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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 . . .

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By Eli James, editor

Dec 6, 2008: Let me start off the bat by saying that I have a thing for superhero fiction. I watch Heroes, I read comics (or I used to, until I realized there was absolutely no way I could keep up with characters who never actually died), and I think superhero movies were the best thing to happen to cinema since Citizen Kane. Part of the draw of superhero stories is how fundamental they are: how simple the interplay of light and dark, how human the emotions behind the masks, how basic and [more . . .]

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The Trials And Tribulations Of Teenage Superheroes

By Robert Rodgers, author of The Last Skull

Jun 7, 2010: I hadn’t intended to read Legion of Nothing, nevermind write a review for it; I have notions for my own teenage superhero story and didn’t want to risk absorbing someone else’s ideas. Nevertheless, here I am, and here it is:

The Legion of Nothing deals with a group of high-schoolers dealing with their family’s costumed pasts and their own desire to form a super-squad of their own. The narrative focuses on Nick, grandson of the Rocket, a tech-inspired superhero in a [more . . .]

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