Category Archives: Published in 2011

The Justice Society of Steam, Part II

Sarah Stanton isn’t an actress, an heiress, murderess, temptress, or diabolist. She’s a steampunk superheroine. “I’m no lady,” she informs a misinformed adversary, “I’m the Adventuress.” Specifically, she’s the only daughter of the Industrialist, the leader of a group of … Continue reading

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She Fought the World, and the World Won

You might be rich. You might be righteous. You might even be a Kardashian. But in the end, it doesn’t really matter. Nobody lives forever. Two supervillains by the name of Sundancer and Pit Geek have no delusions about their … Continue reading

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Superhero Novels: The Best of 2011 and a Peek at 2012

When someone discovers SuperheroNovels.com for the first time, they inevitably ask the same question: Are there enough superhero books being written to support a blog? The truth is we struggle mightily to keep abreast of all the novels that are … Continue reading

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The God Machine

In Danielle Kazemi’s first book, a squadron of super soldiers was created as mercenary chattel. Later, in a laboratory accident, “chemicals fused with their genetically altered bodies,” and somehow they acquired extraordinary superhuman powers. With one of these soldiers on … Continue reading

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Teen Titans Go!

There’s an old African saying that goes something like this: “When two elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers.” That pretty much sums up the MetaWars, a five-year battle between warring superheroes and supervillains. During that time period, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Superheroes vs. Zombies, Part II

In Peter Clines’ latest book, superheroes are still fighting zombies at the end of the world. But now the U.S. Army has gotten involved. And that’s bad news. The military always turns evil during a zombie apocalypse. Everybody knows that. … Continue reading

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Empire State of Mind

Empire State is a pulp-y science fiction detective novel built upon parallel worlds, alternate reality, fringe science, and superheroes. It’s a clever, intricate book with wild impulsive plot turns. Surreal and a little bit hallucinatory, it’s an affectionate nod to … Continue reading

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