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Super Books Starring All Your Favourite Comic Book Heroes

Ever since the Golden Age of Comics in the 1940s, when the ever-youthful Stan Lee first brought superheroes like Captain America, The Destroyer and Jack Frost to the pages of Marvel comics, superheroes have been popular with all ages. At Book People, we're huge fans too and have books featuring all your favourite Marvel and DC characters - from the Avengers like Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk to the world-renowned Superman and Batman. From comic books to enjoy the original stories to activity books, there really is something for every age.

1. Ultimate Marvel

  • £8.99
  • RRP £30.00
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This hefty DK book is the ultimate guide to all things Marvel. With profiles of all Marvel's best-loved characters, weapons and more you'll be Marvel-ling at all the facts and information you can get about your favourite superheroes from one book. Taking you through the history of Marvel comics as separate eras, starting with The Golden Age in the 1930s and 1940s and moving right up to The Heroic Age of Marvel in the 21st Century, this book is the perfect gift for any superhero fanatic. 

2. The DC Encyclopedia 

  • £9.99
  • RRP £30.00
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If you like your superhero comics a little bit darker then you’re probably more of a DC fan. This spectacular encyclopedia is filled with facts, artwork and profiles of our favourite good guys and baddies from DC's most popular comics. DC Comics was founded in 1934 and they've been gripping fans ever since with their thrilling comic strips starring the most daring superheroes.  

3. Marvel Avengers: 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book

  • £3.99
  • RRP £9.99
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If you're looking for a more unusual type of superhero book then get your pencils at the ready and have a go at completing these dot-to-dot puzzles all themed around Marvel's Avengers. And, once you've completed the 20 intricate puzzles you can then become your own comic book illustrator and colour in the designs your way! 

4. DC Comics: A Visual History Collection – 8 Books

  • £12.99
  • RRP £63.92
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This collection features books covering every Age of DC Comics' impressive history. From the Golden Age which began in 1935 right up to the Modern Age of the 21st Century, you can revisit the most exciting stories and characters in DC through this brilliant collection. Each book also stars one of DC's most memorable characters including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.  

5. Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art 

  • £14.99
  • RRP £35.00
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Marvel's covers are known for being bright and full of action and now you can have a flick through of all their most iconic covers in one collection. Marvel Comics celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2014 and what better way to commemorate that mighty milestone than bringing a compilation of the best covers the comic has produced into your home? Plus, this book comes with a guide to show how the artwork comes together and these covers are produced. This is an absolute must for your superhero collection.


6. DC Super-Pets Collection

  • £11.99
  • RRP £39.90
  • Save £27.91

If you're looking to introduce your kids to the crazy world of superheroes or you have little ones who are already big fans of the superhero stories on the big screen then they'll love these books about all the DC heroes' Super-Pets! With owners like Batman, Superman and the Flash, these animals were bound to be special. Grab this collection for your young superhero super-fans today! 

These terrific books are just what every superhero fan needs to add to their collection. So, whether you're a Marvel maniac or DC enthusiast, there's something for you in this list. If you grew up with the comic books, have become a recent fan because of the new movies or are just looking to get into comic books for the first time these books will have you feeling super!