InThe Marvel Age of Comics 1961-1978, legendary writer and editor Roy Thomas takes you to the heart of this seminal period in comic history - an age of triumphant character and narrative innovation that reinvented the super hero genre. The book traces the birth of champions who were both epic in their powers and grounded in a world that readers recognized as close to their own. Behind it all, we get to know the extraordinary Marvel architects whose names are almost as familiar as the mortals (and immortals!) they brought to life. The result is a behind-the-scenes treasure trove and a jewel for any comic fan's library, brimming with the innovation and energy of an invincible era for Marvel and its heroes alike.