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Abrams, formerly Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (HNA), is an American publisher of art and illustrated books, children's books, and stationery.
Action fiction is the literary genre that includes spy novels, adventure stories, tales of terror and intrigue ("cloak and dagger"), and mysteries.
Addison-Wesley is a publisher of textbooks and computer literature.
Adventure fiction is fiction that usually presents danger, or gives the reader a sense of excitement.
Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones and From Hell.
All-New X-Men is an ongoing comic book series published by Marvel Comics that debuted in November 2012, with the launch of Marvel NOW!.
All-New, All-Different Marvel is a 2015–present branding for Marvel Comics' entire main line of comics.
Alter Ego is an American magazine devoted to comic books and comic-book creators of the 1930s to late-1960s periods comprising what fans and historians call the Golden Age and Silver Age of Comic Books.
Amalgam Comics was a publishing imprint shared by DC Comics and Marvel Comics, in which the two comic book publishers merged their characters into new ones (e.g., DC Comics' Batman and Marvel Comics' Wolverine became the Amalgam character Dark Claw).
Amazing Adventures is the name of several anthology comic book series, all but one published by Marvel Comics.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
An American comic book is a thin periodical, typically 32-pages, containing comics content.
An android is a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance.
The Angel (Thomas Halloway, often shortened to Tom Halloway) is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist(s) must contend.
An antihero, or antiheroine, is a protagonist in a story who lacks conventional heroic qualities and attributes such as idealism, courage, and morality.
An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.
Archibald "Archie" Andrews, created in 1941 by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom, at the Grand Comics Database.
Archie Comic Publications, Inc. is an American comic book publisher headquartered in Pelham, New York.
Archie Goodwin (September 8, 1937 – March 1, 1998) was an American comic book writer, editor, and artist.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atlas Comics is the 1950s comic-book publishing label that evolved into Marvel Comics.
Atlas/Seaboard is the term comic book historians and collectors use to refer to the 1970s line of comics published as Atlas Comics by the American company Seaboard Periodicals, to differentiate from the 1950s' Atlas Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics.
Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.
The Avengers are a fictional team of superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Avi Arad (אבי ארד; born August 1, 1948) is an Israeli-American businessman.
Axel Alonso is an American comic book creator and former journalist, best known as the former Editor-in-Chief at Marvel Comics, a role which he held from January 2011 until November 2017.
is a Japanese toy maker and a producer of a large number of plastic model kits as well as a former video game company.
Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group.
Basil Wolverton (July 9, 1909 – December 31, 1978) at the Lambiek Comiclopedia was an American cartoonist and illustrator, and "Producer of Preposterous Pictures of Peculiar People who Prowl this Perplexing Planet." His many publishers included Marvel Comics and Mad magazine.
Battlestar Galactica has been adapted to the comic book format since its inception, with no less than six publishers to date taking on the project of relating the story of the Colonial Fleet and their adversaries, the Cylons, at different points.
Beth Ehlers (born 1968) is an American actress.
Bible stories, Judeo-Christian retellings of certain portions of the Bible, have long had a place in family religious worship, spiritual instruction, literature, and the cultural underpinnings of many Christian and Jewish societies.
William Blake "Bill" Everett (May 18, 1917 – February 27, 1973) was a comic book writer-artist best known for creating Namor the Sub-Mariner as well as co-creating Zombie and Daredevil with writer Stan Lee for Marvel Comics.
Bill Jemas is an American media entrepreneur, writer, and editor.
Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B&W, and hyphenated black-and-white when used as an adjective, is any of several monochrome forms in visual arts.
Black Panther is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Blade is a 1998 American superhero horror film directed by Stephen Norrington and written by David S. Goyer based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.
Bob Budiansky (born March 15, 1954) is an American comic book writer, editor, and penciller, best known for his work on Marvel's Transformers comic.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Robert "Bob" Harras (born January 11, 1959)Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107 is an American comics writer and editor, who was editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics from 1995 to 2000 and currently serves as editor-in-chief of DC Comics.
Barbara "Bobbie" Chase (born August 21) is an editor and writer in the comic book industry.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
"Bullpen Bulletins" (originally titled "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins") was the news and information page that appeared in most regular monthly comic books from Marvel Comics.
A business manager drives the work of others in order to run a major business efficiently and make a large profit.
C.B. Cebulski is an American writer and editor for Marvel Comics, known for his work on titles such as Marvel Fairy Tales.
Cadence Industries Corporation, formerly known as Perfect Film & Chemical Corporation, was an American conglomerate owned by Martin S. Ackerman.
Captain America is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Captain Britain (Brian Braddock) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Captain Marvel is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Carl Burgos (born Max Finkelstein at the Lambiek Comiclopedia; April 18, 1916 – March 1, 1984) for Burgos, Carl, Social Security Number 105-24-1404, with gives only month and year of death.
