Marvel Comics has announced the release of an atlas featuring maps of some of its most iconic worlds, from Asgard to Wakanda and beyond.
For all cartography enthusiasts who wanted to know this by marvel the comic universe would look like a map, there is a new atlas to provide this information. Marvel Universe: Card by Card is a collection of cartographic illustrations compiled in one volume. From Hell’s Kitchen to Atlantis, there are plenty of places to explore in this new post.
Marvel Comics is full of legendary sets, both fictional and real. Some heroes operate primarily in a city or even an area of ââa city, while others operate in entire realms and even the larger universe. Marvel also has multiple dimensions and realms, creating a vast world that has delighted fans for years. Now fans can explore it in a new way to see where their favorite heroes hang out.
Marvel’s announcement for Marvel Universe: Card by Card features interviews with the publisher and artists of this book from DK Books. The creative team for this title included Cefn Ridout, Andrew DeGraff, Adam Simpson, and Matt Taylor. This oversized 240-page book allows fans to view maps of the Ten Realms of Asgard, Mystical Realms, Knowhere, Wakanda, Manhattan, the current home of the X-Men in Krakoa, and many other locations.
Inspirations for this work include not only stories from Marvel Comics’ long publishing history, but also some of the company’s famous artists, such as Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby, and publications like the Marvel Textbooks. There are also outside influences, including the Hell Circles from Dante Alighieri’s works for Hell Realms. Some maps already existed and were improved, while other lands were mapped for the first time using key scenarios. The Marvel Universe is iconic not only for its characters and stories, but also for its settings, making this new art post one that fans should be excited to see.
Marvel Comics stories have taken fans on journeys through imaginary lands and closer to the streets of New York for decades. Marvel continues to provide new ways for fans to experience their favorite stories and take a behind-the-scenes look at intriguing aspects of the Marvel Universe. It wouldn’t be out of the norm to fantasize about spending a day in Asgard or wondering which would be the quickest route from one mystical realm to another. It also wouldn’t hurt to pull a map out of the Savage Land while reading a new issue of Ka-Zar or work on a cosplay of Rogue’s iconic Savage Land outfit. Planning a road trip through this comedic world is about to get a lot easier. The new Marvel-inspired expedition kicks off when Marvel Universe: Card by Card releases November 16.
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