The Umbrella Academy
Volume 1, Apocalypse SuiteComic Book - 2008
In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born to 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.
Publisher: [United States] : Dark Horse : Made available through hoopla, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Apocalypse suite
Call Number: eComic hoopla
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