You know them by name: Batman, The Joker, Superman, Lex Luthor, Spider-Man, The Green Goblin, Captain America, The Red Skull, Wonder Woman, The Cheetah and dozens of other recognizable superheroes and super villains of comic book fame.
They are the cream of the crop, top of the heap, kings of the mountain and then
there are the second, third, fourth and fifth string band of bad guys and good
They are the super villains and superheroes that fill in the lower echelon
of the comic book world.
Stuck with lame names and powers characters such as Mr. Hydro, Amazing Man, Dr.
Voodoo, Bee-Man and other ludicrous tags with equally lame super powers.
Author Jon Morris and Quirk Books
present a duo of books that explore the second tier worlds of super bad guys
and good guys.
The ‘League Of Regrettable Superheroes’ and ‘The Legion Of Regrettable Super
Villains’ provide in-depth information (with art) of those second string super-powered
individuals that crop up in stories on all too-frequent basis.
Comic book collectors and historians are sure to want to get their hands on
these two fascinating books that cover the heroes and villains that populate
the lower levels of crime and justice.
From the Golden Age to the Modern Age of comic books they are all present and
are given their just due. Plus, the
books are a lot of fun to look through!
Today’s TV and movie viewers are used to a plethora of super powered female
Strong female superwomen are everywhere and are proving to be incredible
popular with fans.
Just a few of the TV and film heroines that captivate audiences are The
Black Widow, The Phoenix, The White Canary and dozens more.
But, there was a time when women in comic books were little more than window
dressing and damsels in distress.
Ironically if it were not for those early female characters many of comic
books’ biggest superheroes would have little reason to exist. Take Lois Lane for example. Where would Superman have been if he didn’t
have Lois to rescue?
In ‘The Spectacular Sisterhood Of Superwomen’ by Hope Nicholson, female
comic book characters are given due credit for their contribution to the art
Join the author as she takes you through a whirlwind tour through the past
decades as she spotlights (with the aid of full color art) the illustrious
careers of the greatest female characters ever to grace the pages of comic
Learn about the creation of each character, who their creators were and how
they shaped the comic book industry.
It’s about time women are given their fair share of
the credit for the part they played in comic books and popular culture.