CAPED anthology now on preorder

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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 have a great group of authors whose work we’re excited to share with you. With eighteen stories contained within the novel-length collection, we’re willing to bet you’ll find a bunch of stuff you like, and we hope you will take the time to seek out other work by these authors.

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A multi-author collection of eighteen original superhero tales ranging from the dark to the hysterical to the downright bizarre.
“And Introducing the Scarlet Scrapper” by Leonard Apa: A Golden Age tale of an actor who hates playing a superhero on the radio but discovers a new role awaiting him.
“Sovereign’s Last Hurrah” David Court: In a retirement home, elderly supervillains scheme to return an item of power to their greatest enemy.
“RIGHTMAN! Loses the Faith” Gary Cuba: Being a superhero is what you make of it, and what you can make from it.
“Dax and the Red Eyes” Adrienne Dellwo: Dax’s disability prevents him from telling anyone about his brother using powers to hurt people.
“Dum Dum” Leod D. Fitz: Some supervillains are geniuses, and others are simply well-trained.
“Light Therapy” Che Gilson: Being a sidekick is a thankless job.
“Pinning Portugal” Elliotte Rusty Harold: A group of supervillains hatches a new scheme that naturally goes awry.
“When Fukayna Danced Her Libraries” Jake Johnson: Eventually even superheroes need to step away from the job.
“Super Frenemies” Stephen Kotowych: A group of super-powered children take on the neighborhood bully with surprising results.
“The Faces of the Wind” Laura Lamoreaux: After World War II, the country no longer needed superheroes, leaving the heroes with difficult decisions.
“Capacity Crowds” Paul McMahon: He wants to be a real superhero, but can’t seem to find a villain to match him.
“Heart of the Matter” Robert J. Mendenhall: Cameron’s powers are preventing the medical treatment that may save his life.
“Ebony Boneshaft, Secret Superhero” Wendy Qualls: She didn’t mean to discover Ebony Boneshaft’s secret identity, and when she did, it caused no end of trouble for her.
“Eye of the Beholder” Dave Ring: Being seen as the object of everyone’s desire is a poor way to live life.
“I Am Hathor” Aaron Michael Ritchey & Jason Henry Evans: Balancing superheroics and motherhood is a difficult dance for Hathor.
“The Romulus Proposition” Tim Rohr: When the mighty have fallen, it’s probably because they were pushed.
“Saul, Again” Eric Rosenfield: A time traveler takes a circuitous, long-term approach to facing a dangerous villain.
“Damn the Dark, Damn the Light” K. H. Vaughan: There’s a fine line between heroism and nihilism and sooner or later everyone crosses it.

CAPED is available for preorder from the following outlets for $3.99 USD:

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

iTunes

Kobo

Smashwords

By | 2015-11-04T00:22:00+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Ian Thomas Healy, New Release|Comments Off on CAPED anthology now on preorder

About the Author:

Ian Thomas Healy is a prolific writer who dabbles in many different speculative genres. He’s a ten-time participant and winner of National Novel Writing Month where he’s tackled such diverse subjects as sentient alien farts, competitive forklift racing, a religion-powered rabbit-themed superhero, cyberpunk mercenaries, cowboy elves, and an unlikely combination of vampires with minor league hockey. His popular superhero fiction series, the Just Cause Universe, is ever-expanding, as is his western fantasy epic The Pariah of Verigo. He is also the creator of the Writing Better Action Through Cinematic Techniques workshop, which helps writers to improve their action scenes.Ian also created the longest-running superhero webcomic done in LEGO, The Adventures of the S-Team, which ran from 2006-2012.When not writing, which is rare, he enjoys watching hockey, reading comic books (and serious books, too), and living in the great state of Colorado, which he shares with his wife, children, house-pets, and approximately five million other people. Check out his exclusive publishing imprint, Local Hero Press.

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