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 Art of Marvel, Volume 1 - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: November 17, 2003
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0785111634
Comic Summary: Celebrate 65 years of cutting-edge comic-book artwork with this deluxe hardcover, a fitting tribute to the storied history of the House of Ideas! Featuring more than 100 illustrations from the 1940s through today, this brand-new volume brings you breathtaking looks at your favorite Marvel heroes and villains through the ages! A perfect companion piece to ART OF MARVEL VOL. 1, this deluxe coffee-table book showcases the rich artistry of the MArvel Universe like never before!

 Art of Marvel, Volume 2 - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: November 17, 2004
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 0-7851-1361-4
Comic Summary: A sequel to the popular ART OF COMICS Vol. 1, this brand new volume is a who's who of the industry's most talented artists and painters presenting unparalleled visions of the X-Men, the Hulk, Daredevil, Magneto, Thor, Silver Surfer, Dr. Doom, Iron Man, Punisher, Captain America, Elektra, Spider-Man and many more of Marvel's greatest heroes and villains. This lush coffee-table book features more than 100 color illustrations, including two-page and four-page foldouts.

 Art n Out Hip - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Huberto Ramos
Writer(s): Huberto Ramos
Release Date: 2011
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: None.
Comic Summary: The follow-up to last year's sold out Art N Out, 48 full color pages (8.5x12 inches) Humberto is on a roll! Can only be order direct from brandstudio (or used in other places).

 Capcom Design Works - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: August 25, 2001
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 4-7577-0412-7
Comic Summary: Luxury Capcom art book from Enterbrain, a thing of undeniable beauty. A massive 240 pages of glossy paintings, designs, sketches, official art and promotional work from the Capcom design team vault. A truly stunning book. 240 pages, full colour. BE AWARE! There are bootlegs of this item out there, including those found on Amazon.com. The original has an embroidered cover (title in top left hand corner.) The bootleg does not have this and the binding is very poor.

 Capcom Illustrations: Sakuhin Shu: Gamest Mook Vol.17 - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: December 2, 1995
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 4881992422
Comic Summary: King-size Gamest Mook dedicated to the official artwork of the Capcom studios. Includes stunning full-page art from the Street Fighter and Vampire series, Cyberbots, AVP, Captain Commando and many others; finished off by b&w 'interview' and 'rough sketch' sections. Very highly recommended! 162 pages (128 in colour), Japanese language.

 Comic Book Encyclopedia: The Ultimate Guide - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Ron Goulart
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: October 26, 2004
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 0060538163
Comic Summary: A 4–colour, illustrated best–of–the–best of the comic book world – with writers/creators who launched an industry (Jack Kirby, Stan Lee), amazing graphic novels (Preacher, The Watcher), legendary artists (Jim Lee) and characters as wide–ranging as Archie, The Gay Ghost, Batman, Blue Devil and the Fantastic Four.
Never before has there been a single volume of superheroes, graphic novels, strange comic icons, legendary writers and artists of the comic world. Comic Book Encyclopedia is the multiverse of comic legend and lore for every comic–book fan, and for everyone who wants to understand the characters, history, and universal appeal of this world. Collected into a single volume, this is the best–of–the–best of comics. From the 1930s to today, it includes everything a young, budding comic reader – or an experienced pro – needs to know and/or read.

 Fantastix Platinum Edition #5: The Art of Julie Bell - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Julie Bell
Writer(s): Julie Bell
Release Date: 2003
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ASIN: B000EVJMKE
Comic Summary: The fifth artbook released in Fantastix Magazine's Platinum Edtion Artbook, featuring the fantastic art of Julie Bell. A German language softcovered coffee table book that feature Bell's fantasy and comic book related art.

 High Voltage: The Art of David Finch - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): David Finch
Writer(s): David Finch
Release Date: January 1, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-1934623640
Comic Summary: Coffee table art book by David Finch. A collection of fantastic Superhero artwork, full color illustrations and sketches. Limited edition release by Brand Studio Press. Features art from Batman to X-Men. Hardcover Art book produced by David Finch for the 2009 Show Tour.

 Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Matthew Manning
Release Date: November 1, 2008
Variant Covers: A. UK Version Cover
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0756641238
Comic Summary: Dig into the archives of Marvel Comics with this massive compendium. Every iconic hero and villain of the Marvel Comics Universe is chronologically catalogued in this lush celebration of Marvel's seventy year history including Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America and hundreds more.

 Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History Updated and Expanded - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Peter Sanderson
Release Date: August 19, 2013
Variant Covers: A. UK Edition Cover
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 1465414436
Comic Summary: From your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to the uncanny X-Men, Marvel Comics has been entertaining people for over 70 years with its fantastic characters and engaging stories. Marvel Year by Year outlines the evolution of Marvel Comics from its beginnings to today, including all of Marvel's publishing landmarks, displayed clearly on a month-by-month timeline. It highlights the debuts of key characters, the comic geniuses that created them, and the real-life events that inspired them, like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, and the Space Race. Packed with original comic book art featuring numerous classic covers, this fully revised and updated edition includes 32 new pages that cover the years since its original edition. With in-depth, unparalleled information about this remarkable institution, its characters, and the creators, Marvel Year by Year is unmatched by any other title.

 Marvel: The Characters and Their Universe - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Michael Mallory
Release Date: October 15, 2002
Variant Covers: A. 2nd Edition Printing
B. 75th Anniversary Reprint
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 0883631105
Comic Summary: Comic book superheroes are the mythological giants of 20th-century popular culture. Marvel has dominated the field for 60 years with the larger-than-life, yet very human, heroics of Captain America, Silver Surfer, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, X-Men, Spider-Man, and the Incredible Hulk. Michael Mallory examines the characters' origins and subsequent evolution through interviews with such legendary cartoonists as Joe Simon, Roy Thomas, and Stan Lee, as well as with the animators who translated the Marvel exploits into other media -- TV, film, toys, video games, and theme park attractions. This collector's dream is illustrated with fabulous reproductions of comic art and hundreds of photographs from film and TV, many of which have never before been published. This a second edition. The first edition was released in 2001. The book is the same, except for a slight cover difference.

 Marvel Encyclopedia, The - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling, Michael Teitelbaum
Release Date: October 16, 2006
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0756623586
Comic Summary: This unique encyclopedia covers all of Marvel's greatest heroes and villains - with full details of their powers and their thrill-packed careers. Highlights include over 1,000 characters, detailing their powers and thrill-packed careers; traces the fascinating story of Marvel Comics through the decades; created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics; features eye-popping work by Marvel's finest artists.

 Marvel Encyclopedia, The: Updated and Expanded - None.
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling, Michael Teitelbaum
Release Date: October 5, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0756655303
Comic Summary: This unique encyclopedia covers all of Marvel's greatest heroes and villains - with full details of their powers and their thrill-packed careers. Highlights include over 1,000 characters, detailing their powers and thrill-packed careers; traces the fascinating story of Marvel Comics through the decades; created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics; features eye-popping work by Marvel's finest artists. Updated in 2009!

 Marvel Encyclopedia, The: Updated and Expanded Limited Edition - None.
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling, Michael Teitelbaum
Release Date: October 16, 2006
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 0756657253
Comic Summary: A deluxe, limited edition of only 650 copies produced worldwide, this Marvel Encyclopedia comes in a presentation slipcase with exclusive prints signed by cover artist Brandon Peterson. The most comprehensive one-volume A-to-Z guide to the Marvel Universe ever published, The Marvel Encyclopedia contains details of more than 1,000 amazing characters, from world-renowned Super Heroes like Spider-Man and the X-Men, to bizarre and obscure beings like Ego the Living Planet. Written by a team of Marvel experts and packed with spectacular images by Marvel's greatest artists, the Encyclopedia also includes a decade-by-decade history of Marvel Universe highlights, illustrated with classic covers.

