Who Is Killing the Great Capes of Heropa? was released on September 7, 2013, and can be purchased on paper or as an e-book. Order it from Amazon here.
From the press release:
"Like a crazy, post-modern road trip with Jack Kirby riding shotgun, and everyone from Stan Lee to Raymond Chandler nattering away in the back seat." THE THRILLING DETECTIVE
Heropa: A vast, homogenized city patrolled by heroes and populated by adoring masses. A pulp fiction fortress of solitude for crime-fighting team the Equalizers, led by new recruit Southern Cross - a lifetime away from the rain-drenched, dystopic metropolis of Melbourne.
Who, then, is killing the great Capes of Heropa?
In this paired homage to detective noir from the 1940s and the '60s Marvel age of trail-blazing comic books, Andrez Bergen gloriously redefines the mild-mannered superhero novel.
“The best non-comic book superhero story I’ve ever read.”
"A fresh, exciting look at crime fighters who don capes, masks and union suits to fight the forces of evil."
FORCES OF GEEK
"That this story about comics should be so similar to a murder mystery of the Sam Spade kind is just the cherry on the cake."
THE MOMUS REPORT
"The most wildly imaginative places you will ever encounter in fiction."
DEATH BY KILLING
"Jack Kirby meets Philip Marlowe? It's got my vote!"
BRYAN TALBOT, 2000AD
"A sledgehammer of a novel."
BOOK REVIEWS BY ELIZABETH A. WHITE
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A NEW NOVEL FROM ANDREZ BERGEN
THE BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF VICISSITUDE
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