Synopses & Reviews
Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman presents a unique vision of the Marvel Universe...set four hundred years in the past! Classic Marvel icons such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and Daredevil are re-imagined in this intriguing world of 17th-century science and sorcery - instantly familiar to readers, yet subtly different in this new time. Marvel 1602 combines classic Marvel action and adventure with the historically accurate setting of Queen Elizabeth's reign, to create a unique series unlike any other published by Marvel Comics. Neil Gaiman's daringly different Marvel tale has stood the test of time and spawned an entire universe of sequels - and now, celebrate the 10th anniversary of the story that started it all with this lush oversized hardcover! Featuring an all-new cover by original series cover artist Scott McKowen!
COLLECTING: Marvel 1602 1-8
He's Marvel's most popular mutant...and the best there is at what he does! Now, for the first time ever, experience the storied saga of everybody's favorite feral X-Man - fully illustrated with archival images from more than 30 years worth of comic-book appearances!
The plot follows Eric Mattias, a new student at Xavier's School, a mutant with a power that just might make him the loneliest kid in the world. Can he learn how to deal with his power by watching the ultimate loner, Wolverine? More importantly, can he manage not to annoy every single X-Man in the process?
Unique hybrid format includes full-color comics illustrations and laugh-out-loud, action-packed prose text.
He's Marvel's most popular mutant... and the best there is at what he does Now, for the first time ever, experience the storied saga of everybody's favorite feral X-Man IN HIS OWN WORDS - fully illustrated with archival images from more than 30 years worth of comic-book appearances
About the Author
Called a "YA rebel-author" by Kirkus Reviews, Barry Lyga has published nine novels in various genres in his six-year career, including his latest, the I Hunt Killers series. His books have been or are slated to be published in nine different languages in North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia.