Tag Archives: Michael Carroll

The Hunter and the Hunted

After spending a lifetime reading superhero fiction, there’s one thing we’ve learned: The most important thing about being a superhuman is the “human” part. The “super” part is nothing but sound and fury and utility belts. That’s something Lancelot Mckendrick … Continue reading

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Superhero Novels: The Best of 2012 and a Peek at 2013

Looking back, 2012 was a big year for superhero novels. It produced some interesting debuts (A Once Crowded Sky by Tom King and Prepare to Die! by Paul Tobin), a couple of long-awaited sequels (The Coldest War by Ian Tregillis, and … Continue reading

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Blue Boy

The first half of Michael Carroll’s latest novel is great fun. In fact, the initial 200+ pages represent the most incredible and awesome Hulk novel ever written. After that, for better or worse, the author bows down and submits to … Continue reading

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The God of War Returns

The Ascension is both a sequel and a prequel. It’s the follow-up to last year’s Super Human novel, and provides (some) history pertaining to the author’s Quantum Prophecy trilogy. In other words, it’s a book for existing readers and not … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right

Over four thousand years ago a mad demigod named Krodin had a plan. He wanted to unite the world by destroying it. “I am not a god,” he proclaimed. “Nor am I human.” In truth, he was the very first … Continue reading

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