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4.4 out of 5 stars

on 24 September 2015
Every Marvel movie has its own art book and this box consists of four books on Thor (first movie), Cap. America (first movie) and Iron Man (first and second movie). The box also contains an exclusive poster which features these three superheroes.

Each book tells everything about each movie, i.e. cast, plot, locations, costumes, conceptual artwork, paintings, weapons, props, creatures, vehicles, backstage information and so on. All the pages are full of colors and pictures, especially set pictures and screenshots from the movies. There are also sections devoted to promotional stuff, such as posters.

The edition quality is very good, but you have to pay attention to the covers because they aren’t hard and they may crinkle easily.

A product that will really make Marvel fans happy, a must have.
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on 29 January 2013
I was lucky enough to pick up the Hardcover versions of these books up as part of the boxset here on Amazon.
Each book contains stunning artwork from all the current Marvel individual hero movies.
The boxset is excellent value as you won't find either of the Iron Man books for less than £60 each.
There's also a nice poster included in the slipcase.

I'd also recommend the Avengers artwork book if like me you are someone who likes to look at the gorgeous artwork from these fantastic films.

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on 7 June 2015
Excellent collection of Marvel Film artwork and development ideas for all the four films Art of Books included.
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on 21 February 2013
A great collection of marvel movie art books of all the recent films that have come out in the last few years like Iron man, captain America and thor and brilliantly illustrated.
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on 20 April 2015
A bit battered around the edges. Pricer than the quality should allow.
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on 22 January 2014
great pictures my daughter loved it as a huge marvel fan great for any marvel fan who likes looking at art work .
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on 5 November 2014
 This is a set of four art books from Marvel movies. Each of the books was sold separately, although you'll find that it probably cheapest to buy them together in this bundle. Also, the thick outer slip box is exclusive to this set, as is a folded poster that's included as well. I own the Hardcover Editions, and would recommend that version - although a bit more expensive, it's higher quality and will be easier to control.

These books are big and heavy, and the pages are full of vibrant colors. Photos are mostly high quality. The images used in the books includes conceptual artwork, paintings, and CG models. You will also find plenty of set photos and stills from the movies. There are also marketing/promotional materials, such as movie posters. One of the great things about these books is that there are a lot of alternate designs/art that did not make it into the movie - so you can see how the production design progressed over time.


Below is a detailed list of the imagery you'll find in the books:

IRON MAN - Iron Man: The Art of Iron Man the Movie (Graphic Novel Pb)
- Iron Man suit concept art
- Photos of the Iron Man helmet and other pieces of armor
- Iron Monger concept art
- Jarvis/HUD
- Tony's Workshop & Malibu Home
- Stark's cars/jet
- Storyboards from various sequences in the movie

IRON MAN 2 - Iron Man: The Art of Iron Man 2
- Stark's Hall of Armor
- The suitcase suit progression
- Stark Expo concept art/logo designs
- Whiplash concept art
- Hammer Industries weapons - Army, Navy, Marine drones
- Black Widow & Nick Fury costume designs
- Storyboards of Stark Expo drone attack sequence
- Stark's Monaco car and racing suit.

THOR - Thor: The Art of Thor the Movie
- Thor comic book to screen comparisons
- Costume designs for Thor, Loki, Odin, etc.
- Dozens of various designs for Thor's hammer
- Asgard city and technology concept artwork
- The Destroyer design
- Jotunheim landscapes and creatures
- Frost Giants and their weapons
- Theatrical Movie Poster designs

CAPTAIN AMERICA - Captain America: The Art of Captain America - The First Avenger
- Captain America comic book art
- Costume sketches for Cap, Peggy Carter, Howard Stark, etc.
- Dozens of various designs for Cap's Shield
- Details of Steve Rogers transformation
- Red Skull design concepts
- Hydra weapons, including cosmic cube
- Hydra vehicles - tanks, train, airship, etc.
- Theatrical movie poster designs
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