Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology by Adam R. Shannon, Stephanie Lai, Aimee Ogden, Lavie Tidhar, Keith Frady, Kyle Richardson, Carrie Vaughn, Tricia Reeks, Sarah Pinsker, Nathan Crowder, Kate Alice Marshall, Seanan McGuire, Chris Large, Kelly Link, Patrick Flanagan, Stuart Suffel, Keith Rosson, Jennifer Pullen, Cat Rambo, Matt Mikalatos, Michael Milne, Ziggy Schutz

290 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy short stories adventurous reflective medium-paced


Behind the Mask is an exciting collection of short stories about the everyday lives of superheroes. Ranging from laugh-out-loud funny to deliciously dark, these stories are about the ordinary day-to-day challenges facing these extraordinary indivi...

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adventurous 100%
challenging 100%
dark 100%
emotional 100%
reflective 100%


slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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