Ex Machina: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 3
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Ex Machina: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 3 (Ex Machina: Deluxe Editions #3)

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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...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 25th 2010 by WildStorm (first published May 2010)
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Martin
(1) "Smoke, Smoke"

The weakest "Ex Machina" arc so far, the trademark Vaughan writing is here, and so is the incredible art by Tony Harris, but the plot lines of Mitchell's powers & purpose takes a back seat to:

- a guy posing as a firefighter who breaks into people's homes. This constitutes the "mystery" part of the book, but it doesn't play a big aprt in the overall arc.

- January, blaming Mitchell for her sister's death (Journal, in the events of Ex Machina, Vol. 4: March to War) becomes an...more
Ryan Mishap
More good dilemmas face New York's mayor Mitch Hundred, who used to be a superhero. I think they were trying to open up the mythology in this run of comics, but it is a little confusing. Still worth checking out.

I dinged it an entire star for the dig at anarchist protesters covering their faces with masks: the comparison to the KKK is bullshit that does not take into account why someone would wear a mask at a demo nor the beliefs, actions, and intentions of anarchists (which are vehemently oppo...more
James Powell
More of the same from Vaughan and Harris, and that's more than enough for me.
Jesse
Jan 15, 2011 Jesse rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Fans of superheroes and the West Wing
Recommended to Jesse by: Noah Soudrette
I can't say anything here that I personally haven't already said before about this series. Its amazing. Brian K. Vaughan is one of two of the most amazing new writers in comics today (the other is Joe Hill). These Deluxe editions of this series are amazing, beautifully bound. I can't say anymore since I'm already gushing all over the place like a fanboy. Simply put, if you loved the other stuff before this you'll love this; and if you haven't read Ex Machina before, well then go start on #1 righ...more
TJ Shelby
Still one of my favorite current series being written but this was the let-down of the bunch. Granted it was still a fun read and I enjoyed the stories but when you're expecting an A and you get a B...you can't help but be disappointed.
Dan
Sep 02, 2011 Dan rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: comics
More top-notch stuff from Vaughan, Harris, & Co.
Mike Wierzbicki
Series gets better and better.
Aaron
Grows more intriguing with every page.
Matt
Yeah, it's that good.
Bruno
Linkse propaganda ;)
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Born in Cleveland in 1976, Brian K. Vaughan is the Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster Award-winning writer and co-creator of the critically acclaimed comics series Y: The Last Man, Runaways, and Ex Machina (picked as one of the ten best works of fiction of 2005 by Entertainment Weekly).

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