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Prepare to Die!
3.92
liked it
This book was so good, I read it 3x faster than a normal human being.

Full review here: http://superheronovels.com/2012/07/07...

Jun 26, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
 
Joshua Dread (Joshua Dread #1)
4.01
really liked it
Joshua Dread's parents are supervillains. While they're trying to blow up the world, he's trying his best to navigate sixth grade. Things get complica ...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
 
Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of American Comics
3.36
liked it
A great looking book. But not essential in any way. On page 79, the author calls Carmine Infantino the "head cheese of National Comics." That's when I ...more
Jun 29, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
 
Batman
3.63
liked it
Gotham City was a total crap mess. “Decent people shouldn’t live here,” said the Joker in a rare moment of clarity. “They’d be happier someplace else. ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
 
Corrupts Absolutely?
3.81
liked it
Corrupts Absolutely? Yes, of course. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. The title's question mark is superfluous.

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Mar 29, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
 
The Further Adventures of Batman Volume 3: Featuring Catwoman
3.59
liked it
Catwoman is an iconic and wonderful creation. As a supporting character, she compliments Batman perfectly. Yet, when given the opportunity, she can al ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 08, 2012
 
Johnny Hiro: Half Asian, All Hero
3.77
really liked it
I've always loved comics that bend reality a little bit. Fred Chao is a cartoonist with a Robert Crumb-like fascination with drawing city streets and ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
 
Only Superhuman
2.86
liked it
Here it is (finally), a legitimate science fiction novel with a superhero component. But the superheroes don't fit into in a Green Lantern/Superman mo ...more
Oct 18, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
 
Wayne of Gotham
3.38
liked it
Wayne of Gotham takes a look at Bruce Wayne's family history and reveals that his parents weren't exactly saints. Martha was a curvy vixen with a drin ...more
Nov 25, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
Man from Atlantis: No. 1
3.17
liked it
The Man from Atlantis (otherwise known as Mark Harris, the water-man, the dolphin-man, and/or Bobby Ewing) is the first homo aquatis, the next step up ...more
Aug 10, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Dreadnought
4.27
liked it
The kids who attend the Higher Institute of Villainous Education (H.I.V.E.) are being groomed to become the supervillains of tomorrow. But some of the ...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Anya's Ghost
3.88
it was amazing
Anya shares all the big dramatic moments with her ghostly friend. And those moments will (or won't) make you gasp. But there are smaller moments in th ...more
Sep 08, 2012
Sep 09, 2012
 
Dispensing Justice (Nova Genesis World, #1)
4.38
liked it
The author does a good job capturing the voice of classic juvenile adventure stories. And he's pretty funny too (especially at the beginning of the no ...more
Mar 07, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
 
Costume Not Included
3.70
liked it
Chesney Arnstruther is a comic-book collecting superhero who suffers from high-functioning autism. The author is being funny, I guess. But you know th ...more
May 09, 2012
May 09, 2012
 
Changeling (MetaWars, #2)
3.66
liked it
I'm 100% sure that Kelly Meding knew what she was doing when she named her characters Ace, Joker, King, Queen, and Deuce. As a tip o' the hat to Georg ...more
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
 
Paying for It
3.63
liked it
There's a lot of preaching in this book. I didn't mind the whoring. But I hated the pedantic preaching. Things get especially bad near the end when go ...more
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
 
Seven Wonders
3.26
liked it
Everybody's deconstructing superheroes these days except Adam Christopher. His book is like an old, chewed up issue of Marvel Tales, filled with a gag ...more
Sep 22, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
 
The Overlord Protocol (H.I.V.E., #2)
4.22
liked it
To save the world from the Overlord Protocol, the teenage villains of H.I.V.E. uncork an artificial intelligence called H.I.V.E.mind. "I was granted i ...more
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
 
Wonder Woman, Volume 1: Blood
3.87
really liked it
For some reason, I enjoy Wonder Woman the most when someone "reinvents" her. No disrespect to Mr. Marston, but I'm glad to see all that made-from-clay ...more
Dec 29, 2012
Dec 29, 2012
 
The Cloak Society (The Cloak Society, #1)
4.14
liked it
Ungrateful kids. You give them a safe home, put food on the table, and raise them to be good, lawbreaking citizens. But when they get older, what do t ...more
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
 
The Flying Saucer Gambit (Agent of T.E.R.R.A., #1)
3.43
liked it
It's up to Hannibal Fortune to save the world from the Mind Muddler, a device which could reduce half the world's population to the level of idiots. H ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
Road of Bones (Wolverine)
3.90
liked it
Wolverine travels from Japan to Brazil to Russia and all over the world. He gets shot, fried, stabbed, and fed to sharks. In the end, he hooks up with ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
 
Fantastic Mr. Fox
4.03
liked it
"But who wants to go outside anyway; let me ask you that?" said Mr. Fox. "We hate the outside. The outside is full of enemies." Honestly, I've always ...more
Jun 27, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
 
Rules of Force (Connor Rix, #1)
3.64
liked it
Rules of Force takes place in the future when getting body modifications is like adding apps to your smartphone. People are stronger and faster and sm ...more
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
The Halloween Legion
3.73
liked it
All Hallows' Eve is without a doubt my favorite holiday of the year. I love its pagan roots but I also love how corny and gay it's become. And now som ...more
Mar 13, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
 
Love and Rockets: New Stories #4
4.43
really liked it
To paraphrase Gilbert Hernandez: "I won't stop reading Love & Rockets, even though in the future there won't be any need for reading or writing."
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
Heroes Lost and Found (Blaze of Glory, #3)
3.43
liked it
Jo Tanis is a superhero, but she admits she has some character flaws. For instance, she won't hesitate to kick a supervillain in the balls if he deser ...more
Oct 05, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
 
Stronger: A Super Human Clash (The New Heroes/Quantum Prophecy, #6)
4.23
liked it
The first half of Stronger is great fun. In fact, those 200+ pages represent the best Hulk novel ever written. After that, for better or worse, the au ...more
Sep 04, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
 
The Case of the Claw
4.00
liked it
A police procedural with superheroes. Not bad for a genre mash-up. I bet the police in Gotham City hate Batman too.

full review here: http://superhero
...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
The Man Who Loved Breasts
2.87
I love breasts too. But I can't think of one good thing to say about this awful little comic. My rating: 0 stars.
Oct 05, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
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