Superhero Hype’s Best Amazon Books and Comics Deals for Jan 14
What are the good cheap reads right now? While we remain stuck inside, it’s a good time to catch up on some good books. In this ongoing series, Superhero Hype takes a look at some of the better deals Amazon.com has running as of publication time. Please note that all deals are subject to change or sell out at any time based on supply and demand. But as of now, these are the deals for Jan 14.
Before the Flash movie with Michael Keaton’s Batman return, read up on the original “Flash resets the multiverse” story arc, with Thomas Wayne as the Dark Knight. Who altered the timeline, and how can things be set right? Speed powers don’t hurt.
From toy to TV to film and beyond, Dark Horse books collects the ever-evolving artwork surrounding He-Man and his friends and foes. The evocative toy packaging designs are the highlight, but every other iteration is on display here as well.
Though the TV series doesn’t precisely follow the books, this collection covers the events following the prison raid. Among them, the short and not so sweet stay at the Community. 55% off is quite the deal.
The newest era of Star Wars begins, centuries before the Skywalker saga. Padawan Reath Silas takes refuge on an abandoned space station. But the truths he may discover there could have tragic consequences.
Concerned about the upcoming movie? Go for a comic version illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz instead. The first of three volumes adapting Frank Herbert’s original novel introduce the houses of Atreides and Harkonnen to a whole new generation, without conspicuous famous faces breaking the illusion.
The New York Times bestselling novelist’s run on DC’s greatest super-team involves the JLA and the JSA teaming up to discover why seven members of the Legion of Super-Heroes have traveled to the present. Meltzer also highlights Red Tornado and his desire to prove his humanity.
Young adult romance and adventure on a dying planet! Wealthy future leader Zahn and dedicated soldier Sera join forces to discover the hidden truth behind Krypton’s devastating earthquakes. Can their bond survive planetary extinction?
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The late congressman John Lewis wrote this graphic novel about his experiences meeting Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. and marching alongside him for civil rights in the segregated south. A perfect purchase for the MLK holiday next week.
Star Trek actor and master meme-sharer George Takei recalls his childhood experiences in an internment camp, in this graphic novel autobiography. Find out why the actor often known as Captain Sulu is so committed to individual rights and liberties today, having experienced their absence decades ago.
How did Ben Solo go bad? When did he meet Snoke, and how did the Supreme Leader get in his head? Since the movies never explained any of this, the comics shed some light. Though since they predate The Rise of Skywalker, they may not have every revelation up to date.