The Silver Surfer comes to Earth to herald Galactus' arrival, but is attacked by Doctor Doom and knocked out of the sky. His surfboard is shattered into "cosmic bricks". Doctor Doom hires villains such as Magneto, Loki and Venom to gather the bricks to build "Dr. Doom's Doom Ray of Doom" but realizing the impossibility of the situation Nick Fury gathers the Avengers, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and various other heroes to get back the bricks.

Some time later, on Xandar. The Guardians of the Galaxy were sent by Nova Prime to help stop the forces of Kang the Conqueror. After a fight with a Celestial and after Avenger missions, every citizen and hero within New York are greeted by Kang the Conqueror only to immediately transport a section of Manhattan Island to his realm of Chronopolis. There the Avengers, as well as other heroes of other timelines and universes, gather to figure out how to stop Kang by recovering shards from the nexus of realities hidden across Chronopolis.

  • Prior to being given an official reality number, this universe was known as Earth-TRN333 as part of our Temporary Reality Numbers classification system.