The most comprehensive history of Marvel Comics ever published, Marvel Year by Year: A Visual History explores Marvel's fascinating story, decade by decade, year by year, month by month. Chronologically documenting everything from the company's beginnings as Timely Comics in the late 1930s to the present day, this is the definitive account of Marvel Super Heroes and the company that created them. This incredible new edition is fully updated for 2017, with exciting new coverage of Thor, Captain America, and the hugely important Secret Wars. Learn all about the birth of key Marvel Super Heroes from Wolverine and the X-Men, to Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and the rest of the Avengers, plus Spider-Man, Daredevil and Silver Surfer. Discover all about their extraordinary comic book debuts, the geniuses that invented them, the crucial events behind their creation and their continuing influence on the world today via comic books, TV series and blockbuster movies. Packed with stunning original comic book art and covers.