They came from inner space! Explorer Arcturus Rann! Freedom-fighting princess Marionette! The armored warrior Acroyear! Fun-loving thief Bug! The robots Microton and Biotron! They are the greatest heroes of the Microverse! But after one thousand years in suspended animation, Rann has returned to a Homeworld vastly changed from the one he knew - and Mari's family was killed in the coup d' tat that saw Baron Karza rise to power. Now, together with their allies, they begin their epic quest to free Homeworld from the tyrannical Karza's iron grip in the first chapter of an acclaimed comic-book space opera from the legendary creative pairing of Bill Mantlo and Michael Golden! It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting MICRONAUTS (1979) #1.