The Superhero Book: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Comic-Book Icons and Hollywood Heroes

The Superhero Book: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Comic-Book Icons and Hollywood Heroes


Appealing to the informal comedian publication reader in addition to the hardcore image novel fan, this final AtoZ compendium describes everyone’s favourite contributors within the everlasting conflict among reliable and evil. With approximately two hundred entries reading greater than 1,000 heroes, icons and their position in pop culture, it's the first complete profile of superheroes throughout all media, following their direction from comedian booklet stardom to radio, tv, video clips, and novels. The best-loved and so much traditionally major superheroes—mainstream and counterculture, well-known and forgotten, top and worst—are presented with quite a few full-color illustrations, together with dozens of vintage comedian covers. each one major period of the superhero is explored—from the Golden Age of the Nineteen Thirties, Forties, and Nineteen Fifties in the course of the glossy Age—providing a special point of view of the position of the hero over the process the twentieth century and past. This newest version has been revised to mirror updates on latest characters, insurance of latest characters, and up to date movies and media tendencies within the final numerous years.

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