Heroes in Crisis (Hardback)
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Heroes in Crisis (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 01/10/2019
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Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wrong when many patients wind up dead, with two well-known operators as the prime suspects: Harley Quinn and Booster Gold! It's up to the DC Trinity of Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman to investigate--but can they get the job done in the face of overwhelming opposition? Superstar comics writer and former CIA operative, Tom King (Batman, Mister Miracle) examines the potential long-lasting effects of saving the world in this groundbreaking new graphic novel with jaw-dropping art from the team of Clay Mann and Lee Weeks! Collects Heroes in Crisis #1-9

Publisher: DC Comics
ISBN: 9781401291426
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 275 x 168 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Heroes in Crisis is a fresh look at the normalization of hypermasculinity, which leaves no room for emotional vulnerability." --Newsweek

"Dives into the far-reaching effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, all through the lens of a superhero comic." --Inverse

"The nuanced look at characters both iconic and obscure adds an even greater sense of richness to this story." --IGN

"Hooked us in from the first few pages." --Nerdist

"Treats death like what it is--tragedy." --Polygon

"Mythological and grandiose." --io9

"It's a gut punch for readers and Wally's fellow heroes alike." --SyFy Wire

"Clay Mann's art and Tomeu Morey's colors are enthralling, and the warm, September afternoon feeling of the book only adds to the overall sense of dread." --Den of Geek

"Absolutely compelling." --Black Nerd Problems

"Writer Tom King weaves a tense whodunnit into a sometimes controversial plotline that examines
the psychological turmoil beneath the costume, from PTSD to addiction." --The Ringer

"An underlying story about emotional pain and trauma among superheroes...a story of heroic, larger than life characters who must also deal with the very real fallout of post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of the brutal circumstances surrounding their adventures." --Publishers Weekly

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