The first Apocalypse story!
Frenzy and Tower are now in a group called “The Alliance of Evil” (along with two others called Stinger and Timeshadow who are so insignificant that they aren’t worth tagging), and they compete with X-Factor over a new mutant named Kevin Nowlan. The Alliance wins, and takes the mutant back to their master–Apocalypse.
The X-Factor team tracks them down for a second battle, Nowlan dies, and Apocalypse retreats after announcing that his goal is to accelerate mutant evolution.
Creators: Bob Layton/Louise Simonson, Butch Guice