‘Atlantis Attacks’ Again in December with ‘Original Epic’ Collection

You just can’t count on Atlanteans to stay under the sea and mind their own business.

Marvel’s 1989 Summer Annual crossover event returns this December in a new Original Epic Collection, bringing back the Evil undersea monarchs Ghaur and Llyra who attempt to summon the elder god Set with the infamous Serpent Crown.

Naturally, all of the forces on the surface world, as well as Namor and friends, unite to defend the entire planet in New Mutants #76, Silver Surfer Annual #2, Iron Man Annual #10, Avengers West Coast #56, Marvel Comics Presents #26, Avengers West Coast Annual #4, X-Men Annual #13, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #23, Punisher Annual #2, Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #9, Daredevil Annual #5, Avengers Annual #18, New Mutants Annual #5, X-Factor Annual #4, Web of Spider-Man Annual #5, Thor Annual #14, and Fantastic Four Annual #22.

Atlantis Attacks brought together the majority of the Marvel Bullpen of the day, including writers David Michelinie, Terry Austin, Gerry Conway, Mike Baron, Michael Higgins, Louise Simonson, John Byrne, Roy Thomas, and Peter Sanderson and artists Byrne, Paul Smith, Mike Vosburg, Rob Liefeld, Bill Reinhold, Dave Ross, Ron Wilson, Rich Buckler, Walt Simonson, Javier Salteres, Paul Ryan, Al Milgrom, Mike Gustovich, Tim Dzon, James Brock, Vince Mielcarek, Keith Williams, Andy Mushynsky, Mike Gustovich, Sam DeLaRosa, Tom Palmer, Randy Emberlin, Don Heck, Tony DeZuniga, Mark Bagley, Keith Williams, and Terry Austin.

The Atlantis Attacks Annual crossover format followed 1988’s successful Evolutionary War Annual crossover and was originally collected in the omnibus format in 2011 (which may still be on the shelf at your local comic shop for the original retail price of $75 if you prefer hardcovers).

The Atlantis Attacks Original Epic consists of 552 pages for a suggested retail price of $44.99 and will be available on December 29.

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