- I am the Iron Patriot. I will lead these new Avengers into battle against anyone who would threaten our way of life. My name is Norman Osborn and I approve these Avengers!!
- -- Iron Patriot
Appearing in the 1st StoryEdit
- Dark Avengers (First appearance)
- Captain Marvel (Noh-Varr) (First appearance as Captain Marvel), (Joins Team)
- Sentry (Bob Reynolds) (Joins Team)
- Ms. Marvel (Karla Sofen) , (Joins Team)
- Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn) (Joins Team)
- Ares (Joins Team)
- Wolverine (Daken) (First appearance as Wolverine) (Joins Team)
- Hawkeye (Bullseye) (First appearance as Hawkeye) (Joins Team)
- Spider-Man (Mac Gargan) (First appearance as Spider-Man) (Joins Team)
- Victoria Hand (Joins Team)
- Dark Illuminati
- Maria Hill
- Ms. Marvel (Carol Danvers)
- Unnamed Skrull (Death)
- Thunderbolts agent 567 Lucas
- Morgan le Fay's castle
- Avengers Tower, Manhattan
- Thunderbolts Mountain, Colorado
- New Orleans
- The Cube
- Doctor Doom's Castle
- Iron Man Armor MK II
- Iron Man Armor MK VII
- Iron Man Armor MK IV
- Iron Man Armor MK VIII
- Iron Patriot Armor (First appearance)
- War Machine Armor (JRXL-1000)
- Doctor Doom's Armor
Synopsis for the 1st StoryEdit
Norman is made the head of national security and disbands S.H.I.E.L.D. replacing it with a new organization called H.A.M.M.E.R.. He also recruits several key members to his operations such as Victoria Hand as his deputy director and all the new Avengers. Meanwhile he arranges for Doctor Doom to be escorted back to Latveria. Upon arriving in Latveria however, Doom and his escorts are attacked by Morgana le Fay
- This issue shipped on January 21st, 2009.
- The scene of the Dark Illuminati took place in Secret Invasion: Dark Reign #1.
- Morgan le Fay last appeared in Mighty Avengers #8.
- Victoria Hand first appeared in Mighty Avengers #20, but this is her first chronological appearance.
- Stark's personal Helicarrier's only other appearance was in Mighty Avengers #1.
- This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for info.
Everyone who joins the Dark Avengers execpt for Ares and Sentry gets names.
- The cover is based on the cover to New Avengers #1.
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