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Marvel By Design - Special Edition

Graphic Design Strategies of the World's Greatest Comics Company

Unveiling the special edition of Marvel By Design

Available on September 30.

A rare treat for any comic superfan, the special edition of Marvel By Design is bursting with bonus features. Encased in an exclusively designed presentation box, the book becomes a collectible in and of itself. Three bold screenprints on heavy uncoated paper are ready to adorn your walls and a cluster of embroidered graphic fabric patches, boasting designs from the Marvel Universe, are also included inside.

Celebrating the company’s visual language with an in-depth exploration of the design process behind the brand’s most recognizable graphical elements, Marvel By Design is an expansive, five-part visual encyclopedia highlighting examples of the comic powerhouses’s exceptional approach to logos, layout, lettering, cover design, and coloring. Offering insights from legendary colorist Laura Martin, artist Klaus Janson, and letterer Todd Klein, as well as essays from industry-defining graphic designers like Mike Essl and Paul Sahre, this title illustrates comic culture’s indisputable influence on the creative industry as a whole.

Limited to 1000 copies, this special edition takes a deep dive into Marvel's storied past and dynamic present, tracing the visual evolution of ten iconic characters by presenting hundreds of images from the brand’s iconic archive.



Editors: gestalten & Liz Stinson
Release date: September 2021
Format: 24,5 x 33 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 320 pages, screenprints, graphic fabric patches, linen bound presentation box
ISBN: 978-3-96704-049-4

Liz Stinson is a writer and an editor with more than a decade of experience covering the design and technology worlds. She’s currently the executive editor of Eye on Design, a publication about graphic design and its intersection with the wider world.

FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.

© 2021 MARVEL

Shipping Costs

  • Free shipping to Germany, the USA and the UK
  • Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

  • For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:

    • European Union, UK & USA : € 0,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

Shipping costs will be assessed during checkout based on the full value of goods purchased.


The shipping cost doesn’t account for any import taxes/customs fees. These fees are not under our control and apply according to the regulations of your selected country of delivery. Please refer to your local customs authorities for more information.

 

Payment 

For shipments to addresses within the US, payments can be made using credit card, or PayPal.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

Shipping

Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Orders are usually received within 2-3 working days for orders placed within Germany, 2-6 working days for those placed within the EU, the UK, Switzerland, and Norway. Orders placed within the US will be delivered within 3-7 working days after receiving your order confirmation. Deliveries to all other territories will take 10-14 working days.

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

Returns
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.
A rare treat for any comic superfan, the special edition of Marvel By Design is bursting with bonus features. Encased in an exclusively designed presentation box, the book becomes a collectible in and of itself. Three bold screenprints on heavy uncoated paper are ready to adorn your walls and a cluster of embroidered graphic fabric patches, boasting designs from the Marvel Universe, are also included inside.

Celebrating the company’s visual language with an in-depth exploration of the design process behind the brand’s most recognizable graphical elements, Marvel By Design is an expansive, five-part visual encyclopedia highlighting examples of the comic powerhouses’s exceptional approach to logos, layout, lettering, cover design, and coloring. Offering insights from legendary colorist Laura Martin, artist Klaus Janson, and letterer Todd Klein, as well as essays from industry-defining graphic designers like Mike Essl and Paul Sahre, this title illustrates comic culture’s indisputable influence on the creative industry as a whole.

Limited to 1000 copies, this special edition takes a deep dive into Marvel's storied past and dynamic present, tracing the visual evolution of ten iconic characters by presenting hundreds of images from the brand’s iconic archive.



Design graphic Visual Culture

Editors gestalten & Liz Stinson
Release date: September 2021
Format: 24,5 x 33 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 320 pages, screenprints, graphic fabric patches, linen bound presentation box
ISBN: 978-3-96704-049-4

Liz Stinson is a writer and an editor with more than a decade of experience covering the design and technology worlds. She’s currently the executive editor of Eye on Design, a publication about graphic design and its intersection with the wider world.

FSC™️ (Forest Stewardship Council™️) Certified.

© 2021 MARVEL

Shipping Costs

  • Free shipping to Germany, the USA and the UK
  • Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

  • For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:

    • European Union, UK & USA : € 0,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

Shipping costs will be assessed during checkout based on the full value of goods purchased.


The shipping cost doesn’t account for any import taxes/customs fees. These fees are not under our control and apply according to the regulations of your selected country of delivery. Please refer to your local customs authorities for more information.

 

Payment 

For shipments to addresses within the US, payments can be made using credit card, or PayPal.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

Shipping

Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Orders are usually received within 2-3 working days for orders placed within Germany, 2-6 working days for those placed within the EU, the UK, Switzerland, and Norway. Orders placed within the US will be delivered within 3-7 working days after receiving your order confirmation. Deliveries to all other territories will take 10-14 working days.

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

Returns
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.

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