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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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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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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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