Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Minor Superhero, at Home after His Series Ends, by Adam-Troy Castro

★★★☆☆ Average

(Superhero Humor) Bob is a minor superhero, and these days he only gets called into action for big events calling for hundreds or more heroes. In the meantime, he protects his town—or at least his apartment building. (2,514 words; Time: 08m)

"The Minor Superhero, at Home after His Series Ends," by (edited by John Joseph Adams), appeared in issue 108, published on .

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Review: 2019.306 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: It’s amusing what an ordinary guy Bob is. It’s also nice to be reminded that even with his “modest” super powers, he’d be a real superman in our world.

Con: There’s not really a story here; just a recitation of facts.

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