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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

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

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!

Now on preorder: The Neighborhood Watch

*Reprinted with permission from Local Hero Press Beautiful cover art by Karyn Lewis Bonfiglio First, bask in the glory of this gorgeous cover art: Now let us tell you about this book. The Neighborhood Watch is written for middle-grade readers, but we think adult fans of the Just Cause Universe will enjoy it too. Twelve-year-old [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Book Series, Cover Art, Featured, Ian Thomas Healy|Comments Off on Now on preorder: The Neighborhood Watch

TUSKS, JCU Book 9, now on preorder

(reprinted with permission from Local Hero Press) Presenting TUSKS, JCU book 9! We're proud to announce the next Just Cause Universe novel is coming on May 16, 2016. TUSKS is a return to the ongoing saga of Mustang Sally, and brings her into close contact with the series' most deadly supervillain of all: Destroyer. The [...]

By | April 17th, 2016|Book Series, Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on TUSKS, JCU Book 9, now on preorder

Local Hero Press publishes Aurora Award-nominated story

Reprinted with permission from Local Hero Press... Real Live Canadian Stephen Kotowych is our Aurora Award Nominee! Have you picked up a copy of Caped yet? If not, you might want to snag one, because we are incredibly proud to announce that one of the stories in it has been nominated for an Aurora Award! [...]

By | April 2nd, 2016|Ian Thomas Healy|Comments Off on Local Hero Press publishes Aurora Award-nominated story

The Heroic Lens

(originally published on ianthealy.com) No, I don't mean laser goggles In my experience, there are basically two types of superhero tales. There are those that are about superpowers themselves, and the people who have those powers. They tend to be more straightforward tales about superheroes doing superheroic things. Hollywood loves these kinds of tales, and [...]

By | January 23rd, 2016|Ian Thomas Healy|Comments Off on The Heroic Lens

2015: a pretty SUPER year for me

*reprinted from ianthealy.com with permission It's been a wild ride. Part The First: Conventions Mustang Sally at the table! 2015 kicked off with Local Hero Press attending its first ever con, COSine, and thus beginning a foray into a previously untapped world of convention sales. I learned a lot about what sells, what [...]

By | December 27th, 2015|Ian Thomas Healy|Comments Off on 2015: a pretty SUPER year for me

CAPED anthology now on preorder

From Local Hero Press: After months of reading submissions, making decisions, editing, proofreading, and formatting, we're pleased to announce that CAPED: An Anthology of Superhero Tales is now available to preorder, with a release date of 11/24 in both ebook and print formats! We've found the entire project to be a real pleasure, and we [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on CAPED anthology now on preorder

Now on preorder: Just Cause Universe book 8!

*reprinted with permission from Local Hero Press It's called The Lion and the Five Deadly Serpents and it is an homage to the kung fu movies of the '70s and '80s. It stars Lionheart, whom we first met in the pages of Day of the Destroyer. Author Ian Thomas Healy digs deeper into the character, [...]

By | September 27th, 2015|Book Series, Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on Now on preorder: Just Cause Universe book 8!