THE BEST MARVEL STORIES BY STAN LEE OMNIBUS Coming Later This Year

Stan the Man gets his very own gigantic collection…

Marvel on Thursday announced in its latest solicitations the upcoming publication of The Best Marvel Stories by Stan Lee Omnibus, a nearly 900-page collection featuring art by just about every great illustrator who’s stepped into the House of Ideas.

Dig the official description:

THE BEST MARVEL STORIES BY STAN LEE OMNIBUS HC 
Written by STAN LEE with LARRY LIEBER, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH & TOM DEFALCO
Penciled by JACK BINDER, AL AVISON, JOE MANEELY, STAN GOLDBERG, STEVE DITKO, JACK KIRBY, DON HECK, JACK DAVIS, DICK AYERS, SOL BRODSKY, WALLY WOOD, JOHN BUSCEMA, GENE COLAN, JIM STERANKO, NEAL ADAMS, GIL KANE, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, JOHN ROMITA SR., MOEBIUS, DARICK ROBERTSON, MARCOS MARTIN & BRUCE TIMM
Face Front, True Believers, and treasure this celebration of the incredible career of Stan Lee! More than 70 years of stories featuring dozens of Lee’s beloved co-creations — including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, Daredevil and Nick Fury — all in his signature, senses-shattering style! These astonishing tales of suspense, horror, fantasy, romance, comedy, cowboys, super heroics and more prove beyond doubt that Stan is “The Man!”
896 PGS./Rated T+ …$100.00
ISBN: 978-1-302-94814-6
Trim size: 7-1/4 x 10-7/8

A few thoughts:

— Along with the solicitations, Marvel released this detailed graphic listing all the stories that will be included:

— As you see, there will be a direct-market variant cover featuring Jack Kirby’s cover to Fantastic Four Annual #2.

— The solicitations noted that the volume would be released in June. The graphic above, however, says the omnibus is due Oct. 11, 2022. Amazon also lists the Oct. 11 date.

— I love that Marvel is doing this, though I am 100 percent certain there will be the anti-Stan folks who will be aghast. Such is life.

MORE

— The TOP 13 STAN LEE Stories — RANKED. Click here.

— The Sad, Confused Legacy of STAN LEE. Click here.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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5 Comments

  1. Oh, the nostalgia that FF Annual cover brings to me.

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  2. It’s so nice of Marvel to celebrate one of its co-creators of its universe. 🙂

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  3. I’m definitely not “anti-Stan”… the Marvel universe would not have succeeded without him… and Jack… and Steve…

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  4. “I am 100 percent certain there will be the anti-Stan folks who will be aghast.”

    Well…I don’t know about all that.

    I don’t object to the book being published. Nor do I suggest Lee’s name should be erased.

    But I do think the artists who participated in the writing of these stories…particularly Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko but to a degree all of them…should be properly credited for the entirety of their contributions.

    If that makes me one of your nebulous “anti-Stan folks” then so be it.

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