a pair of times, but he was he's not; in fact, he was he's among those missing.



* RefusalOfTheCall: Reed Richards, Sue Storm and Ben Grimm had all been Avengers at some point, but were busy with things of the Fantastic Four. And Hulk... he had been attacked by Trolls, and was not in the mood for meeting others. SpiderMan (a reserve member at the time) appeared at the meeting, but asked to leave because he had problems in his own titles to deal with.
* SomethingWeForgot: The fate of the Asgardians was not investigated, the Sword and the Norn stones were more important at the moment. Thor would investigate that other topic at his relaunched comic book.
* TeamHandStack: When the original Avengers agreed to fight toguether with Thor.
* ThePowerOfLove: That's what allowed the Scarlet Witch to bring Wonder Man back from the dead.

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* ThePigPen: D-Man has been living in the sewers (in a city, not just homeless) for some time now, and as a result, he smells bad. ''Really'' bad. At the big team meeting, he's sitting in the middle of the chair, and everyone else is giving him a wide berth.
* RealityEnsues: Morgan Le Fay rewrites reality so she's in charge, and through the arc Mordred keeps reminding her this means she actually has to, y'know, ''rule''. Meaning all the boring stuff like administration and such.
* RefusalOfTheCall: Reed Richards, Sue Storm and Ben Grimm had all been Avengers at some point, but were busy with things of as the Fantastic Four. And Hulk... he had been attacked by Trolls, and was not in the mood for meeting others. SpiderMan others, ''especially'' the Avengers. Franchise/SpiderMan (a reserve member at the time) appeared at the meeting, but asked to leave because he had problems in his own titles to deal with.
* RousingSpeech: Cap gives one to try and break the Avengers out of Morgan's brainwashing. It works on one or two of them (Wasp, Monica Rambeau, Quasar, Justice), but just as it's about to break everyone else free, Namor's historically crappy temper kicks in, and he tries decking Cap.
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SomethingWeForgot: The fate of the Asgardians was not isn't investigated, the Sword and the Norn stones were more important at the moment. Thor would investigate that other topic at in his relaunched comic book.
* StupidEvil: Morgan decides to brainwash Earth's Mightiest Heroes and keep them as her royal guard, so when the brainwashing fails, she's got an army of pissed-off heroes right next to her. She also repeatedly tells Mordred to shut up whenever he points out the flaws in her plan.
* TalkingIsAFreeAction: At the very beginning, Luna sees something approaching the restaurant she, her parents and Wanda are dining in, and screams out a warning to all four, before whatever it is can smash dramatically through the window.
* TeamHandStack: When the original Avengers agreed agree to fight toguether together with Thor.
* ThePowerOfLove: That's what allowed What allows the Scarlet Witch to bring Wonder Man back from the dead.



* YouHaveFailedMe: The Scarlet Witch escaped, rescued by Wonder Man, and her jailer was not present at the moment. As a result, he has no idea of what happened. Morgana turned him into a pulp, as he is of no use to her.

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* YouHaveFailedMe: The Scarlet Witch escaped, escapes, rescued by Wonder Man, and her jailer was not present at the moment.present. As a result, he has no idea of what happened. Morgana turned him turns his head into a pulp, as he is of no use to her.


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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AvengersAssemble Queen's vengueance, assemble!]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AvengersAssemble Queen's vengueance, Vengeance, assemble!]]]]



All those who were once Avengers, everywhere around the world, are suddenly attacked by Asgardian creatures, who vanish at the same time. Iron Man, Captain America, Giant Man and the Wasp met at the mansion to discuss what was going on; Thor (whose wereabouts were still unknown) appears there as well, announcing a great crisis. All the former Avengers are summoned, and Thor explains that all living being in Asgard had dissapeared by unknown reasons. But Thor noticed a bigger problem: the giant sword of the Ragnarok was missing, as well as the Norn stones. The Avengers divided in 4 groups to search for the stones and the sword. It was revealed to be a plot of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, who manipulated the Avengers to sent teams in order to capture the Scarlet Witch, and then be able to exploit her magic to be able to use the sword to reshape reality.

In the new reality, Morgan Le Fey is the absolute king of a world in the middle ages. The Avengers are now the "Queen's vengueance", their suits, powers and origins are redesigned for the middle ages, and they are brainwashed into being the Queen's servants. The Scarlet Witch is the exception: she is still herself, and she's kept chained in a cell. She begins to use her magic to summon help, and had some success: the "Infant America" (Captain America) recovers his memory. He forces "Long Bow" (Hawkeye) to remember, and they begin to try to make the others remember as well. But the spell is strong, and not all of them remember their real lives. After a big fight, the awaken Avengers (Captain America, Hawkeye, Thor, Photon, the Wasp, Quasar and Justice) escape to the forest. And the Scarlet Witch finally summons Wonder Man back from the dead, who liberated her.

