Everyone loves a superhero. Their daring adventures and fights for justice and against the forces of evil inspire us. We often wish we had their superpowers and their cool gadgets. It’s not a surprise that comic books and graphic novels are still so popular. But these sorts of comics are often designed and marketed for adults and contain scenes that parents might not think suitable for children. Marvel Heroes Magazine fills that gap in the market with a fun magazine full of great stories, puzzles, quizzes and activities aimed at children ages 6-12.

History of Comics

HISTORY OF COMICS

Comics have existed in America since 1842 when The Adventure of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck was printed. This book told its story via a series of sequential pictures with captions and was essentially a comic book. However, comic books did not become popular in the USA and UK until the 1930s. The first “true” comic book was Famous Funnies, a publication which combined and reprinted a large variety of comic strips from newspapers.

In 1938 the first Superman comic was published, at which point the genre took off as not merely a source of humor, as in the “comic” strips published in newspapers, but a medium for epic storytelling. Comic books rapidly became a major industry, and during what is known as “The Golden Age of Comics” the genre developed, and ideas such as the archetype of the superhero became fixed.

The enemies of the comic book heroes have varied over time depending on current global events: Captain America and Wonder Woman originally fought against the Nazis. Over time, comics were also used to help to ease the minds of young readers about nuclear war, and educate them about atomic power and other scientific developments going on in the world.

History of Marvel Comics

HISTORY OF MARVEL COMICS

Marvel is now a household name, but like its comic book heroes, it has undergone several transformations since its creation. When Marvel started out as a company in 1939 it was known as Timely Productions. In the early 1950s, it became Atlas Comics. It was only in 1961 that the comic books were branded with the Marvel name. This was also the year that the company launched the adventures of The Fantastic Four and many other well-known superheroes.

Marvel’s adventures operate in a single alternate reality known as the Marvel Universe, where locations are very much like they are in real life. Additionally, many of the major characters, both heroes and villains are based in New York City.

Marvel has some of the most well-known superheroes with Iron Man, Captain America, Spiderman, Thor, Doctor Strange, the Hulk, Daredevil, Black Widow, Wonder Woman, Ant-Man, Black Panther and many more. Equally well-known, perhaps, are the famous Marvel villains like Magneto, Loki, Thanos, Doctor Octopus, Ultron, Doctor Doom, Green Goblin, Venom, and Red Skull. Marvel also boasts some famous collaborations between its characters, with teams such as the Avengers, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Defenders and the Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as antagonist groups such as Magneto’s Brotherhood of Mutants, the Sinister Six, and the Hellfire Club.

 

Description

MARVEL COMICS

Marvel Heroes Magazine is a comic and activity book for fans of all ages of the Marvel universe but is especially aimed at those aged 6 to 12. Every issue brings the reader a selection of adventures from the top Marvel superheroes: Iron Man, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Thor, the Hulk, and more. The magazine is designed to engage the imaginations of its young readers and to help them to develop a wide range of academic and personal skills.

 

Why Buy Marvel Heroes Magazine?

GRIPPING STORIES

EXTRAS

FUN FACTS

POSTERS AND COLLECTIBLES

GAMES AND PUZZLES

CREATIVITY

EDUCATIONAL VALUE

Readers who love Marvel characters and comics would love a subscription to Marvel heroes magazine. A subscription would be an ideal gift for your son or daughter, grandkids, nephews or nieces, with a year of comics (6 issues) being available for only around $30.


How a Great Comic Book is Made

HOW A GREAT COMIC BOOK IS MADE

There are many factors that work together to make a successful comic book. The story, words, and pictures must all work together to produce one seamless product. To that end, comics are put together by a team of experts who usually specialize in doing just one of the jobs that need to be done.

The writer writes the story and the dialogues. The scripter breaks down the story into scenes and decides which scenes and words will be seen in each panel of each page of the comic. After that, the penciler works on the first drawings of the scenes, before passing their work over to the inker. The inker goes over the drawings with ink, bringing out the best parts of what the penciler has done, and adding in more detail.

The colorist adds color to the images, and the letterer fills in all the text, using different fonts and styles to bring out the voices of the characters on the page. A different artist works on the cover of the comic, giving it an iconic image to grab the reader’s attention.

Let's introduce you to some of the comic book specialists who contribute to Marvel Heroes Magazine. All the various contributors bring different skills and artistic styles to the table, meaning that their collaboration on Marvel Heroes Magazine will result in the highest standard of artwork and story-writing.


Top Contributors

JOE CARAMAGNA

RON LIM

DAVID FINCH

STEVE EPTING

FRANK CHO

OLIVIER COIPEL

Conclusion

If you know anyone, particularly someone aged 6-12, who loves comic books or loves the Marvel characters they’ve seen on-screen, then why not get them a subscription to Marvel heroes magazine. Not only will they enjoy the stories, but they will learn more about the characters and strengthen their minds with reading, puzzling, and imagination.