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DC Comics Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle (New Edition)

Alan Cowsill Alex Irvine Matthew K. Manning Michael McAvennie

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Dorling Kindersley
01 October 2019
Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Fiction companions; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Other Film, TV & Media; Aliens; Superpowers; Superheroes; Superheroes; Superman; Batman; DC Universe; Graphic Novel; Supervillains
In 1938, Superman led the charge. The world's first Super Hero was soon followed by his Justice League teammates Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, Shazam! and Green Lantern. These heroes, and their Super-Villainous foes such as Lex Luthor and The Joker, became the foundation of DC Comics. You can trace these characters' evolution, and learn about the company and creators who made them the enduring pop culture icons they are today in DC Comics Year By Year- A Visual Chronicle - the most comprehensive, chronological history of DC Comics ever published.

Fully updated, this best-selling, visually stunning book details the debuts and careers of every major hero and villain in the DC Universe. It also chronicles the company's fascinating 85-year history, highlighting its publishing milestones and expansion into movies and television, alongside the real-world events that shaped the times.

Created in full collaboration with DC Comics and written by leading comics historians Matthew K. Manning, Daniel Wallace, Mike McAvennie, Alex Irvine, Alan Cowsill and Melanie Scott, the new edition brings the DC Comics story right up to date, covering recent landmark events such as Rebirth, Dark Nights- Metal, Doomsday Clock and Heroes in Crisis.

DC Comics Year By Year- A Visual Chronicle is guaranteed to keep fans enthralled for hours on end.

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By:   Alan Cowsill, Alex Irvine, Matthew K. Manning, Michael McAvennie, Melanie Scott
Imprint:   Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 315mm,  Width: 262mm,  Spine: 32mm
Weight:   2.412kg
ISBN:   9780241364956
ISBN 10:   0241364957
Series:   DC Comics
Pages:   376
Publication Date:   01 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Alan Cowsill started out as a comic dealer before becoming a writer and editor. He co-created Stormwatcher for Acme/Eclipse before working on Panini UK's Marvel line, writing the first UK-originated Spider-Man strips for over a decade. He also created the award-winning Classic Marvel Figurine Collection and DC Super Hero Collection for Eaglemoss Publications and is the author of Colin the Goblin, published by Egmont Books. Matthew Manning has written numerous comics for a variety of publishers, including Marvel and DC. His work has appeared in the pages of The Batman Strikes!, Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century, Justice League Adventures, Spider-Man Unlimited, Looney Tunes, and Marvel Romance Redux. For DK, he has penned Wolverine: Inside the World of the Living Weapon, the updated versions of Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide and Hulk: The Incredible Guide, the children's reader Marvel Heroes: Greatest Battles, and contributed to Marvel Chronicle. Manning currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife Dorothy, and a collection of comics much too large for any normal-size apartment.

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