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Other People's Heroes
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Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Josh Corwood has spent his life believing in the superheroes of Siegel City. When an undiscovered talent gives him the chance to join them, he discovers his heroes aren't all he imagined. In this cult favorite superhero comedy adventure, Josh will try to blow the lid off the world's greatest scam, and in the process, find the real heroes hidden away.
Heroes of Global Warming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In an age of global warming, super-heated hero Skillet looks like a lukewarm loser. But when his teammates, the Castigators, turn their backs on him, he turns them into prey. Skillet becomes public enemy number one as he rounds up his former allies. But if Skillet can survive an out-for-blood super hit squad, the secret plan behind his hunt might just save the world by reversing global warming.
The Heart is Deceitful
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's 1972, and Dan McCarthy is trying his damnedest to dodge the draft, the Department of Superhuman Affairs, and his ex-girlfriend, but all three keep coming back to haunt him. Can Dan handle other metahumans, the government, and Misty's new boyfriend in time to avoid hitting rock bottom?
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
Playing For Keeps
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Superpowers are great when they're useful. But what if you have a crappy power? Underpowered misfits band together to fight corrupt superheroes and manipulative supervillains, and soon no one can tell who the good guys are.
The Power Within
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,100. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by New Babel Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Power Within is an anthology of superhero fiction featuring the core characters from the award-winning iHero Entertainment Universe. The omnibus collects all the stories from founder Frank Fradella from 1999 through 2005, including the P&E Short Story of the Year, "The Ritual of Vesta."
Show Me A Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by New Babel Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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 danger and action to accent the tale.
The Brown Tarantula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
A masked vigilante stalks the streets of the city preying on predators. A dedicated cop thinks he's as bad as the criminals and wants to bring him in. Neither realizing that there are secret forces at work manipulating our world for their own sinister purposes.
The Hour of Dusk: a Guardians Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,180. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After a fugitive Vampire kills the four Guardians in Kirbyville their replacements must quickly learn how to use their powers and work together or become his next victims.
Triune
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Mason brothers had always been close, but until the day Mike discovered he was actually an angel, they had no idea just how close. This paranormal/urban fantasy novel brings readers along on the Mason brothers' shared journey of discovery, because where one brother goes, the other two follow, sometimes kicking and screaming.