More Marvel Omnibuses – and Venomnibuses in 2019, From Ditko to Devils

Time for your bookshelves to start making some room. Here are what Marvel are putting in their biggest, heaviest, oversized, hardcover comics heavy enough to kill if dropped from a first storey window.

More Marvel Omnibuses – and Venomnibuses in 2019, From Ditko to Devils

  • Conan The Barbarian: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 1
  • The greatest saga in sword-and-sorcery history begins – the saga of Conan! Born on a battlefi eld in the frozen lands of Cimmeria, Conan fights his way through the untamed Hyborian kingdoms, sparing no man, woman or wizard his wrath. His adventures will become legend. He will become king. Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith brought Robert E. Howard's iconic creation to four-color life with work that set new standards for comic book storytelling. Marvel is honored to present each story, each cover and each letters page – all painstakingly restored to match the majesty of the original editions. In these early exploits, Conan ventures from his homeland for the first time, honing his skills as a thief, mercenary, pirate and above all, warrior!
    COLLECTING: CONAN THE BARBARIAN (1970) 1-26; MATERIAL FROM CHAMBER OF DARKNESS (1969) 4; SAVAGE TALES (1971) 1, 4
    On Sale Date: Jan. 29, 2019

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  • Venomnibus Vol. 2
    • Complete your library of the symbiotic sensation's 1990s solo series! A new Sin-Eater strikes! Venom journeys to the planet of the symbiotes, and takes on an all-new Spider-Man: Ben Reilly! Threats mount, including the Jury, Dr. Paine and a symbiote-hunting alien – and Venom and Wolverine share an interdimensional adventure! Eddie goes on trial, with Matt Murdock as his defense! But when Venom becomes a government hired gun, it leads to clashes with Ghost Rider…and the original Spider-Man!COLLECTING: VENOM: SINNER TAKES ALL 1-5, VENOM: ALONG CAME A SPIDER 1-4, VENOM: THE HUNTED 1-3, VENOM: THE HUNGER 1-4, VENOM: TOOTH AND CLAW 1-3, VENOM: ON TRIAL 1-3, VENOM: LICENSE TO KILL 1-3, VENOM: SEED OF DARKNESS -1, VENOM: SIGN OF THE BOSS 1-2, SPIDERMAN: THE VENOM AGENDA, VENOM: THE FINALE 1-3, UNCANNY ORIGINS 7; MATERIAL FROM AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SUPER SPECIAL, SPIDER-MAN SUPER SPECIAL, VENOM SUPER SPECIAL, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN SUPER SPECIAL, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN SUPER SPECIAL, SPIDER-MAN HOLIDAY SPECIAL 1995
    • Release Date: February 19, 2019

More Marvel Omnibuses – and Venomnibuses in 2019, From Ditko to Devils

  • Captain Marvel: Ms. Marvel – A Hero is Born
    • Before she became Captain Marvel, NASA Security Chief Carol Danvers' life had been intertwined with the alien Kree's interventions on Earth. When her genetic structure melded with that of the Kree, Danvers was imbued with new powers and an all-new Marvel hero was born! Famous X-Men writer Chris Claremont weaves complex plots and compelling characterization in the iconic original adventures of Ms. Marvel. The highlights are many: Ms. Marvel meets the Avengers for the very fi rst time. Mystique makes her first appearance. A battle with Ronan the Accuser. Encounters with the Guardians of the Galaxy and Sabretooth. The story reaches its epic conclusion in a Marvel milestone including the X-Men and the Avengers!COLLECTING: MS. MARVEL (1977) 1-23; MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) 61-62, 76-77; DEFENDERS (1972) 57; MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE (1974) 51; AVENGERS (1963) 200, AVENGERS ANNUAL (1967) 10; MATERIAL FROM AVENGERS (1963) 197-199, MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1990) 10-11, MARVEL FANFARE (1982) 24
    • Release Date: February 26, 2019

