The following contains major spoilers for Captain Marvel #44, on sale now from Marvel Comics.

When Captain Marvel took to the stars alongside her mutant companions, they were almost immediately met with the worst thing any of them could have imagined. Not only have the Brood returned to menace the Marvel Universe all over again, they have done so after years of being on the same side as the X-Men. Even worse, the fact that no one knows why has some ominous implications in itself, and even the best of them makes the situation all the more dire.