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They Promised Me The Gun Wasn't Loaded

by James Alan Gardner
edition: Paperback
tagged: superheroes

Award-winning author James Alan Gardner returns to the superheroic fantasy world ofAll Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault withThey Promised Me The Gun Wasn't Loaded.
Only days have passed since a freak accident granted four college students superhuman powers. Now Jools and her friends (who haven’t even picked out a name for their superhe …

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All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault

A Novel

by James Alan Gardner
edition: Paperback
tagged: superheroes

Monsters are real.
But so are heroes.

Sparks are champions of weird science. Boasting capes and costumes and amazing super-powers that only make sense if you don’t think about them too hard, they fight an eternal battle for truth and justice . . . mostly.

Darklings are creatures of myth and magic: ghosts, vampires, were-beasts, and the like. Their …

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Has the World Ended Yet?

Stories

by Peter Darbyshire
edition: Paperback
tagged: superheroes, short stories (single author), dystopian

In Has the World Ended Yet? we start with retired superheroes living in a soulless suburbia where everyone gets lost trying to get home. Then the angels start to fall from the sky. Is it Armageddon? And do we want the world to end or not?

In a series of linked short stories Peter Darbyshire weaves together superheroes, ghosts, the undead, a hired hi …