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Now on preorder: JACKRABBIT: BIG IN JAPAN

(reprinted from Local Hero Press with permission) Jackrabbit is back! That's right, the Coney Champion, the Lapin Lodestar, the Cottontailed Challenger, and the Bunny-eared Braveheart is back in this all-new tale of thrills, chills, spills, and romance! Okay, so maybe it's not really any of those things, but it is Jackrabbit's first sequel, which makes [...]

By | January 21st, 2017|Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on Now on preorder: JACKRABBIT: BIG IN JAPAN

Review: The Regional Office is Under Attack!

In a publishing world where we authors of a certain stripe are frequently told that there's just no market for superheroic prose, it's both heartening and frustrating when a work like this one manages to wend its way through the traditional distribution channels. Heartening because, like Soon I Will Be Invincible or The Violent Century, it's another testament to [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Review, Stephen T. Brophy|Comments Off on Review: The Regional Office is Under Attack!

2016: Local Hero Press’s year in review

(Reprinted from Local Hero Press) Our triumphs of 2016 Here at Local Hero Press, we are always striving to move forward. Some years, like 2015, we release a tremendous amount of new material. In 2016, we didn't release nearly as much, but we'd like to think it was a successful year nonetheless. Let's look at [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|Ian Thomas Healy|Comments Off on 2016: Local Hero Press’s year in review

Magic as a Superpower

I really enjoyed watching Marvel’s recent release of Doctor Strange to the movie world, and it got me thinking about other things I’ve read or watched regarding the treatment of magic or magical powers in the superhero world. I remember discussing with my husband as we were waiting to see the movie how Dr. Strange’s [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|On Writing, Palladian, Writing Tips|Comments Off on Magic as a Superpower

O Scaly Night: A Menopausal Superheroes Short Story

Patricia hadn't planned on being alone for Christmas. It just sort of ended up that way. She'd planned on staying home for a quiet few days with Suzie, until Suzie got the strong-arm to join the rest of the clan Up East. She wasn't ready to take Patricia with her, she said, and Patricia tried [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|PCS Officers, Samantha Bryant|Comments Off on O Scaly Night: A Menopausal Superheroes Short Story

Cover Reveal – Super: Exile

Hey, everyone! I am super excited to do a reveal of the cover art for my latest book, Super: Exile, the third in the Super: Series. I think my artist outdid herself this time, and it's gorgeous. This book is scheduled to be available for sale in mid-December 2016, and I can't wait to see [...]

By | December 4th, 2016|Book Series, Cover Art, New Release, Palladian, Serial|Comments Off on Cover Reveal – Super: Exile

Website Updates Now and Upcoming

Greetings visitors! Jeff here from the site maintenance team of one member with some updates on the PCS website. You've cried for some changes and I've listened. There are three major updates happening as I type. First, we've moved to the newest version of Avada. This should speed up the site a little due to better [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Jeffrey Allen, WordPress|Comments Off on Website Updates Now and Upcoming

Just Cause now available as audiobook!

(reprinted from Local Hero Press with permission) BREAKING: Just Cause now available as audiobook At every convention we go to, people come by the Local Hero Press table to ask if our books are available in audio. We can now say unequivocally that Just Cause: Revised & Expanded Edition is now available as an audiobook. [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on Just Cause now available as audiobook!

Secret History: A Review of Lavie Tidhar’s “The Violent Century”

I know I’m a good writer. I’m also long-resigned to the truth that I’ll never be a great writer. Whatever literary merit my pulpy seriocomic adventure stories contain is largely the byproduct of having ingested enough canonically “great” literature that nanoscopic slivers of same will occasionally, mostly accidentally, sneak in between the many overwrought adjectives and [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Stephen T. Brophy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Secret History: A Review of Lavie Tidhar’s “The Violent Century”

Episode 11: Series vs. Standalone Books, Heel/Face and Face/Heel Turns

In this episode we talk about series versus standalone books both in the commercial and artistic sense as well as heel/face and face/heel turns in fiction and professional wrestling. Seriously. We are not joking about this--except when we're making jokes. Want to subscribe? You'll know the moment new episodes so are released on: Stitcher Apple's [...]

By | October 15th, 2016|0 Comments