Build students' reading skills with this action-packed nonfiction book designed to engage students. Showcasing heroes and villains from Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse Comics, this informational text examines the history of comic books and their enduring popularity. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and Lori Oczkus, and featuring TIME content, this book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The detailed sidebars, fascinating images, and Dig Deeper section prompt students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. Check It Out! includes suggested resources for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.