Marvel has a hefty lineup of omnibus editions scheduled for spring 2021, with fat hardcover volumes collecting crossover events, complete character stories, and the handbooks of the Marvel Universe, each with a variant cover that’s exclusive to the direct market.
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Omnibus Vol. 1 HC:
Follow the adventures of the rogue archaeologist of the Star Wars universe in a 1,240-page omnibus that collectsStar Wars: Doctor Aphra
(2016) #1-40 and Annual
#1-3; Darth Vader
(2015) #3-4, #8 and #21; Star Wars
(2015) #13, #19 and #31-32; Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel
; and material from Darth Vader
(2015) #25 and Star Wars: Empire Ascendant.
Main and variant covers by Ashley Witter; both editions will be released on February 24, 2021, with a MSRP of $125.00.
X-Men: Inferno Omnibus HC:
This omnibus collects the massive crossover in a single hardcover volume. The earth becomes a battleground when both Mister Sinister and N’astirh launch their master plans, turning the Marauders on the X-Men and a plague of demons on New York. The fight that ensues draws in the X-Men, X-Factor, and New Mutants as well as Spider-Man, Daredevil, the Avengers. This 1,240 page hardcover omnibus collectsX-Factor
(1986) #33-40, X-Terminators
#1-4, Uncanny X-Men
(1981) #239-243, New Mutants
(1983) #71-73, Power Pack
(1984) #40 and #42-44, Avengers
(1963) #298-300, Fantastic Four
(1961) #322-324, Amazing Spider-Man
(1963) #311-313, Spectacular Spider-Man
(1976) #146-148, Web Of Spider-Man
(1985) #47-48, Daredevil
(1964) #262-263 and #265, Excalibur
(1988) #6-7, Mutant Misadventures Of Cloak And Dagger
#4, and material from X-Factor Annual
#4. The regular edition has a Goblin Queen cover by Mark Silvestri and the direct market variant has a headshot cover by Mark Silvestri, Bret Blevins, and Walter Simonson. Both editions have a release date of March 17, 2021 and a MSRP of $125.00.
Avengers: The Gathering Omnibus HC:
Another crossover event complete in a single volume, this one brings together an array of antagonists from the Black Knight to the Kree. CollectsAvengers
(1963) #343-344 and #348-375, Avengers Annual
#22, Avengers Strikefile, X-Men
(1991) #26, Avengers West Coast
#101, Uncanny X-Men
(1981) #307, Black Knight: Exodus
and Avengers Anniversary Magazine.
Covers by Steve Epting and Tom Palmer, with a direct-market only poster cover by the same artists. These 1,152-page hardcovers are both scheduled for March 17, 2021, with a MSRP of $125.00.
Tony Stark: Iron Man By Dan Slott Omnibus HC:
Slott spins Tony Stark’s Iron Man off in a new direction with virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and a robot revolution. This 616-page hardcover volume collects Tony Stark: Iron Man
#1-19, Iron Man
(1998) #25,and Iron Man 2020
#1-6. The main cover is by Adi Granov and direct market variant by Alex Ross. Both editions will be released on March 17, 2021 with a MSRP of $100.00.
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition Omnibus HC:
Get all the facts about the Marvel Universe of the 1980s in a single volume with this collection of character profiles, schematics, and more. The omnibus collects Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition
#1-20 in a 1,392-page volume with a She-Hulk cover and direct market exclusive Spider-Man cover, both by John Byrne. Release date is March 3, and the MSRP is $150.00.
Marvel Comics also previewed Fortnite variant covers coming this September and October (see "Preview: Marvel's 'Fortnite' Variant Covers").
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