Next year will mark the 80th anniversary of Marvel Comics #1.
To celebrate this milestone of incredible storytelling, groundbreaking art and inspirational superheroes that continue to shape pop culture and entertainment to this day, Marvel Entertainment has announced a new eight-volume Decades collection series.
Each volume of the series will feature stories from a specific decade, alongside commentary chronicling the history and evolution of the Marvel Universe and the world that inspired it.
“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,” Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski said in a statement.
Starting in January, readers will be able to immerse themselves in all things Marvel with some of comic’s most iconic characters, themes and stories. Editions will be released on a monthly basis, starting with:
- 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
More Decades collection titles will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about Marvel’s 80th anniversary celebration in the coming months.