Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics Author Sean Howe
ISBN-10 9780062314697
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 496
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An unvarnished, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes account of one of the most dominant pop cultural forces in contemporary America Operating out of a tiny office on Madison Avenue in the early 1960s, a struggling company called Marvel Comics presented a cast of brightly costumed characters distinguished by smart banter and compellingly human flaws. Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, the Avengers, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men, Daredevil—these superheroes quickly won children's hearts and sparked the imaginations of pop artists, public intellectuals, and campus radicals. Over the course of a half century, Marvel's epic universe would become the most elaborate fictional narrative in history and serve as a modern American mythology for millions of readers. Throughout this decades-long journey to becoming a multibillion-dollar enterprise, Marvel's identity has continually shifted, careening between scrappy underdog and corporate behemoth. As the company has weathered Wall Street machinations, Hollywood failures, and the collapse of the comic book market, its characters have been passed along among generations of editors, artists, and writers—also known as the celebrated Marvel "Bullpen." Entrusted to carry on tradition, Marvel's contributors—impoverished child prodigies, hallucinating peaceniks, and mercenary careerists among them—struggled with commercial mandates, a fickle audience, and, over matters of credit and control, one another. For the first time, Marvel Comics reveals the outsized personalities behind the scenes, including Martin Goodman, the self-made publisher who forayed into comics after a get-rich-quick tip in 1939; Stan Lee, the energetic editor who would shepherd the company through thick and thin for decades; and Jack Kirby, the World War II veteran who'd co-created Captain America in 1940 and, twenty years later, developed with Lee the bulk of the company's marquee characters in a three-year frenzy of creativity that would be the grounds for future legal battles and endless debates. Drawing on more than one hundred original interviews with Marvel insiders then and now, Marvel Comics is a story of fertile imaginations, lifelong friendships, action-packed fistfights, reformed criminals, unlikely alliances, and third-act betrayals— a narrative of one of the most extraordinary, beloved, and beleaguered pop cultural entities in America's history.

Marvel Comics in the 1970s

Marvel Comics in the 1970s Author Pierre Comtois
ISBN-10 1605490342
Release 2011
Pages 224
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By popular demand, TwoMorrows Publishing presents Marvel Comics in the 1970s, the sequel to Pierre Comtois' heralded first volume on the 1960s! This book covers the company's final historical phase: the twilight years of the 1970s, after the initial '60s wave of popularity pushed them to the forefront of the comics industry, and made many of their characters household names. This full decade of pop-culture history saw Stan Lee's role as writer diminish as he ascended to Publisher, the stunning departure of Jack Kirby to DC (and later return to Marvel), the rise of Roy Thomas as editor (and eventual Editor In Chief), and the introduction of a new wave of writers and artists who would expand the boundaries of comics beyond super-heroes, while planting the seeds for the industry's eventual self-destruction. The Spider-Man -drug- issues, Conan the Barbarian, Tomb of Dracula, Master of Kung Fu, Howard the Duck, Star Wars, the new X-Men, and more are covered in detail--along with the creators who wrote and drew them, including Chris Claremont, Barry Windsor-Smith, Gene Colan, Marv Wolfman, Steve Gerber, John Romita, Gil Kane, Sal Buscema, and others. So don't be satisfied with only half the story! Check out Marvel Comics in the 1970s and find out why Marvel was once hailed as The House of Ideas!

The Marvel Comics Guide to New York City

The Marvel Comics Guide to New York City Author Peter Sanderson
ISBN-10 9781416531418
Release 2007-11-20
Pages 236
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A behind-the-scenes fan's compendium of Marvel Comics points of interest identifies the locations of sites referenced within the Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and Avengers comics, from Peter Parker's Greenwich Village apartment to the Avengers' headquarters at the Frick Museum. Original.

DC Versus Marvel Comics

DC Versus Marvel Comics Author Ron Marz
ISBN-10 1563892944
Release 1996
Pages 166
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The Battle readers have asked for and dreamed about, wished for and speculated upon, demanded but never expected, finally happens within these pages. DC Versus Marvel, the four issue blockbuster miniseries is now collected into this trade paperback. Heroes and villains cross over from each dimension into the other and celestial beings begin a strange and deadly cosmic chess game to determine which universe is more powerful. Graphic novel format.

Son of Origins of Marvel Comics

Son of Origins of Marvel Comics Author Stan Lee
ISBN-10 078510559X
Release 1997
Pages 272
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Son of Origins of Marvel Comics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Son of Origins of Marvel Comics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Son of Origins of Marvel Comics book for free.

