THE SIGN OF THE SERPENT
Captain America encourages Goliath to keep looking for a solution to his height-switching ability, and finds a new assistant, Bill Foster. The Sons of the Serpent attack foreign people, including General Chen, the dictator of a communist country, while he visits the UN. The Black Widow provides information to Hawkeye to prove herself to him. Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch discover they will regain their full powers. Bill Foster, being African-American, gets attacked by the Sons of the Serpent. Captain America goes to Nick Fury for more information about them. The Avengers vow to defeat the Sons of the Serpent, but Captain America is kidnapped. The Avengers have no option but to refuse to fight against the Sons of the Serpent.
1ST APPEARANCE "SONS OF THE SERPENT"
1ST APPEARANCE OF BILL FOSTER (WHO LATER BECOMES BLACK GOLIATH)