By Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Rick Veitch
MAIN highway, USA-Against remarkable odds, jobless crusader UNEMPLOYED guy and his sidekick PLAN B embark on a heroic look for work-and speedy locate themselves waging an epic conflict opposed to The simply Us League, a dastardly staff of supervillains together with THE HUMAN source, poisonous DEBT BLOB, crimson SLIP and THE INVISIBLE HAND.
Experience this action-packed tale within the ADVENTURES OF UNEMPLOYED MAN-a fearless, awesome, and provocative ebook that ASTOUNDS with incisive wit and AMAZES with lovely insights into the determined state of affairs such a lot of heroes locate themselves in today.
A new supergroup of down-but-not-out heroes has emerged from the industrial trouble, together with perpetual grad scholar grasp OF levels, fix-it-with-tape DUCTO, pain-shrinking therapist solid GRIEF, checkbook unbalancer ZILCH, shadow employee FANTASMA, and sweetness mom, who outfitted her invisible jet from items of the glass ceiling.
These heroes have enlisted the aid of Erich Origen and Gan Golan, the dynamic duo in the back of the recent York instances bestseller GOODNIGHT BUSH. jointly they inform the tale of our intrepid heroes' climactic conflict with the self-interested villains who live within the corridor of simply Us, devising sinister plots that threaten the total world.
This richly illustrated e-book is a parody of vintage superhero comics from the Golden Age to the current day-and a super dissection of our present fiscal meltdown. It good points outstanding paintings by way of such comics legends as Ramona Fradon, Rick Veitch, Michael Netzer, Terry Beatty, Josef Rubenstein, Benton Jew, Thomas Yeates, Shawn Martinbrough, Clem Robins, Tom Orzechowski, Thomas Mauer and Lee Loughridge.
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TWITTER. COM/LITTLEBROWN FIRST book version: OCTOBER 2010 ISBN: 978-0-316-12705-9 LITTLE, BROWN and corporate IS A department OF HACHETTE e-book workforce, INC. THE LITTLE, BROWN identify AND emblem ARE emblems OF HACHETTE ebook team, INC. THE CHARACTERS AND occasions during this e-book ARE FICTITIOUS. ANY SIMILARITY TO genuine folks, dwelling OR useless, IS COINCIDENTAL and never meant by way of the writer. Contents Copyright start examining Epilogue tremendous Hero Roll name tremendous HERO ROLL name LISA “WONDER mom” STONESTREET, FRIEDEL “THE SUSSURATOR” FISHER, TOM “THE IRISH INK GRENADE” SULLIVAN, JADE “THE MASSAGINATOR” RAYBIN, JUMANA “DYNAMICA” NABTI, ERIC “THUNDER” WILINSKI, ALLYSON “CUPCAKE” WILINSKI, wealthy “FACTOTUM” KANTROWITZ, RICK “SOULCYCLER” GUNN, PREMILA “JOIE DE VIVRE” ANAND, FAVIANNA “FLAVBOT” RODRIGUEZ, JEFF “THE ICECREAMINATOR” DURITZ, MEIVER “TORBELLINA” DE l. a. CRUZ, CONAN “THE general” MOATS, MARK “THE ENGINEERIUM” SCHEEFF, ARA “NOW YOU DIE” BARTOS, LYNDA “THE IMA” GOLAN, YUVAL “THE ABA” GOLAN, ELENA “SUPERSABTA” THURSTON, YASMIN “THE GRRRL ask yourself” GOLAN, EMEK “EPID-EMEK” GOLAN, DAVID “DIRECT motion determine” MEIEREN, NAOMI “ENDLESS summer time” ARCHER, ALEX “XRAYN” RATNER, YVONNE “TOUGH LOVE” CANNON, CHUCK “STRONGMAN” CANNON, LAURIE “LUMINA” LUSTICA, BECKY “THE residing SISTER” STARK, JAY “THE trustworthy NARRATOR” BABCOCK, CHRISTINE “BOSS woman” GAROFOLI, JOE “NEWSMAN” GAROFOLI, CHRIS “GOOD name” BEARDSLEY, ANOKHI “VISHKANYA” PARIKH, KENNY “THE ORANGACHANG” CHANG, MIKE “THE FLYING TACOMAN” McGUIRE, JEFF “THE CYNICIZER” GARNAND, JASON “THE coloration” MILLET, LEE “NEON COWGIRL” LUCAS, WILLIAM “SECRET AGENT guy” CLARK, JON “THE SAGE” HOSMER, LINDA “TUMBLEWEED” STONESTREET, JOHN “ROUGH JUSTICE” GLUSKIN, HEIDI “ACE” GLUSKIN, DEBRA “BONA FIDE” GLUSKIN, MIMI & POPIE, NEIL & MEL, AND the fantastic TRUMAN!