"The Annihilation Gambit!" Part 7 of 9. Guest-starring the Avengers. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. Story continued from Avengers (Vol. 1) #233. Can the Fantastic Four find a way to escape the mysterious Negative Zone in time to stop the sinister Annihilus from achieving his ultimate goal? Plus, the mighty Galactus' strength is waning and newly created herald, Nova, plans to see that her master gets the sustenance he needs to survive. What does this mean for the alien Skrulls' homeworld?