Bridwell, E. Superman From the 30’s to the 70’s. New York: Bonanza Books, 1971.
A pictorial history of Superman beginning with a prose introduction.
Cummings, Richard. Make Your Own Comics. New York, Henry Z. Walck Inc., 1976.
Good for children, explaining how they can become involved in the art of making comics.
Fleisher, Michael. The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes Vol. 2. New York: Warner Books, 1976.
Dictionary with words pertaining to and bibliography of Wonder Woman.
Fleisher, Michael. The Great Superman Book. New York: 1978.
Dictionary with words pertaining to Superman and his bibliography.
Holt, Rinehart, Winston. The Superdictionary. New York: Warner Education Services, Inc., 1978.
Written at about a 3rd to 4th grade level, can be used to teach dictionary skills.
Lee, Stan and Bocema, John. Drawing the Marvel Way. N.Y.:Simon &Schuster,
Excellent’ A great book written and drawn with the Marvel flare.
Lee, Stan. Origins of Marvel Comics. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974.
Pictorial and written history of Marvel’s beginnings, a good introduction to Marvel and Stan Lee.
Lee, Stan. Son of Origins of Marvel Comics. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975.
Sequel to Origins of Marvel Comics.
Lee, Stan. Bring on the Bad Guys. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976.
Stan Lee introduces the reader to some of the great Marvel villains.
Lee, Stan. The Superhero Woman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1977.
A collection of some of the more famous super woman.
Lee, Stan. The Best of Spidey Super Stories. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978.
Produced by Marvel and the Children’s Television Workshop. It is written on about a fourth grade level.
Overstreet, Robert. The Comic Book Price Guide. New York: Harmony Books, 1980.
A reference book, the bible for many comic book collectors. No other book published has a more complete listing it also includes add for dealers, history of comics and Marvel Comics, how to care for and collect comics, listings of Fanzines and Apazines.
Rubin, David. The Human Figure. New York: Viking Press, 1953.
Designed for serious art students, drawings are clear, good for aspiring artists.
* Let us not forget the Marvel & D.C. comics themselves! Make a comic book library.