(July 1986)

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
1986-03-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Danny Fingeroth (editor); Mark Gruenwald (consulting editor); Ralph Macchio (consulting editor); Jack Abel (proofreader); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Saga / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited); Brett Breeding (credited)
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz (credited)

Genre
superhero; historical
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Iceman]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Book VIII: Fateful Encounters! (Table of Contents: 1)

Marvel Saga / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (credited) (writer and researcher); Stan Lee (credited); Roy Thomas (credited); Larry Lieber (credited); Robert Bernstein (credited)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited) (1); Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (27); Bill Sienkiewicz (credited) (30-32); Jack Kirby (credited); Steve Ditko (credited); Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited) (1); Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson) (27); Bill Sienkiewicz (credited) (30-32); Steve Ditko (credited); Don Heck (credited); Dick Ayers (credited); Sol Brodsky (credited)
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz (credited)
Letters
Brenda Mings (credited) (Typesetter); John Duffy; Artie Simek (as Art Simek)

Genre
superhero; historical
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Iceman]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Dr. Doom; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Donald Blake]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Impossible Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bill Vallely (Design); Anita Duncan (Production Manager); Phil Felix (Production); Bill Oakley (Production); Ken Lopez (Production) Rob Carosella (Production); Barbara Johnston (Production); Dawn Geiger (Production); Paul Bection (Production); Harry Candelario (Production); John Romita, Sr. (Art Supervisor); Tom Morgan (Art Department); Mark McKenna (Art Department); Jose Marzan (Art Department); Kevin Maguire (Art Department).

In addition to the excerpted material, the new art of the splash page was based on material in The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (March 1963); the new art on page 27 was based on material in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #90 (March 1963); the new art on pages 30-32 was based on material in X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #55 (April 1969) and X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #56 (May 1969). Also, information from a wide variety of sources was incorporated into the entire issue's bridging text.

Marvel Saga Classic Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset); Artie Simek (as Art Simek)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprints of the Amazing Spider-Man #1, Fantastic Four #12 and Journey Into Mystery #88 on the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Saga
  2. 1. Book VIII: Fateful Encounters!
    Marvel Saga
  3. 2. Marvel Saga Classic Cover Gallery
    The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Thor
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