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  • Hulk: The Dogs of War
    • Paul Jenkins, one of the most cerebral writers in comics, gets deep into the head of Bruce Banner – and finds the monster within! But you've never seen a Hulk more hellish than the one that dwells deep inside the grief-stricken, guilt-ridden and seriously ill Banner. Afflicted and unbalanced, the Hulk is hounded worse than ever before when General Ryker lets slip his gamma-powered Dogs of War – their bite is every bit as bad as their bark! And the Hulk's tortured soul is pushed even further to its limits when the person dearest to him is killed…by one of his oldest and deadliest foes! Plus, Hulk smashes in startling stories from Garth Ennis, Brian Azzarello and more incredible creators!COLLECTING: INCREDIBLE HULK (2000) 12-33, ANNUAL 2000-2001; HULK (1999) 1/2; SENTRY/HULK 1; HULK SMASH 1-2; STARTLING STORIES: BANNER 1-4
    • Release Date: February 26, 2019

More Marvel Omnibuses – and Venomnibuses in 2019, From Ditko to Devils

  • Star Wars by Jason Aaron Omnibus
    • When Star Wars returned to Marvel, Jason Aaron was the ideal candidate to steer the rebels into all-new adventures! Now Aaron's entire saga is collected in full! The Death Star has been destroyed – but the Empire isn't toppled yet! Join Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 as they continue the fight for freedom against Darth Vader! Luke battles Boba Fett! A woman from Han Solo's past returns! The Dark Lord crash-lands – but you can't keep Vader down for long! And the roguish Doctor Aphra lures Luke to the Screaming Citadel!COLLECTING: STAR WARS 1-37, STAR WARS: VADER DOWN 1, DARTH VADER 13-15, STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA 7-8, STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL 1, STAR WARS ANNUAL 1-3
    • Release Date: March 12, 2019

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  • Earth X Trilogy Omnibus: Omega
    • Alex Ross' dark vision of the Marvel Universe's future concludes! Captain Marvel led a charge against Death -and killed her! Now no one will ever die again. They may writhe in pain, their bodies broken beyond repair…they may cry out for their suffering to end…but they will not perish. Death is truly dead. What has Mar-Vell done?! Now, the remaining heroes of Earth X must band together to end the torment of the paradise they helped create. Will their desperate quest to restore death succeed? Collecting the full epic climax of the Earth X Trilogy -plus the story behind Nighthawk's demonic visions, starring Daredevil and Mephisto! And an enormous and comprehensive array of sketches and background material!COLLECTING: PARADISE X: HERALDS 1-3; PARADISE X 0-12, XEN, DEVILS, A, X, SPECIAL EDITION; PARADISE X: RAGNAROK 1-2; NIGHTHAWK (1998) 1-3
    • Release Date: March 19, 2019
  • The Avengers Omnibus Vol. 4
    • Caught in the crossfire, Earth has become the staging ground for a conflict of cosmic proportions. The merciless Kree and the shape-changing Skrulls have gone to war, and humanity is on the frontline. It's Roy Thomas and Neal Adams'classic Kree-Skrull War! Then, every Avenger from day one returns to battle Ares and the Enchantress. There's no time wasted upping the ante when the mutant-hunting Sentinels return from the heart of the sun. Next, enter: Steve Englehart! The Avengers' new writer doesn't miss a beat as he builds to Marvel's fi rst hero-vs.-hero epic -the Avengers/Defenders War. Also featuring Mantis' first appearance, Magento and the X-Men, and Vision and the Scarlet Witch's growing romance.COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1963) 89-119, DAREDEVIL (1964) 99, DEFENDERS (1972) 8-11
    • Release Date: April 2, 2019

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  • Savage Sword of Conan: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 1
    • Crom! This inaugural volume ushers in Marvel's line of definitive Savage Sword of Conan collections. Full-color covers, letters pages, pinups, extensive articles and reviews on Conan, his world and his creator -everything's included just as no one is spared the vengeance of Conan! After the breakout success of Conan's color comic, Marvel brought the legendary sword-and-sorcery saga of Robert E. Howard's hero to its black-and-white magazine line. In lushly illustrated novel-length adventures with all the drama, violence and allure the comic book medium can off er, writer Roy Thomas and Marvel's greatest artists craft a host of Conan classics like Barry Windsor-Smith's "Red Nails" and John Buscema's "Black Colossus" and "A Witch Shall Be Born" featuring the infamous Tree of Death are just the beginning!COLLECTING: SAVAGE TALES (1971) 1-5; SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN (1974) 1-12, SPECIAL (1975) 1
    • Release Date: April 2, 2019

