DK, the award-winning global book publisher and a division of Penguin Random House is excited to announce Marvel Studios The Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline releasing in September 2023. This stunning visual guide is being created in collaboration with the Marvel Studios creative team. It will be the go-to resource for fans and filmmakers who are hoping to connect the dots and truly understand the web of interconnections between the different Marvel Studios movies and streaming series.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is an expansive, multifaceted, and intricately woven tapestry of storytelling. It encompasses diverse realms, various temporal dimensions, and a multitude of captivating characters. Within these pages lies your comprehensive guide to this mesmerizing universe. Crafted through a close partnership with Marvel Studios, this guide is designed to unravel the most profound inquiries: What transpired, when did it occur, where did it take place, and, perhaps most intriguingly, why did it happen?
Embark on a riveting journey through the entirety of the MCU, spanning from the era preceding the colossal Big Bang to the enigmatic Blip phenomenon and beyond. Along this odyssey, you will gain profound insights into the evolution of the iconic Iron Man suits, the relentless pursuit of the enigmatic Infinity Stones, and the formation of the enigmatic Multiverse. If you’ve ever wondered about the frequency of extraterrestrial invasions on Earth or the exhaustive history of Captain America’s shield, your quest for knowledge ends here.
This meticulously crafted tome is a cherished keepsake for cinephiles and MCU enthusiasts alike. Filled to the brim with exclusive infographics that visually decode complex narratives, enlightening timelines that provide clarity amidst intricate timelines, and breathtaking movie stills that evoke nostalgia, this book will undoubtedly find a place of honor on the shelves of any devoted MCU expert.
About the Authors
Anthony Breznican is the senior Hollywood correspondent for Vanity Fair and has covered the Marvel Cinematic Universe since its inception. He has previously worked for USA Today, Entertainment Weekly and The Associated Press, and is the author of the novel Brutal Youth.
Amy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist, author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy and The Jedi Mind, and contributor to From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back. She is a host at Star Wars Celebration as well as a regular contributor to StarWars.com and Star Wars Insider.
Rebecca Theodore-Vachon is an entertainment journalist who covers film, television, and pop culture. She was the entertainment columnist at TheUrbanDaily.com and has contributed to NYTimes.com, InStyle, Andscape.com, RogerEbert.com, Entertainment Weekly, Fast Company, and Vulture.com.