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The Fastest Pet on Earth
The speedy super-villain CHAUNCEY THE CHEETAH is loose on PARADISE ISLAND! However, WONDER WOMAN'S SUPER-PET, JUMPA THE KANGA, isn't worried. This blazing-fast bouncer is the quickest critter on Earth. Or is she? When CHAUNCEY challenges JUMPA to a...

31.12.2012

The Mighty Avengers
A Marvel book for new readers, this book is labeled as Level 2 for Junior Readers, which is supposed to include compound sentences and contractions. While not a comic book, this early reader book introduces the characters and background history of...

05.09.2014

Superhuman Nature
Neil Hitchens was a senior ROTC Cadet in college. He was just weeks away from graduating and becoming an Officer in the United States Army, until a strange dream set off a chain of events that would twist his life into something he could have never...

29.06.2014

Day of the Destroyer (Just Cause Universe, #3)
A CITY IN DARKNESSFOUR LOST SOULS SEEKING A LIGHTJuly 13, 1977 - The lives of four super-powered people become irrevocably intertwined when the lights go out in New York City, plunging their world into chaos. The superheroes of Just...

14.05.2015

Villains Inc., Episode Four (Villains Inc. #4)
Marion G. Harmon picked up a Masters of History degree because he likes stories. He currently resides in Las Vegas, where he dabbles in various aspects of financial planning while trying to get the people in his head onto the page so they’ll stop...

10.11.2017

Savage Dragon Archives, Vol. 2
This volume kicks off with an all-out gang war in the streets of Chicago and builds to the destruction of the planet Earth itself Dragon goes from cop to corpse and to hell and back. Featuring the birth of Dragon's son. The death and rebirth of...

11.01.2018

Dolldrum (H.E.R.O., #11)
Dolldrum has been lurking out of sight in Metrocity for a year. With the recent events of the Hordemaker and greater visibility of the Goth mutants, he stumbles on the means to launch his greatest scheme yet, and bring his doll empire to new...

30.04.2015

Aces Wild (Cape High #6)
"Yes, Dad, I slammed his fist in a locker for no reason," I drawl. "For crying out loud, I'm not stupid! I haven't done anything that might inconvenience you and Mom while you're ripping up the family. God forbid I actually step out of line--"...

03.12.2013

Super-Pets Showdown
While the LEGION OF SUPER-PETS is busy protecting the universe, their KENNEL OF JUSTICE is attacked! The LEGION OF PETS hopes to pull the heroes' headquarters out of orbit and send it crashing down to Earth. Thankfully, PROTY, the shape-shifting...

02.03.2015

Transformers
The official prequel to next summer's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen film kicks off here In this first chapter of the Destiny story arc, "Alliance," readers will learn more about what happened to Sector Seven and the Autobots, and why their war...

05.06.2015

Evil & Malice
Evelyn and Malinda are the 13-year-old twin daughters of the infamous (but soft-hearted) villain, The Black Eye. But when a group of super villains makes life miserablefor their father the girls take action themselves - as superheroes! Now the...

01.07.2014

Essential Avengers, Vol. 9
The Avengers travel to Wundagore Mountain in search of the deadly secrets hidden in the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver's childhoods. But what about the secret from Tony Stark's own history, one that lies beneath Avengers Mansion itself? Then, the...

26.09.2015

Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk
5 stars! Why?1. The casting: the Hulk, Spider-Man , Black Cat SAFE for the good guy AIM, Hydra & Dr.Doom for the villains!solid roster with personality 2. Interaction between characters: the authors knows the characters perfectly,...

04.05.2015

Catwoman
Surprisingly good, considering I didn't expect much. The characterisation was strong and the writing solid, but I felt that the Catwoman sections were better than the Batman ones, possibly because the writers weren't weighed down by expectation and...

14.06.2016

Danger Girl #6
Issue #6 of 7: With a distinct balance of action, humor and suspense, not to mention sexy girls, Danger Girl is a unique take on the spy genre. Join Abbey Chase and the rest of the Danger Girls as they battle the Hammer Syndicate, a nefarious...

30.07.2014

Heroes Lost and Found (Blaze of Glory, #3)
Some will rise, others will fall…Blaze of Glory, Book 3Jo Tanis is still recovering from her near-death experience in Las Vegas when she receives a mysterious postcard from Harris Limox, who claims to have a promising lead on the...

