I’ve got a number of orphans under my roof, but “Thirteen O’Clock” is the one who most deserves a home. I’d been thinking about cities and superheroes, how they fit together and where they didn’t, and decided to create a … Continue reading
Concept: Desperate men and women struggle for the soul of a dying city Genre: Iron Age street-level apocalyptic superheroics Overview: The gangs have always ruled Iron City.
High Concept: The X-Men, if the first class was made up of Luke Cage, Storm, T’Challa and Nightcrawler and the first publicly-acknowledged superhuman was a black Hulk. Overview: Few people remember the first Hyperman.
The Countdown High Concept: “Heroes” on a timeline… and much, much bigger. Genre: Millennial neo-superheroism Overview: The rise of the Fifth World did not happen on schedule, but it did happen according to plan.
High Concept: Band of Brothers meets Godzilla , with more H-bombs. Lots more H-bombs Genre: Picaresque wainscoting atompunk sci-fi Overview: There’s a reason that the Yalta conference was codenamed “Argonaut.” The Big Three, and a few key players, knew that … Continue reading
When Papa Sinister marked my face, he said he was binding me to the Zobop. When he flayed the flesh off of my fingertips, he said he was marking me as a bone-pointer, as a killer of men. When the … Continue reading