Super-Folks-a novel Author:Robert Mayer The funniest novel...maybe ever. — There were no more heroes. Kennedy was dead. Batman and Robin were dead. The Lone ranger was dead. Superman was missing. Even Snoopy had bought it; missing in action over France. — In this fading pantheon of heroes, the very last to give up combat against the forces of evil had been the most powerful hero of ... more »all, unseen in almost a decade since, unknown to the world, his superpowers had begun to fail.
Slipping into the humdrum routine of middle-class life, using the humdrum secret name David Brinkley, he was now 42 years old, married, with two children and a third on the way. He expected never again to dash into a phone booth, strip down to his uniform, don his purple mask, and leap into battle against the forces of darkness.
But then comes a TV news bulletin; an ominous phone call; and Brinkley, against his wishes, dragging the flab of middle-age, is drawn into one last battle to save the world...« less