Supreme Power #9

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Gary Frank Publisher: Marvel Max Release Date: April 7, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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The world is still shaking from the titanic battle of Hyperion and Dr. Spectrum. Is Earth big enough for two such powerful beings? And who is Power Princess?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 14, 2004

    This issue brings everything to a head as we see Hyperion returns to the home-base looking for answers, and all he finds is the sense that they look upon him as a weapon that has moved past their ability to control. This in turn results in an eye-opening revelation that Hyperion's controllers have been anticipating this moment right from the word go, and that they had taken steps to ensure that if they couldn't control him they would see to it that he would never be free to be controlled by anyone else. Now the cliffhanger manages to do a pretty fair job of selling us on the extent that the government forces would've gone to kill Hyperion, and if the character emerges from this explosive climax it'll act as a powerful indication of just how powerful this character is. In fact if this issue does anything it's to act as a chilling look at just how bad things could get if Hyperion went bad, as there's a chilling moment in the opening pages of this issue, where we see the government agents Read Full Review

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