|Avengers vs. X-Men #12
Cover Date: December 2012
Release Date: October 3, 2012
Writers: Jason Aaron,
Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker,
Matt Fraction and Jonathan Hickman
Penciler: Adam Kubert
Inkers: John Dell & Mark Morales
Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos
Editor: Tom Brevoort
Cover Artist: Jim Cheung
Variant Cover: Jerome Opena
Suddenly, Nova comes rushing through the atmosphere in response to Iron Man's call for heroes! At hypersonic speed, Sam Alexander grabs the Phoenix from the sky and begins fighting him in the sky!
Unfortunately, Summers is unharmed by the attack. However, the Phoenix tells Nova that he can see inside his mind and knows his fear and his secret. He reveals that Sam doesn't "belong here".
Before the Phoenix can explain further, the two combatants crash into the ground in an gigantic explosion! Nova is knocked unconscious.
Later, following the defeat of the Phoenix by the Scarlet Witch and Hope, Thor praises Sam for his valor. The God of Thunder asks the young hero to join the Avengers!
The mysterious teenager agrees but only if his mom gives her approval.Back To Point One Nova Index