by Marvel On their first mission, the newly formed team of Avengers find themselves fighting huge monster creatures in Manhattan. A flashback reveals Tony Stark showing Ms. Marvel his new red and gold S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier. He tells her he has a new job for her as leader of the Avengers. With the 50 state Initiative, Stark and Ms. Marvel are able to choose who they want on the team. They discuss several different options. When Carol mentions the dynamic of members like Spider-Man and Luke Cage, Stark goes quiet. He tells her that eventually they'll have to bring them in. He says if they don't, S.H.I.E.L.D. will.
As the team fights the monsters, they finally are able to confront Mole Man. He accuses them of invading his world. His underground world is destroyed. Suddenly Iron Man's armor begins to change shape. After a flash of bright light, in the place where Iron Man was now stands a woman. Ultron is online.