Marvel help new readers figure out where to start with Marvel Select

Marvel help new readers figure out where to start with Marvel Select

Not everyone has a comics fan running in their circle. And for such unfortunate souls, getting into comics can be tough. Comics ain’t cheap, and it’s hard for the uninitiated to know where to funnel that hard-earned money.

Fear not, good citizens! Marvel are throwing you a bone, shipping copies of some of their best-loved volumes with the “Marvel Select” banner on them. I haven’t read them all, but there are definitely some excellent choices on the list. Check them out below, and if something piques your interest, head to your local comic book shop and jump in!

New York, NY—December 19, 2018—Introducing MARVEL SELECT, your essential Marvel reading list – and the volumes that answer the often-repeated question about Marvel collected editions: “Where do I start!?”

A series of graphic novels hand-picked by Marvel Editorial to showcase pivotal storylines and written and drawn by some of Marvel’s most acclaimed creators, MARVEL SELECT provides readers with a collection of entry points into the Marvel Universe. These stand-alone volumes, which also serve as evergreen adventures about Marvel’s most well-known heroes, are perfect for retailers or librarians looking to create a core title offering for their readers!

Look for these 20 essential stories available now wherever graphic novels are sold, including Marvel’s Digital Comics Store: https://comicstore.marvel.com/Marvel-Select/page/20473.

And don’t stop there – find full listings of Marvel Graphic Novels in print and digital wherever graphic novels are sold!

Be sure to check out the Marvel 2019 Calendar, available in comic shops December 26th, which showcases all these titles over the 12 months of 2019!

  1. ASTONISHING X-MEN VOL. 1: GIFTED TPB
  2. BLACK PANTHER: WHO IS THE BLACK PANTHER? TPB
  3. CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER ULTIMATE COLLECTION TPB
  4. CIVIL WAR TPB
  5. DEADPOOL CLASSIC VOL. 1 TPB
  6. DOCTOR STRANGE: THE OATH TPB
  7. FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION: THE COMING OF GALACTUS TPB
  8. HULK: PLANET HULK TPB
  9. IRON MAN: EXTREMIS TPB
  10. MARVELS: THE REMASTERED EDITION TPB
  11. MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: NO NORMAL TPB
  12. PUNISHER: WELCOME BACK, FRANK TPB
  13. RUNAWAYS VOL. 1: PRIDE & JOY TPB
  14. THANOS RISING TPB
  15. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL TPB* (in stores 1/16)
  16. THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL VOL. 1: SQUIRREL POWER TPB
  17. THOR: GOD OF THUNDER VOL. 1 – THE GOD BUTCHER TPB
  18. ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 1 TPB
  19. ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1: POWER & RESPONSIBILITY TPB
  20. VENOM BY DONNY CATES VOL. 1: REX TPB
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