Superfail Laser vision isn t so hot when you re cross eyed and supersonic flight s a real downer when motion sickness keeps you grounded Twelve year old Marshall Preston is a Defective a person with superhuman

  • Title: Superfail
  • Author: Max Brunner Dustin Mackay
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  • Page: 163
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  • Laser vision isn t so hot when you re cross eyed, and supersonic flight s a real downer when motion sickness keeps you grounded.Twelve year old Marshall Preston is a Defective a person with superhuman abilities that are restricted by some very human setbacks While other kids are recruited to superhero teams, Marshall s stuck in seventh grade with a kid who can run at supLaser vision isn t so hot when you re cross eyed, and supersonic flight s a real downer when motion sickness keeps you grounded.Twelve year old Marshall Preston is a Defective a person with superhuman abilities that are restricted by some very human setbacks While other kids are recruited to superhero teams, Marshall s stuck in seventh grade with a kid who can run at super speed but can t turn a corner, another with a radioactive peanut allergy that turns him into a swollen Hulk, and a telepath who reads everyone s thoughts out loud.Defectives like Marshall aren t exactly superhero material, but when he uncovers a plot to destroy one of the greatest superhero teams of all time, Marshall and his less than super friends set out to prove that just because you re defective doesn t mean you can t save the day.

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    1. This comics has a potential to make it big because not only kids but also adults, undoubtedly, will have a good laugh while reading this. I also love the positive lesson it wants to convey to readers; that it doesn't matter if we are defective or not perfect to be a hero — all it takes is the willpower to be. From now on, I'm adding this to my list of comics to be followed.

    2. This would make an amazingly entertaining animated movie.It’s no wonder the illustrator works for Disney; he is extremely talented. This book is part novel and part graphic novel, and let me tell you that the graphic novel part (which is ubiquitous, thank goodness!) makes it super easy to imagine the story as a continuous movie.I haven’t read many superhero books before. The last one I read was RENEGADES by Marissa Meyer, YA fantasy superhero story, and while it was enjoyable, I did not feel [...]

    3. This book is perfect for anyone who's ever dreamed of being a superhero and for anyone who's ever felt, or been made to feel, not good enough. So, basically everyone.I really enjoyed the storyline and the positive messages that shine through between the non-stop action and laughs. There was something to love about every character, even the villain. Max Brunner (author) and Dustin Mackay (illustrator) complemented each other so well to bring the story and graphics together it would be easy to bel [...]

    4. Ok I thought this would be a funny read and I would totally crack up while reading it oh well things did not turn out this way. If I was 12/14 I would have absolutely loved it, but the humour and the rest did not deliver to me not sure maybe I am ''defective'' too?? Anyway despite that it did not work out for me if you are between 12-15 you might really enjoy this graphic novel so go pick it up and read it. Cmon there are superheroes that are not your normal superheroes!!P.S. The artwork is amaz [...]

    5. Have you ever been the odd one out in a class? Do you have any traits that make you stand out in all the wrong ways? Well, then, this is a story for you. Marshall Preston has superpowers that don't feel very super. Lasor vision is pretty hard to get right when you're cross-eyed and every time he takes flight everything in his stomach comes up, too. Marshall is a defective and he's not the only one. But when a supervillian with a notorious plan arises and no one believes him, will he be able to s [...]

    6. Superfail combines graphic novel elements with a first person narrative from the perspective of the main character.

    7. Yes, the book is as funny as the cover suggests. And I can see myself giving this book to any middle schooler or high schooler (or even upper elementary child or adult) and suggesting they read and enjoy it. Obviously, there is a wide span of ages this book could appeal to. Part comic book, part picture book, this book has a touching side as it treats on the theme of fitting in and feeling like an outcast. The mixture of the way author Max Brunner and illustrator Dustin Mackay have set this book [...]

    8. The entire time I was reading this book, I had a smile on my face. It's a fun graphic novel with an important message.When I initially stumbled upon Superfail on Netflix, I wasn't sure what to expect. I admittedly don't read many Middle Grade novels, so I wasn't sure if this one would hold my interest, and yet, I found myself unable to stop reading once I'd started. Max Brunner has crafted such a fun story about a group of outcast superheroes that serves an important message of acceptance. (In f [...]

