I’m very curious to see how this Mark Millar/Frank Quitely team-up reads. I missed their pairing on The Authority a few years back.
This is one of the big hitters Image announced for their 2013 lineup that, if I recall correctly, generated a lot of buzz at Image Expo back in February. Here is a good little review of the book from Paste.
The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world’s greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.
There are four variant covers for this one, by four talented artists: Quitely, Phil Noto, Dave Johnson and Bryan Hitch. We’ll select two for the vote. Noto battled last time, so he’s on the bench this round. Let’s go with this book’s regular artist Quitely and Hitch because I’ve read him a lot lately following the Age of Ultron limited series.
And here are the Noto and Johnson covers for good measure: