Marvel Saga (1985 series) #1-25 [SET] — The Official History of the Marvel Universe

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Marvel Comics presents one of the most unique comics series in the history of the media.

This series tells the Official History of the Marvel Universe from the very beginning in chronological order using actual scenes from the comics themselves.

From Galactus and the enigmatic Watchers to the 1,000-year Galactic war between the Kree and Skrull Empires!

From the Celestials' first visit to a young planet called Earth and the creation of the powerful Eternals and hideous Deviants!

From the Hyborian Age where a mighty barbarian fought terrible wizards, to an age when Gods walked the earth and names like Hercules became legend.

From King Arthur's Court to the heroes of the Wild West to the brave men and women that fought in World War II!

It is all just prelude to the Dawn of the Marvel Age!

 

 

Collecting the Complete twenty-five issue series. 

 

 

The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #1
By Peter Sanderson / Stan Lee / Various & John Byrne / Various. 
“The Saga Begins”
In this first spectacular issue, witness the origin of the Fantastic Four and their very first harrowing adventure to Monster Island to confront the diminutive Mole Man. Meanwhile, travel north of the border to Canada and watch as inventor James MacDonald plants the seeds of what will become Canada's greatest super heroes. Plus, another brilliant man, Henry Pym, makes a startling discover that allows him to shrink down to the size of an "ant!" And, the Fantastic Four come face-to-face with the shape-shifting aliens known as Skrulls for the very first time.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #2
By Peter Sanderson & Ron Frenz / Al Milgrom. 
“Transformation and Rebirth” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the very first awesome showdown between the Fantastic Four and the shape-shifting alien Skrulls. Plus, the origins of the Amazing Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk! And, the world will tremble at the rebirth of the Savage Sub-Mariner.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #3
By Peter Sanderson & Ron Frenz / Al Milgrom. 
“A Gathering of Dooms” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the complete origin and history of Prince Namor and his first strike against the surface world. Plus, the conclusion to Spider-Man's origin as well as the complete origin of Doctor Doom and his very first battle with the Fantastic Four! And, we meet the mysterious man known as Professor X.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #4
By Peter Sanderson & Ron Frenz / Al Milgrom.
“Of Gods and Mutants”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the full origin of Professor X, including his early meetings with Magneto, Juggernaut, and Hydra! Plus, the origin of Cyclops! And as if that wasn't enough, we also get to see the the origin of the Mighty Thor and the very first team-up of Doctor Doom and the Sub-Mariner against the Fantastic Four!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #5
By Peter Sanderson & Paul Ryan / Brett Breeding. 
“Terror in the Skies”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the FF vs. Doctor Doom in a showdown in outer space! Plus, the origins of the Angel, Ice Man, and Loki, the god of evil! As well as the Incredible Hulk's first encounter with the Ringmaster and his Circus of Crime.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #6
By Peter Sanderson & Paul Ryan & Walter Simonson. 
“Love, Hate...And Sacrifice” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the amazing conclusion to the origin of Iceman, featuring Cyclops and Professor X! Plus, the origins of Iron Man, Alicia Masters and her father the Puppet Master, Odin and fabled Asgard!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #7
By Peter Sanderson & Paul Ryan / Brett Breeding. 
"The Ties That Bind”  
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness Iron Man's revenge! Plus, Iron Man's very first adventure alongside James Rhodes (future War Machine)! J. Jonah Jameson enters Spider-Man's life and changes it forever! Loki learns Thor's greatest secret! A dramatic change in the life of the Hulk. And, the origin of Ant-Man's greatest foe - Egghead!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #8
By Peter Sanderson & Paul Ryan & Walter Simonson & Bill Sienkiewicz.
“Fateful Encounters”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness Spider-Man's rescue in the sky! But Jonah's response is not what you'd expect, or is it?! plus, the origin of Angel continues, featuring Iceman, Cyclops and Professor X. Te Fantastic Four's very first meetings with Spider-Man and the Hulk! Iron Man's first armor change.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #9
By Peter Sanderson & Steve Geiger / Brett Breeding. 
“Look to the Skies” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness Spider-Man's very first battle with the high-flying Vulture and Peter Parker's first job for the Daily Bugle. Plus, the origins of Doctor Octopus, Wasp and the enigmatic Watcher!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #10
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard & John Buscema / Al Williamson / Klaus Janson.
“To Stand United”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the origins of Beast and Marvel Girl, the formation of the X-Men and their very first battle with Magneto! Plus, the origins of the Avengers, Doctor Strange, Sandman, and the Lizard. The Sub-Mariner finds his lost people and Doctor Doom battles the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #11
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Klaus Janson. 
“Days of Power” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the X-Men and their very first battle with Magneto! Plus, the origin of Owen Reece - the Molecule Man! Iron Man's first red and gold armor. The Hulk turns against the Avengers and teams-up with Namor! Plus, Nick Fury's first Marvel appearance, the X-Men's second adventure as they battle the Vanisher, and Ant-Man becomes Giant-Man!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #12
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Brett Breeding. 
