The Secret History of Marvel Comics

2013 DEBUT The Secret History of Marvel Comics
Book Author(s) Blake Bell, Dr. Michael J. Vassallo
Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Book List Price $39.99
All-Ages Appropriate No
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Marvel Comics is home to such legendary super-heroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man, all of whom have spun box office gold in the 21st century. But Marvel Comics has a secret history hidden in the shadows of these well-known franchises. The never-before-told history of Martin Goodman’s pulps and scandal sheets and the Marvel artists who worked for them, with loads of unseen art.

ISBN: 978-1-60699-552-5

240 page black and white (with some color) hardcover, 7.25″ x 10″