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Fan Art!

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Hey Supervillains! Richard is somewhere buried under piles of his drafts for Book 2, so I thought I’d stop by again and show you something he posted recently- Fan art of Penny!

Meet Remington ‘Remmy’ ‘The Kludge’ Fawkes, a native of the secret Jovian lunar colonies and a major, major character in the sequel.  She’s probably the most important character after Penny!

Remmy Fan art from Please Don't Tell my Parents I'm a Supervillain- Supervillain fan site


This is a piece by frothing fangirl Nikki, a friend of Richard’s. She’s getting the same deal his Alpha reader Lucy got: for her help, she gets immortalized in print, and her name’s Ampexia…

Stay Tuned!


Sequel Officially Confirmed!

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We are happy to announce that Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain is definitely getting a sequel!

Roberts has agreed to writing book 2, titled At Least I Didn’t Blow Up Our Moon, and is already hard at work on development. With only a few chapters finished, it will still be months before ARC’s are out, but you will definitely be getting a lot more of Penny, Ray and Clare! In fact, Richard and the lovely representatives from CAA have sights on a third novel as well, rounding out the story of Penny into a nice trilogy that follows her into adolescence. Will Penny stay a Supervillain or will she finally resolve herself to the more conventional superhero ways of her parents…

You can find an excerpt from the sequel here, and keep an eye out for first chapters, Richard has promised to give us a little taste of Book 2 soon.

Thank you from Richard and Curiosity Quills Press for your support and reviews, they have made this all possible!

Superhero Females Breaking the Glass Ceiling?

While we agree that huge steps have been made to promote badass females in modern times, we kind of agree with PolicyMic on the still cracking glass ceiling of superheroines. Says Noah Gittel of Policy Mic yesterday,

“Black Widow is an assassin who has worked for the KGB and S.H.I.E.L.D., but she’s just a woman who knows how to fight. The same goes for Jennifer Garner’s Elektra or Anne Hathaway’s Selina Kyle (aka Catwoman) in The Dark Knight Rises, both of whom are fierce fighters and smart as a whip but still are bound by the laws of nature.

In some ways, these films paint a progressive picture of gender relations, and they could provide important role models for the next generation of women; but without superpowers, these strong, independent women will always be second-class citizens to the male superheroes. Despite Black Widow’s ability to kick ass and take names, she is never really a formidable threat. She never fights anyone with superpowers because if she did, she would lose.  

More significantly, Black Widow remains an object of the male gaze so that her real power can always be compartmentalized by the young men in the audience. Clad in skintight black, she is closer to a BDSM fantasy than a genuine threat to the male hierarchy, and the way the camera objectifies her — particularly in that opening sequence where the camera lingers at ass-level as she walks away — ensures that she never really challenges the traditional gender roles that we have become accustomed to seeing on film.” [Full Article]

In Supervillain, Penny is the protagonist, and arguably the most powerful of her three friends. It’s alsFelicity Smoak of Arrowo science-based, one of the fields that has consistently been male dominated in the past. While Hermione is known for her brainiac status, my mind shifts to the series Arrow on CW and it’s female computer genius, Felicity Smoak. Felicity is a science wiz, a computer hacker pro (though she would probably scold me because ‘no one says hacker anymore’), and a beautiful woman. She assists Arrow/Oliver Queen and many times is the reason behind his success. She also demonstrates many of the same love-triangle quirks of many female superheroes, including Penny, but that never stiffles her skills or determination!

Penny Akk: Female Superhero and Supervillain

Do you think Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m A Supervillain’s Pennt Akk can give that ceiling a little shove in the right direction? Does it need that shove, or are we already there? Tell us your thoughts in the comments!


Get it while it’s CHEAP!

If you still haven’t read Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain, then now you have no excuse! For today only,the eBook is on sale for 99 cents, so even if you have 99 problems, buying this book is NOT one of them!

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