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Based on the Emmy Award-winning web series Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, this collection of stories written by Zack Whedon (Deadwood, Fringe) chronicles some of the earliest adventures in the lives of archenemies Captain Hammer and Dr. Horrible.

This anthology solves many unanswered questions left over from the show. For instance: What event inspired Dr. Horrible to become the world's greatest criminal mastermind? Why is Penny, the beautiful girl from the Laundromat, still single? How can you, the reader, be like blustering do-gooder Captain Hammer? And why is Horrible's sidekick, Moist, so . . . um . . . well, you'll find out!

* Collects the first issue of
Dr. Horrible with all three digital comics from MySpace Dark Horse Presents.

* Includes a never-before-seen sixteen-page story, about the
top secret

* Dark Horse's
organization The Evil League of Evil. Dr. Horrible iTunes app rose to number one in twenty-four hours, Beating out the Bible and Dr. Seuss!


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"With my Freeze Ray I will...." 0

If you never heard of or watched The Dr. Horrible Sing-Along-Blog, Joss Whedon and Dark Horse has released an origin trade paperback that can be read before or after.  Reading before watching will enhance the show and you would want to read it again since you would understand the characters more after watching the show.    If you seen the Blog and wanted more, this is it! An Origin history trade.  Not just about the beloved Dr. Horrible, but also Captain Hammer, Penny, Moist and the Evil League ...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Definitely Not Horrible, But Also Unnecessary 0

Being a big fan of Joss Whedon's amazing work, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, I couldn't help but go out and get the companion prequel comic when I had the chance. And though it's still a blast to read, it certainly doesn't live up to the hype of the original.There's a wide variety of people working on this, but the most prominent face here is Zack Whedon, one of Joss's brothers who worked on the original piece with him. It's nice to see that one of the writers for the original was behind this ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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