Capeville: The Death of the Black Vulture

Capeville: The Death of the Black Vulture

by Matt Mikalatos


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Psycho mass murderers can wreck your summer so fast.

John Ajax planned to spend every sun-filled summer day playing Tread

Battalion 2 with his friends. Then a super-powered goon tried to

kidnap him, and his parents freaked out and sent him to "hide" in

Capeville… a city populated entirely with superheroes and villains.

It might be okay if he could fly, or shoot laser beams out of his

eyes, or crush a brick in his bare hands. Instead he has a

drill-sergeant grandfather, a crush on his boss (Jupiter Girl, a

flying, brick-crushing, psychic powerhouse. No laser eyes.) and a

best friend with speedster powers and poor impulse control.

To make matters worse, the aforementioned psycho mass murderer is

trying to kill every super-powered person in the city. If that happens

John will lose his job, the respect of Jupiter Girl, and his best

friend, too. So mass murder, that's where John plans to draw the line.

He may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but

maybe, just maybe, John can still be a hero.

“This novel of young superheroes hits all the right notes, from the

uncertainty and thrill of a first crush to the frustrating realization

that the world may not welcome who you are and what you want your

life to be. But, more than anything, it is a delightful roller

coaster ride of action and adventure."

-- Jake Kerr, Nebula-nominated author of the Tommy Black series

"Matt Mikalatos's latest book is energetic and fun-filled with

creative heroes and enough adventure to keep you reading late into the

night and hints at future epic stories to come. So strap on your cape

and hit the streets! Capeville is one story you don't want to miss!"

-- John Otte, author of the Failstate series

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997769906
Publisher: Pulp Hero Books
Publication date: 08/31/2016
Series: Capeville Series , #1
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 1,164,220
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Matt Mikalatos is the author of the middle grade fantasy novel "The Sword of Six Worlds" and the memoir "Sky Lantern." He worked in a comic book store before moving to the non-profit sector, where he works to help people live fuller, better lives.

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