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jay

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adamwarlock

Subj: Re: essentials they should get to
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 07:53:21 pm EST
Reply Subj: essentials they should get to
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 12:55:10 pm EST

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Since even obscure characters are getting them, why haven't they done Black Panther? I'd like to see the Jungle Action issues along with any eariler major appearences. Also, Ka-Zar from Astonishing Tales and then his 4 solo series. I most want Master of Kung Fu but I guess Marvel can't do it due to them no longer having the rights to the Sax Rohmer characters like Fu Manchu. Or how about the non-Shang-Chi stories from Deadly Hands of Kung Fu?

> Since even obscure characters are getting them, why haven't they done Black Panther? I'd like to see the Jungle Action issues along with any eariler major appearences.

They've just been reprinting those in color tpbs.

> Also, Ka-Zar from Astonishing Tales and then his 4 solo series.

That's definitely conspicuous by its absence.

> I most want Master of Kung Fu but I guess Marvel can't do it due to them no longer having the rights to the Sax Rohmer characters like Fu Manchu.

I'd like to see something worked out that would allow that series to be reprinted in the format. That's one of the great Essentials, if it could ever make it to print. Another great one that has the same kind of problem is Essential Rom: Spaceknight.

For my part, I'd like to see Essential Namor, an Essential Monsters run (full of the pre-Marvel monster stories), a whole slew of Essential Westerns (Marvel published a ton of them, many of them having runs that lasted decades--Essential Rawhide Kid, Two-Gun Kid, Kid Colt Outlaw, etc.), Essential Doom 2099 would make a hell of a volume, Essential Sgt. Fury is long overdue, Essential Commie-Smashers (featuring the 1950s tales of Namor, Captain America, the Human Torch, and so on), Essential Invaders would he a great collection. Things of this nature.