Marvel has released details of a new book releasing later this year which promises to give fans an exclusive behind the scenes look at the creation of the MCU. The Story of Marvel Studios: The Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be the first “fully authorized, all-access history” of the MCU. The book will feature insights from the studios’ creatives, and the cast and crew members of the first 23 MCU films from Iron Man to Spider-Man: Far From Home.
The book will be released in a deluxe, two-volume foil stamped cloth hardcover set. You can view images of the book below:
- 512 pages chart the entire history-making story of Marvel Studios—from its inception, through Phases One, Two, and Three, and to the dawn of Phase Four
- Featuring more than 200 interviews with the studio’s staff, cast, and crew for all 23 movies in The Infinity Saga
- Includes more than 500 production photos, plus never-before-seen filmmakers’ archival materials and personal memorabilia from the cast and crew
- Deluxe two-volume, foil-stamped cloth hardcover set, featuring exclusive cover art by Ryan Meinerding (Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development)
- Metallized reinforced slipcase with exclusive wrap-around MCU concept art montage
- Foreword by Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer of Marvel)
- Afterword by Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)
The book has been written by coauthors Tara Bennett and Paul Terry, who were granted “unprecedented access” to Marvel Studios. The story will chart the complete production history of all 23 MCU movies to date, taken from over 200 interviews including “every Marvel Studios producer; MCU writers and directors; the stars of The Infinity Saga; concept artists, costume designers, composers, and the talents behind the MCU’s dazzling visual effects; and more.”
The must have collector’s piece will also include previously unreleased photos and production material, along with personal photos and memorabilia from cast and crew members.
The Story of Marvel Studios: The Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will release on October 19th, 2021 and will be available in all good book stores. Pre-orders for this amazing collection are available now. The only downside to the book’s release is the mouth-watering price tag of $140.59.