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Secret History of the Authority: Hawksmoor (The Authority The Secret History 2)

3.69  ·  Rating Details  ·  54 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The graphic novel sheds light on the history of Jack Hawksmoor, the mysterious member of super team, THE AUTHORITY, who can control cities.

Before he was a member of the World's most powerful super team, Jack Hawksmoor was a solitary urban hero, misanthropic and alone. While preventing a massive robot attack on the Golden Gate Bridge, Hawksmoor gets unexpected assistance fr
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 31st 2009 by WildStorm (first published March 17th 2009)
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Tony Laplume
Aug 31, 2015 Tony Laplume rated it really liked it
After DC acquired and then completely absorbed WildStorm, its characters began the process of settling into someone else's playground. Inevitably, something would be lost in the translation. The team known as the Authority was one of those alternate Justice Leagues that tend to pop up every now and again, like Marvel's Squadron Supreme, which like Alan Moore's Watchmen took a darker approach to superheroes. Sometimes the parallels were easy to spot (Apollo and Midnighter, for instance, being Sup ...more
Sep 28, 2011 Miska rated it really liked it
Surprisingly good. I did not await anything special about a background book of a strange superhero group, but I was pleasantly surprised by the story. I hope the other characters have as good stories in their secret histories.
Federiken Masters
Casi tan buena como la historia secreta de Jenny Sparks, pero bastante más estándar comparado a los Authority de Ellis y Millar. Igual rozó las cuatro estrellitas en más de una escena, y la perorata filosófica del protagonista por momentos rozan la genialidad. Sumale que el dibujo está muy pero muy bien y tenés un "origen secreto" que no tiene mucho de origen, ni tanto de secreto, pero sí mucho de entretenido.
James Koppert
Apr 27, 2013 James Koppert rated it really liked it
a real refreshing and unique comic. i cant believe i picked this up new for 2. The worst thing about this is the cover. The actual storyline is ace! ...more
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