 Marvel Encyclopedia, The: Updated and Expanded Limited Edition, 2nd Edition - None.
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling, Michael Teitelbaum
Release Date: October 5, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Comic Summary: A deluxe, limited edition, most comprehensive one-volume A-to-Z guide to the Marvel Universe ever published, The Marvel Encyclopedia contains details of more than 1,000 amazing characters, from world-renowned Super Heroes like Spider-Man and the X-Men, to bizarre and obscure beings like Ego the Living Planet. Written by a team of Marvel experts and packed with spectacular images by Marvel's greatest artists, the Encyclopedia also includes a decade-by-decade history of Marvel Universe highlights, illustrated with classic covers. The second edition is updated and editted to fix mistakes printed in teh first edition.

 Marvel Encyclopedia, The: Updated and Expanded 2014 - None.
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Tom Brevoort, Andrew J. Darling, Michael Teitelbaum
Release Date: March 17, 2014
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 1465415939
Comic Summary: Timed perfectly with Marvel's 75th Anniversary, DK's bestselling Marvel Encyclopedia is now fully revised, extended, and updated. Bring the Marvel Universe home with this all-inclusive encyclopedia detailing little-known facts and information about the iconic Marvel characters. This essential tome has been fully updated with 32 additional pages. 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. This book wouldn't be complete without the newly commissioned cover art by well-known Marvel artist Mike Deodato Jr..

 Marvel Encyclopedia Volume 2: X-Men - None.
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Phil Noto, Ethan Van Sciver, Joe Madureira, Josh Middleton, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jim Lee, Phil Jimenez, Salvador Larocca, Alan Davis
Release Date: April 1, 2003
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0785111993
Comic Summary: Marvel Encyclopedia Vol. 2: The X-Men is broken down into several sections, covering the thematic sections of the X-Men Universe, including the main team, the spinoff teams, supporting characters and villains. Within each section, the major characters and supporting characters are ordered alphabetically, with their corresponding villains following, also in alphabetical order. Each section carries a brief two-page introduction. Each character with an entry is granted either two pages or one, or is included in a section of mini-biographies. The information includes a basic history of the character; biographical information such as real name, first appearance, height, weight, eye color and hair color; a breakdown on powers and weapons used by the character; and a power ratings grid that measures their intelligence, strength, speed, durability, energy projection and fighting skills. There is also a box that directs readers to essential collections that feature the character's most significant moments. Interspersed with the text material are heavy doses of previously released artwork from today's hottest Marvel artists.

 Marvel: The Expanding Universe Wall Chart - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Michael Mallory
Release Date: September 29, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0789399649
Comic Summary: The Marvel universe—that amazing, multiplanar realm inhabited by Spider-Man, Captain America, the X-Men, and other legendary Marvel Comics characters—has until now existed solely in a metaphoric state. For the first time, the scope and breadth of the entire Marvel universe is visible in a one-of-a-kind graphic representation. Marvel: The Expanding Universe Wall Chart—part decorative poster, part insightful history, part reference work, and part interactive fun—is unlike anything else in the literary marketplace. With contributions from the finest comic book artists of the last two centuries, this unique book and chart creates a pictorial tapestry of more than 300 Marvel Comics characters. With an interior expanding to 12 feet by 3 1/2 feet and custom, three-dimensional art on the cover, Marvel: The Expanding Universe Wall Chart will not only be cherished for its content, but it will also be a visually stunning addition to any Marvel fan’s collection.

 Marvel Universe - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Peter Sanderson
Writer(s): Harry N. Abrams
Release Date: September 1, 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0810981713
Comic Summary: Captain American, Spider-Man, Wolverine, the nonviolent Doctor Strange, caster of rhymed spells, the swashbuckling vigilante Daredevil, the Manhattan-based Fantastic Four, Eastern European tyrant Doctor Doom, the rampaging Incredible Hulk and his alter-ego, mild-mannered physicist Bruce Banner, are among the heroes and villains we meet in this lavish, nostalgic survey of Marvel Comics' major characters, story lines and artists. Sanderson, Marvel's former archivist, views these fantasies as a modern-day mythology recasting age-old themes of heroism and human struggle in pop cultural trappings. His entertaining text, decked out with kinetic story-captioned artwork, insets and comic-book lore, interprets these comics as parables of the Cold War, space race, multiple personality disorder, teen angst, love and hate between the sexes?and as good, old-fashioned storytelling with more than camp appeal for adults. Featuring 400 color illustrations, the book is a visual knockout. BOMC selection.