17.05.2014

Alix, Tome 16
Jacques Martinin "Baabelin torni" (Apollo, 2013) ilmestyi ensimmäisen kerran ranskaksi 1980-luvun alkupuolella, jolloin se oli itsenäinen jatko-osa paria vuosikymmentä aiemmin ilmestyneelle "Oribalin kruunu" -seikkailulle....

13.04.2013

Horde (H.E.R.O., #5)
Red-skinned orc-like creatures appear in Metrocity and assault the mutant-run Goth clubs in the city.Greg Paffen, a new super mutated in the last meteor shower, is murdered by the creatures - but finds his mind transferred into a robot. He...

30.11.2013

Gene Front (H.E.R.O., #9)
Gene Front, a super mutant group that desires to keep superpowers in the hands of supers, and out of the hands of humans. The group hires the supervillain Winterfury to kidnap University professors leading a class in the midst of examining supers...

28.07.2013

Bite Me (Wearing the Cape #1.5)
It was supposed to be a working vacation…For Jacky Bouchard (aka, Artemis: vampire, night-stalking dark avenger, and reluctant superhero), a trip to the Big Easy was a chance to solidify her new Bouchard identity, meet the grandmother she...

06.09.2017

Batman Returns
I've never been a huge fan of novelizations of movies. Books becoming movies I understand fully, movies becoming books, that are the exact same as the movie and not a continuation or a tie-in, seem unnecessary. On occasion they can add some element...

12.03.2014

Green Lantern, Vol. 8
It's the prelude to "The Blackest Night" as the "War of Light" continues to intensify! Mongul attempts to establish his hold on the Sinestro Corps by enslaving the planet Daxam and making it the home world of his Corps. What does Sinestro's right...

10.04.2018

The Good Fight
The Pen & Cape Society, in conjunction with Local Hero Press, is proud to present The Good Fight, an anthology of superhero fiction from some of the best authors working in the genre. Collected within this volume are stories by Scott Bachmann,...

10.12.2014

Omega Night (Wearing the Cape, #2.5)
Astra, Hope Corrigan, has survived to see nineteen and is trying to balance her superhero career with school and a whiff of a social life. But the world is bigger than Chicago, and with a handful of other capes, she finds herself on a mission to...

15.01.2016

Marvel Adventures Black Widow and the Avengers
A living legend. A divine warrior. An armored knight. A synthetic man. A cosmic woman. A spy. A rookie. Separately, they are some of the most powerful beings on the planet, but when a great tragedy brings these seven together, they will become far...

16.10.2016

Daredevil, Volume 3
It's the meanest team-up you ever saw as Daredevil, Spider-Man and the Punisher find themselves caught up in an epic chase across Manhattan for the Omega Drive - a powerful and dangerous information source that could change the course of all their...

05.09.2017

Chance Fortune in the Shadow Zone
At the end of their freshman year, Chance Fortune and the Outlaws saved the universe. Though he lacks a superpower, fifteen-year-old Chance used his natural athleticism and quick wits to form his team into an effective fighting force. The Outlaws...

11.02.2017

Ditto Ditto (Cape High #9)
“What’s wrong with her?” Jack asks. Yep, I was right. The entire school followed him here. “I don’t know,” Trent admits, picking me up, “but I don’t think we should do this in the girl’s bathroom. C’mon, let’s go outside. Some sunshine will...

11.10.2013

X-Men
Ann Nocenti has a pleasing prose style, and I first thought this would be a rare comic book novel that was worth finishing. I only got through 20%. In the pages read, only one chapter was about story, and it was a thoroughly unpleasant story about...

23.08.2015

Venom
Larry Hama is an American writer, artist, actor and musician who has worked in the fields of entertainment and publishing since the 1960s.During the 1970s, he was seen in minor roles on the TV shows M*A*S*H and Saturday Night...

04.10.2013

Batman Brave and the Bold
When Gorilla Grodd develops an E-Ray capable of turning humans into apes, it is up to Batman and Plastic Man to stop him. Crashed on Dinosaur Island, Batman and Plastic Man have to escape terrifying dinosaurs and uncover Grodd's plot before the...

07.01.2013

Chicks in Capes
Chicks in Capes is fun and though-provoking collection of all-new prose short stories by a wide range of female authors, including New York Times bestselling authors Nancy Holder, Debbie Viguie, and Jennifer Fallon, along with comic book her-storian...

08.11.2014

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Volume 1
This Eisner Award-nominated artist was born in eastern Iowa, where he went on to study at the University of Iowa. His pencilling credits include Swamp Thing, Brave New World, Flinch, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up, Clerks: The Lost Scene, The Crow: Waking...

14.08.2013

John Byrne's Next Men Volume 5
The power to move mountains; the power to challenge armies; the power to atomize an entire city. One young woman gains absolute power, the kind that makes real anything she wishes. With that kind of power she could destroy the world. But she doesn't...

21.11.2017

Next Men Volume 3
John Lindley Byrne is a British-born Canadian-American author and artist of comic books. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on nearly every major American superhero.Byrne's better-known work has been on Marvel Comics' X-Men and...

13.08.2017

Say Please (Timely Tales of the Posthumans, #6)
They call her a villain, but Gloria has never really bought into that jazz. She doesn’t believe in hatching nefarious schemes, foiling do-gooders, or setting up shop in an evil lair of her own design. Gloria has never forced anyone to do anything—...

24.10.2017

Marvels
No período de 1939 a 1974; a série examina o Universo Marvel, onde se encontra a maioria das séries de super-herói Marvel, na perspectiva de um homem comum: o fotógrafo jornalista Phil Sheldon. A série mostra a vida...

18.02.2018

Finding Gossamyr, Chapter #1
When a brilliant young boy named Denny solves the most perplexing puzzle in the history of mankind, he and his caretaker sister, Jenna, are transported to the fantastic land of Gossamyr, where math is magic and the boy's unique condition gives him...

06.02.2014

The Dark Knight
When Batman sees the Bat-Signal up in the sky, it means that danger is near! He'll need his Batsuit and Bat-Pod to help keep Gotham City safe from its newest enemy—the Joker! Book Details: Format: Paperback ...

27.06.2016

Catwoman Annual (2013-) #2
Genevieve Valentine has sold more than three dozen short stories; her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Journal of Mythic Arts, Fantasy Magazine, Lightspeed, and Apex, and in the anthologies Federations, The...

16.03.2018

New Markets (H.E.R.O., #2)
Following immediately after the events in H.E.R.O. - Metamorphosis, Lance, Stephanie and Rael continue learning and developing their powers. A kidnapping leads them to become involved in the discovery of a new black market involving the capture and...

20.10.2017

Hungry Gods
Superheroes. Undead. 'Nuff said.The country's premier superhero team is missing. So when a mutant monstrosity goes on the rampage, it's Spitball to the rescue! He's a third-string hero today, determined to be first-string tomorrow. And the...

30.12.2013

Backward Bowwow
Reviewed at: Over A Cuppa TeaDate reviewed: 10 June 2011Review link: http://cleffairy.com/?p=5477Backward Bowwow is...

03.05.2015

Spider-Man
An investigation into a simple cellular phone fraud leads both Peter Parker and his alter-ego, the amazing Spider-Man, to a fiendish plot: with unique counterfeiting equipment and a devastatingly large stockpile of nuclear bombs, someone plans to...

14.12.2017

Small Town Heroes (Wearing the Cape, #4)
Astra has become one of the most popular Sentinels in Chicago, past scandals notwithstanding, and is now the team leader of the Young Sentinels. But on their first big solo outing, the new junior Sentinels fall into a new scandal—one which could...

12.04.2015

Hello Kitty (Cape High #3)
“You are Cub,” Nico repeats. “If they really have a problem with it when your brother’s older, just beat your brother. You can do it easily enough. If you truly want your family’s name and title, take it,” he says, turning to look me in the eyes....

06.10.2014

Don't Know Jack (Cape High #4)
"You're awake?" I find myself looking at the most dangerous looking mother--er, man--I've ever seen. I know that face. I know that voice even better. It's Technico, Zoe's dad. "Good. We need that bed. Get up, you should be able to, now."...

18.12.2014

Gatecrasher (H.E.R.O., #7)
After losing his left arm in a fight he barely survives against three mutants, Gatecrasher decides to take a vacation from being a superhero in Metrocity. He heads to the Rocky Mountains to train the first known dogs with superpowers.He is...

11.05.2014

Danger Girl #2
Issue #2 of 7: With a distinct balance of action, humor and suspense, not to mention sexy girls, Danger Girl is a unique take on the spy genre. Join Abbey Chase and the rest of the Danger Girls as they battle the Hammer Syndicate, a nefarious...

07.05.2016

Super Stories of Heroes & Villains
George R. R. Martin’s Wild Cards rampage through unrecorded history! Mike Mignola's Hellboy battles the fiendish Nuckelavee! Can Camille Alexa's Pinktastic prevent the end of the world? Will Jonathan Lethem's Dystopianist cause the end of the world?...

