The Hulk is trapped in the occultist plot of a crazed cult! Will the Undying Ones be unleashed once more? But first, the Night-Crawler emerges. Doctor Strange guest-stars!
Where Stalks the Night-Crawler
After battling The Absorbing Man (issue #125), the unconscious body of Bruce Banner is carried to a mysterious mansion by a youthful cult. The cult are servants of The Undying Ones and have brought Banner to their master Van Nyborg who plans to send The Hulk to the Shadow Realm to defeat The Night-Crawler, allowing The Undying Ones to pass through his realm and enter Earth. Banner is forcefully transported to the Shadow Realm but refuses to change into Hulk as he would rather perish than serve this evil cause. Meantime one of the cultists, Barbara, has an attack of conscience and is banished to the Shadow Realm herself where she is attacked by Night-Crawler. On seeing this Banner changes to Hulk and his attack ends up destroying the entire Shadow realm, forcing Night-Crawler to teleport them all to The Undying Ones realm. Once there, Night-Crawler battles a horde of the Undying Ones demons and their leader, the two-headed Nameless One in order to take over this realm for himself. Meanwhile Barbara sacrifices herself to free a trapped Doctor Strange due to her guilt. The Doctor and then teleports himself and Hulk back to his Santum Santorium on Earth, leaving the demons to finish each other off. Bruce Banner reappears and Doctor Strange announces as the Earth is now safe from The Undying Ones, he will return to his former life as a physician. Banner and Strange part ways as friends.