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The League of regrettable superheroes

Author: Jon Morris
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You know about Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, or Spider Queen? In "The League of Regrettable Superheroes," you'll meet one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary. So prepare yourself for such not-ready-for-prime-time heroes as Bee Man (Batman, but with bees), the Clown (circus-themed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Jon.
League of Regrettable Superheroes.
Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2015]
(DLC) 2014909459
(OCoLC)913190671
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Morris
ISBN: 9781594747830 1594747830
OCLC Number: 909904150
Notes: "Half-baked heroes from comic book history!"--Cover.
This book presents one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary. So prepare yourself for such not-ready-for-prime-time heroes as Bee Man (Batman, but with bees), the Clown (circus-themed crimebuster), the Eye (a giant, floating eyeball; just accept it), and many other oddballs and oddities.
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Responsibility: by Jon Morris.

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A fun, funny, and affectionate look at the strangest superheroes to ever appear in comics, some so hilariously odd that it's hard to believe they were ever published.  Read more...

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"A volume rich with historical anecdotes and informed commentary on every era of comics history."--A.V. Club "With its gorgeous full page images of the comics and humorous descriptions of the heroes, Read more...

 
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