Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Marvel Comic books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Anniversary Collection (2018)
- Infinity Gauntlet (2011)
- How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way (1984)
- Book Lot 50 Comics Good Condition! (various distributors) (1994)
- House of M (2006)
- Civil War (2007)
- Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe (2012)
- Infinity War (2006)
- Doctor Strange by Mark Waid Vol. 3: Herald (2019)
- Marvel Universe Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – Volume 1 (Marvel Adventures/Marvel Universe) (2012)
- Captain Marvel Volume 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More (2014)
- The Silver Surfer, Vol. 1 (Marvel Masterworks) ()
- X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills (Marvel Graphic Novels, No. 5) (1990)
- Marvels: The Remastered Edition (2018)
Celebrate Marvel Studios’ 10th anniversary with this action-packed boxset containing twelve paperback middle grade novel retellings spanning all three phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Join the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and more of your favorite super heroes as they battle the forces of evil all across the universe.
Infinity Gauntlet (2011)
It’s the Avengers, the New Warriors, the X-Men and more against the omnipotent Eternal, Thanos! The Mad Titan has become the most powerful being in the universe, and enslavement or destruction may be the only choices he gives it! The successive Starlin sagas that shook space and time start here!
One of the first and still one of the best, Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way has been the primary resource for any and all who want to master the art of illustrating comic books and graphic novels.Stan Lee, the Mighty Man from Marvel, and John Buscema, active and adventuresome artist behind the Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, the Mighty Thor and Spider-Man, have collaborated on this comics compendium: an encyclopedia of information for creating your own superhero comic stri…
NM / MT 50 COMICS INDIVIDUALLY BAGGED + BOARDED from HUGE LOT SUPERMAN / BATMAN / X-MEN / ETC. Look great as they were new (never read) when they were bagged and boarded. All comics are different, no duplicates.
House of M (2006)
The Marvel event of the decade is here! The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers! You know how sometimes you hear the phrase: and nothing will ever be the same again? Well, this time believe it, buster!
Civil War (2007)
The landscape of the Marvel Universe is changing, and it’s time to choose: Whose side are you on? A conflict has been brewing from more than a year, threatening to pit friend against friend, brother against brother – and all it will take is a single misstep to cost thousands their lives and ignite the fuse.
What if everything you thought was funny about Deadpool was actually just disturbing? What if he decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe? What if he actually pulled it off? Would that be FUN for you? The Merc with a Mouth takes a turn for the twisted in a horror comic like no other! Collecting DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1-4.
Infinity War (2006)
After Adam Warlock’s return in Infinity Gauntlet, his worse half the Magus wasn’t far behind! The struggle for ultimate power over the universe continues when a stockpile of evil twins overwhelm the Fantastic Four, Avengers, X-Men, New Warriors, Alpha Flight and more! Will the universe be saved, destroyed or both? Collects Infinity War #1-6, Warlock and the Infinity Watch #7-10 and Marvel Comics Presents #108-111.
It’s the incredible fallout from Doctor Strange’s blockbuster 400th issue, and the Sorcerer Supreme is finally face-to-face with the man who controls Earth’s magic! But what chance does Stephen have against a foe who can literally turn his spells off with the flick of a finger? And Strange’s problems only get bigger when he discovers that Galactus has been set loose on other dimensions! What effects will consuming other realities’ planets have on the World-Eater?
Marvel Universe Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – Volume 1 (Marvel Adventures/Marvel Universe) (2012)
Face front, action fans! The Marvel TV smash is coming to comics! Jam packed full of huge tales that catch you up on all the action of the hit series. Don’t tell your parents because when Earth’s Deadliest Villains meet Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, no one’s goin’ to bed early! Collecting MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #1-4.
Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth’s Mightiest Hero with an attitude to match, is back and launching headfirst into an all-new ongoing adventure! As Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Carol Danvers, comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life – and the entire Marvel Universe – in the months to come.
The Silver Surfer, Vol. 1 (Marvel Masterworks) ()
The Silver Surfer, the Sentinel of the Spaceways, has betrayed Galactus to save the Earth, but now he is trapped there! In his breakout series, the Silver Surfer is a misunderstood alien doing his best to protect humankind from whatever threats abound! See: the first appearances of the Badoon and Mephisto! Witness: the manipulations of Loki! Experience: the threats of Quasimodo, the Overlord, and the Stranger! All this, and the origins of the Silver Surfer!
X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills (Marvel Graphic Novels, No. 5)
Within the Marvel Universe, heroes soar high in the skies, ready to battle the villains who threaten their world. Yet living in the shadow of these extraordinary icons are ordinary men and women who view the “Marvels” with a mixture of fear, disbeliev, envy and admiration. Among them is Phil Sheldon, a New York City photojournalist who has dedicated his career to covering the exploits of the Marvels and their effect on humankind.
Best Marvel Comic Books You Should Enjoy
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The world of Marvel Comics
Author(s): Andrew J. Friedenthal
ID: 3039220, Publisher: , Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
The World of Marvel Comics
Author(s): Andrew J. Friedenthal
ID: 3036192, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2021, Size: 8 Mb, Format: pdf
The Marvel Studios Story: How a Failing Comic Book Publisher Became a Hollywood Superhero (The Business Storybook)
Author(s): Charlie Wetzel
ID: 2529581, Publisher: Harpercollins Leadership, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.