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    Good book!

    This book was very good and interesting. It was confusing at times though.

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    Excelsior

    I had low expectations going into this but it was much more enjoyable than I expected! Interesting story that had good twists and turns that I didn't expect, interesting characters and a great dollop of humour. Worth a read

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    If you liked "The Tick" this is your story

    One of my friends on facebook happened to share a blog post about Jim Bernheimer, and I was intrigued enough by the title of the story and the cover that I went and hunted him down (the post didn't contain a direct link). I'm not sorry I did. This story delivers all the snarky deliciousness of an action-humor-adventure with just enough heart thrown in to satisfy anyone who's a fan of the superhero genre, and many who might not know what they're missing. Cal is my favorite type of hero--he's not perfect, he's snarky as hell, and he's got a lot of experience in failing in awesome ways, which naturally makes him so much more a hero than the garden-variety superhero. It was a joy to see Cal go from disgruntled, Last Free Man On Earth loner to the Guy Who Saved The World, but the real pleasure is in reading past chapter two, when the smoke clears, and we get an entertaining insight into life in a super-powered world *after* the epic crises are over. There's a certain behind-the-scenes wit reminiscent of the Watchmen, and a hefty dose of self-aware absurdity that will make fans of comics/shows like "The Tick" (and its sly genius) want more. I found myself rooting for Cal, and I'm game for further adventures. I hope Bernheimer continues this world--I'll be tagging along on a hammed-together powersuit!

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