In this volume, Mayor Mitchell Hundred - formerly known as the super hero The Great Machine --faces difficult decisions regarding New York City's drug laws. But will a string of brazen, violent robberies and a shocking suicide affect the the Mayor's policy? And in a second story, "Power Down," set during the New York blackout of 2003, the mayor must deal with a city gone dark.
Award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: THE LAST MAN) deftly combines big city politics and superheroes in this critically acclaimed series.
“"Compelling entertainment with fiery thoughtfulness. One of the ten best fiction books of the year (2005)."—ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY"Vaughan intertwines superpowers with nasty backroom dealings and quirky N.Y. political history."—WASHINGTON POST"A two-fisted blend of super-hero action and political debate."—PLAYBOY”