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Show Me A Hero: An iHero Omnibus

4.64  ·  Rating details ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
As the first staff writer in the award-winning iHero Universe, Sean Taylor understands better than most what it takes to tell stories about people with powers more than the cliche many expect. In this giant tome, Taylor delves deep into the humanity of his creations, from the gender-bending Fishnet Angel to the tragic Starlight, but never forgets to add the right amount of ...more
Paperback, 515 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by New Babel Books
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Andrea Judy
May 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Published in April 1, 2011 from New Babel Books, Show Me A Hero is a paperback collection of Sean Taylor's prose work with the ground breaking iHero universe This collection runs the gambits of heroes, would-be heroes, villains, and everything in between. Each character and story is beautiful, tragic, and totally human. The lingering impression I was left with was the sheer humanity of these superheroes. This collection isn't as focused on the crime-fighting action blasts (though there is plenty ...more
Cam Crowder
May 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
It's not too often that I can get lost in superhero prose stories. Don't get me wrong, I love superheroes, but I tend to stick with comics for my superhero reading because most of the prose stories can't capture the same feel.

Sean Taylor, however, is a writer that can really make superhero prose work. And, like any of the best comic book writers, he focuses on the human nature of heroes, making them genuinely relatable which makes it easy to get attached to them in each story, and by the time yo
Jun 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
A great collection of short stories featuring "heroes". I say "heroes" because thy aren't your traditional comic book heroes. More "realistic" is the only word I can think of at the moment. All of these take place in the same universe. If you enjoy this, I suggest the monthly iHero publication.
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Sean Taylor is an award-winning writer of stories. He grew up telling lies, and he got pretty good at it, so now he writes them into full-blown adventures for comic books, graphic novels, magazines, book anthol ogies and novels. He makes stuff up for money, and he writes it down for fun. He’s a lucky fellow that way.

He’s best known for his work on the best-selling Gene Simmons Dominatrix comic bo