|Original colour scheme. Images copyright MARVEL COMICS|
comic curiosities, I've got well-over 90 MARVEL MASTERWORKS
volumes, 17 MARVEL OMNIBUS editions, and more than 40 reprint
books featuring classic Marvel tales from the '60s & '70s. I just can't
stop buying them, even ones I've already got on my bookshelves.
volumes more faithful to their original publications, and, consequently,
they were then coloured in accordance with how they had first been
unleashed on the comic-buying public.
in many instances, more atmospheric and effective than the original comic
printing. Consequently, I can't bear to part with them. While the 'purist'
in me craves having stories as faithful to their initial appearance as is hu-
manly possible, the reader in me enjoys seeing the recoloured stories
with their more varied and interesting colour palettes.
and IRON MAN hardcover MASTERWORKS, and the more recent
softcover editions which replicate the original colouring. As you can
see, the recoloured versions have more depth, gradation in tones,
and are far more atmospheric in mood.
|Original colour scheme|
|New colour scheme by Andy Yanchus|