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  • Infinity by Starlin & Hickman Omnibus
    • From the epic that began it all – to the blockbuster event to end all blockbuster events! For Thanos, the Infinity Gauntlet is the ultimate prize. With it comes omnipotence: absolute control of time, space, power, reality, the mind and the soul. On the edge of Armageddon and led by the mysterious Adam Warlock, Earth's super heroes join in a desperate attempt to thwart one nihilistic god's insane plunge into galactic self-destruction. Years later, Thanos makes a world-shattering return, seeking to claim Earth while the Avengers are caught in a war in deep space! Galactic empires will fall as his crazed plans come to fruition! From the cosmic minds of Jim Starlin and Jonathan Hickman come the bookend chapters of the Mad Titan's quest for infinity!COLLECTING: INFINITY GAUNTLET 1-6, INFINITY 1-6, NEW AVENGERS 7-12, AVENGERS 14-23
    • Release Date: April 2, 2019

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  • The Thanos Wars: Infinity Origin Omnibus
  • Before he eradicated half the Marvel Universe, Thanos fought his first Infinity Gem-powered wars against Captain Marvel, Adam Warlock and the combined might of the Avengers. Created by the incomparable Jim Starlin, these epic battles redefined the stakes for Marvel's heroes -and at the center of it all was always Thanos. Starlin imbued Thanos' stories with an existential spirit and cosmic scope that made the Mad Titan as compelling as he was dangerous. Experience Thanos, Drax and Gamora's first appearances, the very first assembling of the Infinity Gems, the reinvention of Captain Marvel, the return of Adam Warlock and more in this awesome Omnibus edition. Beautifully restored and packed with extensive bonus material, it's a must-have for every Marvel fan.COLLECTING: IRON MAN (1968) 55, CAPTAIN MARVEL (1968) 25-34, MARVEL FEATURE (1971) 12, AVENGERS (1963) 125, STRANGE TALES (1951) 178-181, WARLOCK (1972) 9-15, MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) 55, AVENGERS ANNUAL (1967) 7, MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE ANNUAL (1976) 2, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL (1982) 1, MATERIAL FROM DAREDEVIL (1964) 105, LOGAN'S RUN (1977) 6
  • On Sale Date: April 9, 2019

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  • Infinity War Omnibus
  • The epic sequel to the Infinity Gauntlet! Adam Warlock's dark half has resurfaced. The Magus is here. And the cosmos shall feel his wrath! As the Magus schemes for ultimate power, an army of evil doppelgangers overwhelms Earth's heroes, Dr. Strange and Galactus seek answers and Thanos enters the fray -alongside the Infinity Watch! Can the Avengers, X-Men and more turn the tide? To defeat the Magus, Eternity must be awakened…and the Infinity Gauntlet reassembled!COLLECTING: INFINITY WAR 1-6; FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) 366-370; SPIDER-MAN (1990) 24; DEATHLOK (1991) 16; DAREDEVIL (1964) 310; WARLOCK AND THE INFINITY WATCH 7-10; DOCTOR STRANGE, SORCERER SUPREME 42-47; SILVER SURFER (1987) 67-69; WONDER MAN (1991) 13-15; ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) 110-112; SILVER SABLE & THE WILD PACK 4-5; GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (1990) 27-29; QUASAR 37-40; NEW WARRIORS (1990) 27; MARC SPECTOR: MOON KNIGHT 41-44; NOMAD (1992) 7; SLEEPWALKER 18; MATERIAL FROM CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) 408; ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) 109; MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) 108-112
  • On Sale Date: April 16, 2019

