Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History

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Highlighted by reproductions of two classic Marvel comics, a detailed, seventy-year history of Marvel Comics furnishes a complete overview of all of Marvel's greatest heroes and villains, organized chronologically, in a reference that includes images of classic covers, profiles of more than one thousand characters, and information on recent films and collectibles.

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User Review  - Scotty - Goodreads

Yes... I both added and read this book all in one day. A year-by-year exploration of the development of the Marvel line of comics from their inception as romance and westerns , through to the birth of ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Tom DeFalco, a former editor-in-chief of Marvel, is the author of DK's Spider-man: The Ultimate Guide. As editor-in-chief and a senior writer, Tom coordinated a massive editorial effort with 9 other creators to develop the Maximum Carnage story.

Matthew K. Manning is a comic book writer, historian, and fan. Over the course of his career, he's written comics or books starring Batman, Superman, the Justice League, and even Bugs Bunny. Some of his more recent works include AMP's "The Superman Files". He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with his wife, Dorothy, and his daughters, Lillian and Gwendolyn.

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Stan Lee was born Stanley Martin Lieber in Manhattan, New York on December 28, 1922. During World War II, he wrote training manuals stateside in the Army Signal Corps while moonlighting as a comics writer. He joined Marvel Comics in the early 1940s and worked there for 60 years. He was a central player in the creation of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and the X-Men. He wrote several books including Excelsior! The Amazing Life of Stan Lee written with George Mair, Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir written with Peter David, and A Trick of Light written with Kat Rosenfield. He died on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95.

Peter Sanderson is a Columbia University graduate and expert on popular culture, including film, mythology, and the comics scene, for twenty-five years. He is the author/coauthor of such books as "The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe, X-Men: The Ultimate Guide", and "Marvel A to Z".

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