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Powers Vol.1: Quem matou Retro Girl (original 2000; edition 2004)

by Brian Michael Bendis

Series: Powers (1)

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Title:Powers Vol.1: Quem matou Retro Girl
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Powers Vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl? by Brian Michael Bendis (2000)

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Great art and interesting characters. My first look at this series, it is a cool universe. ( )
  yeremenko | Jul 12, 2011 |
In a world where superheroes fly overhead, Detective Christian Walker is a police detective who specialises in investigating superhero crimes. His latest issues are a young girl who needs him to care for her, a partner who is curious about why he knows superheroes so well and a dead superhero, Retro Girl.

It's an interesting read and while the characters kept me reading, I felt that the main female character, Walker's partner Deena Pilgrim was let down somewhat by being drawn barbie-thin and her clothes weren't very police practical ( )
  wyvernfriend | Apr 9, 2011 |
A fantastic beginning to an awesome series. Its amazing how many great series begin with a simple whodunnit. (Fables). A work of astonishing depth by Brian Michael Bendis. The artwork by Mike Oeming is great as well and suits the tone of the series. One of the strongest female characters in recent times as well.
Christian Walker is a detective who has a camaraderie with Powers and Deena Pilgrim is assigned as his partner. The series then builds on introducing various powers.
A definite must read ( )
  kaipakartik | Jun 15, 2010 |
A decent, if slightly stilted mash-up of Law & Order and Astro City. Conversational, stoccatto dialogue and strategic use of shadows and static pull-outs add to a cinematic feel. Cheap ending, thoough. ( )
  conformer | Feb 9, 2010 |
Bendis is a terrific writer in this medium, but this story was pretty run-of-the-mill. The police procedural/super hero premise was handled more creatively and in more depth in Alan Moore's Top 10. ( )
  francomega | Jul 18, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0785118055, Hardcover)

Because readers demanded it, Marvel presents a hardcover collection of the entire first year of Powers in chronological order! The first three epic Powers stories are presented in order of publication for the very first time - remastered, redesigned, and reformatted! Plus all the bonus features you've come to know and love: sketchbook, scripts, interviews, galleries, original designs, and a special Best of the Letter Column, Year One! This is where the story begins! A must-have for your comic library!

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From the city's seamy underbelly to the gleaming towers inhabited by immortal beings, Detective Christian Walker and rookie Detective Deena Pilgrim investigate the murder of one of the world's most popular superheroes, Retro Girl. In the course of their inquiries they discover shocking truths about the victim, and Walker finds he may have to reveal his own dark secret in order to solve the crime.… (more)

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