CONTEST IS OVER. Head to the new post to check out who won.
Peter Clines’ genre-mashing novel Ex-Heroes hit the market hard last year, quickly becoming a cult classic. “Ex-Heroes” pits a small group of courageous, flawed, terrified superheroes against hordes of undead. Love superheroes? Love zombies? It doesn’t get much better than this and we’re giving away two copies from Broadway Books!
Head to the comments and tell us what your superhero power is and how you would you use it to kill zombies.
We’ve also got an exclusive excerpt from the novel that you can read below! The book lands from Broadway Books on February 26th, 2013.
Copyright by Peter Clines, published by Broadway Paperbacks, an imprint of the Crown publishing group, a division of Random House, Inc., New York
“Ready Player One” author Ernie Cline says of the book: “I loved this pop culture-infused tale of shamed superheroes struggling to survive a zombie apocalypse in the ruins of Hollywood. It’s The Avengers meets The Walking Dead with a large order of epic served on the side.”
Originally published by a small, print-on-demand press without any publicity or marketing support and almost no physical distribution, Peter Clines’s brilliant debut,Ex-Heroes, which combines the best of the sci-fi, thriller, horror, and adventure fiction genres, still managed to draw an incredible cult following. Now, Broadway is thrilled to introduce Ex-Heroes (Broadway; On Sale February 26, 2013; $14.00) to a whole new slew of fans with the release of this paperback original. With three more novels to follow in the series, including Ex-Patriots (April 23, 2013) and Ex-Communication (July 9, 2013), Ex-Heroes is sure to appeal to fans of such hits as Watchmen, World War Z, and Ready Player One.
1. You head to the comments section and submit your best zombie-klling superpower.
2. You can enter as many times as you like and submit as many ideas as you want, but each caption must be in a separate comment. Otherwise it will be too hard to tell where one caption ends and the other begins. Your entries can be posted anytime after the still is announced – just be sure to check that I haven’t announced that the contest is closed in the comments (you don’t want to submit your winning zinger after we’ve picked the winner). Also any racist, sexist, homophobic or generally hateful jokes will be disqualified. You don’t have to be insanely PC – just use your best judgement. Try and keep it brief! It has to fit on the photo now!
3. We pick the winner and announce them soon. We will address you by your BD Infected name. You can then DM me your US mailing address (no PO boxes) and we will arrange for the publisher to send you your prize. You must be a US resident to receive your prize!
Prize: Two copies available of “Ex-Heroes” for the best two comments.
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