By Erich Origen, Gan Golan, Rick Veitch
MAIN highway, USA-Against remarkable odds, jobless crusader UNEMPLOYED guy and his sidekick PLAN B embark on a heroic look for work-and quick locate themselves waging an epic conflict opposed to The simply Us League, a dastardly workforce of supervillains together with THE HUMAN source, poisonous DEBT BLOB, crimson SLIP and THE INVISIBLE HAND.
Experience this action-packed tale within the ADVENTURES OF UNEMPLOYED MAN-a fearless, remarkable, and provocative ebook that ASTOUNDS with incisive wit and AMAZES with attractive insights into the determined scenario such a lot of heroes locate themselves in today.
A new supergroup of down-but-not-out heroes has emerged from the commercial difficulty, together with perpetual grad pupil grasp OF levels, fix-it-with-tape DUCTO, pain-shrinking therapist strong GRIEF, checkbook unbalancer ZILCH, shadow employee FANTASMA, and beauty mom, who outfitted her invisible jet from items of the glass ceiling.
These heroes have enlisted the aid of Erich Origen and Gan Golan, the dynamic duo at the back of the recent York instances bestseller GOODNIGHT BUSH. jointly they inform the tale of our intrepid heroes' climactic conflict with the self-interested villains who stay within the corridor of simply Us, devising sinister plots that threaten the full world.
This richly illustrated ebook is a parody of vintage superhero comics from the Golden Age to the current day-and a super dissection of our present monetary meltdown. It positive factors impressive paintings via such comics legends as Ramona Fradon, Rick Veitch, Michael Netzer, Terry Beatty, Josef Rubenstein, Benton Jew, Thomas Yeates, Shawn Martinbrough, Clem Robins, Tom Orzechowski, Thomas Mauer and Lee Loughridge.
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CREATED by means of ERICH ORIGEN & GAN GOLAN WRITTEN via ERICH ORIGEN & GAN GOLAN artwork course, LAYOUTS & personality layout via GAN GOLAN RAMONA FRADON “The darkish Knight of Self-Help” pages 6–7 “Apply inside” pages 7–8; 9–9 beginning tale: “Wonder mom” advertisements: “Everyman,” “Return of The simply nice Society” PENCILS via RICK VEITCH “Attack of the poisonous Debt Blob” pages 10–11 advertisements: “Shake The Invisible Hand,” “Coming quickly! ” MICHAEL NETZER “The darkish Knight of Self-Help” pages 7, 7 “Apply inside of” web page eight “The simply Us League” pages 12–13; 13–13 starting place tale: “White Rage” INKS by way of TERRY BEATTY “The darkish Knight of Self-Help” pages 6, 7–7 “Apply inside of” pages 7–8; 9–9 “Attack of the poisonous Debt Blob” pages 10–11 foundation tales: “Wonder Mother,” “White Rage” advertisements: “Shake The Invisible Hand,” “Coming quickly! ,” “Everyman,” “Return of The simply nice Society” INKS via JOE RUBINSTEIN “The darkish Knight of Self-Help” pages 6–7 “The simply Us League“ pages 12–13; 13–13 shades by means of LEE LOUGHRIDGE BENTON JEW remarkable proof beginning tale: “Good Grief” advertisements: “Self-Pulling Bootstraps,” “Superlotto,” “Political technological know-how equipment” extra art through THOMAS YEATES starting place tale: “Master of levels” SHAWN MARTINBROUGH beginning tale: “Fellowman” THOMAS MAUER “The darkish Knight of Self-Help” pages 6–7 “Apply inside of” pages 7–8; 9–9 beginning tale: “Fellowman” advertisements: “Shake The Invisible Hand,” “Everyman” LETTERING by way of CLEM ROBINS “Attack of the poisonous Debt Blob” pages 10–11 TOM ORZECHOWSKI “The simply Us League” pages 12–13; 13–13 foundation tales: “Wonder Mother,” “Master of Degrees,” “White Rage” COPYRIGHT COPYRIGHT © 2010 ERICH ORIGEN & GAN GOLAN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. other than AS authorised below THE U. S. COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1976, NO a part of THIS book will be REPRODUCED, disbursed, OR TRANSMITTED IN ANY shape OR in anyway, OR kept IN A DATABASE OR RETRIEVAL method, with no THE previous WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE writer. LITTLE, BROWN and corporate HACHETTE publication staff 237 PARK street, long island, manhattan 10017 stopover at OUR web site AT WWW. HACHETTEBOOKGROUP. COM WWW. TWITTER. COM/LITTLEBROWN FIRST publication variation: OCTOBER 2010 ISBN: 978-0-316-12705-9 LITTLE, BROWN and corporate IS A department OF HACHETTE booklet crew, INC. THE LITTLE, BROWN identify AND emblem ARE emblems OF HACHETTE booklet workforce, INC. THE CHARACTERS AND occasions during this e-book ARE FICTITIOUS. ANY SIMILARITY TO genuine people, residing OR useless, IS COINCIDENTAL and never meant through the writer. Contents Copyright start interpreting Epilogue large Hero Roll name great HERO ROLL name LISA “WONDER mom” STONESTREET, FRIEDEL “THE SUSSURATOR” FISHER, TOM “THE IRISH INK GRENADE” SULLIVAN, JADE “THE MASSAGINATOR” RAYBIN, JUMANA “DYNAMICA” NABTI, ERIC “THUNDER” WILINSKI, ALLYSON “CUPCAKE” WILINSKI, wealthy “FACTOTUM” KANTROWITZ, RICK “SOULCYCLER” GUNN, PREMILA “JOIE DE VIVRE” ANAND, FAVIANNA “FLAVBOT” RODRIGUEZ, JEFF “THE ICECREAMINATOR” DURITZ, MEIVER “TORBELLINA” DE l. a. CRUZ, CONAN “THE regular” MOATS, MARK “THE ENGINEERIUM” SCHEEFF, ARA “NOW YOU DIE” BARTOS, LYNDA “THE IMA” GOLAN, YUVAL “THE ABA” GOLAN, ELENA “SUPERSABTA” THURSTON, YASMIN “THE GRRRL ask yourself” GOLAN, EMEK “EPID-EMEK” GOLAN, DAVID “DIRECT motion determine” MEIEREN, NAOMI “ENDLESS summer season” ARCHER, ALEX “XRAYN” RATNER, YVONNE “TOUGH LOVE” CANNON, CHUCK “STRONGMAN” CANNON, LAURIE “LUMINA” LUSTICA, BECKY “THE residing SISTER” STARK, JAY “THE trustworthy NARRATOR” BABCOCK, CHRISTINE “BOSS girl” GAROFOLI, JOE “NEWSMAN” GAROFOLI, CHRIS “GOOD name” BEARDSLEY, ANOKHI “VISHKANYA” PARIKH, KENNY “THE ORANGACHANG” CHANG, MIKE “THE FLYING TACOMAN” McGUIRE, JEFF “THE CYNICIZER” GARNAND, JASON “THE coloration” MILLET, LEE “NEON COWGIRL” LUCAS, WILLIAM “SECRET AGENT guy” CLARK, JON “THE SAGE” HOSMER, LINDA “TUMBLEWEED” STONESTREET, JOHN “ROUGH JUSTICE” GLUSKIN, HEIDI “ACE” GLUSKIN, DEBRA “BONA FIDE” GLUSKIN, MIMI & POPIE, NEIL & MEL, AND the superb TRUMAN!