Written by Warren Ellis. Illustrated by Brandon Peterson.
First contact! The X-Men’s Charles Xavier makes telepathic connection with the awesome entity Gah Lak Tus—and it nearly kills him! Meanwhile Iron Man and the alien Captain Marvel find themselves in a life-and-death struggle with the Silver Surfer. And the F.F.’s Reed Richards works feverishly on a defense against the alien enemy too horrifying to contemplate.