Penguin Classics will be releasing a series of anthologies collecting stories from some of Marvel’s most iconic superheroes: Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain America.
Comic readers both old and new will soon have a new way to read some iconic Marvel stories as Penguin Classics currently has three anthologies up for pre-order featuring stories from some of Marvel’s most iconic superheroes. The three collections feature stories from Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain America and are described below:
- The Amazing Spider-Man – Penguin Classics Marvel Collection Edition ($28-$39.99) – Pre-order on Amazon: Includes 12 stories from the first two years of Spider-Man’s publication history (1962 to 1964): “Spider-Man!” from Amazing Fantasy #15 (1962); The Amazing Spider-Man #1-4, #9, #10, #13, #14, #17-19 (1963-1964); “Goodbye to Linda Brown” from Strange Tales #97 (1962); “How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!” from The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 (1964)
- The Black Panther – Penguin Classics Marvel Collection Edition ($28-$39.99) – Pre-order on Amazon: Includes the Black Panther’s 1966 origin tale and the “Panther’s Rage” storyline from the ’70s: Fantastic Four #52-53 (1966); Jungle Action #6-21 (1973-1976)
- The Captain America – Penguin Classics Marvel Collection Edition ($28-$39.99) – Pre-order on Amazon: Collects some of Captain America’s first appearances in the ’40s and ’50s alongside select solo stories from the ’60s: Captain America Comics #1 (1941); the Captain America stories from Tales of Suspense #59, #63-68, #75-81, #92-95, #110-113 (1964-1969); “Captain America…Commie Smasher” from Captain America #78 (1954).
It’s amazing to see comics collected and published by such a respected company as Penguin Classics. Not only will these make a fine addition to any comic collection, they’ll also give newcomers an easy way to check out comics for the first time.
Will you be adding these anthologies to your collection?