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The Superhero Book

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  49 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Profiles superheroes from comics, film, television, and fiction, and includes trivia and facts about their weaknesses, strengths, weapons, and costumes.
Paperback, 746 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Visible Ink Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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Ed Correa
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Comenzando por la parte negativa, el libro a estas alturas está bastante desactualizado (es edición 2012 aprox.) y se pierde toda la revolución de los superhéroes en el cine post Avengers de Marvel, lastimosamente. Pero lo bueno y lo más valioso es que gracias a esta obra he descubierto clásicos que ahora me interesan mucho más que antes, como por ejemplo los trabajos de Kack Kirby en New Gods o Alan Moore en Miracleman.
Mark Desrosiers
Mar 22, 2008 rated it really liked it
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The design of this book is surprisingly awful, but don't let it put you off: there's lots of great information to be had here. Fascinating entries such as "Superhero Confidants," "Team-ups and Crossovers," "Femforce," and "Anti-Heroes" don't disappoint, and of course you learn all you need to know about, say, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, and Thor. (crap, I'm being Marvel-centric again) I was especially fascinated by the entry on Wonder Woman, whose creator William Moulton Marston was poly, BDSM-kin ...more
Ellen
Jul 31, 2015 rated it liked it
The perfect accessory to out-nerd even the most dedicated cosplayer. It could have benefited from more images, but it's still a sound resource.
Abraham Ray
Apr 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
great book to read!
Jacqueline
I only made it to I, but this book was great just the information overload any comic book fan would love and I did.
Shannon
Sep 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Really great, insightful and fun to read. I learned so much about my favorite hero's.
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