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

by Jon Morris

You know about Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, or SpiderQueen?

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.73 out of 5
  • Published June 2nd 2015 by Quirk Books
  • ISBN: 1594747636 (ISBN13: 9781594747632)
  • Edition Language: English

You know about Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, or Spider Queen? In The League of Regrettable Superheroes, you’ll meet one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary. 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.