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Reverend Meteor

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Subj: Re: 10 Marvel runs/series you wish were collected as TPBs.
Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 at 08:15:10 pm EST (Viewed 280 times)
Reply Subj: 10 Marvel runs/series you wish were collected as TPBs.
Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 at 04:14:29 pm EST (Viewed 294 times)

    1. New Warriors volume 1. I have the New Warriors omnibus that collected the first 26 issues or so. I want the whole 75 issues (and 4 annuals).

Yeah, I had to buy the back issues as individual comics. Seemed weird to me. But I guess the first collected volume didn't sell well enough to justify further ones.

    2. Thunderbolts. I think of the original run only issues 1-37 are collected. I want issues 1-75 collected!

Again, I guess the first volume didn't sell well enough. Please buy 50,000 copies, Reverend.

    3. Spider-Woman volume 1. The first volume was quirky. I would like to have all of it. Not interested in any later Spider-Woman stuff but I would like that original run collected.

I'm with you. I only care about the early Carmine Infantino issues. Oh, I just googled and saw that Marv Wolfman was the early writer! No wonder these issues were so great. Carmine Infantino and Marv Wolfman! What a combination!

    4. Ghost Rider vol 2 (the Johnny Blaze stuff). Is Gary Friedrich lawsuit against Marvel the reason this stuff never gets collected? I'm assuming Marvel refuses to give him money.

    5. Luke Cage, Hero For Hire/Powerman #1-49. Has this stuff ever been collected?

Astonishingly, there are two Masterworks volumes! And two Essentials volumes which actually take the story out to Power Man and Iron Fist #57! Deservedly so, of course. My favorite superhero from the 70s.

    6. X-Men 2099. The only X-Men related series I ever really liked.

    7. The Sub-Mariner (Namor's 60's series)

Holy mackerel! (A particularly apt epithet in this instance.) There are eight Masterworks volumes of the Silver/Bronze Age series!

    8. Namor the Sub-Mariner...(only the Byrne issues really...that book turned to poo once he left)

No interest in anything Byrne. Can't stand the guy or anything he did except his X-Men art and his Alpha Flight.

    9. The Defenders volume 1 (particularly the Steve Gerber stuff)

Essentials exist.

    10. Invaders volume 1

Nothing exists. Not even an Essentials. I am telling you, there is anti-Roy Thomas malice at Marvel. How could they not collect at least a little of the Invaders? On principle, for its historic significance, there should at least be one Essentialss volume.

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