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‘Strange Tales II’ Indie Superhero Anthology Returns in October

At today’s Mondo Marvel panel at Comic-Con, Marvel announced today that a second volume is on the way for “Strange Tales” — the anthology of superhero tales written by indie creators. The “Strange Tales II” miniseries begins in October 2001, and will comprise three-oversized issues of comics shorts reimagining Marvel characters through the lens of a whole slew of creators, including Kate Beaton, Nick Gurewitch, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, and the recently departed Harvey Pekar. Even better, the “Strange Tales” comics will contain no ads whatsoever! Check out a larger version of the art a longer list of creators involved after the jump.

“Strange Tales II” will contain three over-sized issues, and feature creators including Alex Robinson (“Too Cool to Be Forgotten”), Dash Shaw (“Bottomless Belly Button”), David Heatley (“My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down”), Dean Haspiel (“The Quitter”), Edu Medeiros, Farel Dalrymple (“Omega the Unknown”), Frank Santoro (“Cold Heat”), Gene Yang, Gilbert Hernandez (“Love and Rockets”), Harvey Pekar (“American Splendor”), Jaime Hernandez (“Love and Rockets”), Jeff Lemire (“Essex County”), Jeffrey Brown (“Clumsy”), Jhonen Vasquez (“Johnny the Homicidal Maniac”), Jillian Tamaki (“Skim”), Jon Vermilyea (“Cold Heat”), Kate Beaton (“Hark! A Vagrant”), Kevin Huizenga (“Ganges”), Nick Gurewitch (“Perry Bible Fellowship”), Paul Hornschemeier (“Mother, Come Home”), Paul Maybury (“Aqua Leung”), Rafael Grampa (“Mesmo Delivery”), Shannon Wheeler (“Too Much Coffee Man”), Terry Moore (“Strangers in Paradise”), Tim Hamilton (“The Trouble With Girls”), Tony Millionaire (“Maakies”).

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