Marvel Comics looks like they will be ending their 80th year as a comics publisher looking back at their very beginnings with these Omnibus volumes….
Timely's Greatest: The Golden Age Human Torch By Carl Burgos Omnibus Dec. 10, 2019 Pages: 1,032
Marvel proudly presents TIMELY'S GREATEST, a series of once-in-a-lifetime Omnibi presenting the greatest stories from the era when Marvel was known as Timely Comics. Marvel's first super hero, the burning-hot hit known as the Human Torch, seared his way into readers' minds in 1939, setting the path for all Marvel icons to come. Carl Burgos' fiery hero wasn't a typical do-gooder; he was a creation of cutting-edge science in a world that was terrifi ed by his burning visage. In this first-time-ever collection of every Human Torch tale from the character's debut through Carl Burgos' April 1942 induction into the war eff ort, you'll experience the birth of Marvel Comics. Also featuring Burgos' rare post-war and 1950s Torch stories and covers.
COLLECTING: MARVEL COMICS 1; MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 2-34, 83; HUMAN TORCH 2-7, 28; ALL-WINNERS COMICS 1-4; DARING MYSTERY COMICS 7; CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS 76; YOUNG MEN 24-28
Nov. 5, 2019 Pages: 840
Marvel proudly presents TIMELY'S GREATEST, a series of once-in-a-lifetime volumes presenting the greatest stories of the Golden Age, when Marvel was known as Timely Comics! Joe Simon and Jack Kirby entered the comicbook field separately, and undoubtedly would have made major impacts on their own – but when their talents came together, it wasn't an impact, it was an earthquake. The Simon & Kirby team immediately became synonymous with innovative storytelling, powerful artwork and hit characters. They would birth some of the 1940s' most enduring creations, including the embodiment of a nation's fighting spirit: Captain America! This Omnibus collects Simon & Kirby's Timely Comics stories and covers, from the Vision to the Fiery Mask – and the rare Red Raven!
Collecting: Daring Mystery Comics 1-3, 6-8; Red Raven Comics 1; Marvel My itstery Comics 12-25; Human Torch 2 (1); Captain America Comics 1-10; USA Comics 1-3; All-Winners Comics 1-2; Young Allies Comics 1; Mystic Comics 7
Timely's Greatest: The Golden Age Sub-Mariner By Bill Everett – The Pre-War Years Omnibus Hardcover – September 17, 2019
Marvel proudly presents TIMELY'S GREATEST, a series of once-in-a-lifetime volumes presenting the greatest stories of the Golden Age, when Marvel was known as Timely Comics! Our debut volume celebrates the incomparable adventures of comics' first antihero, Prince Namor the Sub-Mariner! Bill Everett's Sub-Mariner cut a bold path, defending his undersea kingdom, invading New York City, fighting the Axis powers, and battling both against and alongside the Human Torch! Like his signature character, Everett was an iconoclast ahead of his time. His lush, detailed artwork and engrossing ongoing storylines were unlike anything else of the era! For the first time ever, experience every adventure of Prince Namor from his 1939 debut through Bill Everett's February 1942 induction into the armed services.
COLLECTING: MARVEL COMICS 1; MARVEL MYSTERY COMICS 2-31; SUB-MARINER COMICS 1-4; HUMAN TORCH 2-6; ALLWIN