Marvel Encyclopedia

Marvel Encyclopedia

The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the Marvel Universe

Book - 2014
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"Timed perfectly with Marvel's 75th Anniversary, DK's bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia is now fully revised, extended, and updated. Bring the Marvel Universe home with this all-inclusive encyclopedia detailing little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters. This essential tome has been fully updated with 32 additional pages. Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics, the revised pages of Marvel Encyclopedia now feature new entries on the latest characters and teams, updated facts on existing ones including their latest looks and story lines, and expanded entries on major superheroes such as Spider-Man, Thor, and The Avengers. Special double-page features have also been added highlighting recent major crossover events in the Marvel Universe, such as Fear Itself, and the new Marvel Now series."--Provided by the publisher.
Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, c2014
Edition: Updated and expanded
ISBN: 9781465415936
Characteristics: 439 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: DK Publishing, Inc


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Sep 23, 2017

Good book featuring all, or nearly all, the Marvel comics character as well as a few major events. Published in 2014, so a bit outdated (doesn't have recent stuff like Secret Wars). Still, there's a lot there. Most entries are short, (Star-lord's entry is unexpectedly short for example), but still a wealth of information including first appearances for characters. A must for Marvel fans.

Apr 13, 2014

This is basically the biggest coffee-table book ever. It has lots of little-known facts about characters (I didn't know there was an anti-hero called the Foolkiller), but it doesn't go too much into depth about the non-Avenger characters though.


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