While he was on the run from authorities for crimes against the surface people of Earth, which he did not commit, Namor's aquatic allies joined together to find him. During this time Stingray began referring to them as Deep Six, although the name did not appeal to Todd Arliss the Tiger Shark. The team soon found Namor and also found themselves in a battle with the Avengers. Thunderstrike engaged in battle with Tiger Shark appeared to be on the verge of death, but he was saved by Namor. The actions of Namor were took as a slap in the face by Tiger Shark who left the scene with Tamara. The entire team soon departed and went their separated ways shortly after this adventure.