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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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Shimmer by Miranda Sparks

Not your average hero...

To friends and family there is nothing remarkable about Justin Cade. Seeing only an awkward, sometimes isolated high school sophomore they would never suspect that he lives a double life as Milestone City’s protector: the holographic heroine known as Glimmer Girl. Juggling school, superherodom and his own skewed sense of self Justin starts down the road of transition into . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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A Grey World by Joe

A Grey World follows Alexis, who has gone all out badass. Yeah, her mom’s an abusive druggie and her father is [classified]. Oh, and school’s no better, having a resident psychopath with a grudge. As a new member of the hitting-people-in-the-head school of therapy, she sets about taking out her problems on the local drug cartel. What could go . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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Time and Tied by Gregory Taylor

Teenagers, time travel, and destiny.

Carrie thought she was a normal Canadian teenager. Then came the time machine, and she discovered that her life – past, present and future – would never be the same again. Can she handle being tied to a destiny? Which of her friends can she trust, given how some of them have their own agendas? Most importantly, how can she . . .

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THE LEGION OF NOTHING

Pow! Slam!

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Jul 26, 2008: Caveat: the story is still being updated regularly, so review subject to change on future installments.

Legion of Nothing is about superheroes – both kinds: mutants and those that rely on technology and their own brains.

They even come in costumes.

There’s plenty of everything: humor, conflict, action sequences, a hint of romance, and even intrigue.

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THE LEGION OF NOTHING

They actually wind up breaking curfew quite a lot

By ubersoft, author of A Rake by Starlight

Aug 16, 2011: I suppose there are people out there who will dismiss "superhero fiction" as trivial, just like there are people who feel that way about space opera, or sword & sorcery, or high fantasy, or any other kind of genre fiction. I’m not one of those people, but I will admit that I’d never really been comfortable reading it. I’m used to reading about superheroes in comic books—the genre and the medium are so intertwined in my experience it’s difficult to imagine reading the genre in any other form. Maybe you’re [more . . .]

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