It was bound to happen since Marvel Comics features their greatest creators in their Marvel Visionaries line of books. Legends like Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, and John Romita Sr. have been honored by this series and Claremont is next up. This series of trade paperbacks serve as a great way to get a sense of the selected creators entire work from the very beginning to their latest stuff. In Claremont’s readers will get Daredevil, Iron Fist, Avengers, and of course, plenty of X-Men stories to read. Running 376 pages at $34.99 it’s a decently priced collection.
John Romita Jr. is also getting the honor of a Marvel Visionaries for the month of November too.
Check out the full solicitation below for more info!
CHRIS CLAREMONT TPB
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT & MORE
Penciled by SYD SHORES, JOHN BYRNE,
DAVE COCKRUM, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, JIM LEE,
ARTHUR ADAMS, MICHAEL GOLDEN, FRANK MILLER, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, JOHN BOLTON, ALAN DAVIS
& SALVADOR LARROCA
Cover by JOHN BYRNE & JIM LEE
Celebrate the career of a true Marvel Visionary! Best known for transforming the X-Men from a reprint title into a blockbuster franchise, Chris Claremont steered the fates of Marvel’s mutants for decades while working with some of comics’ top artists! Now, thrill to some of his finest tales featuring the X-Men and their extended family — from the fate of the Phoenix to the fan-favorite “Kitty’s Fairy Tale” and more! Plus: classic stories featuring Daredevil vs. Stilt-Man and Carol Danvers and the Avengers vs. Rogue — and collaborations with John Byrne, one of Claremont’s greatest artistic partners, starring Star-Lord and Iron Fist! Collecting DAREDEVIL (1964) #102; MARVEL PREVIEW #11; IRON FIST (1975) #14; X-MEN (1963) #137; UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #153, #205 and #268; AVENGERS ANNUAL #10; WOLVERINE (1982) #3; NEW MUTANTS (1983) #21; CLASSIC X-MEN #13; EXCALIBUR (1988) #16 and material from X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #12 and X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) #36.
376 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99