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Even the best Marvel Super Heroes need some extra torque when they’re getting around. From the Avengers’ Quinjet, to S.H.I.E.L.D.’s mighty Helicarrier, heroes have some extreme machines to help them save the world.

Designed to look like the popular Haynes automotive manuals, Marvel Vehicles: Owner’s Workshop Manual (Insight Editions / $29.95 / November 2014) by Alex Irvine will take a look at the amazing vehicles comic book fans know and love from the Marvel Comics Universe. Also covering less well-known modes of transport like Spider-Man’s custom beach buggy, the Spider-Mobile, this lavishly illustrated book will form a comprehensive guide to the iconic vehicles that have helped make the Marvel Universe so rich and compelling.

Marvel Vehicles: Owner’s Workshop Manual will come complete with schematics, in-depth technical information, and all new cutaway art—making it essential for Marvel fans everywhere.

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About the Author:
Alex Irvine’s Marvel work includes Daredevil Noir, Iron Man: Rapture, the novels X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Ultimates: Against All Enemies, and the games Avengers Alliance, Marvel War of Heroes, and Marvel Puzzle Quest. Outside the Marvel Universe, he has written Supernatural: John Winchester’s Journal, Transformers Exodus, Batman: Inferno, and novelizations of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Pacific Rim, The Adventures of Tintin: A Novel, and Iron Man 2. His original novels and short stories have been translated into more than a dozen languages and include Buyout, The Narrows, Mystery Hill, and A Scattering of Jades. He lives in Maine and is currently at work on several fiction, comic, and film projects.

About Marvel Entertainment:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information, visit © MARVEL

About Insight Editions:

Insight Editions is a publisher focused on creating superlative illustrated books on photography, music, and popular culture. Lavishly produced and visually stimulating, every volume from Insight is dedicated to the skillful interplay of word and image. The books produced are unique works that combine the highest quality print production values with time-honored traditions of publishing and rich subject matter. Elegant and informative, books from Insight showcase the best of art and photography in exquisite presentations of the bookmaker’s craft. For more information, visit

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