Zabu is captured and taken by Taskmaster and Kraven the Hunter to New York. Ka-Zar teams up with Spider-Man and Wolverine to save him before Kraven can perform a ritual to become immortal by sacrificing Zabu at a certain time. Zabu is eventually saved by Spider-Man. Zabu and Ka-Zar later become members of the New Warriors. Zabu and Ka-Zar assist other heroes in stopping a prison break about a S.H.I.E.L.D. transport ship.