Marvel Encyclopedia

Marvel Encyclopedia

by Matt Forbeck, Daniel Wallace




“[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

Featuring an introduction by Marvel Comics supremo Stan Lee, the new, updated edition of this bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia now details more than 1,200 of Marvel Comics’ timeless Super Heroes and Villains. Spider-Man, The Avengers, Wolverine, X-Men, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and many more have expanded entries, while over 50 significant new characters have been added, including Anti-Venom, Hulkling, Sabreclaw, Odin, Doctor Nemesis and Spider-Man 2211.

Each character is illustrated with stunning art from the original Marvel comic books, and the authoritative, fully revised text is supplied by a team of Marvel comic book experts. The new edition also contains the latest major events in the Marvel Universe: Dark Reign, The Age of Ultron and Infinity War. 

The Marvel Encyclopedia is packed with comic book imagery and organized in an easy-to-find A-Z style. says, "This coffee table volume is incredibly beautiful and presented in ways that online searching can't quite match."

The Marvel Encyclopedia is an essential book for new fans and for anyone who grew up loving the excitement, heroism, and humor if the Marvel Universe.

© 2016 MARVEL

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465415936
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 03/17/2014
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 12.20(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Matt Forbeck has been writing and designing games, novels, comics, and more for more than 20 years. His recent work includes Blood Bowl: Killer Contract, Mutant Chronicles, More Forbidden Knowledge, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing Superheroes & Villains, the Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law video game, and Marvel Heroes Battle Dice.Daniel Wallace is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters, as well as more than a dozen other science-fiction guidebooks. He updated DK's Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide and was an author on both The DC Comics Encyclopedia and The Marvel Encyclopedia. He is also a regular contributor to Star Wars Insider magazine. Daniel is an avid comic book reader and genre fan.

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