Powers. Vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl?

Michael Avon Oeming (illus.). Powers. Vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl? Image. 2001. 207p. ISBN 9781582401836. pap. $21.99.
OrangeReviewStarThis first volume of a brilliant 15-volume series focuses on Walker and Pilgrim, two detectives who are on the "powers" beat in a version of Chicago in which superheroes are the norm but have a way of frequently turning up dead. Filled with plot twists, this series both exalts superheroes and places them in a real-world context. (Ongoing series.) (LJ 12/11)

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