The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes from Comic Book History

Quirk Books
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Meet one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary.

You know about Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, or Spider Queen? 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. Drawing on the entire history of the medium, The League of Regrettable Superheroes will appeal to die-hard comics fans, casual comics readers, and anyone who enjoys peering into the stranger corners of pop culture.
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About the author

Jon Morris is a cartoonist and graphic designer and author of The League of Regret­table Superheroes (Quirk, 2015), The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains (Quirk, 2017), and The League of Regrettable Sidekicks (Quirk, 2018). Since the late 1990s, he’s operated the blog Gone & Forgotten, an irreverent in-depth look at the worst, the lowliest, and the most unfortunate stories and characters comic books have ever offered.
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Publisher
Quirk Books
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Published on
Jun 2, 2015
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781594747830
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / Popular Culture
Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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