The arch-villain of the Marvel Universe gets his very own Omnibus this August, featuring not only some of his greatest battles with the Fantastic Four, but also disputes with just about every other hero and team around the globe.
Doctor Doom: The Book of Doom Omnibus highlights the Latverian ruler’s first encounters with the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Uncanny X-Men, and the Avengers, and a number of memorable storylines and stand-alone tales.
Some of those standout entries include Doom and Tony Stark’s adventure across time to ancient Camelot, his ascension to godhood in the original Secret Wars, The Emperor Doom and Triumph and Torment graphic novels, and Ed Brubaker’s entire Books of Doom mini-series from 2005.
The entire line-up consists of: Fantastic Four #5-6, 39-40, 236, 246-247, 258, 278-279, 350, 352, 358, Fantastic Four Annual #2, Amazing Spider-Man #5, Marvel Super-Heroes #20, Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #1-2, Super-Villain Team-Up #13-14, Champions #16, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #14, Uncanny X-Men #145-147, Iron Man #149-150, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #10-12, Marvel Graphic Novel: Emperor Doom, Marvel Graphic Novel: Doctor Strange and Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, Fantastic Four (1998) #67-70, 500, Fantastic Four Special (2005) #1, Books of Doom #1-6, and Doom stories from Astonishing Tales #1-3, 6-8, and Marvel Double-Shot #2.
The stories in the collection include a who’s who of Marvel writers such as Stan Lee, John Byrne, Walter Simonson, Larry Lieber, Roy Thomas, Bill Mantlo, Dennis O’Neil, Chris Claremont, David Michelinie, Jim Shooter, Roger Stern, Mark Waid, Brubaker, Gerry Conway, Dwayne McDuffie, and classic artists Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Byrne, Walter Simonson, Larry Lieber, Wally Wood, John Buscema, Mike Sekowsky, Keith Giffen, Bob Hall, Frank Miller, Dave Cockrum, John Romita Jr., Mike Zeck, Mike Mignola, Mike Wieringo, and more.
Doctor Doom: The Book of Doom Omnibus weighs in at a hefty 1,336 pages for a suggested retail price of $125. Doom comes to your town on August 17.
Check out the standard cover by Greg Land and the classic Byrne variant cover from Super Villain Team-Up #14.