This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of ""Marvel Comics"". Focusing on Marvel's mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication's title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of 'Marvel and Marvel' - related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of ""Marvel"" - related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.
Robert G. Weiner is associate humanities librarian at Texas Tech University. His work has been published in the Journal of Popular Culture, Public Library Quarterly, Journal of American Culture, International Journal of Comic Art and Popular Music and Society.