Book six in a series telling the (near) chronological history of the Marvel Universe. In this issue the following events are recounted:
Bobby Drake almost being killed by a lynch mob before being rescued by Professor X and Cyclops and inducted into the X-Men.
The Fantastic Four's first battle against the Puppet Master, and their first meeting with long time associate Alicia Masters (Also delving into their origins.)
Thor's battle against Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man.
The origins of Asgard and Odin.
Ant Man's battle against the Protector.
The early life and career of Tony Stark, and the events that would lead to his capture by Wong-Chu in Viet Nam, and how he and Professor Ho Yinsen would create the first Iron Man armor at the expense of Yinsen's life.