NewThe Marvel Universe 4: The Golden Age

1935

–> X-Men: Magneto Testament
Reprints X-Men: Magneto Testament #1-5 (November 2008 – March 2009).
Begins in 1935, and carries through to 1948.
–> Captain America & Bucky: The Life Story of Bucky Barnes
Reprints Captain America and Bucky #620-624 (September 2011 – January 2012).
Begins in 1935 and carries through the present day, but is mostly set between 1935-45.

1936

Although the reprints listed here are published by DC Comics, the listed Doc Savage volumes are reprints of Marvel Comics stories that take place in the Marvel Universe.
–> Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
Reprints Doc Savage #1-8 (October 1972 – January 1974).
Dated based the year specified in Doc Savage‘s appearance in Marvel Two-In-One.
–> Showcase Presents: Doc Savage
Reprints Doc Savage #1-8 (August 1975 – Spring 1977).
Dated based the year specified in Doc Savage‘s appearance in Marvel Two-In-One.

World War Two

1939

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.1
Reprints Marvel Comics #1 (October 1939) and Marvel Mystery Comics #2-4 (December 1939 – February 1940).
–> The Marvels Project
Reprints The Marvels Project #1-8 (October 2009 – July 2010).
Begins in 1939 and carries through to 1941.
–> Marvels
Reprints Marvels #1-4 & 0, (January 1994 – April 1994; August 1994).
Begins in 1939.

1940

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Daring Mystery, vol.1
Reprints Daring Mystery #1-4 (January 1940 – May 1940).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.2
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #5-8 (March 1940 – June 1940).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Mystic Comics, vol.1
Reprints Mystic Comics #1-4 (March 1940 – July 1940).
Marvel Masterworks Golden Age Daring Mystery, vol.2
Reprints Daring Mystery #5-8 (June 1940 – January 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.3
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #9-12 (July 1940 – October 1940).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Human Torch, vol.1
Reprints Human Torch #2-5A (Fall 1940 – Summer 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.4
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #13-16 (November 1940 – Feburary 1941).
–> Truth: Red, White & Black
Reprints Truth: Red, White & Black #1-7 (January 2003 – July 2003).
Begins in 1940.

1941

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Sub-Mariner, vol.1
Reprints Sub-Mariner Comics #1-4 (Spring 1941 – Winter 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.5
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #17-20 (March 1941 – June 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America Comics, vol.1
Reprints Captain America Comics #1-4 (March 1941 – June 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.2
Reprints Captain America Comics #5-8 (August 1941 – November 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age All-Winners Comics, vol.1
Reprints All-Winners Comics #1-4 (Summer 1941 – Spring 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Young Allies, vol.1
Reprints Young Allies #1-4 (Summer 1941 – Summer 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.6
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #21-24 (July 1941 – October 1941).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Human Torch, vol.2
Reprints Human Torch Comics #5B-8 (Fall 1941 – Summer 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.3
Reprints Captain America Comics #9-12 (December 1941 – March 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age USA Comics, vol.1
Reprints U.S.A. Comics #1-4 (August 1941 – May 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Marvel Comics, vol.7
Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics #25-28 (November 1941 – February 1942).
–> Captain America: Patriot
Reprints Captain America: Patriot #1-4 (November 2010 – February 2011).
Covers the history of Patriot and Captain America III from July 1941 to December 1953.

