This is the book that comic-book fans all over the world have been waiting for - a unique and definitive, one-volume encyclopedia of more than 1000 of the classic characters created by comics giant DC Comics. Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Joker, Catwoman. . . all the world-renowned super heroes and super villains are here, as well as lesser known favourites and weird and wonderful one-offs. The illustrations feature amazing work by the cream of DC's greatest-ever artists, while the authoritative text is supplied by top DC chroniclers. Special double-page features celebrate the incredible vehicles and weaponry, titanic clashes and romantic encounters of your favourite DC heroes and villains. Packed with information as well as thrilling, original, comic-book art, the fun and excitement of more than 60 years of comic-book history explodes off every page!