Marvel Encyclopedia

Marvel Encyclopedia : A Definitive Guide to the Characters of the Marvel Universe

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Celebrate 70 years of Marvel Comics with "The Marvel Encyclopedia"! Fully updated with new images and text, this one-volume encyclopedia contains more than 1,000 of Marvel's greatest-from well-known characters such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Wolverine to lesser known heroes and villains.
An essential book both for new fans and for those who grew up loving the comics, The Marvel Encyclopedia is full of artwork, stats, and history for every character in the Marvel Universe. Updates on characters include information from the story arcs of Civil War and Annihilation, and brings fans up to date with the aftermath of Secret Invasion.
TM & (c) 2009 Marvel Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Licensed by Marvel Characters B.V. All rights reserved.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 266.7 x 330.2 x 38.1mm | 1,769g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Updated & Expanded ed.
  • 0756655307
  • 9780756655303
  • 35,285

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"This fully updated edition, the first in more than five years, profiles over 1,200 Marvel characters and includes entries on the many teams, superheroes, and storylines." –'s blog, Geekdad "[A] must for comic book nerds" – The Denver Post

"[An] awesome addition to your Marvel library" – Agents of Geek

"[This book contains] every entry imaginable with just enough detail to enlighten but not overwhelm." –'s Geek Dad blog

"[T]his coffee table volume is incredibly beautiful and presented in ways that online searching can't quite match." –
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