Title: Culling the Hero
Featuring: Contest of Champions II
Synopsis: The Scarlet Witch's hex brings Lockdown and Rosetta Stone into the fray. Psylocke learns the Brood are the threat, and that the winners will be hosts for royal Brood embryos. Scarlet Witch defeats Cable; New Warriors defeat Slingers; Thor defeats Storm.
Character Appearances: Cable, Iron Man, New Warriors (Nova, Namorita, Bolt, Turbo, Aegis, Speedball), Psylocke, Scarlet Witch, Shadowcat, Slingers (Prodigy, Hornet, Dusk, Ricochet), Spider-Woman, Storm, Thor, Warbird; GS: Lockdown, Rosetta Stone; V: Badoon, Brother Royal, Brood
Credits: Chris Claremont (Script), Oscar Jimenez (Pencils), Eduardo Alpuente (Inks), Atomic Paintbrush (digital color and 3-D models) (Colors), Richard Starkings and Comicraft's L.A. (Letters).