The Secret History of the Authority: Hawksmoor

The Secret History of the Authority: Hawksmoor

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By (author) Michael Costa, By (author) Fiona Staples

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  • Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 258mm x 6mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 24 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848561865
  • ISBN 13: 9781848561861
  • Illustrations note: colour comic strip
  • Sales rank: 298,881

Product description

High above the planet, aboard an alien vessel, The Authority - seven awesomely powerful super-humans - act as global bouncers for the human race, answering to no one and letting nothing get in their way. Jack Hawksmoor is the God of Cities, a surgically modified meta-human. While preventing a massive robot attack on the Golden Gate Bridge, Hawksmoor gets unexpected assistance from a mysterious woman. Meanwhile, his powers are also acting up - is the woman somehow connected? Featuring a new creative team - writer Mike Costa and artist Fiona Staples - taking The Authority places they haven't been before!

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Mike Costa used to work in Hollywood before he became a comics writer, and Hawksmoor is his first project. Fiona Staples had been pencilling and inking in the indie scene, before her first foray into the superhero genre with Secret History of the Authority.

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"Fantastic. Do yourself a favour and check it all out." - Jockey Slut "About as much malevolent fun as a superhero book can be." - SFX Best Ever"