The story begins with Captain Marvel fighting against strange aliens in the street. After defeating them, they send a message to their Supreme Master and disappear. Captain Marvel then tells Rick Jones that he thinks half of his powers is gone before Rick Jones goes to Prof. Savannah's apartment, just to find him dead. The police appear and arrest Rick for murder. Lou-Ann, Rick's girlfriend, shows up as a witness but confirms that it was Rick who had shot the Professor. Various members of Mar-Vell's rogue's gallery defeat and capture him as Rick Jones and show their true identity: Super-Skrull and another Skrull scientist, Skragg. While Skragg tells his plans to his Supreme Master, Rick Jones manages to escape and calls Marvel to fight the Super-Skrull. The battle destroys the building and the Skrulls fly away, thinking they killed Marvel.