The Authority Vol. 1

by Warren Ellis
Illustrator Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary

DC Comics | May 20, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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After witnessing the demise of most of her StormWatch teammates, Jenny Sparks wants to create a new super hero team dedicated to protecting Earth against threats of a global scale. Joined by former StormWatch members Jack Hawksmoor and Shen Li-Min, Jenny recruits four new members, the Doctor, the Engineer, Apollo, and the Midnighter forming the ultra-powerful Authority. Collected in this edition are their first two missions, battling a nation of super-powered terrorists and stopping an invasion from a parallel world.


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Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 296 pages, 10.15 × 6.62 × 0.42 in

Published: May 20, 2014

Publisher: DC Comics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1401247075

ISBN - 13: 9781401247072

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The Authority Vol. 1

The Authority Vol. 1

by Warren Ellis
Illustrator Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 296 pages, 10.15 × 6.62 × 0.42 in

Published: May 20, 2014

Publisher: DC Comics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1401247075

ISBN - 13: 9781401247072

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A New York Times Bestseller!

After witnessing the demise of most of her StormWatch teammates, Jenny Sparks wants to create a new super hero team dedicated to protecting Earth against threats of a global scale. Joined by former StormWatch members Jack Hawksmoor and Shen Li-Min, Jenny recruits four new members, the Doctor, the Engineer, Apollo, and the Midnighter forming the ultra-powerful Authority. Collected in this edition are their first two missions, battling a nation of super-powered terrorists and stopping an invasion from a parallel world.


From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Warren Ellis is the award-winning writer of TRANSMETROPOLITAN, PLANETARY, THE AUTHORITY and the writer and co-creator of the graphic novel RED, which was the basis of two major motion pictures.   He is also the author of the NYT-bestselling novels Gun Machine and Crooked Little Vein.  His newest publication is the digital short-story single Dead Pig Collector, from FSG Originals.

His awards and recognitions include the NUIG Literary and Debating Society’s President’s Medal for service to freedom of speech, the EAGLE AWARDS Roll Of Honour for lifetime achievement in the field of comics & graphic novels, the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2010, the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and the International Horror Guild Award for illustrated narrative.

Ellis lives outside London, on the south-east coast of England, in case he needs to make a quick getaway.


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