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DC Comics Encyclopedia Hardcover – Sep 29 2008

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: DK; Updated, Expanded ed. edition (Sept. 29 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0756641195
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756641191
  • Product Dimensions: 26.8 x 3.1 x 30.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #48,181 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"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

About the Author

Scott Beatty earned his Master of Arts degree in fiction writing at Iowa State University. A former English teacher, radio personality and magazine editor, Beatty is also the author of DK's "Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight," A comic book fan since before he could read or write, Beatty's credits include over 60 DC Comics publications and "Secret Files" comic books. He longs for Superman's super-strength every time he's forced to move his comic book collection.


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This updated version is incredibly put together.

It is indeed, The Most Complete DC Resource Available.

It gives in-depth articles on characters, is page after page of great illustrations and art.

It is a "must have" for any comics fan, and at this price it really can't be overlooked!
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Everything you need to know about DC Comics. Very informative and nicely illustrated. There is no need to buy anything else.
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Good product, quick shipping and nice quality
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Good reference for all the favorite characters. Has sections on eveything, from alternate universes and "romances". It had cool illustatrations, with some copies of original drawings.
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Excellent. Worth every cent
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10/10 would buy again.
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Très beau livre
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OK ,you know about the main superheroes and villains. This book, lavishly illustrated, opens the world up on the DC universe before the 52 event wrecked it.
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