1942

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Sub-Mariner, vol.2
Reprints Sub-Mariner Comics #5-8 (Spring 1942 – Winter 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.4
Reprints Captain America Comics #13-16 (April 1942 – July 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.5
Reprints Captain America Comics #17-20 (August 1942 – November 1942).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age All-Winners, vol.2
Reprints All-Winners Comics #5-8 (Summer 1942 – Spring 1943).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Human Torch, vol 3
Reprints Human Torch Comics #9-12 (Fall 1942 – Summer 1943).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Captain America, vol.6
Reprints Captain America Comics #21-24 (December 1942 – March 1943).
–> Marvel Masterworks: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, vol.1
Reprints Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #1-13 (May 1963 – December 1964).
The internal continuity of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos does not match that of the actual war, but the individual issues clearly occur in chronological order relative to each other. It is placed here as a best fit.
–> Invaders Classic, vol.1
Reprints Invaders #1-9 (August 1975 – October 1976); Giant-Size Invaders #1 (June 1975); and Marvel Premiere #29-30 (April 1976 – June 1976).
–> Captain America / Black Panther: Flags of our Fathers
Reprints Captain America/Black Panther: Flags of Our Fathers #1-4 (June 2010 – September 2010 ).
No date specified but must be shortly after America enters the war, as it shows the first meeting of Captain America and Nick Fury, and is set before Cap gets his circular shield and Bucky as a partner.
–> Marvel Masterworks: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, vol.2
Reprints Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #14-23 (January 1965 – October 1965) and Annual #1 (1965).
The internal continuity of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos does not match that of the actual war, but the individual issues clearly occur in chronological order relative to each other. It is placed here as a best fit.
–> Invaders Classic, vol.2
Reprints Invaders #10-21 (November 1976 – October 1977) and Invaders Annual #1 (1977).
–> Marvel Masterworks: Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos, vol.3
Reprints Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #24-32 (November 1965 – July 1966) and Annual #2 (1966).
The internal continuity of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos does not match that of the actual war, but the individual issues clearly occur in chronological order relative to each other. It is placed here as a best fit.
–> Marvel Masterworks: Sgt. Fury, vol.4
Reprints Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #33-43 (August 1966 – June 1967).
The internal continuity of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos does not match that of the actual war, but the individual issues clearly occur in chronological order relative to each other. It is placed here as a best fit.
–> Invaders Classic, vol.3
Reprints Invaders #22-23 and 25-34 (November 1977 – December 1977 and February 1978 – November 1978).
–> Invaders Classic, vol.4
Reprints Invaders #35-41 (December 1978 – September 1979) and Invaders (vol.2) #1-4 (May 1993 – August 1993).

1943

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age U.S.A. Comics, vol.2
Reprints U.S.A. Comics #5-8 (Summer 1942 – May 1943).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Sub-Mariner, vol.3
Reprints Sub-Mariner Comics #9-12 (Spring 1943 – Winter 1943/44).
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Young Allies, vol.2
Reprints Young Allies #5-8 (Fall 1943 – July 1943).
–> Fury: Peacemaker
Reprints Fury: Peacemaker #1-6 (April 2006 – September 2006).
This story begins in 1943.
Captain America: Allies & Enemies
Reprints Captain America and Falcon #1; Captain America And Batroc #1; Captain America And Crossbones #1; Captain America And The First Thirteen #1 & Captain America And The Secret Avengers #1 (ALL May 2011).
Only the Captain America And The First Thirteen story is set in 1943; the rest of the volume takes place at some point during the Heroic Age.

1944

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age All Winners, vol.3
Reprints All-Winners Comics #9-14 (Summer 1943 – Winter 1944/45).
–> Captain America: America First
Reprints Captain America: Theater Of War – America First! #1 (February 2009); Captain America: Theater of War – Operation Zero-Point #1 (December 2008) and Captain America: Theater Of War – Prisoners Of Duty #1 (February 2010).
Contains three stories, two set in 1944 and one in 1955, but probably best read here.

1945

–> Invaders: The Eve of Destruction
Reprints Marvel Universe #1-7 (June 1998 – December 1998).
The first story in this book is an Invaders story set in 1945. The second occurs in the Sliding Timeline era, and thus this book is listed at both points in the timeline.
Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age All-Winners, vol.4
Reprints All-Winners Comics #15-19, 21 (Summer 1945 – Winter 1946/47); & All-Winners Comics (vol.2) #1 (August 1948).
–> Timely 70th Anniversary Collection
Reprints Captain America Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (June 2009); Sub-Mariner Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (June 2009); Human Torch Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (July 2009); Marvel Mystery Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (July 2009); Miss America Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (August 2009); All Select Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (September 2009); All Winners Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (October 2009); Daring Mystery Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (November 2009); Mystic Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (November 2009); USA Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (September 2009) & Young Allies Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (August 2009)
These stories take place at various points during World War Two, but the most spoiler-free location to place them is here.

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