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Comic Book Mini Encyclopedia, an A-to-Z Index Guide

While Comic Book Treasury specializes in Reading Orders, we also feature guides and articles exploring characters’ history and the worlds of DC Comics, Marvel and other publishers. As this part of the website is expanding, we now offer an A-to-Z index page in the hope it helps (re)discover articles, revisit the past of some of your favourites characters or learn more about less famous figures.

As some articles combine history and reading orders, you’ll find them listed there, as well as on our dedicated reading orders page! For those, see our Marvel Reading Orders, DC Comics Reading Orders, and Other Publishers Reading Orders.


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


– A –

– B –

Bane, The Supervillain Who Broke Batman’s Back
Banner, Bruce
, From Gamma Radiation to World-Breaking Power
Batman,
     as Batman: The Animated Series, A Look Back at The Best Adaptation That Ever Is (and ever will be?)
     as Batman Family, An Introduction to the Members of the Gotham Knights
     as Batman Origin Stories, Explore Bruce Wayne’s tragic past in the comics
Bat-Mite,
Batman’s Biggest Fan or Hallucination from the 5th Dimension?
Batgirl, Your Guide to Batman’s ally
Batwoman,
     as Kathy Kane, a Short History of the First Batwoman
Black Adam, The origin story of Shazam’s villain
Black Cat
, The origin story of Master thief Felicia Hardy
Black Manta
, The Origins of Aquaman’s iconic villain
Black Widow
,
     as Claire Voyant, The First Black Widow of Marvel Comics
     and Winter Soldier, A Brief History of Black Widow and Winter Soldier’s relationship
Blacksad, An unmissable Crime Noir Comic Series
Bizarro,
Superman’s Deranged Clone is a tragicomic anti-hero NOT!

– C –

Captain America, The Origin Story of Steve Rogers
Captain Marvel,
     as The Death of Captain Marvel, A Tragic And Impactful Event in the Marvel Universe
     as Monica Rambeau, a brief history of Marvel’s heroine
Clea
, Marvel’s Sorceress Supreme and Daughter of the Dark Dimension
Cobblepot, Oswald, The Origin Story of The Penguin
Crossovers
,
     as DC Comics Events and Crossovers List
     as Marvel Comics Events and Crossovers List

– D –

Deadpool,
     as Deadpool age, How old is Deadpool in the comics?
Detective Chimp
, DC Comics’ Chimpanzee investigator in the occult
Doctor Occult, DC’s legendary Ghost Detective
Donald Duck,
     as Donald Duck’s Family Tree: Who’s Who, from Grandma Duck to Scrooge McDuck?

– E –

– F –

Flash, The
     as Flash of Two Worlds, the comic book that introduced Earth-Two and the Multiverse
Fisk, Wilson, The Origin Story of The Kingpin, Daredevil’s Archenemy
Fury, Nick, the Origin Story of Marvel’s Legendary Spy

– G –

Galactus, Origin Story, The Creation of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s Devourer of Worlds
Green Lantern
,
     as Alan Scott, the comic origins of DC’s first Green Lantern
     as Green Lanterns, A guide of the Emerald Warriors of the DC Universe

– H –

Hardy, Felicia, the origin story of Marvel’s Black Cat
Hellboy
, The Creation and Origin Story of Mike Mignola’s Red Monster
Heroes Reborn
, Marvel Heroes, Image Style, the famous 1996 relaunch
Hulk
,
     as Hulk Family Tree, Who’s Who? From the Banners to the Walters
     as Hulk, The Story of: From Gamma Radiation to World-Breaking Power

– I –

Iron Man,
     as Iron Man 2020, The Two Arno Starks: from Iron Man 2020 to Earth-616
Isley, Pamela, Who is Poison Ivy? The origins of Dr. Pamela Isley

– J –

Jeff the Land Shark, Marvel’s cult-favorite landshark 

– K –

Kane, Kathy, a Short History of the First Batwoman
Kang the Conqueror, Everything You Need to Know About the Infamous Marvel Villain
Kingpin
, The Origin Story of Wilson Fisk, Daredevil’s Archenemy
Kraven the Hunter, Who is Kraven the Hunter?

– L –

Lane, Lois, From her comic book creation to the iconic journalist movie and TV icon
Little Nemo in Slumberland
, Winsor McCay’s influential comic strip

– M –

Madame Xanadu, DC Comics’ Powerful Sorceress
Manhunter
, The History of DC Comics’ Crime Fighter with a lot of Alter Egos
Mera
, The Origins of Aquaman’s Queen
Metamorpho, DC Comics’ Element Man
Mister Mxyzptlk, The Annoying Imp From The 5th Dimension

– N –

Namora, The Origin and History of Namor’s Cousin
New Gods
, Who Are The New Gods in the DC Comics Universe?

– O –

– P –

Phantom Stranger, What are the origins and powers of the mysterious guardian of the DC Universe?
Penguin
, The Origin Story of Oswald Cobblepot
Poison Ivy, The origins of Dr. Pamela Isley

– Q –

– R –

Rambeau, Monica, From Captain Marvel to Photon, a brief history of Marvel’s heroine
Reckless, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ Pulp Graphic Novel Series
Robin, Your Guide to Batman’s Sidekick
Rogers, Steve
, Captain America’s First Appearance: The Origin Story of Steve Rogers

– S –

Scott, Alan, the comic origins of DC’s first Green Lantern
She-Hulk
, Origin Story or the Sensational Idea by Stan Lee
Spider-Ham
, The Origin Story of the coolest anthropomorphic pig from Marvel Comics
Spider-Verse
, Your Guide to Marvel’s Spider Family
Spirit, The
, The Story of Will Eisner’s The Spirit
Stark, Arno, The Two Arno Starks: from Iron Man 2020 to Earth-616
Superman,

     as Superman’s deaths, Exploring the Multiple Deaths of the Man of Steel in the comics

– T –

Timeline,
     as DC Comics Timeline: A Guide to each DC eras, from the Golden Age to Dawn of DC
Tom Strong
, Exploring the World of Alan Moore’s Golden Age Superhero

– U –

Uatu The Watcher, Marvel’s record keeping immortal

– V –

Venomverse, A guide to Marvel’s Main Symbiote Characters
Voyant, Claire, The First Black Widow of Marvel Comics

– W –

Walter, Jennifer, She Hulk-Origin Story or the Sensational Idea by Stan Lee
Wayne, Bruce
, Explore Bruce Wayne’s tragic past in the comics
Werewolf by Night
, The origin story of Marvel’s lycanthrope
Winter Soldier,
     and Black Widow, A Brief History of Black Widow and Winter Soldier’s relationship
Wolverine
, The Origins of Wolverine, Before he joined the X-Men!
Wonder Woman, The Origin Story: The Inspirations and Multiple Retcons Behind the Amazon’s Creation

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– Y –

– Z –