The Boys. Vol. 1: The Name of the Game

Darick Robertson (illus.). Dynamite Entertainment. 2008. 152p. ISBN 9781933305738. pap. $16.99.
This powerful series tracks a CIA-backed group monitoring superheroes who have taken liberties with their powers, becoming a danger to the public. Known for his iconoclastic and hyperviolent takes on archetypes, Ennis expertly invokes the decline of faith in superheroes. (Multivolume, completed series.)

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