Supreme Power #4

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Gary Frank Publisher: Marvel Max Release Date: November 5, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Mark is sent to Georgia to investigate the Atlanta Blur, a possible super-powered being murmured about in urban legends. Meanwhile, the ruthless vigilante known as Nighthawk begins his reign over the dangerous streets of Chicago.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 12, 2003

    Not exactly an action packed issue, as we see the government takes steps to remove the agents that have served as Hyperion's parents by orchestrating an accident, and while they are busy doing this, Hyperion is learning of the existence of another person who has superhuman abilities. Add to this the highly disturbing debut of Nighthawk who literally tears apart a gang of street thugs, and that is pretty much the entire issue. In other words this is not exactly a densely plotted issue, with J. Michael Straczynski continuing to move the story along at a slow drip, as we receive one or two nuggets of information to keep one interested, but most of the time is spent reaffirming ideas that have already been well established (e.g. the government is a bunch of deceitful bastards who are treating Hyperion like a puppet). Still, there are some signs in this issue that the action is going to pick up as Hyperion gets his first sign that there are others like him, and Nighthawk turns in a very mem Read Full Review

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