First appearing in 1996, these affordable, black and white softcover reprints of some of Marvel's finest titles have been appearing on a regular basis since then.

With around 20 plus issues of a normal title appearing in each volume, each Essential reprints a lot of comics which you might not have the chance to be able to read elsewhere.

The titles below appear in alphabetical order. Clicking on them will take you to the relevant Amazon page to order.

Amazing Spider-Man - see Spider-Man


Antman
 

Essential Ant-Man Volume 1

   

Avengers
 

Essential Avengers Volume 1

Essential Avengers Volume 2

Essential Avengers Volume 3

Essential Avengers Volume 4

Essential Avengers Volume 5 

 

Captain America

Essential Captain America Volume 1

Essential Captain America Volume 2

Essential Captain America Volume 3

Conan

Essential Conan Volume 1    

Daredevil

Essential Daredevil Volume 1

Essential Daredevil Volume 2

Essential Daredevil Volume 3


Defenders

Essential Defenders Volume 1

Essential Defenders Volume 2 

 

Doctor Strange

Essential Doctor Strange Volume 1

Essential Doctor Strange Volume 2  

Dracula - see Tomb of Dracula


Fantastic Four - see also Human Torch

Essential Fantastic Four Volume 1

Essential Fantastic Four Volume 2

Essential Fantastic Four Volume 3

Essential Fantastic Four Volume 4

Essential Fantastic Four Volume 5 

 Essential Fantastic Four Volume 6

Frankenstein - see Monster of Frankenstein


Ghost Rider

Essential Ghost Rider Volume 1

Essential Ghost Rider Volume 2  

Godzilla

Essential Godzilla Volume 1    

Horror

Essential Horror    

 

Howard The Duck

Essential Howard The Duck Volume 1

   

Hulk

Essential Incredible Hulk Volume 1

Essential Incredible Hulk Volume 2

Essential Incredible Hulk Volume 3
 

Essential Incredible Hulk Volume 4

 

 

 

Rampaging Hulk

Essential Rampaging Hulk Volume 1    

 


Human Torch - see also Fantastic Four

Essential Human Torch Volume 1

   

Incredible Hulk - see Hulk


Iron Fist

Essential Iron Fist Volume 1

   

Iron Man

Essential Iron Man Volume 1

Essential Iron Man Volume 2  

Killraven

Essential Killraven Powerman Volume 1    

Luke Cage, Powerman

Essential Luke Cage Powerman Volume 1

Essential Luke Cage Powerman Volume 2  

Man-Thing

Essential Man-Thing Volume 1    

Marvel Team-Up

Essential Marvel Team-Up Volume 1

Essential Marvel Team-Up Volume 2  

Marvel Two in One

Essential Marvel Two in One Volume 1 Essential Marvel Two in One Volume 2  

Marvel Universe - see Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe


Monster of Frankenstein

Essential Monster of Frankenstein Volume 1

   

Moon Knight

Essential Moon Knight Volume 1    

Ms Marvel

Essential Ms Marvel Volume 1    

Nova

Essential Nova Volume 1    

Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe

Essential Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Volume 1 Essential Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update 89 - Volume 1  

Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition

Essential Handook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition Volume 1 Essential Handook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition Volume 2 Essential Handook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition Volume 3

Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man , see also Spider-Man, Marvel Team-Up

Essential Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 1

Essential Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 2 Essential Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 3

 


Powerman, see Luke Cage, Powerman


Punisher

Essential Punisher Volume 1

   

Rampaging Hulk - see Hulk


Satana - - see Essential Horror


She-Hulk

Essential Savage She-Hulk Volume 1    

Silver Surfer

Essential Silver Surfer Volume 1

Essential Silver Surfer Volume 2  

Son of Satan - see Essential Horror


Spider-Man - also see Marvel Team-Up, Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man

Essential Spider-Man Volume 1

Essential Spider-Man Volume 2

Essential Spider-Man Volume 3

Essential Spider-Man Volume 4

Essential Spider-Man Volume 5

Essential Spider-Man Volume 6

Essential Spider-Man Volume 7

 

Essential Spider-Man Volume 8  

Spider-Woman

Essential Spider-Woman Volume 1    

Super-villain Team-Up

Essential Super-villain Team-Up Volume 1

   

Tales of the Zombie

Essential Tales of the Zombie Volume 1    

Thor

Essential Thor Volume 1

Essential Thor Volume 2 Essential Thor Volume 3 

Tomb of Dracula

Essential Tomb of Dracula Volume 1

Essential Tomb of Dracula Volume 2

Essential Tomb of Dracula Volume 3
 

Essential Tomb of Dracula Volume 4

 

 

 

Uncanny X-Men - see X-Men


War of the Worlds - see Killraven


Werewolf by Night

Essential Werewolf by Night Volume 1

   

Wolverine

Essential Wolverine Volume 1

Essential Wolverine Volume 2

Essential Wolverine Volume 3
 

Essential Wolverine Volume 4

   

X-Factor

Essential X-Factor Volume 1 Essential X-Factor Volume 2  

X-Men

Essential Uncanny X-Men Volume 1

Essential Uncanny X-Men Volume 2  

Essential X-Men Volume 1

Essential X-Men Volume 2

Essential X-Men Volume 3

Essential X-Men Volume 4

Essential X-Men Volume 5

Essential X-Men Volume 6
 

Essential X-Men Volume 7

 

 

 

Zombie - see Tales of the Zombie


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