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Jul 17, 2018
| ISBN 9781401280680
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Jul 17, 2018 | ISBN 9781401280680
When a strange accident gives civil engineer Mitchell Hundred the amazing ability to control machinery, he uses his newfound powers to become the world’s first living, breathing superhero. But the thrill of risking his life simply to help maintain the status quo eventually wears thin, leading Mitch to retire from masked crime-fighting in order to run for Mayor of New York City–an election he wins by a landslide.And that’s when the real weirdness begins. Before it’s over, the lives of Mayor Hundred and everyone around him will be turned upside down and inside out–and the very fate of humanity will turn on his actions. Will the man who stopped the second plane on 9/11 be able to resist the incalculably greater threat now looming on the horizon? Or will he prove to be the ultimate example of the corrupting nature of power?Science fiction thrills collide with explosive political drama in this critically acclaimed tale from renowned writer Brian K. Vaughan and legendary artist Tony Harris–assembled here for the first time in a single hardcover volume! Ex Machina: The Complete Series Omnibus collects all 50 issues of the Eisner Award-winning title as well as the four Ex Machina Specials (featuring guest artists John Paul Leon, Chris Sprouse and Karl Story), and includes an introduction by New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer and a special behind-the-scenes section detailing the series’ unique development.
Brian K. Vaughan is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning co-creator of many critically acclaimed comic books, including Saga, Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Runaways, and Pride of Baghdad. A professional comics writer since his days as an undergraduate film… More about Brian K. Vaughan
“One of the 10 best fiction novels of the year!” —Entertainment Weekly“Vastly Entertaining.” —Publishers Weekly“Has the drive and complexity of a terrific cable-TV drama.” —Washington Post“The West Wing meets Watchmen.” —io9
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