Marvel Encyclopedia New Edition

Edited by Adam Bay

Published by Dorling Kindersley

The definitive guide to the Marvel Comics universe is back, and it has been updated and expanded to cover more than 1,200 classic and brand-new Marvel characters. Published by Dorling Kindersley.

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Marvel Encyclopedia

Discover the ever-expanding Marvel Universe in this new edition that features an introduction by Marvel Comics supremo Stan Lee. Updated and expanded, this definitive Who’s Who of Marvel Comics reveals vital information and secret histories of more than 1,200 classic and brand-new Marvel characters, and provides the lowdown on recent key events including Civil War 2, Secret Empire and Infinity Countdown.


From iconic teams such as the Avengers, X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy, to fan favourites Black Panther, Deadpool and Captain Marvel, and rising stars Amadeus Cho, Squirrel Girl and the Exiles, every significant Marvel character is showcased with the latest comic artwork. Meticulously researched, expertly written and stunningly illustrated, the Marvel Encyclopedia boasts newly commissioned cover art by Marco Checchetto, one of Marvel’s hottest talents. This unique, in-depth encyclopedia is an indispensable guide to Marvel Comics that devoted fans and newcomers alike will return to time and again.

‘[A] book that mankind has been hungering for, a book that is – now and forever – a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute to talent unleashed’

  1. Stan Lee

Production Details

Published by Dorling Kindersley
448 pages
Illustrated in colour throughout
260mm x 308mm