Marvel Encyclopedia

DK Publishing is set to drop a newly updated edition of the Marvel Encyclopedia on March 17, 2014.

The following exerpt is from the synopsis at the DK Publishing website:

Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics, the revised pages of Marvel Encyclopedia now feature new entries on the latest characters and teams, updated facts on existing ones including their latest looks and story lines, and expanded entries on major superheroes such as Spider-Man, Thor, and The Avengers. Special double-page features have also been added highlighting recent major crossover events in the Marvel Universe, such as Fear Itself, and the new Marvel Now series.

The Marvel Comics stable of superheroes includes Ironman, Thor, Captain America, X-Men, and Hulk, among many others.

Movies based on Marvel characters have included the Iron Man trilogy, the X-Men series and the recent Thor: The Dark World.  Upcoming films include Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spiderman 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Guardians of the Galaxy.  TV series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is also based on characters from the Marvel Universe.

Cover art for the book is by longtime Marvel artist Mike Deodato, Jr.  Marvel Encyclopedia is available for pre-order in a 432-page  hardcover edition at the DK Publishing website for the list price of $40.00, and at Barnes & Noble and Amazon at a discount.

This updated version of the Marvel Encyclopedia is on the reading lists of comic book and movie fans alike.

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