As T’Challa enters New York airspace after visiting Wakanda, he realizes that the Sons of the Serpent are back! And this time, the “Sons” are targeting prominent black citizens in New York City!
1st appearance of Monica Lynne. As T'Challa is flying back to New York City from Wakanda, the Sons of the Serpent have come back and started targeting prominent black people in the city. After out spoken singer Monica Lynne expresses her opinion about the Sons on the Dan Dunn show, she becomes their next target. The Serpents activities attract the attention of the Avengers, who recount their previous encounter with the group to the Vision.
When Monica Lynne is attacked by the Serpents, she is saved by Black Panther. She later appears on the Dan Dunn show once more to continue her opinion about the Serpents which makes her more than a target. When the Avengers plan to protect her, the Panther stops them, deciding that he will protect the musician by himself. Approaching Lynne, the Black Panther asks her to not appear on television again in the following night, a request she refuses. The Panther spends the rest of the night stalking the city searching for members of the Sons of the Serpent. When he finds one member he follows him out and steals his uniform and enters aboard their shuttle craft. He is soon taken to their base, a giant mechanical serpent hidden beneath the sea. However, there Black Panther's cover is blown and he is unmasked by the Serpents who hold him at gun point