Marvel has sent Major Spoilers the covers to the upcoming Marvel: 1985 #1 that arrives May 14, 2008.

MARVEL 1985 #1 (of 6) (MAR082192)
MARVEL 1985 #1 (of 6) EDWARDS VARIANT (MAR082193)
Written by MARK MILLAR
50/50 Covers by JIM CHEUNG
Variant Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS

With one cover featuring the Marvel’s greatest heroes, and another featuring Marvel’s greatest villains, these two covers connect to form a powerful vision of the Marvel Universe!


via Marvel

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  1. Mr. Dou
    April 23, 2008 at 1:45 pm — Reply

    I’m going to wait for the trade on this… but, this is stinking awesome.

  2. Rodrigo
    April 23, 2008 at 1:47 pm — Reply


  3. Mark I.
    April 23, 2008 at 2:31 pm — Reply

    Neat cover. The concept seems a little overbaked (Last Comic Hero?) but it could be interesting.

    Maybe Skurge the Executioner will show up?

  4. Mark I.
    April 23, 2008 at 2:38 pm — Reply

    Er, hey…wasn’t Magneto helmetless and not a villain in 1985?

  5. Josh P.
    April 23, 2008 at 3:35 pm — Reply

    Mark I.: Shhh. You’re ruining it…

  6. April 23, 2008 at 4:22 pm — Reply

    Ah, the good ol’ days. Back before Spidey made deals with the devil and Iron Man was a tool …

  7. Lou
    April 23, 2008 at 8:37 pm — Reply

    Ok, but who is the kid?

  8. Jim
    April 24, 2008 at 12:23 am — Reply

    I’m as nostalgic as any comic fan, but this seems a bit forced. Didn’t they already do Secret Wars II?

    Still, a cool cover….

  9. Young
    April 24, 2008 at 1:38 am — Reply

    In 1985 Magneto was still a bad guy – Secret Wars (the first series) was still being published, and during that series, although he was placed in the side of the heroes, he was still considered a villain. After Secret Wars 2 Magneto officially joined the side of the angels.

  10. April 30, 2009 at 2:27 pm — Reply

    yo who the kid

    spidey all the way

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