It's an over-the-top parody of the Marvel universe, the antidote to grim 'n' gritty and the perfect book to press into the hands of anyone who says they hate superheroes.
Writer Joe Hill is Stephen King's son, and his horror pedigree shows in this atmospheric saga about the Keyhouse, an old mansion in a New England coastal town called Lovecraft, natch and the family called Locke, of course who live there.
While it was a smart decision to pull the cover, the apology does raise some concerns.
Fourteen issues later, Marvel relaunched it with a new 1 as Captain America and the Mighty Avengersthen canceled it nine issues in.
Description: El Deafo isn't all sweetness and light — Bell doesn't shy away from the difficulties she's facing. They also achieved widespread mainstream attention, and acclaim within intellectual circles, something unheard in the industry before.