Synopsis: In this issue's first story we are introduced to Amadeus Cho, A.K.A. Mastermind Excello. His home's been destroyed and the people responsible for the destruction are trying to reach him. He ain't having any of that. When a misunderstanding at a diner forces him to make a run for it we are given a glimpse of his abilities. Guest starring Bruce Banner, the Incredible Hulk
Synopsis: Dan Slott and Pete Woods create a new pair of gun toting, quipping Super Agents. Blackjack is G.R.A.M.P.A. agents Ace and Jacquie, on the run and having fun. Told in a series of two page mini-stories we are introduced to their resourceful methods as they battle vampires, Terminus, King Sapien and invading aliens.
Synopsis: Daniel Way and Nick Dragotta tell the tale of a man who has survived the fire at his video store. When FBI agents arrive to question him he is tormented by the vision of them and somehow causes them to burst into flames. On the run, he finds out his girlfriend is not as faithful as he would like, causing him to become...the Man with X-ray Eyes.
Synopsis: Frank is a New York firefighter who lives via his partner's stories about his family. Running out to a call as soon as he gets in, Frank rushes into a burning building to save someone who doesn't want to be saved. With his abilities he could be an Avenger but he's content to live a semi-normal life. What is he hiding?
Synopsis: We take a look back at the past and the high school days of a Peter Parker racked with guilt over the death of his Uncle Ben. Danny Shepard, the Heartbreak Kid, arrives in town. Danny's power is the ability to absorb OTHER people's pain and he has been drawn to New York city by a great sense of pain. Will he be able to absorb Peter's pain? Will Peter let him?
Synopsis: Jackson and Annie are on the rooftops of Atlanta, experiencing a once in a lifetime love. Annie's got a secret - her father is looking to recapture her and for a very good reason. She is Positron. Annie fights her father until she is disabled in a very suprising way. What is Jackson's role in all this? Will it change after knowing Annie?
Notes: Cadenhead receives a "consulting editor" credit on this story only.