Marvel Year By Year A Visual History New Edition (Hardcover)

Marvel Year By Year A Visual History New Edition By Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Matthew K. Manning, Stephen Wiacek Cover Image

Marvel Year By Year A Visual History New Edition (Hardcover)


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Deep dive into the full story of Marvel Comics in a single, beautifully illustrated volume.

Created in full collaboration with Marvel, this fan-favorite title, last published in 2017, now covers more than 80 years of Marvel history, from the company's first incarnation as Timely Comics to the multimedia giant it is today.

Packed with artwork from the original comics, this chronological account traces the careers of Marvel Super Heroes such as The Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and the writers and artists who developed them. It also charts the real-life events that shaped the times and details Marvel landmarks in publishing, movies, and TV.

Explore the pages of this magnificent Marvel book to discover:

- Timeless art from the original comic books on every page that brings the text vividly to life.
- Easy to navigate, chronological presentation of key events, plus an extensive index.
- Written by leading Marvel historians: Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Matthew K. Manning, and Stephen (Win) Wiacek.

This latest edition to DK's best-selling encyclopedic Marvel publications offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of information about the company and its vast creations, bringing the Marvel story fully up-to-date with information on all the company's achievements. The format is accessible and easy-to-navigate, showcasing chronological presentations of Marvel milestones alongside real-life events, as well as an extensive index.

A must-have volume for all Marvel fans from age 12 to adult, whether for readers interested in popular culture and comic books, or fans of Marvel comics and movies seeking to broaden their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the company's history, impact, trends, and huge output.
Author Stephen “Win” Wiacek has worked in all areas of the comics industry since 1981, as a writer, artist, editor and designer. He has taught and lectured on comics creation and production; and worked as a cartoonist, journalist, and consultant for TV and movies. From 1997-2007, he was chairman of the UK's professional body the Comics Creators Guild. 

As a freelance copywriter and reviewer, he writes about comics for the Marvel Fact Files partworks, and for books such as Marvel Greatest Comics, Marvel Year By Year: Updated And Expanded, The Ultimate Marvel GuideThe Black Panther Ultimate Guide—all from Dorling Kindersley. In his spare time he encourages people to change their reading habits on his Now Read This graphic novel review blog (
Product Details ISBN: 9780744054514
ISBN-10: 0744054516
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022
Pages: 400
Language: English