Marvel’s been wowing fans for 75 years and now we can get a look at the 75 best Marvel stories of all-time. Before you scoff and say, “I bet they missed some?” think again. Marvel asked and reached out to fans for THEIR feedback on which stories are the best of the best and THAT is how they decided what to put in this magnificent collection.
Here is the official press release that breaks it all down as well as a look at the wonderful cover by Paolo Rivera.
We asked for your help picking the 75 best Marvel stories of all-time – and you delivered! Thousands of votes have been tallied, and today we’re proud to officially unveil the stories chosen to be included in the massive Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus Hardcover! But that’s not all! Get your first look at the dust jacket that will sheathe this titanic tome – featuring stunning artwork by master painter Paolo Rivera!
“We loved Paolo Rivera’s cover so much that we couldn’t resist using it twice!” exclaims Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Originally planned as the cover to the upcoming 75thAnniversary Celebration Anthology one-shot, Paolo’s exceptional artwork so perfectly captured the essence of Marvel’s history – it was just too good not to commemorate this monumental omnibus with as well.”
Collecting Fantastic Four (1961) #1, #48-50 & #285; Hulk (1962) #1; Avengers (1963) #1 & #57; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #31-33, #50 & #121-122; Incredible Hulk (1968) #181;Giant-Size X-Men #1; X-Men (1963) #141; Uncanny X-Men (1981) #142; Daredevil (1964) #181; Marvel Graphic Novel #1 & #5; Thor (1966) #337; Marvels #1; X-Men Alpha;Thunderbolts (1997) #1; Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #36; The Ultimates (2002) #1; Captain America (2005) #25; Hawkeye (2012) #11 and material from Captain America Comics (1941) #1, Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15, and Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #248 & #700 – this massive omnibus features some of the most iconic Marvel stories of all time!
“Marvel’s 75th Anniversary belongs to our fans as much as it does to our creators and everyone behind the scenes,” says Axel Alonso, Editor-in-Chief. “We wish we could’ve printed every story you chose but, of course, if we had, the book would be unmovable! So we poured over your top 75 and selected to print the best, brightest and most iconic stories — Assembling the Avengers, The Coming of Galactus, The Death of Captain Marvel, Days of Future Past, and more — to make this Omnibus your one-stop shop for 75 years of Marvel history.”
Want to see where your favorite story ranks among the top 75? Head over to Marvel.com for the definitive ranking of the top 75 Marvel stories of all-time, as voted by you!
But that’s not all true believer! The release of the Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus in stores will also coincide with the release of a special digital bundle on the Marvel Comics App & Marvel Digital Comics Store, featuring 75 issues for $75, one from each of the entries on the countdown! Be a part of Marvel history this November when the massive Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus and Marvel 75th Anniversary Digital Bundle take you back to the best of the best – as voted by you!
So, after looking at the list, are there any stories that you think they missed? Which ones are your favorites? Let us know down in the comments section below.