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  • Amazing Spider-Man By J. Michael Straczynski Omnibus Vol. 1
  • Acclaimed screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski begins a run that established him as one of the all-time Spidey greats – joined by the legendary John Romita Jr.! And they kick things off by introducing an enigmatic stranger with a startling secret about Spider-Man's origin! Wrestling with his separation from Mary Jane, Peter goes back to his roots with a new job – science teacher at his old school! But how will Aunt May react when she learns that Peter is really Spider-Man?! Plus: Spidey battles Doctor Octopus, Morlun, Dormammu and more, and teams up with Doctor Strange, Captain America and – Loki?! And as Spidey copes with the horror of 9/11 and relives his heroic career, shocking sins of the past catch up with the wall-crawler!COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 30-58, 500-514, 509 DIRECTOR'S CUT
  • On Sale Date: May 21, 2019
  • The Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus Vol. 4
  • The adventures of comics' most put-upon super hero, the Amazing Spider-Man, continue! Brought you by Stan Lee, John Romita Sr., Gerry Conway, Gil Kane and Ross Andru, the saga ahead will captivate you unlike any Marvel comic has before. The Green Goblin is back! Gwen Stacy is missing! And it all leads to a confrontation atop the George Washington Bridge that will leave Peter Parker forever changed! It's the story that put a generation into therapy and cemented the Green Goblin as the defi nition of evil. And lest you think that's the only milestone in these pages, this Omnibus also features the debut of the Punisher, the wedding of Aunt May and Doc Ock, Harry Osborn's descent into madness and a new role for Mary Jane Watson!COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) 105-142, GIANT-SIZE SUPERHEROES (1974) 1, MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1967) 14
  • On Sale Date: June 4, 2019

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  • Hulk By Loeb & McGuinness Omnibus
  • There's a sadistic, new, red-skinned Hulk in the Marvel Universe. Who or what is he? One thing's for sure, he's a Hulk with a mission…and it'll be an explosive battle when he collides with the original green-skinned goliath! As Marvel's greatest minds try to uncover the Red Hulk's secrets, She-Hulk calls in the cavalry to bring him down! Meanwhile, Rick Jones adjusts to a startling new status quo…and what's wrong with Doc Samson? When Domino sees too much, Red Hulk assembles a hit squad to take her out. But whose side is the new Red She-Hulk on? And when "Rulk's" mysterious backers stand revealed, can Marvel's greatest heroes halt an unstoppable red tide of destruction?COLLECTING: HULK (2008) 1-24, KING-SIZE HULK 1, FALL OF THE HULKS: GAMMA, HULK-SIZED MINI-HULKS 1; MATERIAL FROM INCREDIBLE HULK (2009) 600, WOLVERINE (2003) 50
  • On Sale Date: June 25, 2019

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  • Heroes Reborn Omnibus
  • Marvel's greatest heroes, revamped and reborn! Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, the FF and more have awakened on a whole new world, boldly reimagined by the hottest creators of the 1990s! Steve Rogers takes on the mantle of the Sentinel of Liberty, gains a brand new sidekick and faces down the Red Skull! Cap, Hawkeye, Vision, Swordsman, Hellcat and more form the Avengers, but can they awaken Thor and defeat the devious Loki? The Fantastic Four face old threats for the first time, from Mole Man to Doctor Doom! The newly-forged Iron Man takes on Hydra and the incredible Hulk! But can these reborn heroes save the Earth from the hunger of Galactus?COLLECTING: HEROES REBORN 1/2, CAPTAIN AMERICA (1996) 1-12, AVENGERS (1996) 1-12, FANTASTIC FOUR (1996) 1-12, IRON MAN (1996) 1-12, MATERIAL FROM INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) 450
  • On Sale Date: July 9, 2019

