The Umbrella Academy
Volume 1, Apocalypse SuiteBook - 2008
In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born by women who had 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: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse, ©2008.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,chiefly color illustrations ;,26 cm.
Alternative Title: Apocalypse suite
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