Books (History of Comics) (Page 1 of 2)

These are books which are concerned with the general history of comics in general, the history of Marvel Comics, or specific fictional characters within the Marvel Timeline.

Where a book is specifically concerned with the life and career of one or two specific real-world individuals, then it will generally be found over in Books (Biographies & Profiles).

  The Steranko History of Comics 1
Review:  No Review Yet
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher: Supergraphics
Writer: Jim Steranko
Cover Art: Jim Steranko
  The Steranko History of Comics 2
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
Publisher: Supergraphics
Writer: Jim Steranko
Cover Art: Jim Steranko
See Original Credits
  The Comic Book Makers
Review:   [5 Webs] by The Editor
Summary: Biography of Joe Simon (includes Untold Origin of Spider-Man)
  Marvel: Five Fabulous Decades
Review:   [5 Webs] by The Editor
Summary: Contains Much Spider-Man Information
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Writer: Les Daniels
Introduction: Stan Lee
  From Aargh To Zap!
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Story: “Harvey Kurtzman's Visual History of the Comics”
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover; Featured in "The Super-Hero Revival" Chapter
  Funny Papers: Behind the Scenes of the Comics
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Summary: Spider-Man on Cover; Reprints Spider-Man Newspaper Strip from September 1, 1993
Publisher: Morrow Junior Books
Writer: Elaine Scott
Photographer: Margaret Miller
  Marvel Universe
Review:  No Review Yet
Summary: Spider-Man Chapter; On Cover
  The Silver Age of Comic Book Art
Review:  No Review Yet
Summary: Spider-Man Appears in Steve Ditko Chapter and Elsewhere
Publisher: Collectors Press
Writer/Designer: Arlen Schumer
  Baby Boomer Comics
Review:   [3 Webs] by The Editor
Summary: The Wild, Wacky, Wonderful Comic Books of the 1960s (Spider-Man Appears)
Publisher: Krause Publications
Writer: Craig Shutt
Illustrator: Jim Mooney
  The Rough Guide to Superheroes
Review:  No Review Yet
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover
  Stan Lee's Amazing Marvel Universe
Review:   [5 Webs] by The Editor
Story: “Contains built-in audio device that plays Stan's reminiscences on co-creating the Marvel Universe”
Summary: Spider-Man on Cover and Chapter
Writer: Roy Thomas
Audio Commentary: Stan Lee
  Marvel: The Expanding Universe Wall Chart Hugh Lauter Levin Associates
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Review:  No Review Yet
Summary: Fold-Out Wall Poster (Spider-Man Appears)
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See Original Credits, plus...
Publisher: Rizzoli Books, Universe Publishing
See Original Credits, plus...
Publisher: Beaux Arts Editions
  Age of TV Heroes
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Summary: Book detailing the various TV super-hero shows: Spider-Man Chapter
Writer: George Khoury, Jason Hofius
Cover Art: Alex Ross
  DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood
Review:  No Review Yet
Story: “The Mysterious Steve”
Summary: Spider-Man Cameo
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Editor: Eric Reynolds
Writer/Artist: Sergio Ponchione