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The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey

Not all superheroes are bigger than life

The Legion of Nothing is the story of Nick Klein and what happens when he takes on the identity (and powered armor) of “The Rocket.” Originally his grandfather’s superhero identity, the powered armor comes with a lot of baggage. Ranging from his grandfather’s service in World War II to connections with other heroes (and villains), the past has a . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Worm by Wildbow

Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons

An introverted teenage girl with an unconventional superpower, Taylor goes out in costume to find escape from a deeply unhappy and frustrated civilian life. Her first attempt at taking down a supervillain sees her mistaken for one, thrusting her into the midst of the local ‘cape’ scene’s politics, unwritten rules, and ambiguous morals. As she risks life and limb, Taylor . . .

A complete novel.
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Silverglade by The Silverglade Team

The governments of the world are keeping an uncomfortable secret, one that has had repercussions throughout the entirety of human history. They are no closer to understanding the nature of this phenomenon, and for now their best option remains to keep it far from the minds of the general population. Their secret has been dubbed ‘metahumanity’ – the existence . . .

An abandoned novel.
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WORM

the worm turns

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Sep 28, 2011: An intriguing, ambiguous situation has been set up here: a bullied, miserable incognito superpowered teen finding the friends she never had among the minor supervillain gang she plans to infiltrate and betray.

The matter of fact way she deals with her unhappy life comes through poignantly (there is a sense of emotions being muffled and deeply suppressed to the extent that it affects her judgement about other things), action scenes have vivid, solid detail, and cityscapes establish atmosphere. Technically, the [more . . .]

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WORM

Solid Story, Fantastic Potential

By Rhodeworks, author of Not All Heroes

Feb 13, 2018: Worm is an odd story. It is one I enjoyed reading the first time vastly more than I enjoyed reading the second.

On one hand, Wildbow has crafted what might be my favorite superhero world. It is a world that combines just about every trope from superhero genre fiction into a consistent whole. It’s a world that crafts plausible reasons as to why people put on costumes and fight each other. It’s a story that expands from the street level to [more . . .]

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