(August 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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (consulting editor); Ralph Macchio (consulting editor); Danny Fingeroth (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief); Jack Abel (proofreader)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus; Vulture; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Iceman; Professor X]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Radioactive Man; the Watcher
Reprints

Book IX: Look to the Skies...! (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men; Spider-Man; Fantastic Four; Thor; Ant-Man / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (writer; researcher); Roy Thomas (1-4); Stan Lee (5-10, 12-32); Roger Stern (5-6); Steve Englehart (10-12); H. E. Huntley (21-26)
Pencils
Steve Geiger (1-4); Jack Kirby (12-14, 16-19, 21-26); Steve Ditko (5-10, 20-21, 27-32); John Romita, Jr. (5-6); Sal Buscema (10-12); Gene Colan (14-16); Marie Severin (21); John Buscema (26)
Inks
Al Williamson (1-4); Steve Ditko (5-10, 12-14, 16-18, 20-21, 27-32); Frank Giacoia (5-6); Joe Staton (10-12); Syd Shores (14-16); Dick Ayers (18-19, 26); Jim Mooney (21); Don Heck (21-26); Tom Palmer (26)
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz
Letters
Brenda Mings (typesetter); John Duffy (2-10, 27-32); Joe Rosen (5); Tom Orzechowski (11); Art Simek (12-26); Jim Novak (21)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Iceman; Professor X]; Vulture; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May; Kree; Skrulls; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Uatu; Watchers; Red Ghost; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Donald Blake]; Radioactive Man; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Dr. Octopus; Puppet Master
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bill Vallely (Design); Anita Duncan (Production Manager); Bill Oakley (Production); Ken Lopez (Production); Rob Carosella (Production); Barbara Johnston (Production); Dawn Geiger (Production); Paul Becton (Production); Harry Candelario (Production); John Romita, Sr. (Art Supervisor); Tom Morgan (Art Department); Mark McKenna (Art Department); Jose Marzan (Art Department); Mark Alexander (Art Department); John Lewandowski (Archivists); Mark Silverman (Archivists); Julius L. Taylor (Archivists); Eddie Marcano (Archivists).

In addition to the excerpted material, the new art on pages 1-4 was based on material in X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #56 (May 1969). Also, information from a wide variety of sources was incorporated into the entire issue bridging text.

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

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko; Don Heck
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover reprints of the Amazing Spider-Man #2,3 and Tales to Astonish #44 on the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Book IX: Look to the Skies...!
    X-Men; Spider-Man; Fantastic Four; Thor; Ant-Man
  3. 2. Marvel Saga Classic Cover Gallery
    Spider-Man; Ant-Man
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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