The votes have been tallied, and the stories have been chosen. Marvel has announced the contents of their 75th anniversary omnibus, and revealed the dust jacket that will be adorning the volume, complete with art from Paulo Rivera.
"We loved Paolo Rivera's cover so much that we couldn't resist using it twice!" exclaims Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. "Originally planned as the cover to the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration Anthology one-shot, Paolo's exceptional artwork so perfectly captured the essence of Marvel's history – it was just too good not to commemorate this monumental omnibus with as well."
Here's the complete contents of the Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus:
Fantastic Four (1961) #1, #48-50 & #285; Hulk (1962) #1; Avengers (1963) #1 & #57; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #31-33, #50 & #121-122; Incredible Hulk (1968) #181; Giant-Size X-Men #1; X-Men (1963) #141; Uncanny X-Men (1981) #142; Daredevil (1964) #181; Marvel Graphic Novel #1 & #5; Thor (1966) #337; Marvels #1; X-Men Alpha; Thunderbolts (1997) #1; Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #36; The Ultimates (2002) #1; Captain America (2005) #25; Hawkeye (2012) #11 and material from Captain America Comics (1941) #1, Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15, and Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #248 & #700.
"Marvel's 75th Anniversary belongs to our fans as much as it does to our creators and everyone behind the scenes," says Axel Alonso, Editor-in-Chief. "We wish we could've printed every story you chose but, of course, if we had, the book would be unmovable! So we poured over your top 75 and selected to print the best, brightest and most iconic stories -- Assembling the Avengers, The Coming of Galactus, The Death of Captain Marvel, Days of Future Past, and more — to make this Omnibus your one-stop shop for 75 years of Marvel history."
You can see where each story rankined in the top 75 by heading over to Marvel.com the complete voting results.
The release of the Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus in stores will also coincide with the release of a special digital bundle on the Marvel Comics App and Marvel Digital Comics Store, featuring one issue from each of the 75 stories included in the omnibus collection and priced at $75.
The Marvel 75th Anniversary Omnibus collection goes on sale in November.