With Great Power..., my forthcoming anthology of superhero prose stories, out from Pocket's new Gallery Books imprint in July. The art is by Trevor Hairsine, artist on such titles as Judge Dredd, Captain America, Wisdom, Ultimate Galactus, Black Panther and many other comic books.
Once again, here's the awe-inspiring Table of Contents:
Introduction: The Golden Age by Lou Anders
"Cleansed and Set in Gold" by Matthew Sturges
"Where their Worm Dieth Not" by James Maxey
"Secret Identity" by Paul Cornell
"The Non-Event" by Mike Carey
"Avatar" by Mike Baron
"Message from the Bubblegum Factory" by Daryl Gregory
"Thug" by Gail Simone
"Vacuum Lad" by Stephen Baxter
"A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows" by Chris Roberson
"Head Cases" by Peter David & Kathleen David
"Downfall" by Joseph Mallozzi
"By My Works You Shall Know Me" by Mark Chadbourn
"Call Her Savage" by Marjorie M. Liu
"Tonight we fly" by Ian McDonald
"A to Z in the Ultimate Big Company Superhero Universe (Villains Too)" by Bill Willingham
This is really stupendous. Is the figure based off one of the stories specifically?
No. Two reasons for that. One, wanted something to convey the entire book, not just one story. Two, in comics, when an artist illustrates a character for the first time, they share in copyright. Assured the comic writers who contributed to this only they owned the characters they created. Glad you like it.
I can't wait to read this, Lou!
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