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One of the breakout hits from DC Comics – The New 52! In these tales from issues #1-6 of the new series, Buddy Baker has gone from "super" man to family man – but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? As these new abilities continue to terrify Buddy and his wife Ellen, things take a turn for the worse as Buddy and Maxine begin a journey into the heart of The Red. Don't miss the amazing series from writer Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist)!

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Animal Man, Vol. 1: The Hunt 0

This book is my first exposure to the not very well known title character. I went into this having no idea what to expect, and I was pleasantly surprised.This book opens with a transcription of an interview that Animal Man, Buddy Baker, has done to promote an upcoming movie. For readers, the serves to give us a one page introduction to the character, which is great since this is New 52 and it is the book’s job to attract new readers such as myself. I instantly find myself liking Buddy who seems ...

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Simply Dazzling 0

The whole idea of the New 52 was to bring in new readers, create a jumping on point for casual readers, and bring back longtime fans. Only a few of the titles managed to do all three and the best example is Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman's Animal Man. Harkening back to the days of Animal Man's Vertigo title. Animal Man Vol 1: The Hunt is not only a thrilling book to read but also to look at.Lemire successfully establishes Buddy Baker as a different kind of superhero, a family man first and forem...

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