Ordinary by Rob WilliamsOrdinary by Rob Williams

Ordinary

byRob WilliamsIllustratorD'israeli

Hardcover | November 18, 2014

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Imagine a world where everyone has superpowers. That is, except you. You are the same old turgid, miserable, lonely loser you've always been. 

But when it comes to superpowers, apparently you can indeed have too much of a good thing. With everyone able to destroy tower blocks with a single punch, any minor fracas escalates into a city-leveling combat, and the world is now in ruins as terrorism and war threaten the very survival of the planet.  

What's needed is a return to normality, to devolve back from Superhuman to just human - and there's only one man for the job: down-at-heal, divorced New York plumber, Michael Fisher.
Rob Williams is an immensely talented British comics writer who has worked with virtually every major comics company on both sides of the Atlantic; he is a regular contributor to UK comics stalwart, 2000 AD, and has written everything from Star Wars Tales to Ghostbusters, from characters as diverse as Amazing Spider-Man to Indiana Jone...
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Title:OrdinaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.42 × 6.99 × 0.42 inPublished:November 18, 2014Publisher:TitanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1782760091

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“Williams and D'Israeli have concocted one of the most engaging andimaginative comics I've read in years.” - Rick Remender"Rob and D'Israeli craft an uncut diamond of a premise into a warm,witty and wonderfully illustrated gem. This is lovely comics." - AlEwing"Rob Williams and D'Israeli are masters of the big picture and thetiny details." - Douglas Wolk, author of 'Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work andWhat They Mean'"As brutal as it is funny and as intelligent and thought provoking asit is violent and gory, ‘Ordinary’ takes an age old idea and flips itcompletely on its head" - MASS MOVEMENT"One of the most critically acclaimed and interesting takes on thesuperhero genre in a long time" - FLICKERING MYTH"Recommended" - SCI-FI ONLINE"Williams’s script crackles with his trademark wit and imagination" - BROKEN FRONTIER“Surreal and lovely, one of the most beautiful books of the year.” Warren Ellis“Imagine a place where everyone has their own unique superpower, and you can tell just from looking at them what that story? Now imagine it done with wit and wonder, and a talking bear, and a bloke who can magic beer out of thin air. Who else but Rob Williams could write it?” Garth Ennis“Williams and D’Israeli have a fantasti comconcept on their hands."ComicbookResources.com“A great first issue... ORDINARY is anything but.” ComicBastards  “ORDINARY is a funny comic... a refreshing twist on the expected.” Nerdly.co.uk "A great first issue... ORDINARY is anything but.” ComicBastards“Funny and original”  Comics Spectrum“This comic book is like American Splendor  for X-Men.”  GodHatesGeeks“I really fell in love with this book.”  PopCultMaven ‘Ordinary is a truly extraordinary experience from two of the greatest creators in British comics.’ Paul Cornell