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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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Welcome to the New Golden Age

For years superhero fiction was a marginal subgenre lurking at the bottom of the science fiction and fantasy barrel. No one took The Avengers Battle the Earth-Wrecker too seriously back in 1967 (for good reason), and follow-up novels didn’t try … Continue reading

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Superhero Novels: With Great Power Come Great Stories

“All superhero fiction is defined by the villain,” said Gini Koch, author of Touched by an Alien. “Batman is nothing without the Joker.” And so it went Friday morning at Comic-Con as a riot of authors gathered to discuss the … Continue reading

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