The Umbrella Academy
Vol. 1, Apocalypse SuiteBook - 2008
"In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born by women who'd previously shown no signs of pregnancy. Millionaire inventor Reginald Hargreeves adopted seven of the children; when asked why, his only explanation was, 'To save the world.' These seven children form The Umbrella Academy, a dysfunctional family of superheroes with bizarre powers. Their first adventure at the age of ten pits them against an erratic and deadly Eiffel Tower, piloted by the fearsome zombie-robot Gustave Eiffel. Nearly a decade later, the team disbands, but when Hargreeves unexpectedly dies, these disgruntled siblings reunite just in time to save the world once again" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse, 2008.
Branch Call Number: WAY
Characteristics: 192 p. : chiefly ill. ; cm.
Alternative Title: Apocalypse suite
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