Fresh and smart and funny.
So it's a decent premise, and it starts off well enough but then it just falls into a long boring rut where the author tries so desperately to be hip and funny.
Gag piles on top of gag as he deconstructs the comic book universe and focuses a wicked lens on all of contemporary living.
So it's a decent premise, and it starts off well enough but then it just falls into a long boring rut where the author tries so desperately to be hip and funny. Read morePublished on March 31, 2010 by Damian Penney
When I first heard about this book I was incredibly excited. A writer from McSweeney's wrote a satirical superhero book? Yes, please! Read morePublished on May 11, 2009 by Lauren G
I love Superhero parody. The classic novel Superfolks, Joss Whedon's Dr Horrible, old Marvel comics What The? spoofs, just about anything, even the mediocre Hancock movie. Read morePublished on April 1, 2009 by Ben Lacy
You know when you're just looking for something light and frothy to carry you through the journey, the 2 hour layover in Atlanta, the commuter train, this is a good book for that. Read morePublished on March 14, 2009 by LeeAnn Heringer
A clever concept, injecting a superhero into a modern world of lattes, board meetings, and financial planning, this novel reads like a mad lib. Read morePublished on February 18, 2009 by Jacob A. Manalan
Captain Freedom is a great read. I laughed, I cried, and I get a chocolate bar for writing this review. Right? Read morePublished on February 18, 2009 by Ashley Hauk