Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Review: The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book

Summary: How did Aquaman ask out Mera on their first date?
“Water you doing Friday night?”

Why did Superman go surfing?
To fight for truth, justice, and the American wave

What happened when Batman was late to play baseball with Robin?
There was a Wayne delay.

What is Cyborg’s favorite cookie?
Oatmeal chocolate micro-chip

Packed with more than 600 puns, knock-knocks, one-liners, riddles, gags, and tongue twisters, this book is sure to make you smile, laugh, and read jokes aloud to your friends. Illustrated with beloved classic DC comic book art, this first-of-its-kind, kid-friendly treasury is a great gift and a super-fun read. -- Downtown Bookworks

When THE OFFICIAL DC SUPER HERO JOKE BOOK by Noah Smith, Sarah Parvis, and Michael Robin was first brought to my attention, I knew I had to see it! My son (and his dad and his uncle!) love DC superheroes, and I thought these "punny" jokes would be perfect. I swear my husband and his brother are super heroes themselves when it comes to "dad jokes."

THE OFFICIAL DC SUPER HERO JOKE BOOK is actually better than I even expected. It's aimed at ages eight and up (although I do know a few adults that will love this book!), and it has more than 600 jokes. And by jokes, I mean all types of jokes -- puns, knock-knocks, one-liners, riddles, tongue twisters, and more. It really is pretty funny and certain to bring a smile to your face!

In addition to the jokes, there are terrific full-color illustrations of the DC super heroes. In fact, the entire book has the look and feel of the comics with the textured backgrounds and speech bubbles. Each two page spread has a few jokes, so I'm pretty sure that your kids can keep you entertained with a few jokes a day for months!

I don't know if I've done a very good in explaining how fun this book is for kids... and even adults. Here's an example of a page spread:
I can't wait to share this book with my son. I have a feeling that he's going to love these jokes, especially the puns. THE OFFICIAL DC SUPER HERO JOKE BOOK is a must-have for DC Comics fans -- kids and adults alike!

Thanks to the publisher for providing a review copy of this book.


bermudaonion said...

That looks wonderful! Carl's parents gave Vance a joke book when he was young and we heard those jokes for months! I'm sure he would have loved this book.

The Book Sage said...

Great idea! I think my 8-year old grandson would probably like it.