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“This snarky, vividly illustrated ride through comic book history is a hoot.”—BookPage

“A gorgeous technicolor reference tome.”—Tor.com 

The League of Regrettable Sidekicks is the perfect gift for the comic fan in your life.”—Free Press

Book Description

More than one hundred of the strangest sidekicks in comics history, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary.

This collection affectionately spotlights forgotten helpers like Thunderfoot (explosive-soled assistant to the Human Bomb), super-pets like Frosting (polar bear pal of space hero Norge Benson), fan favorites like Rick Jones (sidekick to half of the Marvel Universe), and obscure partners of iconic heroes (Superman Junior's career barely got off the ground). Included are pernicious profiles of henchmen and minions, the sidekicks of the supervillain world. Casual comics readers and diehard enthusiasts alike will relish the hilarious commentary and vintage art from obscure old comics.

Product Details

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-68369-076-4
  • e-Book ISBN: 978-1-68369-077-1
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  • Release Date: 
    October 23, 2018
  • 18 and up
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