Bring on the Bad Guys: Origins of the Marvel Comics Villains

 BOTV   (Marvel, 1976)

and Marvel Characters, Inc.

After Origins of Marvel Comics and Son of Origins of Marvel Comics proved to be successful early attempts at archiving older Marvel Comics, it was inevitable that the next volume in the series would focus on the super villains of all of these heroes. Of course, nowadays we have the ongoing Marvel Masterpiece hardback and paperback series with much higher reproduction quality, which has all but rendered these earlier volumes obsolete except for the most stringent collectors. In any case, it is still a fascinating collection of super foes that never seem to get as much recognition as their heroic counterparts.

Mark Arnold

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Book #1

 
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(Fireside); All reprint material; ca. 1976Stan LeeJack Kirby, Steve Ditko, John Romita, Gil Kane, John Buscema

Book #1 Variation A

  1/1/1998
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Revised EditionStan LeeJack Kirby, Steve Ditko, John Romita, Gil Kane, John Buscema