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Interesting plots, clever ideas, witty dialogue, all fine and good.
Yes, the members of The Authority do take lethal measures, but I think to harp on that fact REALLY misses the point of the book.
This forces The Authority to a solution that will forever change the scales of global political power if successful.
I really enjoyed "The Authority" Volume 1. It is a well told story with good art and a very interesting world. But "The Authority" volume 2 is just terrible. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mark Locy
While not quite as good as Planetary, the books that introduced me to Warren Ellis, The Authority was well written, both in terms of plot and dialogue, and the art was exactly as... Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by brian kemp
If you've got a yen for bombast, then this is where you get your kicks. In a world bereft of heroes and saviors, oh what to do when a horde of superpowered terr0rists begins to... Read morePublished on July 10, 2012 by H. Bala
Collects issues 1-8 of The Authority.
The art is fantastic. No complaints there at all. Very "widescreen" and cinematic. Read more
This is the book that redefined superheroes for the 21st century and it is still an unsurpassed masterpiece! Read morePublished on June 19, 2010 by Hadourien68
Honestly, I've never been the biggest fan of Warren Ellis' writing. I think he has great ideas, but for all the uniqueness of the concepts, the writing is stereotypical in a lot of... Read morePublished on November 29, 2009 by A. Rogers
I had heard about 'The Authority' quite tangentially over the last few years, and as I recently got to enjoying the other works of Warren Ellis I figured I would finally give it a... Read morePublished on May 18, 2009 by Steven Warfield
With this being my 1st Wildstorm superheroes read it would appear I picked a winner. Went into this collection thinking it was going to be something similar to The Avengers or... Read morePublished on May 7, 2009 by Amazon Customer
Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch reinvented the superhero team when he took a ragtag group of Stormwatch Black Ops and gave them a higher purpose and calling and created The Authority. Read morePublished on January 6, 2009 by Michael J. Smith