Brandon Sanderson Explains Why Superhero Books Are So Hard To Get Right

As the proud father of three boys ages seven and under, our household is a goldmine of improvised superhero costumes. Along with the quintessential blanket as a cape, I regularly encounter oven mitts as Hulk fists, boxes (sometimes with eyeholes, sometimes not) as helmets, and cardboard tubes over the hands to… » 12/31/14 7:30am 12/31/14 7:30am

Three New Superhero Books That Pack a Huge Emotional Punch

Superhero fiction has made huge strides in the past decade or so, thanks to books like Soon I Will Be Invincible and Superpowers. But now there's new evidence that the genre is coming into its own in the world of prose, thanks to three exciting new books. » 10/30/13 1:00pm 10/30/13 1:00pm

Trailer for Brandon Sanderson's Steelheart: Best superhero story ever?

We're excited to bring you the exclusive first look at the book trailer for Brandon Sanderson's new superhero novel, Steelheart. Except that Sanderson's superpowered bruisers aren't all that heroic — power has corrupted them, and it's up to ordinary humans to take them down. » 9/04/13 1:00pm 9/04/13 1:00pm