Action Figures is a Superhero series by Michael C. Bailey about the adventures of five superpowered teens.
It consists thus far of
- Action Figures - Issue One: Secret Origins
- Action Figures - Issue Two: Black Magic Women
- Action Figures - Issue Three: Pasts Imperfect
- Action Figures - Issue Four: Cruel Summer
Tropes featured in the series:
- Bad Dreams: Carrie, of Manticore cutting off her hands.
- Best Years of Your Life: Matt assures Carrie that one group consists of the people whom this will be true for.
- Flight: one of Carrie's powers — the one that gives her away
- Hidden Depths: When Carrie says her favorite sport is ice hockey, Matt observes she has this
- Make Me Wanna Shout: Concorde has sound powers. So does Harpy.
- Playing Possum: Carrie's escape from Manticore, the first time.
- Small Town Boredom: Carrie is aware of but doesn't believe in this.
- Soft Water: Averted: Carrie hits the ocean after she's managed to brake, and it still hurts, though it doesn't kill her.
- Superheroes Wear Tights: At least the flying ones, for aerodynamic reasons.
- Telepath: Mindforce, Carrie.