The Marvel Age of Comics 1961-1978

The Marvel Age of Comics

It was an age of mighty heroes, misunderstood monsters, and complex villains. With the publication, in November 1961, of Fantastic Four No. 1, comics giant Marvel inaugurated a transformative era in pop culture. Through the next two decades, the iconic Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the X-Men leapt, darted, and towered through its pages. Captain America was resurrected from his 1940s deep-freeze and the Avengers became the World’s Greatest Super Heroes. Daredevil, Dr. Strange, and dozens more were added to the pantheon, each with their own rogues’ gallery of malevolent counterparts. Over 50 years later, these thrilling characters from the ’60s and ’70s are more popular than ever, fighting the good fight in comics, toy aisles, and blockbuster movies around the world.In The Marvel Age of Comics 1961–1978, legendary writer and editor Roy Thomas takes you to the heart of this seminal segment in comic history―an age of triumphant character and narrative innovation that reinvented the super hero genre. With hundreds of images and insider insights, the book traces the birth of champions who were at once epic in their powers and adversaries and grounded in a world that readers recognized as close to their own; relatable heroes with the same problems, struggles, and shortcomi...

  • Color: Multicolor
  • Brand: Diamond Distributors
  • ASIN: 3836567768

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #48 comic book-1967 MARVEL COMICS SILVER-AGE bargain

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #48 comic book-1967 MARVEL COMICS SILVER-AGE

Great Marvel comic. Don't pass this one up. Holes punched along spine.

  • ASIN: B07STFGRRD

The Full-Color Guide to Marvel Silver Age Collectibles: From MMMS to Marvelmania

The Full-Color Guide to Marvel Silver Age Collectibles:

Over twelve years in the making, this second edition of THE FULL COLOR GUIDE TO MARVEL SILVER AGE COLLECTIBLES: FROM MMMS TO MARVELMANIA is a comprehensive guide to Marvel toys, fan club items, gumball trinkets, records, cards, stickers - you name it - with over 1400 color pictures from no less than the greatest Marvel collections in the world. This guide provides prices, pictures, historical information, and anecdotes regarding all aspects of Marvel's rise in the 1960s and also presents the most detailed histories ever written regarding the Merry Marvel Marching Society and the Marvelmania International fan clubs. The specific 1960s Marvel memorabilia covered in this book include early correspondence items such as letters, postcards, and no-prizes; Bullpen pin-ups; Ben Cooper Halloween costumes, masks, and playsuits; fan club kits from both phases of the MMMS, the Super Heroes Club, and the Marvelmania International fan club; t-shirts and sweatshirts; the 1965 Swingin' Stationery Kit; iron-ons; posters, such as the 1965 Spider-man pin-up, plus all the Personality Posters and Marvelmania club posters; gumball items such as flicker rings, snap-on rings, Mini-Books, flexi-rings, rubber figures, sticker strip comics and puzzles; Golden Records and the GR reprint comics; SPC and Fred...

  • ASIN: 0981534902

Superman: The Golden Age Vol. 1

Superman: The Golden Age Vol.

Historic first appearances from Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s legendary Man of Steel! Faster than a speeding bullet, Superman burst onto the comic book scene in 1938, just as America was on the terrifying precipice of a world war. In a desperate time, legendary creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster brought to life the world’s first modern superhero. The Man of Steel emerged as a champion of the oppressed, taking down any enemy with his super-strength and speed, both foreign and near to home. In his distinctive royal blue, red and yellow costume, complete with cape, the stalwart Kryptonian emanated strength and fearlessness. He swiftly became a symbol of hope for a downtrodden America. Collecting all of the Metropolis Wonder’s first-ever adventures from ACTION COMICS #1-19, SUPERMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR COMICS #1!

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1401261094

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story

Marvel Comics: The Untold

  • ASIN: B00DG292XK

Green Arrow: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 1

Green Arrow: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol.

In 1941, during the peak of the Golden Age of Comics, the Green Arrow made his debut. Armed with only a bow and a quiver full of arrows, the Emerald Archer and his teen sidekick Speedy must battle corrupt gangsters, evil Nazis and deadly super-villains as a modern day Robin Hood. These adventures also included the debut of some of Oliver Queen and Roy Harper’s greatest weapons in their war on crime, such as the Arrowplane and an assortment of trick arrows!   These groundbreaking classic stories—which started Green Arrow’s decades-spanning fandom—are gathered for the first time in this singular, expansive hardcover collection.   GREEN ARROW: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOLUME ONE collects for the first time ever all of the Emerald Archer’s adventures from MORE FUN COMICS #73-107, ADVENTURE COMICS #103-117 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #7-28 and includes a foreword by legendary comics writer Roy Thomas.

  • Brand: Unknown
  • ASIN: 1401277209

Avengers #13-comic book jack Kirby-silver-age Marvel comic-1965-thor

Avengers #13-comic book jack Kirby-silver-age Marvel

Great KIRBY cover. Complete, no restoration.

