Captain Freedom (Paperback)
A Superhero's Quest for Truth, Justice, and the Celebrity He So Richly Deserves
William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780061650680, 272pp.
Publication Date: February 3, 2009
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Freedom's fifteen minutes are over!
Software pirates! Mostly extinct dinosaurs! Giant barbarians! Crooning criminals! Captain Freedom's beat them all, saved the world, and looked fantastic doing it—but he couldn't fend off middle management.
The Superhero lifestyle is all that Captain Freedom has ever known. What's he supposed to do now? Enter politics? Write a children's book?
Freedom's in a bad way and he's only a stint in rehab away from a lifetime of celebrity reality shows. But with the guidance of his new life coach, maybe Freedom can stumble in a new direction—even if it means having to make peace with his parents . . . or finally commit to a single long-term archenemy.
About the Author
G. Xavier Robillard writes for several humor sites, including McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Comedy Central. He lives in Boston. Captain Freedom is his first novel.
Praise For Captain Freedom: A Superhero's Quest for Truth, Justice, and the Celebrity He So Richly Deserves…
— -Christopher Moore, author of Lamb and Fool