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Marvel Sets Original ‘Captain Marvel’ Hardcover Omnibus

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With a new feature film coming up next year, 2023 is the perfect time to launch a new Captain Marvel hardcover omnibus of the original title-holder. Set for a January 3rd, 2023 debut, it’ll be priced at $100 and come in at 888 pages. It brings out the first appearance as done by Stan Lee and Gene Colan with issues that include:

  • Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) 12-13
  • Captain Marvel (1968) 1-33
  • Iron Man (1968) 55
  • Material from Not Brand Echh (1967) 9

Some of the incredible talent that worked on these books includes stories written by Roy Thomas, Arnold Drake & Jim Starlin, with Stan Lee, Mike Friedrich, Gary Friedrich, Archie Goodwin, Gerry Conway, Marv Wolfman, and Steve Englehart.  Pencillers include Colan, Don Heck, Gil Kane & Jim Starlin with Dick Ayers, Frank Springer, Tom Sutton, John Buscema, and Wayne Boring.

Plot Concept: Branded a traitor for defending the people of Earth, the space-born Kree hero Captain Mar-Vell uses his cosmic powers as our planet’s protector. And the good Captain’s legacy is strong: From his early adventures drawn by Gene Colan to his reinvention by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane to his iconic cosmic awakening under Jim Starlin, each story is presented in oversized glory in this massive Omnibus volume. Also featuring the first appearance of Carol Danvers, Rick Jones bonding with Cap by way of the cosmic Nega-Bands, war with the vicious Col. Yon-Rogg, battles with the Black Widow, Captain America and Hulk, and last, but not least, the first appearance of Thanos!