The Avengers return to the castle, and another fight begins. The Scarlet Witch shows up as well, and begins a magic duel with Morgana. But Morgana is stronger... until Wonder Man shows up again. And, with her attention focused on the 2 threats, all the members of the "Queen's vengueance" begin to recover their memories, and add their forces to Wanda's. She's finally defeated, and the world returns to normal.

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All those who were once Avengers, everywhere around the world, are suddenly attacked by Asgardian creatures, who vanish at the same time. Iron Man, Captain America, Giant Man and the Wasp met at the mansion to discuss what was going on; Thor (whose wereabouts were still unknown) appears there as well, announcing a great crisis. All the former Avengers are summoned, and Thor explains that all living being beings in Asgard had dissapeared by unknown reasons. dissapeared, for reasons unknown. But Thor noticed a bigger problem: the giant sword of the Ragnarok was missing, as well as the Norn stones.Stones. The Avengers divided in 4 groups to search for the stones and the sword. It was revealed to be a plot of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, who manipulated the Avengers to sent send teams in order to capture the Scarlet Witch, and then be able to exploit her magic to be able to use the sword to reshape reality.

In the new reality, Morgan Le Fey is the absolute king queen of a world in the middle ages. The Avengers are now the "Queen's vengueance", Vengeance", their suits, powers and origins are redesigned for the middle ages, and they are brainwashed into being the Queen's servants. The Scarlet Witch is the exception: she is still herself, and she's kept chained in a cell. She begins to use her magic to summon help, and had some success: the "Infant "Yeoman America" (Captain America) recovers his memory. He forces "Long Bow" "Longbow" (Hawkeye) to remember, and they begin to try to make the others remember as well. But the spell is strong, and not all of them remember their real lives. After a big fight, the awaken awakened Avengers (Captain America, Hawkeye, Thor, Photon, the Wasp, Quasar and Justice) escape to the forest. And the Scarlet Witch finally summons Wonder Man back from the dead, who liberated her.

The Avengers return to the castle, and another fight begins. The Scarlet Witch shows up as well, and begins a magic duel with Morgana. Morgan Le Fay. But Morgana Le Fay is stronger... until Wonder Man shows up again. And, with her attention focused on the 2 threats, all the members of the "Queen's vengueance" Vengeance" begin to recover their memories, and add their forces to Wanda's. She's finally defeated, and the world returns to normal.


* AllThereInTheManual: ''Avengers Annual 2001'' would later explain why many of the changes caused by ''ComicBook/TheCrossing'' were undone. The reason being that when RealityWarper Franklin Richards used his powers to save the Franchise/FantasticFour and the Avengers, he wasn't aware of the teenaged Tony Stark or mutated Wasp, so he restored Wasp to her classic self and, while nothing was done with it, [[BackFromTheDead resurrected the adult Tony]] [[FusionDance and fused him with Teen Tony]], resulting is adult!Tony also having [[MergerOfSouls his counterpart's memories]], as well as (until Matt Fration's ''Hawkeye'' run), restoring Hawkeye's hearing.

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* AllThereInTheManual: ''Avengers Annual 2001'' would later explain why many of the changes caused by ''ComicBook/TheCrossing'' were undone. The reason being that when RealityWarper Franklin Richards used his powers to save the Franchise/FantasticFour and the Avengers, he wasn't aware of the teenaged Tony Stark or mutated Wasp, so he restored Wasp to her classic self and, while nothing was done with it, [[BackFromTheDead resurrected the adult Tony]] [[FusionDance and fused him with Teen Tony]], resulting is in adult!Tony also having [[MergerOfSouls his counterpart's memories]], as well as (until Matt Fration's ''Hawkeye'' run), restoring Hawkeye's hearing.


* AllThereInTheManual: ''Avengers Annual 2001'' would later explain why many of the changes caused by ''ComicBook/TheCrossing'' were undone. The reason being that when RaalityWarper Franklin Richards used his powers to save the Franchise/FantasticFour and the Avengers, he wasn't aware of the teenaged Tony Stark or mutated Wasp, so he restored Wasp to her classic self and, while nothing was done with it, [[BackFromTheDeasd resurrected the adult Tony]] [[FusionDance and fused him with Teen Tony]], resulting is adult!Tony also having [[MergerOfSouls his counterpart's memories]], as well as (until Matt Fration's ''Hawkeye'' run), restoring Hawkeye's hearing.

