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The Authority Omnibus (Hardcover)
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Warren Ellis' New York Times bestseller The Authority is considered one of the most groundbreaking titles in modern comics history. Now collected in it's entirety for the first time in omnibus format!
The Authority are heroes in only the strictest sense of the word. Ruthless and unforgiving, this group of insanely powerful superhumans face down countless menaces to Earth, protecting mankind with their cold version of justice. The team includes:
Jenny Sparks, the team's perpetually young leader.
Midnighter, an unstoppable fighter capable of taking down the toughest opponents.
Apollo, the nearly invulnerable Sun King with astounding control of solar energy.
The Doctor, a man capable of warping reality itself.
The Engineer, a brilliant scientist with complete command of nanotechnology.
Jack Hawksmoor, God of the Cities, who draws his powers from urban surroundings.
Swift, the winged superhuman known as the fastest flyer on the planet.
This tough team must face an invasion from an alternate Earth, an international terrorist who is laying waste to major cities and a hostile alien intelligence who calls himself God--and all fall under their rule. Whether it's terrorists or superhuman villains capable of destruction on an unthinkable scale, the team is ready to take on the foes the rest of the world isn't strong enough to fight.
This is The Authority. Pay allegiance. Or get your head kicked in.
This groundbreaking title is collected here in one comprehensive omnibus. Series creators Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan) and artist Bryan Hitch (Justice League of America) are joined by a host of comics' greatest talents, including writers Mark Millar (Swamp Thing) and Tom Peyer (Legion of Super-Heroes) and artists Paul Neary (The Ultimates), Frank Quitely (Batman and Robin), and Dustin Nguyen (Detective Comics).
Collects The Authority #1-29, Planetary/The Authority: Ruling the World, Authority Annual 2000, Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority #1-5, stories from Wildstorm Summer Special and a story from Wildstorm: A Celebration of 25 Years.
About the Author
Warren Ellis is a comics and graphic novel writer best known for the graphic novel series Transmetropolitan, Planetary and The Authority. With over 35 graphic novels in print, Ellis has received numerous accolades, including winning the International Horror Guild award for graphic narrative and being named one of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Most Creative People.