Powerless #3

Writer: Matt Cherniss, Peter Johnson Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Sep 3, 2004

    Frankly, the writers arent making enough of the difference that lacking powers makes to our super-heroes. Whilst its fun to see Pete attack Norman over the world wide web instead of using his web-cartridges, or the Kingpin showing what hed really do to a Blind Lawyer who was causing him trouble, its ultimately the same conflicts weve seen many times before. Its unclear whether the writers are trying to say that these characters can be heroes in their own right, even without powers (like Peter Parker) whether its their super-abilities that really empower them (like Matt Murdock) or whether theyd be pretty much the same no matter what (like Wolverine seems to be). Im guessing the idea is to show that its their characters that make the heroes who they are and not the powers - but if thats true, then why waste time looking at an alternate universe of them for six issues when we can get the real deal, powers and all, in their own regular series? Lets hope that the writers manage Read Full Review

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