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The Golden Age seen through the eyes of Bugle reporter Phil Sheldon. We first see the Human Torch being made by his creator, it shows how he was made and how he was rejected by his creator. It also shows how Human Torch with other Marvel heroes deafeated the Nazi party.

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In the beginning. 0

Legendary artist, Alex Ross, teams with writer, Kurt Bursiek, to deliver the history of the Marvel Universe from the perspective of one of it's more normal inhabitants. Issue 1 deals with Marvel's "Golden Age", from inventor Phineas Horton's creation, The Human Torch (not Johnny Storm) to Captain America and the superhuman intervention in World War 2. There are numerous references to events in a number of comics that many readers won't be aware off as they were first printed in the late 30s and ...

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From The Longbox: Marvels #1 0

So the first issue of the Marvels series begins with ... well the beginning.It starts in the forties on a slow news day. We meet Phil Sheldon who will be taking on the human element of our story. In this first issue, we have Phil looking for his way in the world. At the same time, we witness the birth of the superhero. Matched with the thought of uselessness a man might feel when he meets his own mortality, the heroes have to find their acceptence from a society that does not know how to deal wi...

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