John Byrne Gets A Mixed Marvel Omnibus, And Other 2016 Omnibi

byrneIn April, Marvel Comics are to publish the Marvel Universe By John Byrne Omnibus, collecting a number of his shorter runs on titles, to accompany his already collected Fantastic Four, Uncanny X-Men and Alpha Flight runs.

Collecting: Champions #11-15; Marvel Preview #11; Avengers #164-166, #181-191; Power Man #48-50; Marvel Premiere #47-48; Captain America #247-255; Silver Surfer (1982) #1; Incredible Hulk #314-319; Wolverine (1988) #17-23, material from Marvel Fanfare #29

1120 pages with a cover price of $125, it's one of a bunch of big new (and old) Omnibus collections coming from Marvel in the first quarter of 2016.

Others include The Deadpool Classic Omnibus, following up on the Joe Kelly Deadpool Omnibus, looking at what happened after he left the title and reprinting Deadpool (1997) #34-69, Black Panther (1998) #23, Agent X #1-15, Fight-Man #1; material from X-Men Unlimited (1993) #28.

1304 pages for $125. Out in January.

capCaptain America gets a Vol 2 Omnibus, collecting issues #114-148, including the Gene Colan run on the character, with 816 pages $120, March.

X-Men: Age Of Apocalypse Omnibus gets reprinted, collecting Uncanny X-Men #320-321, X-Men #40-41, Cable #20, X-Men Alpha, Amazing X-Men #1-4, Astonishing X-Men #1-4, Factor X #1-4, Gambit & The X-Ternals #1-4, Generation Next #1-4, Weapon X #1-4, X-Calibre #1-4, X-Man #1-4, X-Men Omega, Age Of Apocalypse: The Chosen, X-Men Ashcan #2. 1072 pages, $125, April.

The Superior Foes Of Spider-Man collects the entire Nick Spencer and Steven Lieber run on the acclaimed title. One of my favourite titles, collecting all 17 issues and I'm planning to sit this right next to the Fraction/Aja Hawkeye.

376 pages, $50, February.

xmenUncanny X-Men gets a Vol 3 Omnibus collecting another golden age for that comic, with Uncanny X-Men (1981) #154-175, X-Men Annual (1971) #6-7, Marvel Graphic Novel #5, Wolverine (1982) #1-4, Special Edition X-Men #1 and Magik #1-4. 1056 pages $125, March.

The Frank Miller & Klaus Janson Daredevil Omnibus gets a reprint (hopefully they'll fix the orange Daredevil issue this time), collecting Daredevil #158-161, 163-191 and What If? #28. 840 pages for $125. March.

And it is accompanied by a reprint of the Frank Miller & Bill Sienkiewicz Elektra Omnibus, collecting Elektra: Assassin #1-8, Elektra Lives Again, Bizarre Adventures #28 and What If? #35. 400 pages for $100 – which is a little expensive compared to the other titles. But then it does sell from $400 new on Amazon Marketplace. March.

And the Frank Miller Daredevil Omnibus Companion, collecting Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #27-28; Daredevil #219, 226-233; Daredevil: The Man Without Fear #1-5; Marvel Graphic Novel #24, Daredevil Love And War. 608 pages, $100, it currently sells on Amazon from $500, so… yeah. April.






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