(December 1985)

Marvel, 1985 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (consulting editor); Ralph Macchio (consulting editor); Danny Fingeroth (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Featuring: The Secrets of The Fantastic Four! Alpha Flight! The X-Men! And Much, Much More! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Saga / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
Paul Becton

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl]; Professor X; Wolverine; Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Dr. Strange; Rawhide Kid; Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Flash Thompson; Sentry
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (signed)
Letters
Brenda Mings (Typesetter)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to The Marvel Saga.
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Book I: The Saga Begins...! (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four; Alpha Flight; Ant-Man / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (Writer, Researcher); Stan Lee; Larry Lieber; H. E. Huntley; John Byrne
Pencils
Ron Frenz (pp. 1-5); Jack Kirby; John Byrne; Ron Wilson; Sal Buscema
Inks
Al Milgrom (pp. 1-5); George Klein; Don Heck; Dick Ayers; John Byrne; Joe Sinnott; Hilary Barta; Brett Breeding
Colors
Paul Becton; George Roussos
Letters
Brenda Mings (Typesetter)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Galactus; Watchers; Skrulls; Kree; Celestials; Eternals; Deviants; Sentry; Inhumans; Conan; Hercules; Black Knight [Sir Percy of Scandia]; Kid Colt; Rawhide Kid; Night Rider; Two-Gun Kid; Union Jack; Baron Blood; Sgt. Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Howling Commandos; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky; Red Skull; Nazis; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; General Ross; Bruce Banner [the Hulk]; Betty Ross; Hank Pym; Don Blake [Thor]; Charles Xavier; Jean Grey; Doctor Strange; Matt Murdock; Foggy Nelson; Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Flash Thompson; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (origin of all); Nathaniel Richards; Albert Einstein; Daniel Grimm; Victor Von Doom; Gormuu; Mole Man (origin); James MacDonald Hudson [Vindicator; Guardian] (origin); Jerry Jaxon; Heather McNeil; Logan [Wolverine]; Maria Pym; Hank Pym [Ant Man] (origin); Skrulls
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Janet Jackson (Design); Bill Valley (Design); Ron Zalme (Production); Barry Shapiro (Production); Phil Felix (Production); Ken Lopez (Production); Harry Condelario (Production); Bruce N. Solotoff (Production); Rob Carosella (Production); Paul Becton (Production); Dawn Geiger (Production).

Marvel Saga Classic Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four; Ant-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (Writer and Researcher); Janet Jackson (Design); Bill Vallely (Design)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Henry Pym[Ant-Man]; Skrulls
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Cover reprints of Fantastic Four #1-2 and Tales to Astonish #27.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Featuring: The Secrets of The Fantastic Four! Alpha Flight! The X-Men! And Much, Much More!
    Marvel Saga
  2. 1. ["Welcome to The Marvel Saga."]
  3. 2. Book I: The Saga Begins...!
    Fantastic Four; Alpha Flight; Ant-Man
  4. 3. Marvel Saga Classic Cover Gallery
    Fantastic Four; Ant-Man
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