S.H.I.E.L.D. is gone, the Avengers have fallen. All that stands in defence of the world are its greatest villains, the Dark Avengers, in this high-octane adventure from the Marvel Untold lineUnder Norman Osborn's jurisdiction, the Avengers have been secretly re-formed with a cabal of deadly super villains. This is Osborn's chance to finally put the Green Goblin behind him and become the Iron Patriot the world needs him to be. But villains aren't easy to wrangle into the place of heroes doing damage control for his new line-up constantly puts his empire at risk. When S.H.I.E.L.D. loyalists break into Avengers Tower and steal the secret list of replacements for his team of maniacs, the threat to his reign becomes intolerable. Osborn unleashes the worst of the worst to crush those responsible It's hard to be a hero!