Cerebus the Aardvark arrives at an unnamed tavern and is soon hired to acquire the mystical Flame Jewel. While artistically a bit crude, Dave Sim’s opus shows flashes of brilliance right out of the gate.
Cosmic rays give birth to a team of heroes known as the Fantastic Four: Big Brain, Dragonfly, Mandroid and Ultra-Woman! Roy Thomas is at the helm of this excellent alternate-universe take on Marvel’s first family.
The X-Men and Starjammers battle the Guardians of the Gate in a desperate attempt to save the universe. John Byrne and Terry Austin join Chris Claremont on what would become one of the premiere titles of the Bronze Age