If you’ve thought that the Marvel Universe was too complicated, maybe a history book covering the timeline from start to pretty much the literal finish is for you. Tomorrow, July 24th, volume 1 of The History of the Marvel Universe arrives in comics shops and on digital platforms. Marvel promises that it will be accessible, opening doors for new readers and rewarding long-time readers with easter eggs and seeds planted for the future. But don’t take my word for it, here’s series writer Mark Waid and executive editor Tom Brevoort explaining it all.
About Derek McCaw
In addition to running Fanboy Planet, Derek has written for ActionAce, Daily Radar, Once Upon A Dime, and The Wave. He has contributed stories to Arcana Comics (The Greatest American Hero) and Monsterverse Comics (Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave). He performs with ComedySportz San Jose and ShakesBEERience, in addition to occasional screenwriting and acting jobs. If you ever played Eric's Ultimate Solitaire on the Macintosh, it was Derek's voice as The Weasel that urged you to play longer. You can buy his book "I Was Flesh Gordon" on the Amazon link at the right. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.