    9. What a fun read for all of us regular human beings who dream of being a superhero! If there was a world where super powers were common, this is what it would look like. Just like middle schools social hierarchy, a very small group would look great and have perfect super powers while the rest of us would struggle along with all the flaws of being regular people- with goofy superpowers. The characters powers are offset perfectly by their faults and it makes for some great scenes of mayhem and come [...]

    10. Fresh, fun, and super empowering! A group of 12-year-old “defective” superhero kids attempt to thwart a supervillain while learning how to use their problematic powers. Cool format too: part comic, part written text, with some full-page illustrations peppered in.

    11. Actual Rating: 3.5 When you mix first person narrative with graphic novel elements you are bound to create something wonderfully entertaining for a reluctant reader. I could not help but laugh while reading this book because it was so entertaining. This is not your average superhero story. This book displays a positive message that will captivate any reader that has ever felt left out or just plain out flawed. It is about a group of teens that have defective super powers and how they overcome th [...]

    12. In this simply adorable graphic novel we meet a ragtag group of superhero teens. In the town where most people have special powers, Marshall is among those but his powers are unable to be controlled. Due his lazy eyes, his lasers that shoot of his eyes cannot be controlled. In addition, his ability to fly doesn't work well for him due to his frequent motion sickness. Marshall assembles a group of superhero rejects including an aged old man who hoots like an owl, a boy who can stretch his limbs b [...]

    13. *thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*3.5 stars.Boys all over are gonna love this! I can already predict that. It is really good and its got nearly everything to make a great middle grade comic book. From a (mentally unstable) old man, to a boy who turns into the hulk when he eats peanut butter. A girl who can talk to animals and the 'hero' who can shoot lazer beams out of his eyes (but beware, hes cross eyed so they dont always work a [...]

    14. I loved this funny book with a message, and I'd happily recommend it to readers of all ages. Told from the perspective of so called "defective" Marshall Preston, a twelve year old kid whose superpowers don't work quite as intended, the book had me laughing from page one, with it's description of how dangerous laser vision can be if you are cross eyed , and the giggles kept on coming as the book went on. Despite being reluctant to use his powers because of the unintended damage that always happen [...]

    15. A story about a bunch of misfit superheroes trying to save the day. The main characters have super powers, however, they don't work properly. Having superpowers that are defective makes for a funny and thoughtful comic. The message of the book, according to my son, is that if you work together anything is posible. My son, aged 10, loved this boy. He said that it was a great and funny book. He hopes that there will be more books about these characters.

    16. This book was a super fun read! It had lots of action, jokes, and witty comments. Loved the moral that being different does not make you any less! Being with special education students I love having books like this in my library! The author did a fantastic job teaching an important lesson in a way kids will want to receive it.

    17. The positives: a bunch of differently-abled kids (Defectives, in this universe) who have probably been told their whole lives that they are screw ups by society who'll never be able to amount to anything still manage to combine their wonky superpowers and work together to defeat the villain when the time is right and their hearts are as one (corny, but appropriate. Also, none of this counts as spoilers if you've ever read/seen any story with even a remotely similar plot.) A good story for anyone [...]

    18. Copy provided by the publisherMarshall lives in a world where most people have super powers, but not everyone has really great ones. For example, he can shoot lasers from his eyes, but he's cross eyed. He can also fly, but every time he does, he suffers from motion sickness. He'll never get chosen to be on the Superteam, like Trevor, and tends to hang out with friends who are "defective" like him; Tim, whose allergies to peanuts endow him with Hulk like qualities, but also restrict his ability t [...]

    19. Fans of stories where the good guys may be just a bit too good to be true will find plenty to enjoy in this tale of kids with defective super powers. Imagine having laser blasts come from your eyes - but you are cross-eyed, so you can't aim properly. Or perhaps you can control animals, but you live in a city so your choices are limited to pigeons, mice, or cockroaches. Maybe you have super speed, but can't turn or stop. Wellyou get the idea. Marshall (with the laser blasts) is taunted about his [...]

