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The Marvel Vault A Museum-in-a-book with Rare Collectibles from the World of Marvel by Roy Thomas, Peter Sanderson
  

The Marvel Vault A Museum-in-a-book with Rare Collectibles from the World of Marvel

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The Marvel Vault A Museum-in-a-book with Rare Collectibles from the World of Marvel by Roy Thomas, Peter Sanderson

This is the complete history of Marvel Comics contained in an interactive scrapbook! With sixty years under its belt, the Marvel archive spans three generations of readers who grew up with its instantly recognizable characters including The Incredible Hulk , X-Men , Spider Man , The Fantastic Four , Captain America and Daredevil . No fan will want to miss The Marvel Vault , a treasure trove of comic book history, which delves into the archives to tell the story of Marvel across the decades. Featuring iconic names such as Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee, and illustrator Jack Kirby, readers will also be entertained by the deals and machinations that go into producing their favourite comics - this is a warts-and-all history! But The Marvel Vault is far more than simply a history book - it's an interactive scrapbook with over 30 removable archival reproductions and collectible memorabilia including Christmas and Birthday cards, membership and trading cards. The reproductions are all contained in sturdy plastic sleeves, and the book is cased in a silver foil, embossed cover. 2007 sees the launch of several Marvel movies, including Spiderman 3 , Ghostrider and Fantastic Four 2 .

About the Author

Roy Thomas worked for Marvel Comics between 1965 and 1980, during which time he served as writer, editor and editor-in-chief. Having co-written two films, contributed to a number of books and co-authored one with Stan Lee, Roy is truly an expert on all things Marvel. Peter Sanderson is a comics guru in his own right, penning books, journal articles and criticism, teaching courses at New York University and producing documentaries on comics. Peter joined the Marvel Comics staff as an assistant editor, later becoming Marvel's first archivist. He lives in New York City.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th September 2007

Author

Roy Thomas, Peter Sanderson

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Publisher

Running Press,U.S. an imprint of Running Press

Format

Hardback
192 pages

Categories

Comic book & cartoon art
Graphic novels

ISBN

9780762428441

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