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Superheroes vs. Warlocks, Part III

In the first two books of Ian Tregillis’ Milkweed triptych (Bitter Seeds and The Coldest War), a clairvoyant madwoman by the name of Gretel was Nazi Germany’s greatest weapon. Said the author: “She was a prophet, an oracle, a sear. … Continue reading

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Superheroes vs. Warlocks, Part II

It’s 1963 and England and the Soviet Union are locked in an uneasy cold war. At the end of WWII, the Soviets stole Germany’s prized Willenskräfte technology and have now successfully transformed its Red Army into an injustice league of … Continue reading

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Superhero Novels: The Best of 2010 and a Peek at 2011

Masked, a collection of straight-up superhero stories was the best book of 2010. So sayeth SuperheroNovels.com. Each of the contributing authors fearlessly embraced the tropes of superhero fiction and successfully expanded the genre’s horizons. Hats off to the project’s editor … Continue reading

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Superheroes vs. Warlocks, Part I

It’s WWII. The Germans have supermen, and the English have warlocks. Game on! During the years between the first and second World Wars, Germany creates the Institute of Human Advancement (Institut Menschlichen Vorsprung) to explore the possibility of “Germanic potential.” … Continue reading

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