All seven of the original
issues of Absolution are here as well as a huge cover gallery
and an all-new Crime Files segment with additional information
on John Dusk's allies and most feared villains! You've seen Christos
Gage's work for Marvel, WildStorm, IDW and others, but you've never seen
his imagination unleashed with absolutely no restrictions...until now.
Absolution introduces John Dusk, a superhero in a world
where they're a sanctioned arm of law enforcement. But this veteran hero
has been scarred by his exposure to man's infinite capacity for evil,
and he's seen one too many perpetrators escape justice. One day he
crosses the line...lets a murderer die...and discovers it feels good.
Surrounded by sociopaths, both human and superhuman, who he knows will
prey on others if they're not stopped--permanently-- how far will he go,
knowing every step he takes puts him further on a collision course with
his teammates Alpha and The Servant, not to mention his homicide
Drawing on his experience writing for TV crime dramas like Law
& Order: SVU, and his years of acclaimed work on comics like G.I.
Joe: Cobra, StormWatch: PHD, and Avengers: The Initiative,
Gage and artist Roberto Viacava bring you a riveting, no-punches-pulled
saga that fans of shows like The Shield and Dexter,
or comics such as Powers and Sleeper, won't be able to
put down. John Dusk wants to be forgiven... but he doesn't want to
stop. Written by Christos Gage, with art by Roberto Viacava and covers
Jose Ryp and Jace Burrowns. This special Hardcover edition comes with an all-new cover by artist Juan Jose Ryp
that is limited to just 1500 copies!
Avatar, hardback, 192
pages, published July 2010