    20. Wow, this is a pretty dark premise for a children’s book: a kid with superpowers can’t use them because he’s cross-eyed and gets motion sickness, which is definitely worse than not having superpowers at all. And then an old has-been superhero enlists—blackmails—him to help deal with his archnemesis.Some of the more interesting points:“Fine, whatever. You hired me for my directorial experience, but you don’t listen to me. Don’t blame me when you don’t get any views on You Tube! [...]

    21. Well, that was the best young adult book I’ve read in a long time. The whole feel of the book is sharp and clever.The character designs, names and backstories are just flat out fun. The character names, their power sets and the unique defects each one had are smart and clever.The artwork is fantastic - I was reading along minding my own business when the Crash/splash/busted page shows up and stopped me in my tracks – that double page spreads are incredible and the perspective is unbelievable [...]

    22. Thanks @Running_Press for the free book for review on Kidliterati.In a world where obtaining a superpower is pretty common, Marshall is part of the minority whose superpowers are unfortunately limited by a form of disability.The story is quite fast paced and the color scheme adds to the feeling of excitement and action. I liked how Marshall eventually decided to turn having crossed eyes into an asset instead of a hindrance.Although I understood the purpose behind the premise I couldn’t help bu [...]

    23. This is a decent enough look at an amalgam of comics and straight fiction, set in the world of superheroes. A lot of children have powers - except our hero and his friends are quite inept at using or controlling them, or both. But when baddies start being bad, it's a case of needs must I really liked the artwork, all smooth shades of grey with just one or two colours picked out in distinctive fashion, but the script is definitely average - see early on how it bends from one thread to another, an [...]

    24. Cuteness factor on 10!!! Gah! If it were any cuter I would explode!My favorite character: Ninja. Just because he was so defective it hurts. Honestly, somebody hug him.The art is perfectly suited to the type of story that this is and I would, without reservation, recommend this one to young readers who are interested in superheroes but not necessarily ready to read an entire novel.And that plottwist had me shocked. I really wasn't expecting our villain to be who it turned out to be. I loved the g [...]

    25. My kids did really enjoy this book, especially that it was comic style with lots of pictures. It was funny and had a good ending that we didn't expect. My husband and I were even laughing throughout at some of the jokes. The defective, Tim, kind of bothered me though. Why would he keep eating the darn peanutsput down the peanuts! (My son has peanut allergies and seeing Tim blown up in the comic made me feel angsty.) I had to stop in the middle of the book when the defectives were all daring him [...]

    26. I didn't enjoy this as much as I thought I would. I liked the concept with the so-called defective kids learning how to work around there weaknesses to still save the day. All the puking was unpleasant, however, and the stereotypical librarian made me roll my eyes. The twist at the end was interesting, although I suspect a lot of young readers might figure it out, I didn't though. The colored illustrations are bound to be appealing. I suspect that this will be popular among the Wimpy Kid loving [...]

    27. I started reading this with my 9 yo. He gave up on it pretty quickly. he thought it would be all comic format and did not like the prose part of the book. "Too much reading". I stuck it out and am I glad I did. I do have to say for me the best line in the book was "so we did what all boys do when they find something gross, we dared him to eat it." That right there sums up a lot of middle school boy actions. Great story line and art - even if there is a lot of prose. Great moral to the story and [...]

    28. I like how this mirrors the securities of adolescence. And, on one side, I like the mix of prose and comic book art. But on the other, it made it a bit disjointed. Almost like there were some scenes missing in between. Like, we was the Superteam at a TV studio? Anyway - it was an ok story, but it didn’t flow smoothly enough to really get into it. I’m thinking my 10-year-old son might enjoy it more than I did.Thanks to NetGalley and Running Press for a copy in return for an honest review.

    29. I received an ARC from NetGalley for a review of this story. Unfortunately, the formatting was not great and so, while I'm sure I got the gist of the story, the pictures were not put together completely and the captions were not in order.Overall, though, the premise of the story is really great and it's wonderful that there is a positive twist in so many of the accidents that occur.I think that this is a fun story that many kids will love and that they will enjoy reading while cheering for the s [...]

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