Marvel Announces ‘Predator: The Original Years’ Omnibus Vol. 1 HC

by Brendan M. Allen
Cover by Iban Coello

Leading up to the Predator’s Marvel debut, Marvel Comics announced Predator: The Original Years Omnibus Vol. 1 HC. Following the original 1987 film, the Predator franchise thrilled comic book readers with various series depicting terrifying encounters with the extraterrestrial hunters and exploring the dark history of their species. Both Predator aficionados and new readers will be able enjoy these classic tales in hardcover format this July.

 ‘Nowhere is safe when the remorseless alien killers stalk the concrete jungle of New York City, leave a trail of death across the American Southwest and ignite the Cold War by landing in Siberia! Find out if the Predators came to Earth during Vietnam or World War I and see the hunters make a new enemy in Dutch’s brother, Detective John Schaefer. 

Read on as an Arizona prison becomes a slaughterhouse and witness a Predator vs. psychotic Predator showdown in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey! Finally, take a trip to 1950s Hollywood, where only a child with special glasses can see the monster in the midst of Tinseltown! It’s total carnage, Predator-style!’ 

The massive collection includes Predator (1989) #1-4, Predator 2 #1-2, Predator: Big Game #1-4, Predator: Cold War #1-4, Predator: The Bloody Sands of Time #1-2, Predator: Race War #1-4, Predator: Bad Blood #1-4, Predator: Invaders from the Fourth Dimension, Predator: Dark River #1-4, Predator: Strange Roux, and Predator: Kindred #1-4, plus material from Dark Horse Presents, Dark Horse Comics, and A Decade of Dark Horse

Featuring the talents of Mark Verheiden, Franz Henkel, John Arcudi, Dan Barry, Andrew Vachss, Randy Stradley, Evan Dorkin, Jerry Prosser, Brain McDonald, Jason R. Lamb, Scott Tolson, Neal Barrett Jr., Chuck Dixon, Charles Moore, Jerry Laban, Chris Warner, Ron Randall, Dan Barry, Mark Bright, Jordan Raskin, Lauchland Pelle, Derek Thompson, Jim Somerville, Mitch Byrd, Bryan O’connell, Roger Peterson, Leo Duranova, and more.

 

Direct Market Variant Cover by Chris Warner

Brendan M. Allen

Brendan Allen has probably had more jobs than you would reasonably believe. Dog trainer? He’s done it. Flooring contractor? You bet! EMT? Army NBC specialist? Road dog for a Celtic rock band? Yes, yes, and och aye! Now he reads comics and writes about them. It's a rough gig. You can follow Brendan on Twitter @SaintAmish where he tweets about comic books and cystic fibrosis awareness.

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