The Marvel Encyclopedia by Peter Sanderson, Tom DeFalco, Tom Brevoort, Andrew Darling
  

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The Marvel Encyclopedia by Peter Sanderson, Tom DeFalco, Tom Brevoort, Andrew Darling

Are you a comic-book fan? Obsessed by superheroes? This unique A-Z collection of more than 1,000 classic characters created by comic giant Marvel will satisfy any super-thirst for knowledge. Get closer to Spider-Man, the Avengers, Hulk, Wolverine, the X-Men and more...all your favourite superheroes and villains are here, as well as some weird and wonderful one-offs. Knock-out double-page features celebrate some of the biggest stars with intimate details on their powers, titanic clashes and action-packed careers. Jam packed with things you never knew, as well as original, comic-book art - the power and excitement of more than 60 years of comic-book history explodes off every page.

About the Author

Peter Sanderson is a comics historian and critic, who was Marvel's first official archivist. He is the author of DK's best selling X-Men: The Ultimate Guide and co-author of DK's The Marvel Encyclopedia and Marvel Chronicle. Peter was also one of the main writers of the first four versions of The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe. Daniel Wallace is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters as well as a dozen more books that explore the underpinnings of the Star Wars universe, such as Star Wars: The Essential Atlas and The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia. He is a regular contributor to Star Wars Insider magazine and assembled the questions used in the Star Wars Trivial Pursuit game. In addition to his contributions to the galaxy far, far away, he has written for universes including Indiana Jones, Smallville, Supernatural, DC Comics, and Marvel Comics, with books including The Marvel Encyclopedia, The DC Comics Chronicle, and The Art of Superman Returns.

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Hardback
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Peter Sanderson, Tom DeFalco, Tom Brevoort, Andrew Darling
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Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2008

ISBN

9781405334860


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