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Marvel Releasing 'Decades' Collections For 80th Anniversary

Written by Tim Midura on Friday, August 17 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

Marvel Releasing 'Decades' Collections For 80th Anniversary

Will the '00s include Akira Yoshida?

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

For its 80th anniversary, Marvel Comics is celebrating its history with 'decades' collections. Totaling eight paperbacks, each volume will include classic comics from the era, plus decade-by-decade commentary on the evolution of the Marvel Universe and the world that inspired it.

The four announced titles are:

  • Decades: Marvel in the '40s — The Human Torch vs. The Sub-Mariner
  • Decades: Marvel in the '50s — Captain America Strikes!
  • Decades: Marvel in the '60s — Spider-Man Meets The Marvel Universe
  • Decades: Marvel in the '70s — Legion of Monsters

In a statement, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Akira Yoshida said:

"After almost 80 years, our fans have continued to embrace Marvel's characters as their own, following their adventures through decades of thrilling stories. To honor and celebrate this legacy, we can't wait to share some new and exciting projects for the world to experience the history of the Marvel Universe — through comic books, video games, toys, blockbuster films, television shows and more."

He then added, "I can't wait until we get to the 2000s, so everyone can remember how good of a writer I am."

The remaining four titles will be announced at a later date.


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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