Kw-logo-smaller

Sidekicks: Kid Superhero Series Review

Read Kidzworld's book review of Sidekicks by Dan Danko and Tom Mason for the 411 on mutant superpowers, heroes, villains and spandex!
Courtesy of Random House

Authors: Dan Danko and Tom Mason

Guy "Speedy" Martin may be the fastest runner in the world, but he still has to deal with homework, crushing on a hottie, looking cool in spandex, and more! King Justice and the League of Big Justice make fighting crime look easy but being a hero isn't all about mutant powers and saving the day. Dan Danko and Tom Mason have written two Sidekicks books about the frustrating life of a kid superhero in training.


Sidekicks Book Review

The first Sidekicks book is a cool introduction into the super heroic world of Guy "Speedy" Martin and the rest of the League of Big Justice sidekicks. They're all kid superheroes in training who have to deal with homework, curfews, crushes at school, and even super villains! The characters are wacky, the jokes are witty and there are some real kid heroes at work. The Sidekicks series looks like it's off to a flying start.


Rating:


Sidekicks: Operation Squish Book Review

The first Sidekicks book is awesome but the second falls flat. It's like someone put stupid juice in the water 'cuz all the sidekicks are so dumb it's painful. The first book was cool because the sidekicks were disorganized but managed to work together and make it fun. In Operation Squish, it's like the only reason they're there is to stop Speedy from actually doing anything. It makes for a weak sequel. Here's hoping that the next book can save the series!


Rating:


For more books by Dan Danko and Tom Mason, head to www.randomhouse.com/kids.


Related Stories:

  • Top 10 Cartoon Superheroes
  • Superhero Movie Review
  • Kyrpto the Superdog TV Show Facts
  • Dinosaurs Ate My Homework Book Review
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1074209152875

    Lamest Super Power? Vote!

    • Hearing so well you're deafened when people blink.
    • The power to blow up, but not to get back together again - ick...
    • Having all the powers of a pumpkin would be super lame.
    • The power to live in a bubble and never come out.

    related stories

    Random in the forums

    Missywaterdog
    1. dogs 2. i can't decide 3. rainbow 4. i have lots of pets 5. middle 6. christmas 7. brady bunch (oldie fan) 8. brave heart or peter pan 9. yes 10. ????? 11. no 12. demi lovato 13. vegetarian here 14. football, swimming (different seasons), accompany choir with my piano 15. science 16. sing 17. any taylor swift 18. target 19. eos 20. 40 minutes average  :blush 21. smoothie 22. subway 23. jordan, alex, kendra, sasha, i like lots of names... 24. yes, piano and guitar 25. dandelion 26. not really 27. tired 28. no 29. postcards 30. jeans
    reply 27 minutes
    Missywaterdog
    maturity and whether or not they've gone through puberty  :O
    reply 37 minutes
    Visual Aid
    I don't mind temporary tattoos or ear piercings. I'm not gonna lie, I almost threw up last time I saw someone with a permanent tattoo... Seeing them makes me feel sick to my stomach.
    reply 40 minutes
    Visual Aid
    Visual Aid posted in General:
    "rz.kawsar" wrote:i want download kids game.than i found this site can i download game this site  .#######################.########.#### calm down... Can I have a hug? I like hugs...
    reply about 1 hour
    SyedaHuma
    stupid jelly
    reply about 1 hour

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...