Marvel Universe

80th Anniversary: Silver Age

Celebrating 80 years of Marvel! From a super powered family, an irradiated man-monster, to a neighborhood wall-crawler and teenage mutant mayhem, sample the first generation of modern Marvel with these 1960s hits!

MARVEL COMICS: 1961-1970

Fantastic Four

in Fantastic Four (1961) #1

The series most credited for kick starting the Marvel Universe, Fantastic Four proved a commercial success in large part to its non-traditional heroes. This series also put Jack Kirby and Stan Lee on the map!

Spider-Man

in Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15

Readers have always resonated with high school student Peter Parker, a goodhearted kid who gains the powers of a spider. Stan Lee and Steve Ditko bring the web-slinger to life!

Hulk

in Incredible Hulk (1962) #1

Witness the birth of the Gamma Green Giant, as mild-mannered Bruce Banner gets a dose of radiation he can't quite shake!

Ant-Man & the Wasp

in Tales to Astonish (1959) #27

Creators Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Steve Ditko, and Jack Kirby present 'The Man in the Ant Hill', the origin story of Hank Pym! Read on for his adventures with stylish sidekick, the winsome Wasp!

Thor

in Journey Into Mystery (1952) #83

Iron Man

in Tales of Suspense (1959) #39

Although he wouldn't get a solo series till 1968, Iron Man starred in Tales of Suspense, a Cold War Era comic with a sci-fi bend. In a moment of duress, industrialist Tony Stark achieves his full potential.

X-Men

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #1

Avengers

in Avengers (1963) #1

Doctor Strange

in Strange Tales (1951) #110

Daredevil

in Daredevil (1964) #1

By day, he is blind attorney Matt Murdock, but in his suit of red, he is Daredevil, Man Without Fear. Check out the hero of Hell's Kitchen in his first appearance, wearing a (very) yellow costume!

Black Panther

in Fantastic Four (1961) #52

Captain America

in Captain America (1968) #100

The star-spangled Sentinel of Liberty enters the Silver Age! Having earned his place amongst modern Marvel-dom, Steve Rogers takes off in his own ongoing series!