Carl Potts (born November 12, 1952) is an American comic book writer, artist, teacher, and editor best known for creating the series Alien Legion for the Marvel Comics imprint Epic Comics.
Casper the Friendly Ghost is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series of the same name.
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
Christopher S. Claremont (born November 25, 1950) is a British-born American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 1975–1991 stint on Uncanny X-Men, far longer than that of any other writer, during which he is credited with developing strong female characters as well as introducing complex literary themes into superhero narratives, turning the once underachieving comic into one of Marvel's most popular series.
Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English writer, film director, and visual artist.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
A collectible card game (CCG), also called a trading card game (TCG) or many other names, is a kind of strategy card game that was created in 1993 and consists of specially designed sets of playing cards.
Comic Book Artist was an American magazine founded by Jon B. Cooke devoted to anecdotal histories of American comic books, with emphasis on comics published since the 1960s.
A comic book convention or comic con is an event with a primary focus on comic books and comic book culture, in which comic book fans gather to meet creators, experts, and each other.
Comic Book Resources, also known as CBR, is a website dedicated to the coverage of comic book-related news and discussion.
A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions.
Comics Buyer's Guide (CBG), established in 1971, was the longest-running English-language periodical reporting on the American comic book industry.
The Comics Code Authority (CCA) was formed in 1954 by the Comics Magazine Association of America as an alternative to government regulation, to allow the comic publishers to self-regulate the content of comic books in the United States.
Conan is a fictional character based on Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian.
Conan the Barbarian (also known as Conan the Cimmerian) is a fictional sword and sorcery hero who originated in pulp-fiction magazines and has since been adapted to books, comics, several films (including Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer), television programs (cartoon and live-action), video games, role-playing games, and other media.
Conan the Barbarian was a comics title starring the sword-and-sorcery character created by Robert E. Howard, published by the American company Marvel Comics.
Cosmic entities, also referred to as cosmic beings, are a type of fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Cover date refers to the date displayed on the covers of periodical publications such as magazines and comic books.
Creator ownership in comics is an arrangement in which the comic book creator retains full ownership of the material, regardless of whether the work is self-published or published by a corporate publisher.
Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.
Crisis on Infinite Earths is an American comic book published by DC Comics.
Cross Generation Entertainment, or CrossGen, was an American comic book publisher and entertainment company that operated from 1998 to 2004.
Curtis Circulation Company, LLC is a magazine distribution company.
Dan Buckley is an American comic books executive, currently President of Marvel Entertainment.
Daniel S. DeCarlo (December 12, 1919 – December 18, 2001) at the United States Social Security Death Index via FamilySearch.org.
Daredevil is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Daredevil is the name of several comic book titles featuring the character Daredevil and published by Marvel Comics, beginning with the original Daredevil comic book series which debuted in 1964.
Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book and manga publisher.
David Anthony Kraft (born 1952) also credited simply as David Kraft, is an American comic book writer, publisher, and critic.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
Deadpool (Wade Winston Wilson) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Destroyer is the name of three fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. (often called Diamond Comics, DCD, or casually Diamond) is a comic book and pop-culture distributor serving retailers in North America and worldwide.
Richard Bache "Dick" Ayers (April 28, 1924 – May 4, 2014) was an American comic book artist and cartoonist best known for his work as one of Jack Kirby's inkers during the late-1950s and 1960s period known as the Silver Age of Comics, including on some of the earliest issues of Marvel Comics' The Fantastic Four.
Digital comics (also known as electronic comics,Ian Hague, Comics and the Senses: A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels, Routledge, 2014, ch. 2: "Sight, or, the Ideal Perspective and the Physicality of Seeing". eComics, e-comics, or ecomics) are comics released digitally, as opposed to in print.
The direct market is the dominant distribution and retail network for American comic books.
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (also known as Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition) is an action-adventure sandbox toys-to-life video game developed by Avalanche Software and published by Disney Interactive Studios.
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW), formerly known as The Disney Publishing Group and Buena Vista Publishing Group, is the publishing subsidiary of Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
Disney XD is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney Channels Worldwide unit of the Disney–ABC Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
A drive-in theater or drive-in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles.
Entertaining Comics, more commonly known as EC Comics, was an American publisher of comic books, which specialized in horror fiction, crime fiction, satire, military fiction, and science fiction from the 1940s through the mid-1950s, notably the Tales from the Crypt series.
Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.
An editor-in-chief, also known as lead editor, chief editor, managing or executive editor, is a publication's editorial leader who has final responsibility for its operations and policies.
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Epic Comics (also known as the Epic Comics Group)Shooter, Jim.
Erik J. Larsen (born December 8, 1962) is an American comic book writer, artist and publisher.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
The Fantastic Four is a fictional superhero team appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Fashion is a popular style, especially in clothing, footwear, lifestyle products, accessories, makeup, hairstyle and body.
Fawcett Comics, a division of Fawcett Publications, was one of several successful comic book publishers during the Golden Age of Comic Books in the 1940s.
Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.
The Flash (Bartholomew Henry Allen) is a superhero who appears in comics published by DC Comics.
The Fleer Corporation, founded by Frank H. Fleer in 1885, was the first company to successfully manufacture bubble gum; it remained a family-owned enterprise until 1989.
Frank Miller (born January 27, 1957) is an American comic book writer, novelist, inker, screenwriter, film director, and producer best known for his comic book stories and graphic novels such as Ronin, ''Daredevil: Born Again'', The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City, and 300.
Funnies, Inc. is an American comic book packager of the 1930s to 1940s period collectors and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books.
A funny animal is an anthropomorphic animal character who lives like a human.
Galactus is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Gale is an educational publishing company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in the western suburbs of Detroit.
Gamora Zen Whoberi Ben Titan is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Gerard F. ConwayThomas, Roy.
Ghost Rider is the name of many antiheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Grand Comics Database (GCD) is an Internet-based project to build a database of comic book information through user contributions.
The Green Goblin is the alias of several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Guardians of the Galaxy is a fictional superhero team appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The original Guardians of the Galaxy are a superhero team appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Guardians of the Galaxy (retroactively referred to as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1) is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975) is an American television soap opera.
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a publishing company owned by Hachette Livre, the largest publishing company in France, and the third largest trade and educational publisher in the world.
Hachette Distribution Services is the distribution arm of French media group Hachette.
Hal Jordan, also known as Green Lantern, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
"Heroes Reborn" was a 1996–97 crossover story arc among comic-book series published by the American company Marvel Comics.
Heroes World Distribution Co., originally named Superhero Enterprises, was an American comic book distributor founded by Ivan Snyder, active from 1975 to 1997, during the growth and consolidation of the direct market.
In finance, a high-yield bond (non-investment-grade bond, speculative-grade bond, or junk bond) is a bond that is rated below investment grade.
Homer the Happy Ghost is a fictional supernatural-humor character published by Atlas Comics, the 1950s predecessor of Marvel Comics.
Hong Kong Disneyland is a theme park located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island.
Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.
Howard the Duck is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Hulk is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Human Torch, also known as Jim Hammond (originally, Hamond), is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Icon Comics is an imprint of Marvel Comics for creator-owned titles, designed to keep select "A-list" creators producing for Marvel rather than seeing them take creator-owned work to other publishers.
Image Comics is an American comic book publisher.
An imprint of a publisher is a trade name under which it publishes a work.
Indicia is the plural of the Latin word indicium, meaning distinguishing marks.
Infinite Comics is an imprint of comic books published by Marvel Comics, featuring original, made-for-digital stories about the company's superhero characters, including Spider-Man, Wolverine, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the Silver Surfer, the X-Men and the Avengers.
The Inhumans are a race of superhumans appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Iron Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Iron Man Experience (Traditional Chinese: 鐵甲奇俠飛行之旅) is a 3-D motion simulator attraction in Tomorrowland at Hong Kong Disneyland, which opened on 11 January 2017.
Irwin Donenfeld (March 1, 1926 – November 29, 2004) was an American comic book publishing executive for DC Comics.
Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter (יצחק "אייק" פרלמוטר; December 1, 1942) is an Israeli-American businessperson and financier.
Jack Adler (July 1, 1917 – September 18, 2011)Bails, Jerry.
Jack Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg; August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators.
Jacob S. "Jack" Liebowitz (born Yacov Lebovitz October 10, 1900 – December 11, 2000), Social Security Number 091-03-2495, last residence New York City, New York 10019.
Jim Lee (Korean 이용철; born August 11, 1964) is a Korean American comic-book artist, writer, editor, and publisher.
James Shooter (born September 27, 1951) is an American writer, occasional fill-in artist, editor, and publisher for various comic books.
Jim Valentino is an American writer, penciler, editor and publisher of comic books.
Joseph "Joe" Quesada (born December 1, 1962)Comics Buyer's Guide #1650; February 2009; Page 107 is an American comic book editor, writer producer and artist.
Joseph Henry "Joe" Simon (born Hymie Simon; October 11, 1913 – December 14, 2011) was an American comic book writer, artist, editor, and publisher.
