Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market - January 1, 2006
"Writing is definitely Wilson's super power."
New Brunswick Reader - December 31, 2005
"A warm, outstanding story that salutes teachers everywhere."
United Church Observer - December 1, 2005
"A magical, funny book about finding heroes."
Young Adult Books Central - August 30, 2005
"Kids and parents will enjoy this comic-book-style story that encourages kids to believe in themselves and discover their own super powers."
"Great for comic book fans,...and readers and writers of all ages."
Children in Crisis - January 1, 2005
"A terrific book not only for comic-book lovers and children interested in writing, but for any child who may need help boosting his or her self-esteem."
Maclean's - November 29, 2004
"Victoria author Troy Alan Maxwell Wilson and illustrator Dean Griffiths of Duncan, B.C. pepper an inspirational story with sly humour."
Today's Parent - November 1, 2004
"This delightful story challenges readers to expand their definition of hero."
Calgary Herald - October 31, 2004
"Wilson's first book is an entertaining and thought-provoking read for children. His premise that everyone can develop their own superpowers is a wonderful message for young readers."
Resource Links - September 1, 2004
"Dean Griffiths' pen and ink illustrations are brimming with humourous details."
"This is a wonderful tribute to teachers and their superhero talents."
The Standard - June 19, 2004
"A roaringly funny tale with a valuable message about male role modelling."
"The lightheartedness of Perfect Man, and the strength of the message (read, write, live and believe in yourself), are gifts. Perfect Man is a book to read to every child and to share with men who have influenced their lives or yours."
Comic World News - June 14, 2004
"Dean Griffiths' whimsically gorgeous illustrations are - pardon the pun - perfect."
"There are a lot of reasons for me to recommend that you get yourself a copy or five of Perfect Man. . . You're gonna need one for yourself, but you'll want extras for gifts."
Monday Magazine - May 13, 2004
"A funny, charming and simply inspired children's book."
"Great for parents who are comic book fans and for kids on the lookout for a new hero, Perfect Man is nearly perfect."
"Hurrah for Perfect Man!"
Vancouver Sun - May 8, 2004
"Writer Troy Wilson and illustrator Dean Griffiths say a lot, in a few pages, about fiction and reality, hopes, dreams and human potential."
Quill & Quire - April 1, 2004
"This is a wonderfully uplifting story for young and old."
"The heartwarming relationship between teacher and student will resonate with everyone who has ever had a special teacher be a life-long influence."
BC Parent - April 1, 2004
"A wonderful story about finding your own voice and those special people who make a difference in our lives."
"Griffiths 'super' illustrations are warm and fun."