The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Expanded Edition)

The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Expanded Edition)

by Faith Erin Hicks

Hardback Publication Date: 27/06/2017

RRP  $27.99 $26.95
What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world.

The expanded edition collects the original Eisner Award-winning comic, two new stories, and new art from creators including Tyler Crook, Ron Chan, Jake Wyatt, Paulina Ganucheau, and more

The first collection won an Eisner Award (Best Publication for Kids) and has gone through 4 printings

"This charming modern vision of a Superhero Girl features a young woman living an uncertain life, unsure of the best way to contribute to society. It's superhero as person instead of as corporate symbol or fight machine. We see her struggling with relatable elements of daily life, like keeping her mother informed of how things are going or having to replace her cape after it shrunk in the laundry. One of the best strips has Superhero Girl explaining to a fan how she too can be a superhero without having a horrible tragedy in her past. This strip shines because it's fresh and lighthearted without wallowing in angst. Her arch-nemesis is a normal guy who keeps telling her she's doing it wrong. She struggles to balance her calling with a paying day job but keeps forgetting to take her mask off. Her annoying perfect brother Kevin shows her up, and she struggles with whether to stay hero or take the easier, villainous way to riches. The comic is perfectly suited to Hicks's expressive figures and energetic storytelling. The perfect laugh-filled tonic for heavier angst-filled superhero series." -Publishers Weekly

"Have you ever wanted a superhero who lives in your world? If so, you will love Faith Erin Hicks' Eisner-award-winning story of a young woman who happens to be a superhero. " -YALSA The Hub

ISBN:
9781506703367
9781506703367
Category:
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
27-06-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
266x174x15mm
Weight:
0.54kg
Faith Erin Hicks

Faith Erin Hicks is a writer and artist in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Her graphic novels include the Nameless City trilogy, Friends with Boys, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen), and the Eisner Award–winning The Adventures of Superhero Girl.

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