“A Legion Reborn” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the Incredible Hulk and Savage Sub-Mariner team-up to take on the Mighty Avengers! Plus, the complete origin of Captain America. New powers for the Invisible Girl. The origins of Mr. Hyde and the Mandarin! The first appearances of the Enchantress, the Executioner, Electro, the Black Knight and Baron Zemo! And, the X-Men's first battle with the Blob!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #13
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Klaus Janson.
“Evil Dared!”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the greatest battle royale of all time as the Hulk takes on the combined might of the Fantastic Four and Avengers! Plus, the complete origin of Daredevil, featuring Elektra! Plus, Captain America comes face-to-face with Baron Zemo. The origin of the Black Widow, and the first appearance of the Green Goblin and the Enforcers!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #14
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Al Williamson.
“Confrontations”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the very first battle between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin, featuring the villain's origin! Plus, the X-Men's first battle with the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. The first meeting, and battle between, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men. The origins of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. Spider-Man's first confrontation with the Hulk! The debut of Diablo, the Owl, Beetle and the Grey Gargoyle!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #15
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Al Williamson.
“Avengers A' Borning”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the Thing and Diablo vs. the world! Plus, the origins and debut of Hawkeye and Wonder Man - who both started out as villains! Spider-Man's very first encounter with Daredevil! The origin of Kang the Conqueror. The origin of the Scorpion, plus Spider-Man's greatest foes combine to form the Sinister Six!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #16
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Al Williamson.
“Dead Reckonings”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the sensational conclusion to Wonder Man's origin! Plus, the X-Men's first meeting with - and battle against - the Avengers! Plus, a dreaded secret from the Human Torch and Invisible Girl's past. The origin of Doctor Strange's greatest foe - the Dread Dormammu, featuring their first battle! The X-Men's first battle with Unus the Untouchable. The beginnings of the Frightful Four. And, the first attack of Attuma!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #17
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Bob McLeod. 
“Man's Inhumanity” 
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the amazing conclusion to the very first battle between the X-Men and Avengers! Plus, how did Professor X wind up in a wheelchair? Plus, the Fantastic Four face off with the Frightful Four for the very first time! The origins of the Inhumans, Ka-Zar, and the Hulk's greatest foe - the Leader. And, Doctor Strange must contend with the combined might of Mordo and Dormammu!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #18
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Al Milgrom.
“The Triumph and the Tragedy”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the X-Men's last confrontation with the original Brotherhood of Evil mutants, featuring the awesome power of the Stranger! Plus, Captain America vs. Baron Zemo to the death! The first appearance of Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD! Doctor Strange comes face-to-face with Eternity! The origin of the Absorbing Man, and the first attack of the Spider-Slayers!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #19
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / John Beatty.
“The Old Order Changeth”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the Trial of the Gods! Plus, the first roster change for Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Spider-Man takes on the Green Goblin and the Crime-Master! Daredevil dons his red costume for the first time. Peter Parker graduates high school!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #20
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Jose Marzan, Jr.
“The Battle Eternal”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the senses-shattering end of The Trial of the Gods! Plus, the first mission of Captain America's new team of Avengers! The Fantastic Four must battle Doctor Doom without heir powers! The throne of the Sub-Mariner usurped! And, the death of Bruce Banner!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #21
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Jose Marzan, Jr.
“The Struggle for Power”
The Official History of the Marvel Universe continues as we witness the awesome conclusion to the Fantastic Four vs. the Frightful Four! Plus, the Mighty Thor pits his strength and courage against the invincible power of the Destroyer! The Hulk joins forces with the Leader?! Doctor Strange's quest for Eternity comes to an end. Plus, the very first battle between the Uncanny X-Men and the unstoppable Juggernaut!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #22
By Peter David & Steve Geiger / Jose Marzan, Jr.
“Will You Marry Me?”
In honor of the wedding of the decade, MARVEL SAGA sneaks a peek at Spider-Man and his blushing bride-to-be! Witness the stormy saga of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson! It's an official history of everyone's favorite fun-couple! This issue focuses on Peter Parker's and Mary Jane's relationship, leading up to their wedding.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #23
By Peter Sanderson & Keith Pollard / Jose Marzan, Jr.
“The Day of Their Destruction”
Don't miss the startling debut of the Uncanny Inhumans and the day that cannot be forgotten - the wedding of Reed Richards and Susan Storm. What diabolical plan has the nefarious Doctor Doom cooked that will cause all of Marvel's heroes to rally to the aid of Marvel's First Family.
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #24
By Peter Sanderson & Steve Geiger / Phil Lord.
“The Ravager of Worlds”
Witness the mind-blowing origin of the Devourer of Worlds - Galactus!
The Marvel Saga (1985 series) #25
By Peter Sanderson & Hector Collazo. 
“The Silver Surfer” 
It's the cosmic origin of the Sentinel of the Spaceways - the Silver Surfer!