Marvel Comics is publishing Marvel Comics #1000, a comic for their eightieth birthday that is intended to be where Marvel Comics would be now if that original title from 1939 had come out every month since. A bit like Action Comics #1000 and Detective Comics #1000. Except they actually came out. A collection of one-page strips by many big name writers and artists as a storyline across the years by Al Ewing takes place.
Oh and then doing a Marvel Comics #1001 the following month. No #1002 though. Clearly it’s been cancelled.
Well for the eighty-first birthday, Marvel iscollecting the pair, along with more stuff in a Marvel Comics #1000 Hardcover. Here’s the solicit…
March 17, 2020 Pages: 128
Eighty years! Eighty creators! An army of legendary creators! All in one sensational hardcover! In celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary, we gathered together the greatest array of talent ever to be assembled between two covers! Names from the past, from the present and even the future! Every page is filled with all-new work from this cavalcade of comic book luminaries! A mystery threads throughout the Marvel Universe – one that began in MARVEL COMICS #1 and unites a disparate array of heroes and villains throughout the decades! What is the Eternity Mask? And who is responsible for the conspiracy to keep it hidden? As secrets are peeled away, answers await the entirety of the Marvel Universe! The landmark event is collected together with an awesome assortment of bonus features!
COLLECTING: MARVEL COMICS 1000-1001, TBD