Marvel Comics Vol 1

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Avengers VS X Men PB

Avengers VS  X Men PB Author Ed Brubaker
ISBN-10 9783736726352
Release 2016-10-19
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Die zerstörerische kosmische Phoenix-Kraft nähert sich der Erde. Ihr Kommen sorgt für einen verheerenden Konflikt zwischen den Avengers und den X-Men.


Marvel Author Les Daniels
ISBN-10 0810981467
Release 1995-08
Pages 287
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Presents a history of Marvel comics, profiling the creative artists, the writers, and the superheroes who have made Marvel the largest comic book publisher

Marvel Comics Civil War and the Age of Terror

Marvel Comics  Civil War and the Age of Terror Author Kevin Michael Scott
ISBN-10 9781476622187
Release 2015-09-30
Pages 232
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Marvel Comics has an established tradition of addressing relevant real-life issues facing the American public. With the publication of "Civil War" (2006-2007), a seven-issue crossover storyline spanning the Marvel universe, they focused on contemporary anxieties such as terrorism and threats to privacy and other civil liberties. This collection of new essays explores the "Civil War" series and its many tie-in titles from the perspectives of history, political science, sociology, psychology, literary criticism, law, philosophy and education. The contributors provide a close reading of the series' main theme--the appropriate balance between freedom and security--and discuss how that balance affects citizenship, race, gender and identity construction in 21st-century America.

Marvel Comic

Marvel Comic Author Quelle: Wikipedia
ISBN-10 115915578X
Release 2010-10
Pages 76
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Dieser Inhalt ist eine Zusammensetzung von Artikeln aus der frei verf gbaren Wikipedia-Enzyklop die. Seiten: 75. Nicht dargestellt. Kapitel: Spider-Man, Transformers, Captain America, X-Men, Hulk, Scooby-Doo, Punisher, Marvel Comics, Beavis and Butt-Head, Die Fantastischen Vier, Silver Surfer, Red Sonja, Elfquest, Runaways, Sentry, Wolverine, Crossover, Daredevil, Rockos modernes Leben, Erde X, The Destroyer, Ultimate X-Men, Ghost Rider, Hit Comics, Der Dunkle Turm, Die R cher, Amalgam Comics, Supreme Power, Tomb of Dracula, Die Ewoks, Spider-Man 2099, Blade, Die Ultimativen, Ultimate Comics, Der ultimative Spider-Man, Silver Sable. Auszug: Die Transformers (jap., Toransuf?m?, dt. Transformer") sind Spielzeug-Action-Figuren, die seit 1984 in Kooperation zwischen dem japanischen Unternehmen Takara (seit 2006 Takara Tomy) und dem amerikanischen Unternehmen Hasbro hergestellt werden. Takara bedient dabei den japanischen Markt, Hasbro den Rest der Welt. Bei den Transformers handelt es sich um Spielzeugroboter, die sich mit wenigen Handgriffen in Autos, Flugzeuge, Kampfstationen etc. umwandeln lassen. Um den Verkauf der Figuren zu f rdern, gibt es seit 1984 passende Zeichentrickserien im Fernsehen. Diese erz hlen die Hintergrundgeschichte zur jeweiligen Spielzeugserie und charakterisieren die einzelnen Roboter. Au erdem erschienen im Laufe der Jahre diverse Comic-Serien, die unter anderem von den Verlagen Marvel, Dreamwave Productions sowie, aktuell, IDW Publishing ver ffentlicht wurden bzw. werden. Kinofilme mit den Transformers gab es ebenfalls, den Zeichentrickfilm Transformers - Der Kampf um Cybertron aus dem Jahr 1986 sowie die Spielfilme Transformers, Transformers - Die Rache und Transformers 3 aus den Jahren 2007, 2009 und 2011. Videospielumsetzungen erschienen f r den C64, das NES, die Playstation, Windows-PCs, die Playstation 2. Zuletzt erschien ein passendes Spiel zum Kinofilm f r Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS und Windows-PCs. Bei den Transfor...

Draw the Marvel Comics Super Heroes

Draw the Marvel Comics Super Heroes Author Klutz Press
ISBN-10 1570540004
Release 1995
Pages 93
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The massively amazing super-title enables the enormous legions ofMarvel fans to draw their favourite heroes right in their veryown book.

Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art

Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art Author Adi Granov
ISBN-10 1409347516
Release 2014
Pages 320
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Celebrating the greatest cover art over Marvel Comics' 75-year history Showcasing the most striking, inspiring and unusual comic cover art in Marvel's 75-year history Marvel Comics Cover Art reveals a gallery of iconic covers featuring all your favourite super heroes from Spider-Man and Iron Man to the Avengers. Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics this beautiful poster book is perfect for any avid Marvel fan. Packed with bold cover illustrations Marvel Comics Cover Art captures the development of each cover, showing how the illustrations were sketched and adapted, why changes were made and what features made the final cut. A fantastic gift for any comic book fan Marvel Comics Cover Art has a unique logo on the front cover to celebrate 75 years of Marvel, making this a special collectible edition. Discover little-known facts about the artists and history of the comic covers plus find out how comic creators Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and more influenced the Marvel covers. Comes in a slip-case with two amazing prints. © 2014 MARVEL

The Secret History of Marvel Comics

The Secret History of Marvel Comics Author Blake Bell
ISBN-10 9781606995525
Release 2013-11-16
Pages 304
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The Secret History of Marvel Comics digs back to the 1930s when Marvel Comics wasn't just a comic-book producing company. Marvel Comics owner Martin Goodman had tentacles into a publishing world that might have made that era’s conservative American parents lynch him on his front porch. Marvel was but a small part of Goodman’s publishing empire, which had begun years before he published his first comic book. Goodman mostly published lurid and sensationalistic story books (known as “pulps”) and magazines, featuring sexually-charged detective and romance short fiction, and celebrity gossip scandal sheets. And artists like Jack Kirby, who was producing Captain America for eight-year-olds, were simultaneously dipping their toes in both ponds. The Secret History of Marvel Comics tells this parallel story of 1930s/40s Marvel Comics sharing offices with those Goodman publications not quite fit for children. The book also features a comprehensive display of the artwork produced for Goodman’s other enterprises by Marvel Comics artists such as Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, Alex Schomburg, Bill Everett, Al Jaffee, and Dan DeCarlo, plus the very best pulp artists in the field, including Norman Saunders, John Walter Scott, Hans Wesso, L.F. Bjorklund, and Marvel Comics #1 cover artist Frank R. Paul. Goodman’s magazines also featured cover stories on celebrities such as Jackie Gleason, Elizabeth Taylor, Liberace, and Sophia Loren, as well as contributions from famous literary and social figures such as Isaac Asimov, Theodore Sturgeon, and L. Ron Hubbard.

Punisher 1

Punisher 1 Author Becky Cloonan
ISBN-10 9783736729728
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 140
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Neue Serie, neue Mission! Der Punisher Frank Castle jagt die Organisation Condor, die das Land mit Drogen versorgt. Doch auch die Drogenfahndung ist der mörderischen Truppe auf den Fersen, und so kommt es im Hinterland zu brutalen Aufeinandertreffen. Die neue Serie von Frank Castle mit Artwork der PUNISHER- und Comic-Legende Steve Dillon (1962-2016).

Marvel Comics into Film

Marvel Comics into Film Author Matthew J. McEniry,
ISBN-10 9781476624112
Release 2016-03-30
Pages 280
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Marvel Studios' approach to its Cinematic Universe--beginning with the release of Iron Man (2008)--has become the template for successful management of blockbuster film properties. Yet films featuring Marvel characters can be traced back to the 1940s, when the Captain America serial first appeared on the screen. This collection of new essays is the first to explore the historical, textual and cultural context of the larger cinematic Marvel universe, including serials, animated films, television movies, non-U.S. versions of Marvel characters, films that feature characters licensed by Marvel, and the contemporary Cinematic Universe as conceived by Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios. Films analyzed include Transformers (1986), Howard the Duck (1986), Blade (1998), Planet Hulk (2010), Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013), Elektra (2005), the Conan the Barbarian franchise (1982-1990), Ultimate Avengers (2006) and Ghost Rider (2007).

Marvel comics

Marvel comics Author Bobbie Chase
ISBN-10 0871357291
Release 1990
Pages 80
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Marvel comics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Marvel comics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Marvel comics book for free.

Comic Wars

Comic Wars Author Dan Raviv
ISBN-10 9780985437855
Release 2004-04-09
Pages 368
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As ferocious and fateful as any battle in the pages of Marvel Comics, this is the true story of the life-or-death struggle for Marvel -- choked by bankruptcy in 1996 because of high-powered money men who did not care at all about Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Incredible Hulk, Captain America, or the other iconic heroes of the comics. Coming meticulous investigative reporting with entertaining story-telling, COMIC WARS exposes the actions and motives of two Goliath-style corporate raiders (Ronald Perelman and Carl Icahn), two innovative Davids (Avi Arad and Ike Perlmutter), and some of the world's biggest banks. It is the rollicking true tale of a unique Wall Street showdown, of a surprising emergency from the ashes, and of Marvel's triumphant reinvention as the producer of hit Hollywood movies: the Spider-Man films, Iron-Man, The Hulk, Captain America, the X-Men series including Wolverine, and the crowning glory of The Avengers.