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Elementary Book List: Superheroes

All the books in this list have been read by either Jenn (proprietor of Comics in the Classroom), or one of her staff. They are certified to be appropriate for the elementary age group and have been chosen for their benefit to classrooms and libraries.

Some books on the Elementary List are also available on the Intermediate List. This is because we feel these books have a wide-ranging appeal. We have noted where books are targeted for older readers at the Elementary level.

All books will be reduced by 25% at time of ordering.





image not available DC Superfriends

Volumes: 2; ongoing
Written by: Scholly Fisch
Illustrated by: Various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover
SRP: 14.99 each

Synopsis: This book collects 7 issues of the comic series based on the Super Friends toy line from Mattel. Batman, Superman, Flash, Green Lantern, and Aquaman fight against all manner of villains from the Joker to dinosaurs, and even take time out to coach a skateboard team. After the stories, there is a section of puzzles and games, as well as a Super Friends Membership certificate.

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image not available Franklin Richards

Volumes: 2; ongoing
Written by: Chris Eliopoulos and Mark Sumerak
Illustrated by: Chris Eliopoulos
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: Vol.1 8.50, Vol.2 11.00, Vol.3 12.00

Synopsis: Franklin Richards is the son of Reed and Sue Richards of the Fantastic Four, and is the smartest kid in the world. With his robot pal H.E.R.B.I.E. Franklin gets himself in and out of trouble in every issue, usually through fooling about in his dad's lab.

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image not available G-Man

Volumes: 3; ongoing
Written and Illustrated by: Chris Giarrusso
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 12.00

Synopsis: When G-Man decides he needs to learn how to levitate, he rediscovers a magic blanket in the cupboard that gives him and his brother the powers of flight and fortitude. His brother becomes Great Man, and the two of them, along with their superhero friends get up to various adventures, including standing up to bully Kid Thunder, facing the Mighty Skullboy Army, and teaming up with Savage Dragon. The book consists of long and short one-page strips, sure to delight and entertain.
Also by this cartoonist: Mini Marvels

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image not available Magic Pickle:

Written and Illustrated by: Scott Morse
Genre: Superhero
Softcover, digest-sized
Graphic Novel - Volumes: 1; complete; colour
SRP: 10.99
Illustrated Novel - Volumes: 2; complete; black-and-white
SRP: 6.99 each

Synopsis: Everything was quite normal in the life of Jo Jo Wigman, until she discovered a secret government lab under the floor of her bedroom, and its mysterious inhabitant, the Magic Pickle. His job is to rid the planet of the Brotherhood of Evil Produce who are bent on world domination. What began as a parody of the X-Men has developed into an endearing and humorous series of books perfect for kids of any age.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Avengers

Volumes: 10; ongoing
Written and Illustrated by: various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 7.50-10.00 each
Synopsis: The Avengers is a team of powerful superheroes: Captain America, Storm, Iron Man, The Hulk, Giant-Girl, Wolverine and Spider-Man. Together they fight global threats, like alien invasions, and really big villains, in a series of stories written for young audiences. Each volume contains four stories.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four

Volumes: 10; complete
Written and Illustrated by: various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 9.00 each Synopsis: Presenting the adventures of the Fantastic Four - Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, and The Thing as they face adventures and villains. Each book contains four stories and has a scientific bent.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Hulk

Volumes: 4; ongoing
Written and Illustrated by: various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 8.50 each

Synopsis: Mild mannered professor Bruce Banner has one problem, when he gets mad, he becomes the Hulk. These stories present the adventures of the Hulk for a young audience. Each book contains four stories.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Iron Man

Volumes: 3; complete
Written and Illustrated by: various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 8.50 each

Synopsis: Tony Stark is a millionaire genius. He's also Iron Man, a crime-fighter who wears an elaborate suit of armour that allows him to right the wrongs of the world. Each book contains four stories.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Spiderman

Volumes: 14; ongoing
Written and Illustrated by: various
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 9.00-11.00 each

Synopsis: Spiderman faces all new challenges against some of his most well-known villains, while maintaining his belief that 'with great power comes great responsibility'. Each book contains four stand-alone stories designed for young audiences.

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image not available Marvel Adventures Thor

Volumes: 1; complete
Written by:
Illustrated by:
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 12.00

Synopsis: Collecting Marvel Adventures Superheroes 5-8, this volume contains stories about the God of Thunder himself, Thor, as well as Dr. Strange, Ant-Man, Captain America, and Spider-Man.

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image not available Mighty Skullboy Army

Volumes: 1; complete (although characters also appear in "G-Man vol.1")
Written and Illustrated by: Jacob Chabot
Genre: Humour
Black-and-white
Softcover, digest-sized
SRP: 12.00

Synopsis: Skullboy is an elementary student who is bent on world domination. He continuously attempts to accomplish this with the questionable help of his sidekicks, a robot and a monkey, who seem to do more harm than good. He also struggles to avoid Booger Ralph who annoys him, and Brutus who bullies him. This hilarious series of stories will appeal to all ages.

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image not available Tiny Titans

Volumes: 6; ongoing
Written and Illustrated by: Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani
Genre: Superhero
Colour
Softcover
SRP: 14.99 each

Synopsis: Tiny Titans continues in the tradition of Teen Titans Go - stories of the Titans for young readers. These incredibly cute stories involve a whole range of Titans, old and new, which makes it enjoyable for young readers as well as older Titans fans. There are wacky antics and puzzles, and readers can't help getting swept up in the fun. The stories even provide positive messages!

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We have many more books in stock. If you have a request for something you don't see listed above, please contact us!

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