John Lindley Byrne (born July 6, 1950) is an American comics artist and writer. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major superheroes. Byrne's better-known work has been on Marvel Comics' X-Men and Fantastic Four and the 1986 relaunch of DC Comics' Superman franchise, the first issue of which featured comics' first variant cover. Coming into the comics profession as penciller, inker, letterer and writer on his earliest work, Byrne began co-plotting the X-Men comics during his tenure on them, and launched his writing career in earnest with Fantastic Four (where he also served as penciler and inker). During the 1990s he produced a number of creator-owned works, including Next Men and Danger Unlimited. He scripted the first issues of Mike Mignola's Hellboy series and produced a number of Star Trek comics for IDW Publishing. In 2015, Byrne and his X-Men collaborator Chris Claremont were entered into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. He is the co-creator of such Marvel characters as Kitty Pryde, Emma Frost, Sabretooth, Shadow King, Scott Lang (Ant-Man), Bishop, Omega Red and Rachel Summers.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
John V. Romita Sr., often credited as simply John Romita (born January 24, 1930), is an American comic-book artist best known for his work on Marvel Comics' The Amazing Spider-Man and for co-creating the character The Punisher.
John Tsang Chun-wah, GBM, JP (born 21 April 1951) is a Hong Kong former senior civil servant and government official who was the longest-serving Financial Secretary in the Special Administrative Region period to date.
Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.
Journey into Mystery is an American comic book series initially published by Atlas Comics, then by its successor, Marvel Comics.
A jungle is land covered with dense vegetation dominated by trees.
The Justice League is a team of fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Killraven (Jonathan Raven) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Leonard Norman Wein (June 12, 1948 – September 10, 2017) was an American comic book writer and editor best known for co-creating DC Comics' Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics' Wolverine, and for helping revive the Marvel superhero team the X-Men (including the co-creation of Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus).
Lenticular printing is a technology in which lenticular lenses (a technology that is also used for 3D displays) are used to produce printed images with an illusion of depth, or the ability to change or move as the image is viewed from different angles.
Leslie Noel Daniels III, known as Les Daniels (October 27, 1943 – November 5, 2011), was an American writer.
In the field of comic books, a limited series is a comics series with a predetermined number of issues.
This list is for original fictional characters created for adaptations of comic books in other forms of media (television series, films, books, games and advertising).
Magazine Management, the magazine and comic-book publishing parent of Marvel Comics at the time, released a number of magazine-format comics in the 1970s, primarily from 1973 to 1977, in the market dominated by Warren Publishing.
This is a list of Marvel Universe fictional characters which were created for and are owned by Marvel Comics.
Marvel Comics is an American comic book company dating to 1961.
The comic book stories published by Marvel Comics since the 1940s have featured several fictional teams and organizations and this page lists them.
Logan is a 2017 American superhero film, produced by Marvel Entertainment, TSG Entertainment and The Donners' Company, and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Loki is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Lone Star Comics was a chain of comic book stores located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in north central Texas.
MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated is an American diversified holding company wholly owned by billionaire investor Ronald Perelman.
Madison Avenue is a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States, that carries northbound one-way traffic.
Magazine Management Co., Inc. was an American publishing company lasting from at least 1947 to the early 1970s, known for men's-adventure magazines, risque men's magazines, humor, romance, puzzle, celebrity/film and other types of magazines, and later adding comic books and black-and-white comics magazines to the mix.
Magneto is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
Malibu Comics Entertainment, Inc. (also known as Malibu Graphics) was an American comic book publisher active in the late 1980s and early 1990s, best known for its Ultraverse line of superhero titles.
A managing editor (ME) is a senior member of a publication's management team.
Marc Silvestri (born March 29, 1958) is an American comic book artist, creator and publisher.
Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd. is a games publisher located in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, United States and founded in 2004 after Margaret Weis and Don Perrin, the two founders of Sovereign Press, Inc divorced.
Mark Eugene Gruenwald (June 18, 1953 – August 12, 1996) was an American comic book writer, editor, and occasional penciler known for his long association with Marvel Comics.
MarketWatch operates a financial information website that provides business news, analysis, and stock market data.
Martin Goodman (born Moe Goodman; January 18, 1908 – June 6, 1992,City of New York, Department of Health Certificate and Record of Birth, January 18, 1908, No. 3268, lists name as "Moe". Bell and Vassallo list his name as "Moses", citing U.S. Census records, Birth year given as 1910, Brooklyn, in Bell, Vassallo note (p. 290), "Daniels's book gets several facts wrong, including Goodman's date of birth, the name of his very first pulp, and the name of his first publishing company." Birth year also appears as 1910 at Birthdate is given as January 8, likely a typographical error, at was an American publisher of pulp magazines, paperback books, men's adventure magazines, and comic books, launching the company that would become Marvel Comics.
Marvin Arthur "Marv" Wolfman (born May 13, 1946) is an American comic book writer.
Marvel 2099 is a Marvel Comics imprint, started in 1992, that was originally one possible future of the Marvel Universe, but later revealed in a climax of Superior Spider-Man Goblin Nation arc and Amazing Spider-Man Vol.
Marvel Absurd was a Marvel Comics imprint, under which comics based on Ren & Stimpy, Earthworm Jim and Beavis and Butt-head were published.
