"Acts of Vengeance" crossover. "Submission" Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Kieron Dwyer and Danny Bulanadi. Cover by Kieron Dwyer.
A mysterious man visits the Red Skull and offers Captain America's long-time foe an opportunity to join other super-villain masterminds in eliminating the world's superheroes. Meanwhile, Crossbones captures one of Iron Man's old foes, the Controller. After agreeing to work for the Red Skull, the Controller subdues the Sub-Mariner and sends him to fight Cap! Cameo appearances by Doctor Doom, Kingpin, and the Wizard. Back up story: "Hyde and Seek!" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Mark Bright and Don Hudson. The Cobra is the new leader of the Serpent Society, but he feels the need to prove himself by defeating his former partner, Mister Hyde.