I just felt like it didn't do much to elevate the story.
The dialogue is superb, parcelling outinfo in just the right amount, and Michael Avon Oeming's art is verygood as well, setting the mood and tone of the story.
Bendis' dialogue is quick and clever, while Oeming's dialogue-free panels are just as integral to building the characters, and developing the storyline.
Great original content if you're looking for something outside of the standard Marvel / DC characters that we all know and love. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Schlosky
The story was interesting but ultimately the art work killed it for me. I just felt like it didn't do much to elevate the story. Read morePublished 17 months ago by A to the K
This is the first "Powers" collection that I've read, and I enjoyed it so much that I'm confident I'll be ordering and enjoying all the rest of the volumes. Read morePublished on October 18, 2011 by Scott McFarland
Ironically, I read through both the first and second volumes of Powers before I managed to find this one at my library. Read morePublished on June 12, 2011 by Timothy W. Lieder
I am up to Volume 12, and I'm still buying and I'm still reading. I liked this first volume just fine, but it didn't blow me away. However, over the next few volumes, it did. Read morePublished on April 4, 2011 by Amazon Customer
I guess Bendis is under the impressing that crime drama should have dull and redundant dialogue. Not only is the dialogue boring but the artwork is so simplistic that you are left... Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by R. Lehmann
If you like smart crime stories this is worth reading. The dialog is fantastic! It reminds me of a good Mamet script. Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by Timothy S. Barrett
Detective Christian Walker, has a new parter, Deena Pilgrim. They also have a tough job, enforcing and investigating super powered crime, and in particular, homicide. Read morePublished on September 2, 2007 by Blue Tyson
With all the superheroes flying around, one has to wonder if the police department has a specialized unit that deals with specific crimes committed by any individual with... Read morePublished on June 21, 2007 by Amazon Customer