The Authority Vol. 1 by Warren Ellis

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After witnessing the demise of most of her StormWatch teammates, Jenny Sparks wants to create a new super hero team dedicated to protecting Earth against threats of a global scale. Joined by former StormWatch members Jack Hawksmoor and Shen Li-Min, Jenny recruits four new members, the Doctor, the Engineer, Apollo, and the Midnighter forming the ultra-powerful Authority. Collected in this edition are their first two missions, battling a nation of super-powered terrorists and stopping an invasion from a parallel world.

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Warren Ellis is a comics and graphics novel writer best known for the graphic novel series TRANSMETROPOLITAN, PLANETARY and THE AUTHORITY. With over thirty-five graphic novels in print, Ellis has received numerous acclaims including Winner of the International Horror Guild award for graphic narrative and being named one of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Most Creative People. Rolling Stone described his work as, "more influenced by Jesus and Mary Chain than by the JUSTICE LEAGUE, while his characters fight for left-wing agendas over God and country, and kick puppies in the street."
Published May 20, 2014 by DC Comics. 296 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels. Fiction

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This first volume collects the original 12-issue run of The Authority by series creators Ellis (Transmetropolitan) and Hitch (StormWatch) to treat readers to a transition from the team members of Ellis's StormWatch to this new iteration, featuring a slightly revised cast of characters under a new...

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