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Author Wiacek, Stephen, author.

Title The Marvel book : expand your knowledge of a vast comics universe / Stephen "Win" Wiacek.

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  741.5973 WIA    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  741.5973 WIA    DUE 09-19-20
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  741.5973 WIA    DUE 10-10-20
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Description 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Audience 10-13.
05-08.
Note Expand your knowledge of a vast comics universe--from pg. 1 of cover.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents A multiverse of Marvels -- War and peace -- Super science and technological wonders -- Magic and the supernatural -- Cosmic forces and space invaders -- Alternate worlds and divergent timelines.
Summary The Marvel Book is an exhilarating journey through the endlessly fascinating, ever-dynamic, and awe-inspiring Marvel Comics universe. From iconic superheroes such as the Avengers, Spider-Man, and the Black Panther, to amazing technology like Iron Man's armour and S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Helicarriers, to the cosmic escapades of the Guardians of the Galaxy, to unforgettable villains such as Thanos and Loki, this book explores the key concepts, characters, and events that have defined and shaped Marvel Comics over the past 80 years. Meticulously researched and expertly written, The Marvel Book is packed with vivid, carefully sourced artwork, illuminating infographics, and incisive, specially curated essays that shed new light on the myriad wonders of the Marvel Comics universe, from the microverse to the multiverse, and beyond. The book's content is divided into key subject areas - The Multiverse, Science and Technology, War and Peace, Cosmic Forces, Magic and the Supernatural, and Alternate Realities - that form the foundations of Marvel Comics. The Marvel Book is a revealing and invaluable roadmap to a boundless comics universe that no Marvel fan will want to miss!
Subject Marvel Comics Group.
Superheroes -- History and criticism.
Comic strip characters -- History and criticism.
Added Author Dorling Kindersley Limited.
ISBN 9781465478993
146547899X
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