The book that kicked off the Marvel Universe back in 1939, presented better than ever in glorious hardcover - together with an extensive array of special features! Marvel Comics 1 promised action, mystery and adventure, and it delivered! The issue's cover star, the original android Human Torch, blazed his way into readers' hearts - and Namor the Sub-Mariner made a big splash! As well as the dazzling debuts of these two Golden Age heroes, pulp star Ka-Zar swung into comics, and costumed detective the Angel made his debut! Plus Western adventures with the Masked Raider - and terror in the jungle! And from this one issue, published 80 years ago, grew the entire Marvel Universe! Now, Marvel Comics 1 is collected along with bonus artwork, insightful essays, a gallery of homages to its iconic cover, and much more!