Prologue: Some time in the future, a version of the Next Avengers kills Immortus, Master of Time. In the present, Commander Steve Rogers recruits his new team of Avengers following the Seige of Asgard. Iron Man will be the field leader, and former Director of S.H.I.E.L.D, Maria Hill will be in charge of the team. They are attacked by Kang the Conqueror (a younger version of Immortus) at their first meeting. Kang informs the Avengers that their future children are ruining the world and they must travel to the future to stop them. In an epilogue, Kang is revealed to have been sent into the past by the future Hulk.
Titled "Avengers Sampler #1" in the indicia.
Does not include the "Avengers Assemble: The Oral History of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Prologue/Chapter 1" back-up feature.
Cover has a New Dimension Comics logo as well as a Pittsburgh Power Logo