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by:Moore, Alan

This stunning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all too human failings. The concept of the super hero is dissected and inverted as strangely realistic characters are stalked by an unknown assassin. Originally published as a 12 issue series in 1986 and 1987, WATCHMEN remains one of DC Comics' most popular graphic novels.

Editions:166  Date:1983 - 2019  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comic books, strips, etc, Comics (Graphic works), Comics (Graphic works)


The adventures of Captain Underpants

by:Pilkey, Dav 1966-

When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

Editions:79  Date:1887 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Science fiction, Humorous fiction


The Incredibles

by:Bird, Brad

"Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment"--Container label.

Editions:102  Date:2003 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for action violence.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Animated films, Animated films, Superhero films


Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures

by:DiCamillo, Kate

Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.

Editions:36  Date:2013 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fantasy fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Fantasy fiction, Humorous fiction


Iron Man

by:Favreau, Jon

A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world.

Editions:156  Date:2007 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films


Wonder Woman

by:Renjinsi (Jenkins, Patty)

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Editions:115  Date:2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Fantasy films


Iron Man 2

by:Favreau, Jon (1966-....)

Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet.

Editions:127  Date:2007 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Feature films


Batman : the Dark Knight returns

by:Miller, Frank

Ten years after his retirement, a troubled Batman returns to the streets, evening the score with criminals in an increasingly violent manner, which brings trouble from the police and a gang called the Mutants.

Editions:78  Date:1986 - 2018  Genre(s):Graphic novels, Graphic novels, Comics (Graphic works), Comic books, strips, etc, Superhero comic books, strips, etc


X2 : X-men united

by:Singer, Bryan

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt.

Editions:68  Date:2001 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Superhero films


The dark knight rises

by:Nolan, Christopher (1970-...)

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act.

Editions:130  Date:2008 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language; CHV rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films


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