 The Superhero Book - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Gina Misiroglu
Release Date: October 1, 2004
Variant Covers: A. 2nd Edition Cover
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0810981713
Comic Summary: Modern mythology leaps into the popular culture from the pages of comic books and now propels the astounding growth of the graphic novel. Aimed at the genesis, The Superhero Book is the ultimate A-to-Z compendium of everyone’s favorite overachievers in the pitched battle between good and evil. With 300 entries examining more than 1,000 high-powered icons and their place in the popular firmament, The Superhero Book is the first comprehensive profile of superheroes across all media, following their path from comic-book stardom to radio, television, movies, and novels. It’s good to be super-great. With more than 150 full-color illustrations (including dozens of classic comic covers), The Superhero Book covers the best-loved and most historically significant superheroes—mainstream and counterculture, famous and forgotten, best and worst. Each significant era of the superhero is explored—the Golden Age (1938–1954), the Silver Age (1956–1969), the Bronze Age (1970–1979), and the Modern Age (1980–present)—providing the reader with unique perspective of the hero over the twentieth century and beyond. Readers will delight in the mountain of trivia, never-before revealed facts and finds, and insider information, written with insight and enthusiasm by a devoted team of comic-book, film, and pop-culture experts.

 Wolverine: Inside the World of the Living Weapon - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Various
Release Date: March 30, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0756645472
Comic Summary: One of Marvel Comics' favorite characters, Wolverine is a mutant who possesses animal-like instincts, super-enhanced strength, and the ability to heal from any wound. While he was part of the Weapon X program his skeletal structure was bonded with the near-destructible alloy adamantium, and now very little can stop him.
DK's publishing program celebrates Wolverine's classic comic book roots, with gorgeous imagery, classic story lines, and a nod to the franchise that Wolverine has become.

 The Wolverine Files - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Mike W Barr
Release Date: April 14, 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-1439100141
Comic Summary: The enclosed is a top secret compilation of all known facts about the mutant called Wolverine (a/k/a Logan, Weapon X, Patch, the Runt). This report, generated by the concerted effort of SHIELD agents, isintended for the eyes of SHIELD personnel only, and is not to be copied, distributed, disseminated, or in any other way leaked to the general publicdue to the delicate nature of the information herein. It details Wolverine's origins, career, friends, allies, in all manner of specifics.

 X-Men: The Characters and Their Universe - None.
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Michael Mallory
Release Date: August 29, 2006
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0883631201
Comic Summary: X-Men: The Characters and Their Universe tells the story of this unique band of Marvel comics’ heroes from their creation in 1963 to the present as one of the globe’s hottest franchises. This colorful, lavishly illustrated volume also traces how the characters have been adapted into the media of television and film, including the groundbreaking 1992 animated series and blockbuster feature films, including X-Men III: The Last Stand. Hardcover. X-Men: The Characters and Their Universe is a huge, oversize coffee-table book that should entertain a wide variety of X-fans. There was a second edition of this book released in 2008.

 X-Men: The Ultimate Guide, 1st Edition - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Peter Sanderson
Release Date: April 17, 2006
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 0789466937
Comic Summary: Gorgeous, oversize, and well designed, Ultimate X-Men is also perfectly titled. It's a comprehensive overview of four decades of Marvel Comics's monstrously popular mutant superheroes--from their debut, in Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's X-Men #1 (1963), to the terrific X-Men movie (2000). Ultimate X-Men includes the many major mutants who have appeared in The Uncanny X-Men and its spinoffs (Alpha Flight, New Generation, Wolverine, X-Factor, and numerous other series and miniseries). Two-page spreads detail the most important characters' origins, powers, costumes, and relationships. In addition, every superhero and supervillain appearing in the movie receives a sidebar, with stills, that describes the onscreen incarnation. Also receiving detailed coverage are nonmutants important to the X-Men, including Ka-Zar, Longshot, and Dr. Moira MacTaggert; major alien groups and races, like the Starjammers and the Shi'ar; and important locations and technology, such as the Danger Room, Dr. Xavier's estate, and the Blackbird jets. The book also covers the best Uncanny X-Men story lines, the Dark Phoenix Saga, and Days of Future Past. A Summers family tree lays out clearly a tangle of relationships (between clonal and alternate-timeline versions of Cyclops/Scott Summers and Marvel Girl/Phoenix/Jean Grey) that could drive even an experienced genealogist crazy. Ultimate X-Men opens with an entertaining foreword by X-Men creator-editor Stan Lee and concludes with a two-page overview of the X-Men animated series (1992-1997); a four-page "Making the X-Men Movie" section with many great shots; and an insightful afterword by the series' best writer, Chris Claremont. There were multiple editions of this book released.