24.04.2014

Girl Power
What if DC's mega-heroes, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman and Batman were turned into women? Quite honestly, I'd never really considered the question, but after reading this, I think I like them all better this way. Girl Power is not a DC...

13.11.2014

Power Party (Powerpuff Girls Classics Volume 1)
If you're a huge fan of the Powerpuff Girls like me, I highly recommend this trade. It's a newly reprinted trade that IDW has done from the DC Comics run because IDW has also started a new PPG comic as well. This is full of fun, color, and ...

14.07.2014

Panther's Prey!
Horrbile, nonsensical plot in which Iron Man is attacked by Black Panther for some unknown reason, and then becomes friends with him for some rather convoluted reason. Tony Stark, Pepper Potts, and Rhodey Rhodes are all teenagers in this story,...

05.10.2016

The Mighty Avengers
When the world is overwhelmed with Super Villains, time traveling conquerors, alien invaders, mythical beasts and robots bent on the total destruction of humanity . . . the Earth calls upon its Mightiest Heroes: THE MIGHTY AVENGERS! Be here to...

17.08.2013

Doomsday Duet (New Olympus Saga, #2)
"Even better than the first one, which I enjoyed a hell of a lot. Boffo superhero action, metaphysical speculation, and -- much rarer -- real character development.... I will be following this series to the end, and advise others to do so too!"...

19.05.2017

Transformers
Ten years after Unicron attacked Cybertron, the planet is seemingly at peace, with most of the Decepticons absorbed into the community. However, Optimus Prime is still not happy, and fears another attack from Unicron. The High Council are skeptical...

13.07.2013

Crime Wave!
I recently purchased this book in a collection for my 6 year old son. He loves it. Everyone is lining up to see the world's biggest pearl. Aquaman gets to cut the ribbon to open the show. Superman, Batman, and the people cheer. Water starts...

14.08.2016

Paragon (H.E.R.O., #6)
After a modeling shoot, Diva is called in to aid some researchers in an old mine. After the mine collapses, she is trapped deep underground. Psystar goes to her aid, along with the Gahranii scientists and a powerful 'Builder' super from out East....

31.08.2014

Confessions of a D-List Supervillain
“Being a supervillain means never having to say you’re sorry … Unless it’s to the judge or the parole board. Even then, you don’t really have to. It’s not like it’s going to change the outcome or anything.”Those are the words of Calvin...

17.08.2013

Forever Evil #1 (The New 52)
You can read the full review over at The Founding Fields: 17.06.2015

Dark Research (H.E.R.O., #4)
The H.E.R.O. series continues with its fourth novel. Aliens come to the Sol system to research the umbra - or dark energy behind the powers of supers both on Earth and elsewhere. Finding Earth unexpectedly populated, and after being attacked by...

24.12.2017

From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain
"An outlandish, outrageous tour de force by the most innovative prose stylist in the field.—Robert J. Sawyer, author of HominidsThey're Earth's mightiest superteam—and dysfunctional as hell.OMNIPOTENT MAN — a body with the...

20.06.2018

Super Villain Dad (Cape High, #1)
You're probably wondering why we're trying to be so quiet. Well there's a reason. A really BIG reason. He's standing over there--no--to your right--no, THROUGH the fence. Yes, on the other side of the big, nasty looking security fence that is...

28.12.2013

Avengers/Uncanny X-Men
WHO ARE THE DARK X-MEN? He has his own Avengers team and now Norman Osborn has his own X-Men team. The other shoe has finally dropped and Emma Frost has betrayed Cyclops and the rest of the X-Men. And that's just one of the huge...

04.04.2014

Ghost Rider Team-Up
The spirit of Vengeance rides roughshod over Spider-Man, the Thing, and the rest of the Marvel universe.

31.01.2018

Armageddon Girl
College student Christine Dark wasn't happy. Her social life sucked, she spent too much of her time playing computer games or reading sci-fi novels (and the occasional paranormal romance) and she felt like she was missing out on everything. Fate had...

13.01.2018

The Further Adventures of Batman Volume 3
As the name says, the stories in this book have Catwoman included, and you get what you mostly think. The stories write Catwoman as a near-uncatchable thief, and an on/off romantic intrest for our hero.There a couple stories I hated....

18.10.2012

Spider-Man
At the behest of a deadly benefactor known only as the Gentleman, the Chameleon must assemble a new Sinister Six: Dr. Octopus, the Vulture, Electro, Mysterio, and the Gentleman's mysterious ward, Pity. But Mysterio, the master of illusion, has a...

16.02.2018