Michael Midas Champion: Book One by Jordan B. GorfinkelMichael Midas Champion: Book One by Jordan B. Gorfinkel

Michael Midas Champion: Book One

byJordan B. GorfinkelIllustratorScott Benefiel

Paperback | August 4, 2015

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Long-time Batman editor Jordan B. Gorfinkel and DC and Marvel superhero artist Scott Benefiel team-up to tell the tale of a new kind of hero...

IT’S A SUPERHEROIC LIFE

As Champion, the crimson guardian of his hometown Urbana Falls, Michael Midas battles vengeful samurai, wicked sorcerers and evil creatures, earning the gratitude of the people he saves—and the heart of Dani, the woman he loves.

But being a superhero doesn’t pay the bills. All of Michael’s super-strength and stamina is defenseless against the daily trials and tribulations of making ends meet. Beneath his colorful costume, he’s another struggling blue collar worker, full of lingering self-doubt about his role as Champion. 

Then Michael’s super and civilian identities collide when he’s confronted by Truck, his grade school bully and romantic rival. His long-time nemesis has evolved into an endlessly adaptable, monstrous supervillain, determined to destroy the world—and he’s got the power to do it.

Torn between fulfilling conflicting responsibilities to his family and to mankind, can Michael Midas Champion find the power to fix the problems of his past and save the world?
As a DC Comics editor for nearly a decade, Jordan B. Gorfinkel managed the Batman franchise, including the development Batman: The Animated Series and film franchise. He masterminded the comic book story “No Man’s Land,” which spanned across all of DC’s Batman titles for one entire calendar year, and inspired Christopher Nolan’s Batman...
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Title:Michael Midas Champion: Book OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 6.67 × 10.26 × 0.37 inPublished:August 4, 2015Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0425280780

ISBN - 13:9780425280782

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Michael Midas Champion delivers a dynamic narrative and spectacular illustration. I truly enjoyed reading this story.”—Chris Renaud, Director, Despicable Me 

“Absolutely charming. Just a dash of The Princess Bride mixed with super-heroics. And I mean it.”—Paul Levitz, Former President and Publisher of DC Comics