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‘Planet of the Apes’ omnibus to reprint 1975 series for the first time

Expect the ‘Planet of the Apes’ omnibus some time in 2023.

Press Release

Marvel Comics has revealed they’ll be printing new Planet of the Apes stories in 2023, but to catch up on the title a new omnibus is on the way too. In fact, the omnibus will reprint the eleven issues of Adventures on the Planets of the Apes for the very first time. The series was originally published in 1975 adapting the first two Planet of the Apes films.

The series is by Doug Moench and artists George Tuska and Aldredo Alcala. The omnibus will arrive some time in 2023.

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So what’s Planet of the Apes Omnibus about?

When a crew of astronauts crash-lands on a strange and desolate world, they discover a society of apes with heightened intelligence and speech! And here, a race of mute humans are their slaves! Can the mission’s leader, Taylor, fight his way free and hold onto his humanity? What is the shocking secret of this Planet of the Apes? And what unfathomable danger lies beneath the surface? Find out when a second spaceship makes its way to this uncanny world and another astronaut faces a battle for survival, with the fate of the entire planet at stake!

Check out covers by E.M. Gist and Gil Kane below!

'Planet of the Apes' omnibus to reprint 1975 series fro the first time 'Planet of the Apes' omnibus to reprint 1975 series fro the first time

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

New York, NY— June 23, 2022 — Last week, Marvel Comics announced a brand-new era of PLANET OF THE APES comics storytelling! The groundbreaking science-fiction phenomenon will return to Marvel Comics with a new series next year and fans will also be able to enjoy Marvel’s previous PLANET OF THE APES stories in the upcoming PLANET OF THE APES ADVENTURES: THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS OMNIBUS!

This rare collection will reprint all eleven issues of ADVENTURES ON THE PLANETS OF THE APES for the very first time! The beloved 1975 series adapted the first two iconic Planet of the Apes films and hold a special place in the hearts of Planet of the Apes and Marvel Comics fans alike!

When a crew of astronauts crash-lands on a strange and desolate world, they discover a society of apes with heightened intelligence and speech! And here, a race of mute humans are their slaves! Can the mission’s leader, Taylor, fight his way free and hold onto his humanity? What is the shocking secret of this Planet of the Apes? And what unfathomable danger lies beneath the surface? Find out when a second spaceship makes its way to this uncanny world and another astronaut faces a battle for survival, with the fate of the entire planet at stake!

It’s the simian sci-fi staple in the mighty Marvel manner! Relive Marvel’s take on the classic films Planet of the Apes and Beneath the Planet of the Apes in one action-packed volume! Check out the covers of the omnibus below and stay tuned for more news about PLANET OF THE APES’ exciting future at Marvel Comics! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

PLANET OF THE APES OMNIBUS
Written by DOUG MOENCH

Art by GEORGE TUSKA & ALDREDO ALCALA

Cover by E.M. GIST

Direct Market Exclusive Cover by GIL KANE

On Sale March 2023


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