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* AllThereInTheManual: ''Avengers Annual 2001'' would later explain why many of the changes caused by ''ComicBook/TheCrossing'' were undone. The reason being that when RaalityWarper RealityWarper Franklin Richards used his powers to save the Franchise/FantasticFour and the Avengers, he wasn't aware of the teenaged Tony Stark or mutated Wasp, so he restored Wasp to her classic self and, while nothing was done with it, [[BackFromTheDeasd [[BackFromTheDead resurrected the adult Tony]] [[FusionDance and fused him with Teen Tony]], resulting is adult!Tony also having [[MergerOfSouls his counterpart's memories]], as well as (until Matt Fration's ''Hawkeye'' run), restoring Hawkeye's hearing.

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* AllThereInTheManual: ''Avengers Annual 2001'' would later explain why many of the changes caused by ''ComicBook/TheCrossing'' were undone. The reason being that when RaalityWarper Franklin Richards used his powers to save the Franchise/FantasticFour and the Avengers, he wasn't aware of the teenaged Tony Stark or mutated Wasp, so he restored Wasp to her classic self and, while nothing was done with it, [[BackFromTheDeasd resurrected the adult Tony]] [[FusionDance and fused him with Teen Tony]], resulting is adult!Tony also having [[MergerOfSouls his counterpart's memories]], as well as (until Matt Fration's ''Hawkeye'' run), restoring Hawkeye's hearing.


* NotHisSled: With the Asgardian creatures, the mystery over the fate of the Asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected it a pair of times. But he was not.

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* NotHisSled: NotMeThisTime: With the Asgardian creatures, the mystery over the fate of the Asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected it a pair of times. But times, but he was not.not; in fact, he was among those missing.


* NotHisSled: With the Asgardian creatures, the mistery over the fate of the asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected it a pair of times. But he was not.

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* NotHisSled: With the Asgardian creatures, the mistery mystery over the fate of the asgardians Asgardians and the magic involved, many may have believed that the villain would turn out to be Loki (the villain of the first issue of the Avengers). The characters suspected it a pair of times. But he was not.


'''Heroes Return''' is a storyline of ComicBook/TheAvengers, with the reunification of the team after HeroesReborn.

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'''Heroes Return''' is a storyline of ComicBook/TheAvengers, with the reunification of the team after HeroesReborn.ComicBook/HeroesReborn.



-->'''Hawkeye:''' Not another alternative reality! Not again! Oh, well - at least ''this'' time I'm not [[HeroesReborn dressed like a brown Plantman]]...

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-->'''Hawkeye:''' Not another alternative reality! Not again! Oh, well - at least ''this'' time I'm not [[HeroesReborn [[ComicBook/HeroesReborn dressed like a brown Plantman]]...


-->'''Hawkeye:''' Not another alternative reality... again! Well, at least now I'm not [[HeroesReborn wearing brown trousers]]

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-->'''Hawkeye:''' Not another alternative reality... reality! Not again! Well, Oh, well - at least now ''this'' time I'm not [[HeroesReborn wearing dressed like a brown trousers]]Plantman]]...

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* YouHaveFailedMe: The Scarlet Witch escaped, rescued by Wonder Man, and her jailer was not present at the moment. As a result, he has no idea of what happened. Morgana turned him into a pulp, as he is of no use to her.


* MythologyGag: At the end of the story the team is back in business, with all its former members. Citing the Angel, the Beast asked "What are we going to do with 39 Avengers?". That's a similar ending than the one of Giant Size X-Men, when the original team (Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Beast and Angel) was rescued by a new team organized by Xavier (Wolverine, Banshee, Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, Sunfire).

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* MythologyGag: At the end of the story the team is back in business, with all its former members. Citing the Angel, the Beast asked "What are we going to do with 39 Avengers?". That's a similar ending than the one of Giant Size X-Men, when the original old team (Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Beast Angel, Havok and Angel) Polaris) was rescued by a new team organized by Xavier (Wolverine, Banshee, Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, Sunfire). Sunfire and Thunderbird). (Incidentally, Beast only made a cameo in that story because he was with the Avengers at the time.)



* RefusalOfTheCall: Reed Richards, Sue Storm and Ben Grimm had all been Avengers at some point, but were busy with things of the Fantastic Four. And Hulk... he had been attacked by Trolls, and was not in the mood for meeting others.

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* RefusalOfTheCall: Reed Richards, Sue Storm and Ben Grimm had all been Avengers at some point, but were busy with things of the Fantastic Four. And Hulk... he had been attacked by Trolls, and was not in the mood for meeting others. SpiderMan (a reserve member at the time) appeared at the meeting, but asked to leave because he had problems in his own titles to deal with.

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* TeamHandStack: When the original Avengers agreed to fight toguether with Thor.

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* AGlitchInTheMatrix: The second issue began with one, as Donnar (=Thor) was realizing that many things were not right.

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