The Stand (comics)

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The Stand
Cover of Captain Trips #1
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
Format Ongoing series
Genre Post-apocalyptic, horror
Publication date September 10, 2008 - January 11, 2012
Number of issues 31
Creative team
Writer(s) Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artist(s) Mike Perkins, Laura Martin
Creator(s) Stephen King

The Stand, published from 2008 to 2012, was a series of comic books by Marvel Comics based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. Based on the unabridged version of The Stand first released in 1990, the adaptation was written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa with art by Mike Perkins and Laura Martin. It consisted of thirty-one issues divided into six story arcs. Stephen King served as Creative and Executive Director of the project.

On March 11, 2009, Marvel began publishing collections for each story arc, and on September 19, 2012, it published a hardcover omnibus edition collecting the adaptation in its entirety, with bonus materials not contained in the original releases.

Story arcs[edit]

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

Other releases[edit]

Title Issue(s) Date(s)
The Stand Sketchbook 1 July 9, 2008

Collections[edit]

Story arc collections[edit]

Vol # Title Format ISBN Release date Collected material
1
The Stand: Captain Trips Hardcover 0785136207 March 11, 2009 The Stand: Captain Trips #1-5 and The Stand Sketchbook
Paperback 0785135219 August 31, 2011
2
The Stand: American Nightmares Hardcover 0785142746 November 11, 2009 The Stand: American Nightmares #1-5
Paperback 0785135227 January 18, 2012
3
The Stand: Soul Survivors Hardcover 0785136223 July 20, 2010 The Stand: Soul Survivors #1-5
Paperback 0785135235 June 13, 2012
4
The Stand: Hardcases Hardcover 0785136231 March 2, 2011 The Stand: Hardcases #1-5
Paperback 0785135243 September 19, 2012
5
The Stand: No Man's Land Hardcover 078513624X August 10, 2011 The Stand: No Man's Land #1-5
Paperback 0785135251 January 15, 2013
6
The Stand: The Night Has Come Hardcover 0785136452 February 22, 2012 The Stand: The Night Has Come #1-6
Paperback 0785136460 May 21, 2013

Omnibus collections[edit]

Vol # Title Format ISBN Release date Collected material
1
The Stand Omnibus Hardcover 0785153314 September 19, 2012 Story arc collections 1-6
The Stand Omnibus Companion Bonus material not included in the original individual collections (1-6)

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