  • ASIN: B01A5U9HHQ

Blue Beetle: The Charlton Files - First Series: All Ten Issues (1964-1965) --- Great Silver Age Comic Action -- All Stories -- No Ads

Blue Beetle: The Charlton Files - First Series:

THE BLUE BEETLE was one of the more traveled and successful heroes of the mid-20th Century. He had his own series from Fox Feature (60 issues) and appeared in a dozen other magazines as back-up feature or team cameo. One of the more celebrated incarnations came from Charlton Comics, 1965-1967, with a new BLUE BEETLE, new powers, and a modern storyline! We have the complete Charlton BLUE BEETLE first series for you: Ten Individual Issues: Altogether in BLUE BEETLE: THE CHARLTON FILES – FIRST SERIES Along with The Charlton Second Series in CLASSIC COMICS LIBRARY #431! These books are reprinted from the best available images, and the books will be updated as new copies are uncovered. Sometimes the early and rarer books reflect the age and the condition of the originals. Our books are NOT digitally remastered; they are taken from scans of actual comics. Many people enjoy these authentic characteristics. If you are not entirely happy, please contact us for exchange or refund at any time! ALL STORIES – NO ADS Get the complete catalog by contacting [email protected]

  • ASIN: 1536962775

Daredevil King-Size Special #1 1967 Silver Age Marvel Comic Book

Daredevil King-Size Special #1 1967 Silver Age Marvel

Daredevil king size special

  • ASIN: B003V0JSZ4

Strange Tales #126/Silver Age Marvel Comic Book/1st Dormammu & Clea/VG+

Strange Tales #126/Silver Age Marvel Comic Book/1st Dormammu

  • ASIN: B07TZCWTHF

75 Years of Marvel Comics XL: From the Golden Age to the Silver Screen

75 Years of Marvel Comics XL: From the

A mighty history: Building the House of Ideas   From the very first issue of pulp impresario Martin Goodman’s Marvel Comics in 1939, the comic book creators of Marvel’s Golden Age flipped the traditional fantasy script by placing the inhuman and the invincible into the real world. With the likes of the fiery android Human Torch, vengeful sea prince Sub-Mariner, and pip-squeak-turned-paragon Captain America, Marvel created a mythological universe grounded in a world that readers recognize as close to their own, brimming with humor and heartache. In the early 1960s, this audacious approach launched the creation of heroes who have since become household names—Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, the Avengers, Thor, the X-Men—the list goes on. Fans still celebrate it as the Marvel Age of comics, an era populated by a pantheon of bickering heroes, misunderstood monsters, and noble villains. In celebration of Marvel’s 75th anniversary, TASCHEN presents a magnum opus of the most influential comic book publisher today, with an inside look not only at its celebrated characters, but also at the "bullpen" of architects whose names are almost as familiar as the protagonists they brought to life—Stan “the Man” Lee, Jack “King” Kirby, along...

  • Brand: Thomas Roy
  • ASIN: 3836548453

Avengers #58 Nov 1968 Silver Age Marvel Comics

Avengers #58 Nov 1968 Silver Age Marvel

Classic Silver Age Superhero Comic Book From Marvel Comics Avengers Number 58 November, 1968 ABOVE AVERAGE Condition: Color andamp; gloss are excellent, two extremely faint spine stress marks, a little general corner wear, very small impact impression near center of bottom edge of back cover that permeates to most interior pages otherwise interior is very clean. All Comics Come Bagged And Boarded.

  • ASIN: B07JFM7RQJ

Amazing Spider-man #71 Silver Age Marvel Comic Book (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, 1ST)

Amazing Spider-man #71 Silver Age Marvel Comic Book

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #71

  • ASIN: B003U4IS3E

Marvel / DC 1 Comic GRAB BAG Golden Silver Age Amazing Fantasy 15 Spider-man Avengers X-Men Batman SEE DESCRIPTION

Marvel / DC 1 Comic GRAB BAG Golden

Why am I doing this? What is the story? I found my copy of Amazing Fantasy #15 pictured in the scan at a garage sale for $1! So even if I had sold my copy with the very first grab bag, I'm making a profit. I myself am not a collector, but I know the average joe cannot afford a copy. I wanted to give people a chance to win this comic. There are 2,000 grab bags, so more you buy better your odds. You have a 1 in 2,000 chance of receiving Amazing Fantasy #15, I took the scan and immediately sealed the Amazing Fantasy #15 in an envelope, I estimate the grade of the comic at good (2.0). The listing will end once I receive confirmation that the copy has been sold. This GRAB BAG item is for 1 RANDOM COMIC shipped in a sturdy Kraft Rigid Mailers (pictured). The mailers are already pre-packaged and SEALED because of this I am unavailable to take any requests. If you buy more then one envelope, they will be taped together. There are no identifiable marks on the envelopes. Comics are golden age to modern age (there are some NEWER comics in there)! MARVEL/DC ONLY for books published pre-Marvel they will be ATLAS. Any hero, or genre. The comics come in a variety of conditions with older comics being generally in worse condition. There are no coverless comics, but they can have writing, date st...

  • ASIN: B00RDF4RC2

Amazing Spider-Man #22 Mar 1965 Silver Age Marvel Comics Masters Of Menace

Amazing Spider-Man #22 Mar 1965 Silver Age Marvel

Classic Silver Age Superhero Comic Book From Marvel Comics Amazing Spider-Man Number 22 March, 1965 Average Condition: Color andamp; gloss are very good but there is some scuffing and surface dirt present, multiple light wrinkles, creases and impact impressions on front and back covers, small corner crease in lower right, some light wear along exterior edges, interior is very clean. All Comics Come Bagged And Boarded.

  • ASIN: B07H8JHPFY
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