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  • Cable & X-Force Omnibus
  • When the villainous Upstarts target X-Force and the New Warriors, the teen teams must join forces to survive! Meanwhile, Cable forges an uneasy alliance with Magneto's Acolytes when Omega Red strikes – but can he save Lee Forrester from D'Spayre and Belasco? X-Force faces both past and future when the Nimrod Sentinel is born and the Externals come calling…but why is former teammate Dani Moonstar serving with the MLF? And when the alien Phalanx kidnap the X-Men, can X-Force, X-Factor and Excalibur stop the spread of their techno-organic terror? Plus, Cable and Storm take on Apocalypse's Dark Riders – but who is Genesis? Gruesome secrets about Feral's family come to light! And Reignfire's identity is revealed at last!COLLECTING: X-FORCE (1991) 32-43, ANNUAL 3; CABLE (1993) 9-20; NEW WARRIORS (1990) 45-46; X-FACTOR (1986) 106; EXCALIBUR (1988) 82; WOLVERINE (1988) 85
  • On Sale Date: July 16, 2019
  • Conan The Barbarian: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Vol. 2
  • The legend of Conan continues! Tired of the thieving life, Conan signs on as a mercenary for the warring kingdom of Turan. The enemy will tell of Conan's legendary skill in battle – if any of them live to tell the tale – but palace intrigue may prove more dangerous to the barbarian. After all, it's never wise to bed a wizard's woman. Then, Conan joins with Red Sonja for a multipart adventure. Last, but far from least, we present Roy Thomas and Gil Kane's never-before-reprinted GIANT-SIZE adaptation of "The Hour of the Dragon," the iconic story of how Conan became king and conqueror and met the woman who would become his wife. And it's all restored to the original coloring!COLLECTING: CONAN THE BARBARIAN (1970) 27-51, ANNUAL (1973) 1, GIANT-SIZE CONAN (1974) 1-4 AND MATERIAL FROM SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN (1974) 1, 8 AND 10
  • On Sale Date: Aug. 6, 2019
  • Golden Age Marvel Comics Omnibus Vol. 1
  • In August 1939 a new voice hit the newsstands and changed the comic-book world forever: MARVEL COMICS #1, with its blazing Human Torch cover, had arrived! And this 64-page pulp package wasn't your typical assortment of super-powered, straight-laced, do-gooders-this was something completely new. The amazing android creation of Dr. Phineas Horton, the Human Torch was neither man nor hero-he was a blazing force of nature that shocked and unsettled mankind. Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner, the half-human/half-Atlantean, ventures from his undersea kingdom into the world of man-not with a mind set on peace, but towards vengeance! These two characters would form the foundation for the style of conflicted hero that defines Marvel to this day, and you'll see them evolve across twelve full issues from their raw forms into the battling fire and water mega-hits of the Golden Age! They're flanked by an eclectic set born out of the fast-paced energy and imagination of the Golden Age including the heroic Angel; the wild and incomparable robot invention, Electro; the hard-edged detective, the Ferret; Terry Vance, the boy adventurer; the Western Masked Raider; and the ongoing jungle adventures of Ka-Zar, the Great. Featuring an extensive essay on Marvel's pulp magazine pre-history, publisher Martin Goodman and the birth of Marvel Comics by noted historian Will Murray, and topped off with special bonus features including original artwork and items never seen since 1939, this collection forms the cornerstone of Marvel history essential for every comic book fan, collector and historian!COLLECTING: MARVEL COMICS 1 & MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 2-12
  • On Sale Date: Aug. 20, 2019

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  • Marvel Masters Of Suspense: Steve Ditko Omnibus Vol. 1
  • Before Steve Ditko revolutionized comic book super-heroes with the Amazing Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, he applied his incomparable storytelling mastery to taught suspense-thrillers. These chilling stories were cast with nervous-eyed dreamers and sweaty-palmed schemers, none of whom make it out with getting theirs. They were parables of wrenching psychological tension, expressed by one of comic book's most unique creative minds, and they will leave you curled up and screaming for more-whether you like it or not! Marvel is honored to collect Ditko's complete stories of suspense in two beautifully restored Omnibus volumes. From his very fi rst Marvel work in 1956 through to his last five-page masterpiece, every iconic Silver Age Ditko short is collected in these incomparable Omnibus editions.COLLECTING: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) 33, 38, 50-73, STRANGE TALES (1951) 46, 50, 67-91, TALES TO ASTONISH (1959) 1-26, TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) 1-15, 17-24, STRANGE WORLDS (1958) 1-5, WORLD OF FANTASY(1956) 16-19, AMAZING ADVENTURES (1961) 1-6, JOURNEY INTO UNKNOWN WORLDS (1950) 45, 51, MYSTERY TALES (1950) 40, 45, 47, TWO-GUN WESTERN (1956) 4, WORLD OF SUSPENSE (1956) 2, MARVEL TALES (1949) 147, SPELLBOUND (1952) 29, STRANGE TALES OF THE UNUSUAL (1955) 5, ASTONISHING (1951) 53, WORLD OF MYSTERY (1956) 3, 6, BATTLE (1951) 63, GUNSMOKE WESTERN (1955) 66
  • On Sale Date: Aug. 27, 2019

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