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Marvel Enterprises

Overview
Works: 76 works in 228 publications in 3 languages and 22,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Animated television programs  Science fiction television programs  Superhero films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Collaborator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Marvel Enterprises
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 3,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker's having a rough time. His double life as the superhero Spider-Man is having a devastating impact on his civilian life. Things are so bad he declares that he's quitting, and never putting on the suit again. However, his sense of duty forces him to become a hero again when the brilliant scientist Dr. Otto Octavius is deformed in an accident and becomes Dr. Octopus. With four metal tentacles sticking out of his back, he'll prove to be a more than worthy opponent for Spider-Man
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. Relationships with all those he holds dear are unraveling, and he encounters a new foe, Doctor Octopus. Peter must use all his powers to stop this diabolical madman
Fantastic four by Mark Frost ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reed Richards is a talented scientist who is seeking funding for a space experiment. Along with his friend and partner Ben Grimm, he goes to businessman Victor Von Doom and manages to get his support. Reed and Ben, along with Doom, his partner Sue Storm and her brother Johnny, find themselves aboard Doom's private space station. However, an accident floods the station with cosmic rays and Reed, Ben, Sue and Johnny will gain amazing powers thus becoming the Fantastic Four. But, the four of them aren't the only ones affected by the cosmic rays
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to save his dying father, Johnny Blaze, a young stunt cyclist, sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from Roxanne, the girl he loves. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, who is now a reporter. He, also, crosses paths with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery Ghost Rider, a supernatural agent of vengeance and justice. Mephistopheles orders Johnny to defeat the despicable Blackheart, Mephistopheles's nemesis and son, who plans to displace his father and create a new hell even more terrible than the old one
Daredevil by Mark Steven Johnson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By day, blind attorney Matt Murdock toils for justice in Hell's Kitchen. By night, he's Daredevil, a man without fear. He's a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets with an uncanny "radar sense" that allows him to see with superhuman capabilities. When the love of his life is targeted by New York City's ruthless Kingpin and his deadly assassin, Bullseye, Daredevil may be about to meet his match
X2 X-men united by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the X-Men try to find a mutant that has attempted to assassinate the President, the Academy is attacked by military forces. In the aftermath they join forces with Magneto and uncover a plot to murder all mutants on Earth
Fantastic 4 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Silver Surfer arrives on Earth, army General Hager demands that Reed Richards create a sensor to track him and find out what he's doing on Earth. The only problem is that Richards is helping Sue Storm plan their rescheduled wedding. Ben Grimm is heating up his relationship with Alicia and Johnny Storm is trying to get sponsorships and girls. Returning is Victor Von Doom, who gladly offers to assist the military in figuring out what the Silver Surfer is all about
Blade Trinity by David S Goyer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of vampires resurrect "Drake" the all-powerful Count Dracula. Teaming up with the Nightstalkers, a group of similar-minded hunters, Blade is ready for battle. A scientist creates a potion that can kill Drake and the entire bloodsucking race
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
Elektra by Rob Bowman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has been resurrected by her old mentor, Stick, who is then unable to keep her from working as an assassin for hire. Only when she balks at her latest assignment - killing Mark Miller and his young daughter, Abby - does Elektra finally come to grips with her damaged psyche. By not doing the job assigned to her, the assignment falls to the minions of "The Hand," an Asian sect dominated by supernatural forces under the control of the evil Roshi. Now Elektra will be in the ultimate battle between good and evil - a battle that will either take her life in a new direction or destroy her for good
The Incredible Hulk by Universal Studios ; Marvel Comics ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk
Punisher by Ray Stevenson ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infamous vigilante, Frank Castle, known as the Punisher, has been on his vengeance driven zeal for the past six years. He brutally assaults a 'beat the rap' party for the notorious mob boss Gaitano Cesare. He hideously disfigures gangster Billy Russoti and murders a mafia lackey who turns out to be an undercover FBI agent. Agent Paul Budiansky is the ex-partner of the undercover agent who joins the NYPD's 'Punisher Task Force' to help bring Castle to justice. Russoti recovers from his run-in with the Punisher with revenge on his mind, recruiting an army of psychotic killers, gangbangers, and mobsters. Distraught that he has now become the very evil he swore to battle, Castle is content to hang up his guns and quit the justice business for good. Plans quickly change once he learns that the surviving wife and child of the agent is kidnapped. Forced back into the war, the Punisher now has to face the formidable army in order to save the lives of an innocent family his actions put on firing line
Spider-Man, the new animated series ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker receives a nasty bits from an irradiated spider and with miraculous, arachnid-like powers, his death defying heroism wins him admiration from those in need. As Peter heads off to college at Empire State University, he begins to gain the trust of new friends, M.J. and Harry, while the police call him a vigilante. But he meets the challenge by exercising his wonderful powers for the good of all
Spider-Man, the new animated series the mutant menace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This beautifully rendered computer animated version of Marvel Comics' beloved super hero features the voice of Neil Patrick Harris (STARSHIP TROOPERS) as Peter Parker/Spiderman. Here, Peter has graduated from high school and is attending Empire State University. Still burdened with the desire to use his incredible, spider bite-derived powers to do good, he finds it hard balancing his responsibilities of being a super hero with schoolwork and his romance with Mary Jane. This collection includes the episodes "Tight Squeeze," "Law of the Jungle," "The Sword of Shikata."
Spider-Man, the new animated series the ultimate face-off ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spider-Man fights Silver Sable, and the Gaines twins
X-Men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The X-Men must turn to their arch-nemesis Magneto in an effort to save the life of Professor Xavier. Watch the action unfold in the final episode, Graduation Day. Contains the final fourteen episodes
Wolverine and the X-Men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's end arrives in eight days. Will Wolverine and the X-Men discover the deadly secret to stop it? As the X-Men face a threat lurking in their midst, Angel goes against his own father to save fellow mutants. But when his wings are taken from him, will he throw away everything for revenge? Next, dangerous secrets await Scott in the depths of his own mind when he attempts to rid himself of his memories of Jean Grey, and more
X2 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Spider-Man 2.1 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker seems to be your average college student, but he just can't seem to catch any kind of a break. As far as his personal life is concerned, being Spider-man has brought him nothing but problems. Not only that, Mary Jane is engaged to astronaut John Jameson, and Peter is affraid that he may lose her forever. Pushed past his breaking point, Peter decides that he doesn't want to be Spider-man anymore. But a freak accident to Dr. Otto Octavius transforms him into Dr. Octopus, a super-villian with four metal tentacles coming out of him. Peter realizes that only Spider-man can stop him. Mary Jane gets caught in the middle. Harry Osborn is still wanting Peter dead and continues to blame him for the death of his father, Norman Osborn (a.k.a. The Green Goblin). Spider-man will have to push himself past his limits if he's going to survive
 
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English (145)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (1)
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