Nick Spencer broke into the comic-book industry with Existence 2.0, published by Image in July 2009 and slated for adaptation into a feature film by Paramount Pictures. He has since worked on a sequel, Existence 3.0, and the series Morning Glories for Image, as well as T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents for DC. For Marvel, he has written Secret Avengers and Iron Man 2.0, and is one of the writers working on the relaunch of the Ultimate Comics line.
Earth's Mightiest Heroes have returned from the stars - but on the world they left behind, new threats have emerged, and the Avengers will be tested like never before. In one cataclysmic day, the face of the Marvel Universe will change forever...and the fight for Earth's future will begin. Smasher, Sunspot, and Cannonball find themselves trapped and prisoners of A.I.M.'s Scientist Supreme! Shang-Chi takes on the Gorgon in a fight to the death for control of the Hand! The City of the Dead will rise! And Starbrand must confront the ghosts of his past! Prepare for a globe-spanning epic of empires and armies, and the brave few who stand between them and us. The A.I.M. Empire has begun! COLLECTING: Avengers World 1-5, All-New Marvel Now! Point One