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The Authority: Relentless by Warren Ellis

The Authority: Relentless (1999)

by Warren Ellis

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A really fresh new take on what it means to be a superhero. No longer willing to obey nationalism over morals, The Authority sets out to right the wrongs of the world. ( )
  wealhtheowwylfing | Feb 29, 2016 |

Jenny Sparks and her badassitude. The writing. The plot. The art is good too. The invasion of the steampunk alien alternate timeline. All the other characters and oh GOD the Apollo/Midnighter with the smirking I can't even handle it... ( )
  FFortuna | Mar 25, 2015 |
The change of the superhero in the early '90s too extreme violence Warren Ellis ended with the Authority. This took the violence of super human being into the realm of common sense. So no longer did villains and heroes fight over and over again. They became one fight to the finish and if someone died they stayed dead. ( )
  Kurt.Rocourt | Jun 20, 2013 |
A luminous super hero book. I picked this up on a whim and was totally blown away. The scope and scale of the stories are epic but do not overwhelm the characters; Ellis balances smart-ass dialogue with character building to make real, believable super beings that you can care about. ( )
  amobogio | Jun 18, 2013 |
Although I generally don't have much of an interest in superhero comics, The Authority: Relentless proves to be a workable exception to the rule that most content in this genre is drivel. The Authority: Relentless manages to buck the trend a bit by mixing up elements of alternate history with a thoroughgoing British-ness that is hard for an American reader to resist. The artwork by Bryan Hitch and Paul Neary is occasionally awe-inspiring, but the real show stopper is Laura Depuy's coloring, which verges on real beauty at points. Overall, this is a thoroughly competent and occasionally outstanding work that manages to play the superhero game without completely drowning in the inherent silliness of the genre. ( )
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They think there's no-one left to save the world.
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Conheça o Authority. Jenny Sparks, Jack Hawksmoor, Swift, Apolo, Meia-Noite, Engenheira e Doutor: heróis com uma visão de mundo impiedosa e imperdoável, que formam um grupo insanamente poderoso, capaz de encarar e derrotar incontáveis ameaças ao nosso planeta.
E eles vão proteger a humanidade de si mesma com sua fria concepção de justiça… custe o que custar!
Criado pelo lendário roteirista Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan) e pelos artistas Bryan Hitch (Stormwatch) e Paul Neary (Os Supremos), Authority é considerado um dos mais inovadores quadrinhos modernos. (The Authority 1-8)
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The first stories of a new super-hero team created by Jenny Sparks to fill the void left by the demise of the StormWatch team.

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