Tuesday, January 15, 2008

More Marvel classics from Panini UK


Panini UK are set to produce more books for 2008 featuring classic Marvel strips from the 1960s and early 1970s. According to their website, March will see three more Marvel Pocket Books with the publication of the ninth to feature Spider-Man, the second Hulk one, and the first Iron Man Pocket Book. Contents for the books are announced as:
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: The Spider Slayer
    (Contains Amazing Spider-Man 103-111) 212 pages
  • The Invincible Iron Man: The Tragedy and the Triumph
    (Contains Tales Of Suspense 91-99, Iron Man/Submariner 1 & Iron Man 1-4) 220 pages
  • The Incredible Hulk: This Monster Unleashed
    (Contains Tales To Astonish 101 & Incredible Hulk 102-108) 220 pages
The covers for the books will feature brand new artwork by Jon Haward inked by Gary Erskine. The black and white versions of which can be seen on this blog.


Three further Pocket Books will be released in September featuring the Hulk, Iron Man, and the X-Men. There will also be standard size Marvel Masterwork trade paperbacks reprinting all the Hulk stories from 1963-64 and all Iron Man strips from 1962-63.

Panini UK also publish collections of more recent Marvel stories. A full listing of all the books scheduled for this year can be seen here:
http://www.paninicomics.co.uk/StaticPage.jsp?Id=Gnrelease_sched.htm

1 comment:

Rol Hirst said...

I like these books a lot. They're great value, nicely produced, and they remind me of the old pocketbooks that Marvel UK used to put out (fill with similar material) when I was a kid.

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