Classics Return To Shops In The Marvel Knights Trade Collection Program

by Hannah Means Shannon

The Marvel Knights program, which developed the concept of stand-alone stories in graphic novel format, is coming up on its 20th anniversary from Marvel Comics, and the publisher are going to be celebrating that anniversary with a special trade cover collection.

Some of the creators who contributed to the original Marvel Knights program were Joe Quesada, Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev, Garth Ennis, Christopher Priest, Steve Dillon, David W. Mack, Grant Morrison, Jimmy Palmiotti, Jae Lee, Kevin Smith, and Jeph Loeb. 

Now, their work is back through a “uniform set of new trade paperbacks” will be released featuring the best of Marvel Knights, as well as two new Omnibus editions, starting in September 2018. 

Here are those titles:

SEPTEMBER:

  • DAREDEVIL BY SMITH & QUESADA: GUARDIAN DEVIL TPB

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 1-8, 1/2

 

  • BLACK PANTHER BY PRIEST & TEXEIRA: THE CLIENT TPB

o   COLLECTING: Black Panther (1998) 1-5

 

OCTOBER:

  • MARVEL KNIGHTS BY DIXON & BARRETO: DEFENDERS OF THE STREETS TPB

o   COLLECTING: Marvel Knights (2000) 1-15

 

  • FANTASTIC FOUR BY MORRISON & LEE: 1234 TPB

o   COLLECTING: Fantastic Four: 1234 1-4, material from Marvel Knights Double-Shot 2

 

  • DAREDEVIL BY BENDIS & MALEEV: UNDERBOSS TPB

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 26-31

 

  • BLACK WIDOW BY GRAYSON & RUCKA: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB

o   COLLECTING: Black Widow (1999) 1-3, Black Widow (2001) 1-3, Black Widow: Pale Little Spider 1-3

 

NOVEMBER:

  • CAPTAIN AMERICA BY RIEBER & CASSADAY: THE NEW DEAL TPB

o   COLLECTING: Captain America (2002) 1-6

 

  • MARVEL KNIGHTS BY JOE QUESADA OMNIBUS HC

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 1-15, 1/2; Daredevil: Father 1-6; Marvel Authentix: Daredevil 1; material from Marvel Knights Double-Shot 1

 

DECEMBER:

  • PUNISHER BY GARTH ENNIS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 1 TPB

o   COLLECTING: Punisher (2000) 1-12, Punisher (2001) 1-5, Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe

 

  • MARVEL BOY BY MORRISON & JONES TPB

o   COLLECTING: Marvel Boy 1-6

 

  • DAREDEVIL: MARVEL KNIGHTS by BENDIS, GALE & JENKINS TPB

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil/Spider-Man #1-4 & one-shot, Daredevil: Ninja #1-3, Daredevil (1998) #20-25

 

  • DAREDEVIL BY MACK & QUESADA: PARTS OF A HOLE TPB

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil (1998) 9-15

 

  • JEPH LOEB & TIM SALE: YELLOW, BLUE, GRAY & WHITE OMNIBUS HC

o   COLLECTING: Daredevil: Yellow 1-6, Spider-Man: Blue 1-6, Hulk: Gray 1-6, Captain America: White 0-5

These are not final trade dress, but Marvel have released the following covers for the program:

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