Marvel Adventures, formerly Marvel Age, was an imprint of Marvel Comics intended for younger audiences, including small children.
Marvel Books refers to prose books licensed by Marvel Entertainment or its division in the 1980s that published coloring books and sticker books.
MC2 (Marvel Comics 2) is an imprint from Marvel Comics whose comic books depict an alternative future timeline for the Marvel Universe.
The Marvel rating system is a system for rating the content of comic books, with regard to appropriateness for different age groups.
is an anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Walt Disney Japan, based on the Marvel Comics universe.
Marvel Edge was a short-lived Marvel Comics imprint lasting from 1995 to 1996.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC (formerly Marvel Enterprises and Toy Biz, Inc., and marketed and stylized as MARVEL) is an American entertainment company founded in June 1998 and based in New York City, formed by the merger of Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. and ToyBiz.
The Marvel Experience, or The Marvel Experience: The World's First Hyper-Reality Tour, is a mobile interactive attraction featuring Marvel's characters run by Hero Ventures.
Marvel Fireside Books were a series of full-color trade paperbacks featuring Marvel Comics stories and characters co-published by Marvel and the Simon & Schuster division Fireside Books from 1974 to 1979.
Marvel Illustrated is a Marvel Comics publishing imprint specializing in comic book adaptations of classic literature.
From 1991 through 1995, Marvel Comics published an annual magazine-sized Marvel Swimsuit issue featuring pin-ups and tongue-in-cheek articles.
Marvel Knights was an imprint of Marvel Comics that contained material taking place just outside the Marvel Universe (Earth-616).
The Marvel Mangaverse is a series of comic books published by Marvel Comics from 2000 to 2002, with a sequel "New Mangaverse" released in late 2005 and early 2006.
Marvel Music was a short-lived imprint of Marvel Comics, introduced in 1994 to publish comics developed in collaboration with musicians.
Marvel Mystery Comics (first issue titled simply Marvel Comics) is an American comic book series published during the 1930s–1940s period known to fans and historians as the Golden Age of Comic Books.
Marvel Next was a short lived imprint that was launched by the American comics publisher Marvel Comics in early 2005.
Marvel Noir is a 2009-2010 Marvel Comics alternative continuity combining elements of film noir and pulp fiction with the Marvel Universe.
Marvel NOW! is a comic book branding for the relaunch of several ongoing comic books published by Marvel Comics, that originally debuted in October 2012 with new #1 issues.
Marvel Press is the prose novel imprint for Marvel Comics jointly published with Disney Books.
Marvel Studios, LLC (originally known as Marvel Films from 1993 to 1996) is an American motion picture studio based at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California and is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, itself a wholly owned division of The Walt Disney Company, with film producer Kevin Feige serving as president.
Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions is a three-issue comic book limited series published from June to August 1982 by Marvel Comics.
Marvel Super Heroes (MSHRPG) is a role playing game set in the Marvel Universe, first published by TSR as Marvel Super Heroes: The Heroic Role-Playing Game under license from Marvel Comics in 1984.
The Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game is a role-playing game published by TSR, Inc. that uses the SAGA System.
Marvel Superstars is an out-of-print collectible card game published by Upper Deck that released in North America in March 2010.
Marvel UK was an imprint of Marvel Comics formed in 1972 to reprint US produced stories for the British weekly comic market.
The Marvel Universe is the shared universe where the stories in most American comic book titles and other media published by Marvel Entertainment take place.
Marvel Universe Cards were collectible trading cards based on the characters and events of the Marvel Universe.
Marvel Universe Live!, stylized as Marvel Universe LIVE!, is a touring live action arena show featuring Marvel Comics characters by Feld Entertainment.
The Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game (abbreviated MURPG) is a role-playing game (RPG) set in the Marvel Universe.
Marvel Unlimited, formerly known as Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited, is an online service by Marvel Comics that distributes past issues of their comics via the Internet.
Mary Jane "MJ" Watson is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and created by Stan Lee and John Romita, Sr. The character made her first appearance in The Amazing Spider-Man #25.
Master of Kung Fu was a comic book title published by Marvel Comics from 1974 to 1983.
Max (sometimes stylized as MAX Comics) is an imprint of Marvel Comics that specializes in comic book media aimed at adult audiences.
Men in Black is a media franchise that originated with a comic book created by American author Lowell Cunningham.
Men's adventure is a genre of magazine that was published in the United States from the 1940s until the early 1970s.
Michael E. Uslan (born June 2, 1951) is an American producer of the Batman films and was the first instructor to teach an accredited course on comic book folklore at any university.
Michael Z. Hobson is a successful publisher, who was an executive vice president for Marvel Comics.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Mike Richardson (born June 29, 1950) is an American publisher, writer, and Emmy-winning producer.
