The Stand (comics)

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The Stand
Promotional image of Randall Flagg
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
Format Ongoing series
Genre
Publication date September 10, 2008 - January 11, 2012
Number of issues 31
Creative team
Writer(s) Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artist(s) Mike Perkins

The Stand is a comic book adaptation of Stephen King's epic novel of the same name. Based on the unabridged version of The Stand first released in 1990, the adaptation is written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, illustrated by Mike Perkins, and was first published by Marvel Comics in 2008. It consists of thirty-one issues divided into six story arcs, and is overseen by King.

Story arcs[edit]

# Title Issues Dates
1 Captain Trips 5 September 10, 2008—January 28, 2009
2 American Nightmares 5 March 11, 2009—August 19, 2009
3 Soul Survivors 5 October 21, 2009—March 24, 2010
4 Hardcases 5 June 3, 2010—November 17, 2010
5 No Man's Land 5 February 2, 2011—May 25, 2011
6 The Night Has Come 6 August 10, 2011—January 11, 2012

Other releases[edit]

# Title Dates
1 The Stand Sketchbook July 9, 2008

Collections[edit]

# Title ISBN Release date Collected material
1 The Stand: Captain Trips 0785136207 March 11, 2009 The Stand: Captain Trips #1–5; The Stand Sketchbook
2 The Stand: American Nightmares 0785142746 November 11, 2009 The Stand: American Nightmares #1–5
3 The Stand: Soul Survivors 0785136223 July 20, 2010 The Stand: Soul Survivors #1–5
4 The Stand: Hardcases 0785136231 March 2, 2011 The Stand: Hardcases #1-5
5 The Stand: No Man's Land 078513624X August 10, 2011 The Stand: No Man's Land #1-5
6 The Stand: The Night Has Come 0785136452 February 22, 2012 The Stand: The Night Has Come #1-6
7 The Stand: Omnibus 0785153314 September 19, 2012 The Stand: Captain Trips #1–5; The Stand Sketchbook; The Stand: American Nightmares #1–5; The Stand: Soul Survivors #1–5; The Stand: Hardcases #1-5; The Stand: No Man's Land #1-5; The Stand: The Night Has Come #1-6