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In a world where superheroes soar through the sky, follow homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim on the dirty city streets below. Assigned to the "powers" special cases, they will face the worst their city has to offer.
The shocking murder of America's superhero sweetheart, Retro Girl, has the world in mourning. The investigation takes Walker and Pilgrim from the city's seedy underbelly to the gleaming towers that are home to immortal beings. As shocking truths about Retro Girl come to light, Walker finds that to solve this crime, he might have to reveal his own dark secret.
From creators Brian Michael Bendis (Superman, Ultimate Spider-Man, Jessica Jones) and Michael Avon Oeming (Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye, United States vs. Murder Inc., Defenders), comes the entire first year of the Eisner Award-winning series Powers. Collecting Powers #1-11, the complete Powers comic strips from Comic Shop News, the Powers Coloring/Activity Book and a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes content from the making of this superhero-noir classic.
About the Author
Brian Michael Bendis is an award-winning comics creator, New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. In his 20 years at Marvel Comics, he produced some of the greatest graphic novels the publisher has ever seen, including Daredevil, Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers, House of M, Secret Invasion, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Alias, All-New X-Men, Uncanny X-Men, Iron Man, Guardians of The Galaxy and many more. Bendis is also known for his the creator-owned works, including Powers, Scarlet, Brilliant, Goldfish, Fire, Jinx and Torso. He lives in Portland, OR with his family.
“Bendis is the funny-pages descendant of Sam Fuller, Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino…” --Entertainment Weekly
“Don’t hesitate picking this book up.” --IGN
“Deliberately paced, character-driven approach to storytelling, and an emphasis on smart, conversational dialogue.” --A.V. CLUB