Dc Comics Encyclopedia

Hardcover | September 29, 2008

byDaniel Wallace, Scott Beatty, Robert Greenburger

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Following the success of the first edition, the updated and revised DC Comics Encyclopedia offers even more incredible DC detail and imagery than the original. 48 brand-new pages include major updates on characters and storylines (including the recent "Infinite Crisis" story arc). This spectacular, up-to-the-minute encyclopedia will delight comic fans of every age.

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Following the success of the first edition, the updated and revised DC Comics Encyclopedia offers even more incredible DC detail and imagery than the original. 48 brand-new pages include major updates on characters and storylines (including the recent "Infinite Crisis" story arc). This spectacular, up-to-the-minute encyclopedia will de...

Daniel Wallace was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Emory University and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, studying English and philosophy. He is best known as the author of the 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. This novel became the basis for Tim Burton's film, Big Fish. Wallace currently is a profe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 12.13 × 10.25 × 1.23 inPublished:September 29, 2008Publisher:DKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0756641195

ISBN - 13:9780756641191

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it! I go to this book all the time when im looking into a character i forgot or just want to remember about characters to reminisce . great artwork
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Insightful I found this less like a go to encyclopedia but more of a display piece. Every page was just so beautiful that I couldn't stifle my fangirling squeals. It's nice to discover new characters and relive your favourite heroes and villains' moments. I did find that some information were lacking but I just can't give this less than 5 stars because of its beauty and the aura it gives off. With the Internet being a faster and more updated sorce of knowledge, this will soon become obsolete, but I don't care. I'll just lay this out oh my coffee table and gaze at it everyday.
Date published: 2012-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An awesome collection for any DC fan... endlessly entertaining reference guide for any DC comics fan. Includes information about when the character first appeared, their attributes, powers, enemies, etc. Perfect for hardcore fans and for those of us who dabble every now and then.
Date published: 2009-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Son loves it! My son has been after me for awhile to purchase this book for him....I did not see the big deal at first, but know seeing him reference it continually and quote specific facts about the superheros, I am really glad I gave in and purchaced this book. Keeps my hesistant reader truly captivated!
Date published: 2009-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent fun ! For any die-hard comic book geeks ( young and not-so-young ), this compendium of DC comics characters, events, and history is a must have ! It is quite thorough with over 1,000 entires. Some lesser characters I noticed were omitted, but I guess that is why publishers release future editions. The lay out is clean and easy to access and the art work is amazing. It's alot of fun to kick back and just casually thumb through the book and cross reference the DC Universe. The book itself is large, and well made with glossy beautiful pages. Highly recommended for any comic book lover.
Date published: 2009-01-21

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Editorial Reviews

"For the serious DC Comics fanboy whose collection includes all the greats…The DC Comics Encyclopedia is a must." — The Washington Post

"…lovingly documented with gorgeous drawings and enough blow-by-blow detail to satisfy completists." — The Dallas Morning News