“[A] book that mankind has been hungering for, a book that is–now and forever–a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute to talent unleashed” –Stan Lee
Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics’ timeless heroes such as Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, and villains like Thanos, Loki, and Kingpin.
Keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe with this new edition of DK’s best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia. Updated and expanded, this definitive Who’s Who of Marvel Comics reveals vital info and secret histories of more than 1200 classic and brand new Marvel characters, and provides 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. Including an introduction by Stan Lee, 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.
The essential book for new fans and for everyone who grew up loving the excitement, heroism, and humor of the Marvel Universe!
Marvel Comics’ roster boasts some of the best known and most popular Super Heroes ever conceived—international household names such as Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, the Avengers, and Wolverine. This unique, one-volume encyclopedia contains more than 1,200 of Marvel’s most memorable characters, with details of their powers and thrill-packed careers.
The most comprehensive reference guide to the Marvel Comics universe
With exclusive cover artwork by Marvel artist Marco Checchetto, and a foreword from late Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, this is the definitive character resource for true Marvel Comics fans.
Expanded to cover more than 1200 Marvel Comics characters
From Abomination to Zzzax, discover in-depth profiles on every incredible characters. This updated edition includes 20 new character profiles and updated entries for fan-favorites including The Avengers, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, The Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Thor, and Spider-Man.
Updated to include more defining moments from Marvel Comics history
New entries explore the latest events from the Marvel Comics Universe, including Secret Wars, Civil War II, Secret Empire, and Infinity Countdown. Discover the story behind these incredible cross-over moments.