Pogs, generically called milk caps, is a game that was popular among children during the mid 1990s.
Minute-Man (real name Jack Weston) is a fictional comic book superhero.
Miss America (Madeline Joyce Frank) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Motion Picture Funnies Weekly is a 36-page American comic book created in 1939, and designed to be a promotional giveaway in movie theaters.
The multiverse (or meta-universe) is a hypothetical group of multiple separate universes including the universe in which humans live.
Within Marvel Comics, most tales take place within the fictional Marvel Universe, which in turn is part of a larger multiverse.
Namor the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
National Comics Publications, Inc. was the comic book company that would become DC Comics.
The term naturalism was coined by Émile Zola, who defines it as a literary movement which emphasizes observation and the scientific method in the fictional portrayal of reality.
The New Universe is a comic book imprint from Marvel Comics that was published in its original incarnation from 1986 to 1989.
New World Pictures (also known as New World Communications Group, Inc. and New World Entertainment) was an American independent production, distribution and (in its final years as an autonomous entity) multimedia company.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Observer is an online newspaper originating in New York City.
Newsarama is an American website that publishes news, interviews, and essays about the American comic book industry.
Not Brand Echh is a satiric comic book series published by Marvel Comics that parodied its own superhero stories as well as those of other comics publishers.
A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
Otto Oscar Binder (August 26, 1911 – October 13, 1974) was an American author of science fiction and non-fiction books and stories, and comic books.
In business, outsourcing is an agreement in which one company contracts its own internal activity to a different company.
OverPower is an out-of-print collectible card game produced by Fleer Corporation originally featuring characters from Marvel Comics and later from DC Comics and Image Comics.
Panini Comics is an Italian comic book publisher.
Paramount Comics is a former comic book imprint of Marvel Comics that was active for about two years beginning in 1996.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone (born June 1, 1934) is an American singer, composer, actor, writer, television personality, motivational speaker, and spokesman.
Hellcat (Patricia "Patsy" Walker) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Peter Parker: Spider-Man is the name of two comic book series published by Marvel Comics, both of which feature the character Spider-Man.
Peter Sanderson, Jr. (born April 25, 1952) In print issue #1650 (February 2009), p. 107 is a comic book critic and historian, as well as an instructor/lecturer in the New York area concerning the study of graphic novels/comic books as literature.
Pocket Books is a division of Simon & Schuster that primarily publishes paperback books.
Powerhouse Pepper is an American humor comics series by Basil Wolverton, published in the 1940s by Timely Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics.
Pravda (a, "Truth") is a Russian broadsheet newspaper, formerly the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, when it was one of the most influential papers in the country with a circulation of 11 million.
A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy.
The Protectors was a 20-issue comic book series published by Malibu Comics from 1992 until 1994.
Psychedelia is the subculture, originating in the 1960s, of people who often use psychedelic drugs such as LSD, mescaline (found in peyote) and psilocybin (found in some mushrooms).
Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.
Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps") were inexpensive fiction magazines that were published from 1896 to the 1950s.
The Punisher (Francis "Frank" Castle, born Castiglione) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Razorline was an imprint of American comic book company Marvel Comics that ran from 1993 to 1995.
In serial fiction, to reboot means to discard all continuity in an established fictional universe, work, or series in order to recreate its characters, timeline and backstory from the beginning.
ReCharge Collectible Card Game is an out-of-print collectible card game (CCG) based on Marvel Superheroes and produced by Marvel Entertainment in 2001.
The Red Skull (Johann Schmidt) is a fictional character, a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Red Sonja is a fictional character, a sword-and-sorcery comic-book heroine created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Barry Windsor Smith for Marvel Comics in 1973, partially based on Robert E. Howard's own creation 'Red Sonya of Rogatino' a female swashbuckler from his 1934 short story "The Shadow of the Vulture" and to a certain degree also based on Howard's character Dark Agnes de Chastillon.
The Register and Tribune Syndicate was a syndication service based in Des Moines, Iowa, that operated from 1922 to 1986, when it was acquired by King Features to become the Cowles Syndicate affiliate.
Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short, is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.
Revlon, Inc. is an American multinational cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, and personal care company founded in 1932 and based in New York City.
Robert Liefeld (born October 3, 1967) is an American comic book creator.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
Romance comics is a comics genre depicting strong and close romantic love and its attendant complications such as jealousy, marriage, divorce, betrayal, and heartache.
Ronald Owen Perelman (born January 1, 1943) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist.
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Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Scott Mitchell Rosenberg is an American film, television, and comic book producer.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (popularly known as the Seattle P-I, the Post-Intelligencer, or simply the P-I) is an online newspaper and former print newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, United States.
Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, commonly known as Secret Wars, is a twelve-issue American comic book crossover limited series published from May 1984 to April 1985 by Marvel Comics.
