DescriptionDiscover the essential facts about Marvel Comics' timeless heroes and villains--from Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man to Thanos, Loki, and Kingpin--with an introduction by the legendary Stan Lee. This is the "book that mankind has been hungering for," says American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer, Stan Lee, "a book that is-now and forever-a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute to talent unleashed." With this new edition of DK's best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia, keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe. Updated and expanded, find out vital information and secret histories for more than 1,200 Marvel characters-from classics to brand new ones--while getting the lowdown on recent key events, including Civil War 2, Secret Empire, and Infinity Countdown. From iconic teams-such as the Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy-to fan favorites-Black Panther, Deadpool, and Captain Marvel to rising stars Amadeus Cho, Squirrel Girl and the Exiles-every significant Marvel character is showcased with the latest comic artwork. Meticulously researched, expertly written, and stunningly illustrated, the Marvel Encyclopedia boasts newly commissioned cover art by one of Marvel's hottest up-and-coming talents. This unique, in-depth, and accessible encyclopedia is an indispensable guide to Marvel Comics that devoted fans and newcomers alike will return to time and again. (c) 2020 MARVEL
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
April 02, 2019
10.2 X 1.4 X 11.9 inches | 5.25 pounds
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About the Author
STAN LEE was known to the world as the man whose superheroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the entertainment industry. His co-creations included Spider-Man(TM), The Avengers(TM), Black Panther(TM), X-Men(TM), Iron Man(TM), The Incredible Hulk(TM), The Fantastic Four(TM), and hundreds of others. Lee continued to serve as Marvel Entertainment's Chairman Emeritus until his death in 2018. Lee was also the Chairman & Chief Creative Officer of Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment(R), which he founded with production partner Gill Champion and Arthur Lieberman. (TM)All trademarks are owned by Marvel Entertainment, LLC.