Gift Ideas: Massive Books On DC Comics And Marvel Comics History


Need a gift idea for the superhero fan in your life?

I just wanted to offer a couple of suggestions that will absulutely make any geek happier than Stan Lee at a comic convention. Did you know there are a couple of impressive volumes on both DC Comics and Marvel Comics that trace the history of the companies and their characters? Yep, and I've got both books for you to check out below.

With over 20 movies featuring characters from these comic book universes scheduled over the next five years, you might want to get up to speed on their origins.

Check out the DC and Marvel books below and let me know what you think.

75 Years of Marvel Comics,book
75 Years of Marvel Comics: From the Golden Age to the Silver Screen (Hardcover Book)  

- Comprehensive 700 Page History Of Marvel Comics -

This new book by former Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas contains over 2,000 images, and two 7-foot, fold-out timelines of Marvel history. The book was published Dec. 1, 2014.

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DC Encyclopedia
Warner Bros./DC
The DC Comics Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe (Hardcover Book)

This 400 page, hard-bound volume has over 1,000 DC Comics character descriptions from the 1930s to the present. The book was published September 29, 2008.

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