"Secret Wars" is a 2015 comic book storyline published by Marvel Comics.
A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation.
A shell company is a company that exists only on paper and has no office and no employees, but may have a bank account or may hold passive investments or be the registered owner of assets, such as intellectual property, or ships.
The Shield is the name of several fictional patriotic superheroes created by MLJ (now known as Archie Comics).
Shirrel Rhoades (born May 19, 1942) is an American writer, publisher, professor, filmmaker, and the former executive vice president of Marvel Entertainment.
The Silver Surfer is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
SkyBox International Inc., formerly Impel Marketing, was an American trading card manufacturing company based in Durham, North Carolina started in 1989 and operated until 1995.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
Sol Harrison (1917 – November 19, 1989) was an American comic book colorist, production manager, and executive whose career spanned nearly 50 years in the industry.
Soleil Productions is a French publisher of both original and imported comic books.
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and the first film in the ''Spider-Man'' trilogy.
Spider-Man is an action video game released in 1982 by Parker Brothers for the Atari 2600.
Spider-Man 2099 is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Spider-Man Live! - A Stunt Spectacular was the first full length, live-action stage show based on the Marvel comic book character, Spider-Man, to appear in the United States.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark was a 2010 musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge, with arrangements and orchestration by David Campbell, and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
Spy fiction, a genre of literature involving espionage as an important context or plot device, emerged in the early twentieth century, inspired by rivalries and intrigues between the major powers, and the establishment of modern intelligence agencies.
Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber, December 28, 1922) is an American comic-book writer, editor, film executive producer, actor and publisher.
Star Comics was an imprint of Marvel Comics that began in 1984 and featured titles that were aimed at child readers and were often adaptations of children's television series, animated series or toys.
Almost continuously since 1967, multiple companies have published Star Trek comic books with varying degrees of success.
Star Wars is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics from April 12, 1977 to May 27, 1986.
Star Wars comics have been produced by various comic book publishers since the debut of the 1977 film Star Wars.
Star-Lord (Peter Quill) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Stephen J. Ditko (born November 2, 1927) is an American comics artist and writer best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.
Super Rabbit is a fictional, funny-animal superhero in comic books published by Timely Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics, during the 1930s and 1940s period fans and historians call the Golden Age of comic books.
A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero or Super) is a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of his/her universe, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains.
Superhero fiction is a genre of speculative fiction examining the adventures, personalities and ethics of costumed crime fighters known as superheroes, who often possess superhuman powers and battle similarly powered criminals known as supervillains.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The Swamp Thing is a fictional character and antihero in comic books published by American company DC Comics.
Sword and sorcery (S&S) is a subgenre of fantasy characterized by sword-wielding heroes engaged in exciting and violent adventures.
Sydney Shores (1916 – June 3, 1973) was an American comic book artist known for his work on Captain America both during the 1940s, in what fans and historians call the Golden Age of comic books, and during the 1960s Silver Age of comic books.
A tabletop role-playing game (or pen-and-paper role-playing game) is a form of role-playing game (RPG) in which the participants describe their characters' actions through speech.
Taschen is an art book publisher founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen in Cologne, Germany.
Ted White (born February 4, 1938) is a Hugo Award-winning American science fiction writer, editor and fan, as well as a music critic.
Thanos is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man is a motion-based 3D dark ride located at the Islands of Adventure, Orlando and Universal Studios Japan, Osaka theme parks.
The Amazing Spider-Man is an American comic book series published by Marvel Comics, featuring the fictional superhero Spider-Man as its main protagonist. Being in the mainstream continuity of the franchise, it began publication in 1963 as a monthly periodical and was published continuously, with a brief interruption in 1995, until its relaunch with a new numbering order in 1999. In 2003 the series reverted to the numbering order of the first volume. The title has occasionally been published biweekly, and was published three times a month from 2008 to 2010. A film named after the comic was released July 3, 2012. After DC Comics' relaunch of Action Comics and Detective Comics with new #1 issues in 2011, it had been the highest-numbered American comic still in circulation until it was cancelled. The title ended its 50-year run as a continuously published comic with issue #700 in December 2012. It was replaced by The Superior Spider-Man as part of the Marvel NOW! relaunch of Marvel's comic lines. The title was relaunched in April 2014, starting fresh from issue #1, after the "Goblin Nation" story arc published in The Superior Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man Team-Up. In late 2015, The Amazing Spider-Man was relaunched again with a new volume with issue #1 following the 2015 Secret Wars event.
The Amazing Spider-Man is a daily comic strip featuring the character Spider-Man.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Comics Journal, often abbreviated TCJ, is an American magazine of news and criticism pertaining to comic books, comic strips and graphic novels.
