What does a sidekick do after retirement? What does a brilliant villain do whilst he meets an evil more than himself? Is it strength that defines a hero, or whatever else? All of those questions and extra are replied in A Hero by means of the other identify, a set of reports via a few of today's best-known technological know-how fiction and myth authors. those riveting adventures delve into the lives of a few not-so-conventional superheroes, sidekicks, and villains. This isn't all tights-and-fights, yet a glance at heroes that may ceaselessly adjust your point of view on those that decide to reside at the back of a masks. contains tales from Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, Janine ok. Spendlove, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Bryan younger, Jean Rabe, R.T. Kaelin, Maggie Allen, and Ron Garner
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