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New edition of the most comprehensive reference guide to the DC Universe in print The definitive guide to the characters of the DC Multiverse and a vital addition to every comic book fan's bookshelf.

Iconic Super Heroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and The Flash have been transformed in recent years, along with many other DC characters. This new edition of the most comprehensive A-Z guide to DC's pantheon of Super Heroes and Super-Villains includes the latest earth-shaking developments in the DC Multiverse, with profiles of more than 1,200 characters.

Created in full collaboration with DC, the encyclopedia features characters and art from every key crossover event, including Dark Nights- Metal and its sequel Dark Nights- Death Metal.

With a foreword by DC legend Jim Lee, a brand-new cover design, and thrilling comic artwork, the fun and excitement of more than 80 years of comics history explodes off every page.

Experience the DC Multiverse like never before with The DC Comics Encyclopedia New Edition.

Copyright 2021 DC Comics. All DC characters and elements & T DC Comics. WB SHIELD- T & Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s21)
By:   Matthew K. Manning, Stephen Wiacek, Melanie Scott, Nick Jones
Foreword by:   Jim Lee
Imprint:   Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 307mm,  Width: 259mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   2.016kg
ISBN:   9780241439531
ISBN 10:   0241439531
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   02 July 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jim Lee is a renowned comic book artist and the Chief Creative Officer and Publisher for DC. In addition to his exclusive roles, he is the artist for many of DC Comics' best-selling comic books and graphic novels, including Batman- Hush, Justice League- Origin and Suicide Squad. Stephen Win Wiacek has worked in all areas of the comics industry for over 30 years, as a writer, artist, editor, and designer. While running his own art and design consultancy, he taught and lectured on comics creation and production, and worked as a journalist and consultant for television and film. From 1997-2007, he was chairman of the UK professional industry body, the Comics Creators Guild. Currently freelancing as a copywriter and reviewer, Win writes about comics for the Marvel Fact Files partworks, and for books such as Marvel Year By Year; The Ultimate Marvel Guide, Marvel Greatest Comics, The Black Panther Ultimate Guide and The DC Encyclopedia. He lives in Kent with his extremely patient wife Miki, and tells people what they should read on his Now Read This graphic novel review blog (www.comicsreview.co.uk/nowreadthis).

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