The Dark Knight Returns (alternatively titled Batman: The Dark Knight Returns) is a 1986 four-issue comic book miniseries starring Batman, written by Frank Miller, illustrated by Miller and Klaus Janson, and published by DC Comics.
The Journal of Popular Culture (JPC) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes academic essays on all aspects of popular or mass culture.
The Tomb of Dracula is a horror comic book series published by Marvel Comics from April 1972 to August 1979.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
Thor is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Timely Comics, Inc. is the common name for the group of corporations that was the earliest comic book arm of American publisher Martin Goodman, and the entity that would evolve by the 1960s to become Marvel Comics.
Titan Publishing Group is an independently-owned British publishing company, established in 1981.
Todd McFarlane (born March 16, 1961) is a Canadian-American comic book creator and entrepreneur, best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man and the horror-fantasy series Spawn.
Tom Brevoort is an American comic book editor, known for his work for Marvel Comics, where he has overseen titles such as New Avengers, Civil War, and Fantastic Four.
Tom DeFalco (born June 26, 1950) is an American comic book writer and editor, well known for his association with Marvel Comics and in particular for his work with Spider-Man.
Toy Biz (formerly stylized as ToyBiz and later re-branded as Marvel Toys) was an American toy company, a division of Marvel Entertainment, best known for producing toys, mainly action figures of licensed brands and characters.
TSR, Inc. was an American game publishing company and the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D).
Tsunami was an imprint of Marvel Comics founded in January 2003.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government.
Ultimate Marvel, later known as Ultimate Comics, was an imprint of comic books published by Marvel Comics, featuring re-imagined and updated versions of the company's superhero characters from the Ultimate Universe.
The Ultraverse was a comic book imprint published by the American company Malibu Comics which is owned by Marvel Comics.
Ultron is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Uncanny Avengers was an ongoing comic book series published by Marvel Comics that debuted in October 2012 with the launch of Marvel NOW!.
Uncanny X-Men, originally published as The X-Men, is an American comic book series published by Marvel Comics since 1963, and is the longest-running series in the X-Men comics franchise.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
The Universal Orlando Resort, commonly known as Universal Orlando, formerly Universal Studios Escape, is an American theme park and entertainment resort complex based in Orlando, Florida.
, located in Osaka, is one of four Universal Studios theme parks, owned and operated by USJ Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by NBCUniversal (as of 2017).
Universal's Islands of Adventure (formally called Universal Studios Islands of Adventure and often shortened to Islands of Adventure) is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida.
The Upper Deck Company, LLC (colloquially as Upper Deck and Upper Deck Authenticated, Ltd. in the UK), founded in 1988, is a private company primarily known for producing trading cards.
In comic books, a variant cover (sometimes variant edition) refers to an issue of a comic book printed with multiple covers, each with unique cover art.
Venom is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with Spider-Man.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
The National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam) also known as the Việt Cộng was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning side.
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The Vision (Aarkus) is an American fictional comic book superhero who appeared in comic books published by Marvel Comics during the Golden Age of comic books.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, officially Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and informally known as Disney Parks, was one of The Walt Disney Company's four major business segments and a subsidiary.
War comics is a genre of comic books that gained popularity in English-speaking countries following World War II.
Watchmen is an American comic book limited series by the British creative team of writer Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons and colorist John Higgins.
The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
Western fiction is a genre of literature set in the American Old West frontier and typically set from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth century.
William "Whilce" Portacio (born July 8, 1963) is a Filipino-American comic book writer and artist noted for his work on such titles as The Punisher, X-Factor, Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Wetworks and Spawn.
The Whizzer is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.
Wizards of the Coast LLC (often referred to as WotC or simply Wizards) is an American publisher of games, primarily based on fantasy and science fiction themes, and formerly an operator of retail stores for games.
Wolverine (birthname: James Howlett colloquial: Logan, Weapon X) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, mostly in association with the X-Men.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
X-Force is a fictional team of superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with the X-Men.
The X-Men is a team of fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Released by Wizards of the Coast in 2000, the X-Men Trading Card Game was a collectible card game (CCG) designed to coincide with the popularity of the first X-Men (film).
Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth.
Ziggy Pig and Silly Seal are fictional, funny-animal comic-book characters created by cartoonist Al Jaffee for Marvel Comics' 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics, during the period fans and historians call the Golden Age of Comic Books.
10 East 40th Street or the Mercantile Building is a skyscraper located in the Murray Hill section of New York City, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, taking the width of the block between 39th and 40th streets.
2001: A Space Odyssey is the name of an oversized American comic book adaptation of the 1968 film of the same name as well as a ten–issue monthly series which expanded upon the concepts presented in the Stanley Kubrick film and the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (stylized as 21st Century Fox) is an American multinational mass media corporation that is based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The McGraw Hill Building at 330 West 42nd Street is a building 33 stories and high, located in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan, New York City.
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