NewThe Marvel Universe 7: The Modern Marvel Age

Marvel Masterworks: Fantastic Four, Vol. 1
Reprints Fantastic Four #1-10 (November 1961 – January 1963).
This volume marks the official beginning of the modern Marvel Era. Its publication dates overlap somewhat with a few volumes of the Atlas Era collections, but the nature of the Sliding Timeline is such that this overlap has long since ceased to matter.
–> Fantastic Four: First Family
Reprints Fantastic Four: First Family #1-6 (May 2006 – October 2006).
This story occurs during, and behind the scenes of, the very first issue of Fantastic Four, detailing their origin and first clash with Mole Man, and technically should be read between issues #1 and #2 of the preceding volume for absolute accuracy.
Marvel Masterworks: Ant-Man & Giant-Man, Vol. 1
Reprints Tales to Astonish #27 (January 1962) and 35-52 (September 1962 – February 1964).
This volume must begin prior to Amazing Spider-Man based on references in that volume. In addition, this volume covers an unusually long span, overlapping with the first collection of The Avengers (see the next page of this timeline for more details), as the transition from Ant Man to Giant Man is reflected in that volume.
Marvel Masterworks: The Incredible Hulk, Vol. 1
Reprints The Incredible Hulk #1-6 (May 1962 – March 1963).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga Note that despite his more familiar green skinned incarnation, the Hulk was indeed coloured grey during his first few appearances.
–> Hulk: Gray
Reprints Hulk: Gray #1-6 (December 2003 – April 2004).
The story occurs during the issues reprinted in Marvel Masterworks: The Incredible Hulk, Vol. 1.
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor, Vol. 1
Reprints Journey Into Mystery #83-100 (August 1962 – January 1964).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.
–> Thor: First Thunder
Reprints Thor: First Thunder #1-5 (November 2010 – March 2011).
Retells the first year or so of Thor comics.
–> Storm
Reprints Storm #1-6 (April 2006 – September 2006).
Occurs not long after the public debut of Thor.
Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man, Vol. 1
Reprints Tales of Suspense #39-50 (March 1963 – February 1964).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.
–> Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin
Reprints Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin #1-6 (November 2007 – April 2008).
This story retells and expands Iron Man’s first battle with the Mandarin, in Tales of Suspense #50.
Marvel Masterworks: Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1
Reprints Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) and Amazing Spider-Man #1-10 (March 1963 – March 1964).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.
–> Spider-Man: With Great Power…
Reprints Spider-Man: With Great Power… #1-5 (March 2008 – September 2008)
This story occurs entirely within the pages of Amazing Fantasy #15.
Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Year One
Reprints –>Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Year One #1-5 (August 2004 – December 2004).
This story occurs entirely withing the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #3.
–> Spider-Man Visionaries: Kurt Busiek, vol. 1
Reprints Untold Tales of Spider-Man #1-8 (September 1995 – April 1996).
All the stories in this book occur in parallel with the stories in The Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks 1.
Marvel Masterworks: The Human Torch, Vol. 1
Reprints Strange Tales #101-117 (October 1962 – February 1964) and Annual #2 (1963).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.
Marvel Masterworks: Fantastic Four, Vol. 2
Reprints Fantastic Four #11-20 (February 1963 – November 1963) and Annual #1 (1963).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.
Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange, Vol. 1
Reprints Strange Tales #110-111, 114-141 (July 1963 – August 1963; November 1963 – February 1966).
It is placed here based on the chronology of events in Marvel Saga.

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