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Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus Hardcover Contents

75 Titles!

By Robert T. Trate     August 09, 2014
Source: Marvel Comics


Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus Hardcover
© Marvel Comics
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Marvel Comics, the House Ideas let the fans vote on what titles they thought were worthy of being in their special Omnibus Hardcover. That’s right, 75 titles that define the very best of Marvel Comics. Check out the press release and the titles below. You and I might not agree on all of them however, there are many that you cannot argue with. 
 
Press Release: We asked for your help picking the 75 best Marvel stories of all-time – and you delivered! Thousands of votes have been tallied, and today we’re proud to officially unveil the stories chosen to be included in the massive Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus Hardcover! But that’s not all! Get your first look at the dust jacket that will sheathe this titanic tome – featuring stunning artwork by master painter Paolo Rivera!
 
“We loved Paolo Rivera’s cover so much that we couldn’t resist using it twice!” exclaims Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Originally planned as the cover to the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration Anthology one-shot,  Paolo’s exceptional artwork so perfectly captured the essence of Marvel’s history – it was just too good not to commemorate this monumental omnibus with as well.” 

Collecting: 
 
Fantastic Four (1961) #1, #48-50 & #285
 
Hulk (1962) #1
 
Avengers (1963) #1 & #57
 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #31-33, #50 & #121-122
 
Incredible Hulk (1968) #181
 
Giant-Size X-Men #1
 
X-Men (1963) #141
 
Uncanny X-Men (1981) #142
 
Daredevil (1964) #181
 
Marvel Graphic Novel #1 & #5
 
Thor (1966) #337
 
Marvels #1
 
X-Men Alpha
 
Thunderbolts (1997) #1
 
Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #36
 
The Ultimates (2002) #1
 
Captain America (2005) #25
 
Hawkeye (2012) #11 
 
Captain America Comics (1941) #1 
 
Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15
 
Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #248 & #700 
 
This massive omnibus features some of the most iconic Marvel stories of all time!
 
“Marvel’s 75th Anniversary belongs to our fans as much as it does to our creators and everyone behind the scenes,” says Axel Alonso, Editor-in-Chief. “We wish we could’ve printed every story you chose but, of course, if we had, the book would be unmovable! So we poured over your top 75 and selected to print the best, brightest and most iconic stories -- Assembling the Avengers, The Coming of Galactus, The Death of Captain Marvel, Days of Future Past, and more — to make this Omnibus your one-stop shop for 75 years of Marvel history.”
 
Want to see where your favorite story ranks among the top 75? Head over to Marvel.com for the definitive ranking of the top 75 Marvel stories of all-time, as voted by you!
 
But that’s not all true believer! The release of the Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus in stores will also coincide with the release of a special digital bundle on the Marvel Comics App & Marvel Digital Comics Store, featuring 75 issues for $75, one from each of the entries on the countdown! Be a part of Marvel history this November when the massive Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus and Marvel 75th Anniversary Digital Bundle take you back to the best of the best – as voted by you!

 
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blankczech 8/9/2014 10:11:50 PM

 Marvel's 75th Anniversary?  I remember reading Sub-Mariner, Captain America and Human Torch comics as a young boy in the mid-1950's but they weren't produced under the Marvel Comics masthead they were Atlas Comics.  Don't think Marvel Comics showed up until the early 1960's.  Did Atlas change their name to Marvel?

Lex0807 8/10/2014 5:24:28 AM

 I think Timely Publications bought Atlas Comics to become the House of Ideas.

ElBaz13 8/10/2014 9:17:02 AM

usually you could find those simple answers on the internet, Blank.

 

blankczech 8/10/2014 10:54:16 AM

Damn ElBaz13, you got me.  I was hoping some Comic Book Geek could set me straight on this and I wouldn't have to do the research myself.  I just knew that there weren't any Marvel Comics when I was a kid and although I am a geezer (same age as Ahhh..nold) I ain't 75...yet.  Here's the scoop - Apparently this guy named Martin Goodman who owned several corporate entities started Timely Comics in NYC in 1939 (which explains the 75th Anniversary thing) Timely Comics evolved into Atlas Comics in the 1950's and later into Marvel Comics in the early 1960's.

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