 X-Men: The Ultimate Guide, 2nd Edition - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Peter Sanderson
Release Date:
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 078949258X
Comic Summary: Gorgeous, oversize, and well designed, Ultimate X-Men is also perfectly titled. It's a comprehensive overview of four decades of Marvel Comics's monstrously popular mutant superheroes--from their debut, in Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's X-Men #1 (1963), to the terrific X-Men movie (2000). Ultimate X-Men includes the many major mutants who have appeared in The Uncanny X-Men and its spinoffs (Alpha Flight, New Generation, Wolverine, X-Factor, and numerous other series and miniseries). Two-page spreads detail the most important characters' origins, powers, costumes, and relationships. In addition, every superhero and supervillain appearing in the movie receives a sidebar, with stills, that describes the onscreen incarnation. Also receiving detailed coverage are nonmutants important to the X-Men, including Ka-Zar, Longshot, and Dr. Moira MacTaggert; major alien groups and races, like the Starjammers and the Shi'ar; and important locations and technology, such as the Danger Room, Dr. Xavier's estate, and the Blackbird jets. The book also covers the best Uncanny X-Men story lines, the Dark Phoenix Saga, and Days of Future Past. A Summers family tree lays out clearly a tangle of relationships (between clonal and alternate-timeline versions of Cyclops/Scott Summers and Marvel Girl/Phoenix/Jean Grey) that could drive even an experienced genealogist crazy. Ultimate X-Men opens with an entertaining foreword by X-Men creator-editor Stan Lee and concludes with a two-page overview of the X-Men animated series (1992-1997); a four-page "Making the X-Men Movie" section with many great shots; and an insightful afterword by the series' best writer, Chris Claremont. There were multiple editions of this book released.

 X-Men: The Ultimate Guide, 3rd Edition - None.
Importance Rating: 2.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Various
Writer(s): Peter Sanderson
Release Date:
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: ISBN: 978-0756620059
Comic Summary: Gorgeous, oversize, and well designed, Ultimate X-Men is also perfectly titled. It's a comprehensive overview of four decades of Marvel Comics's monstrously popular mutant superheroes--from their debut, in Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's X-Men #1 (1963), to the terrific X-Men movie (2000). Ultimate X-Men includes the many major mutants who have appeared in The Uncanny X-Men and its spinoffs (Alpha Flight, New Generation, Wolverine, X-Factor, and numerous other series and miniseries). Two-page spreads detail the most important characters' origins, powers, costumes, and relationships. In addition, every superhero and supervillain appearing in the movie receives a sidebar, with stills, that describes the onscreen incarnation. Also receiving detailed coverage are nonmutants important to the X-Men, including Ka-Zar, Longshot, and Dr. Moira MacTaggert; major alien groups and races, like the Starjammers and the Shi'ar; and important locations and technology, such as the Danger Room, Dr. Xavier's estate, and the Blackbird jets. The book also covers the best Uncanny X-Men story lines, the Dark Phoenix Saga, and Days of Future Past. A Summers family tree lays out clearly a tangle of relationships (between clonal and alternate-timeline versions of Cyclops/Scott Summers and Marvel Girl/Phoenix/Jean Grey) that could drive even an experienced genealogist crazy. Ultimate X-Men opens with an entertaining foreword by X-Men creator-editor Stan Lee and concludes with a two-page overview of the X-Men animated series (1992-1997); a four-page "Making the X-Men Movie" section with many great shots; and an insightful afterword by the series' best writer, Chris Claremont. There were multiple editions of this book released.

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