Mythology Superhero Project
DC Comics Characters This is a database of popular Detective Comics characters.
Marvel Comics characters This is a general information database from Marvel Comics. This is basic info that doesn't get bogged down with details: Name, physical stats, powers, special abilities. Also check the banner menu at the top for some character categories like Titanic Teams and Women of Marvel.
Marvel Universe Character Wiki This is a more comprehensive and detailed description of the character and his or her story through comic history. Since this is a wiki, be sure to double check information from other articles and websites.
A couple useful databases for this project will be Student Resources in Context and E-Library. These databases will have collections of articles that may be useful for finding background on Superheroes and the comic companies.
The Gale Virtual Resource Library is a large collection of reference e-books. There are a number of general and detailed entries about comics and the history of comic book superheroes.
Below are some books that are in the WCHS library:
Title Author Call Number
Marvel Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide 741.5 C
The DC Comics Encyclopedia 741.5 D
Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us about Ourselves
and our Society Fingeroth, Danny 741.5 F
The Marvel Encyclopedia 741.5 M
The Man from Krypton: a closer look at Superman 741.5 M
World Encyclopedia of Comics 741.503 W
World Encyclopedia of Cartoons 741.503 W