Death’s Head Omnibus – Contents Confirmed, Yes?

Marvel’s January 2020 solicitations include the much-anticipated Death’s Head Omnibus TPB among them – a delightfully chunky, 416-page collection of (almost) all the early Death’s Head greatest ‘hits’, scheduled for release on 3rd March, which we trailed earlier this year.

Death’s Head was originally created by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior in the 1980s, at MarvelUK.

While, as previously noted, this collection doesn’t include any of Death’s Head’s encounters with The Doctor (from Doctor Who) this bumper-sized edition does include, for the first time, the Death’s Head/Hulk storyline from Panini UK’s Marvel Heroes #33 – deliciously delineated by Simon Williams, and much more.

Meet one of Marvel UK’s biggest stars… the robot for hire known as Death’s Head] Just don’t call him a bounty hunter, yes? Join the android assassin in this pulse-pounding collection of his original adventures, from distant dimensions to the far future. Death’s Head has his sights locked on an array of enemies… and will encounter familiar faces including the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, She- Hulk and Arno Stark, the ruthless Iron Man of the future] But are you ready for Death’s Head’s mind-bending origin? For that matter, is he?] Buy this book and stay healthy, yes?

Collecting: Dragon’s Claws (1988) #5; Death’s Head (1988) #1-7, #9-10; Death’s Head: The Body In Question (1990) GN; Fantastic Four (1961) #338; Sensational She-Hulk (1989) #24; What If? (1989) #54; Marvel Heroes (2008) #33; and material from Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #76

Death’s Head: Freelance Peacekeeping Agent is scheduled for release on 3rd March 2020, ISBN 9781302923365 – check out Death’s Head on Amazon UK

• Marvel Database: Death’s Head (Earth-TRN234)

• Marvel Universe Appendix: Death’s Head

• Death’s Head on the Transformers Wiki

Great account of the bounty hunter’s early tales!

•  A collection of the Death’s Head mini series by Tini Howard and Kei Zama will be released in December 2019, according to Amazon

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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  1. At last. My Panini collections long since fell apart. Very poor binding. Shame about the missing ‘Doctor Who’ stuff but totally understandable. One day….long into my dotage…..I hope I’ll see a hardback omnibus that collects EVERTHING, including the ‘Transformers UK’ strips he came from.

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