Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History

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DK Publishing, 2008 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 351 pages
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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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excellent for comic lovers

User Review  - irishfires - Overstock.com

a great chronology! Covers Marvel comics year by year. Lots of great facts and good pictures. Bought it for my husband for Christmas but he opened the box when it arrived and was blown away! Highly recommend Read full review

Make Mine Marvel!

User Review  - Dane J., Merch Team - Borders

Spanning the entire history of Marvel Comics, Marvel Chronicles is a must have for all Marvel fans. Not only does it feature a very eye-catching and collectible box, but it also comes with two prints ... Read full review

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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.

www.matthewkmanning.com

Stan Lee, 1925 Stan Lee was born in 1925. He joined Marvel Comics in the early 1940's and has remained there for 60 years. He is the creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, and has more than 2 billion comics books featuring these well known characters in print. While employed at Marvel Comics, Lee signed a contract that prohibited him from working for any company besides Marvel. When Marvel went bankrupt, the contract became null and void and Lee created his own company called Stan Lee Media. He remains Chairman Emeritus at Marvel, but spends most of his time on his new internet based company. Stan Lee Media will feature downloadable Superheroes. Lee also signed a deal with DC Comics to revamp some of their signature characters, including Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

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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