Volume 1

From Adam Warren (writer/artist of the English-language The Dirty Pair comics, and writer of Livewires, Gen13, and Iron Man: Hypervelocity) comes Empowered, a butt-kicking, bootylicious superhero lampoon that raises the bar for long-john lust and lowbrow laughs. Remove all previous notions of superhero entertainment from your puny mind…and prepare to be empowered!

Not only is costumed crime fighter Empowered saddled with a less-than-ideal superhero name, but she also wears a skintight and cruelly revealing supersuit that only magnifies her body-image insecurities. Worse yet, the suit's unreliable powers are prone to failure, repeatedly leaving her in appallingly distressing situations…and giving her a shameful reputation as the lamest "cape" in the masks-and-tights business. Nonetheless, she pluckily braves the ordeals of her bottom-rung superheroic life with the help of her "thugalicious" boyfriend (and former Witless Minion) and her hard-drinking ninja girlfriend, not to mention the supervillainous advice from the caged alien demonlord watching DVDs from atop her coffee table.

• "One of the most laugh-out-loud-funny works I've read in years."—Rob Vollmar, Comics Worth Reading

• "Stellar art, great character work, a sense of humor—Empowered has it all."—Newsarama

• "Empowered is Adam Warren's best work yet—it's naughty but sweet, and REALLY funny, and the characters are just immensely appealing and likeable. Terrific, terrific stuff."—Bruce Timm, producer of Batman: The Animated Series

• Warren's skill as a writer has brought him a variety of high-profile assignments from WildStorm, DC, and Marvel.

• For mature readers only!

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Adam Warren
Release date: April 20, 2011
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Series: Empowered
Pages: 250
Ages: 16+

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Adam Warren
Dark Horse Comics
Action/Adventure, Humor, Superhero
Release date:
April 20, 2011

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