Spider-Man Chronicle

Spider-Man Chronicle

Celebrating 50 Years of Web Slinging

by Dorling Kindersley Publishing StaffAlan Cowsill Matthew Manning and others

Hardback Publication Date: 01/10/2012

 
Packaged in a custom illustrated slipcase with two original prints

From his first appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962, to his appearance in numerous blockbuster films, Spider-Man has captivated legions of fans, young and old alike.

With DK's fascinating chronicle format, this guide traces the development of your friendly neighborhood web-slinger by decade, looking at comics, storylines, and character year by year, month by month. Readers will get to take a closer look at the writers and artists who created the hero, the development of his iconic costume, and the key story arcs, allies, and foes that make up Spidey's world.

& (c) 2012 Marvel & Subs."

ISBN:
9780756692360
9780756692360
Category:
Graphic novels
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-10-2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
320.8x263.65x38.1mm
Weight:
2.58kg
Alan Cowsill

Alan Cowsill is a writer and editor who has worked extensively for Marvel UK/Panini and Eaglemoss. He created the award-winning Classic Marvel Figurine Collection and DC Super Hero Collection for Eaglemoss Publications and presently edits the Marvel Movie Collection for them. His books include DC Comics: A Year by Year Visual Chronicle (DK), The Spider-Man Chronicle (DK), Marvel Avengers Character Encyclopedia (DK), Colin the Goblin, Punch Drunk Kisses, Zombie 18, and the award-winning graphic novel World War One (Campfire). He was also one of the writers of Revolutionary War (Marvel).

Matthew Manning

The author of the Amazon best-selling hardcover Batman: A Visual History, Matthew K. Manning has contributed to many comic books, including Beware the Batman, Spider-Man Unlimited, Pirates of the Caribbean: Six Sea Shanties, Justice League Adventures, Looney Tunes, and Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?

When not writing comics themselves, Manning often authors books about comics, as well as a series of young reader books starring Superman, Batman, and the Flash for Capstone. He currently resides in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife Dorothy and their two daughters, Lillian and Gwendolyn.

Matthew K. Manning

Matthew K. Manning is the author of over forty books and dozens of comic books. His work ranges from the popular Batman: A Visual History to a series of graphic novels featuring the military's bomb squad in Afghanistan.

Over the course of his career, Manning has written books starring Batman, Superman, Scooby-Doo, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, and Harley Quinn, among others.

Manning is currently writing the highly anticipated crossover comic book series Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures.

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