In 1988, Aircel ran into money problems, and Blair struck a deal with Malibu Comics. Malibu would then continue some of Aircel's series, in return for financial assistance. In 1990, The Men in Black was started and had three issues. In 1991, Blair left after the debts were paid. The same year three more issues were released that were published by Aircel but distributed by Malibu. In 1994, Malibu Comics was bought by Marvel Comics, and Aircel ceased.