Heroes glide through the sky on lightning bolts and fire. Flamboyant villains attempt daring daylight robberies. God-like alien creatures clash in epic battles over the nighttime sky. And on the dirty city streets below, Homicide Detective Christian Walker does his job. Detective Christian Walker is a special homicide officer in charge of cases that involve…powers. What is a cop’s job like in a world where powers are par for the course? And what kind of cop is given the assignment?
With all superheroes declared illegal by the world governments, a bloody powers crime wave has hit the city and hard. A hero has returned but is it enough to keep the city safe from the crossfire as the city’s most powerful villains gun for each other in a massive turf war. How far will Detective Deena Pilgrim go to prove she still has what it takes?
When the power who murdered Hitler is found dead, it is up to detectives Walker and Sunrise to dig into the secret history of powers past to find the killer. A past that included the untold tale of Walker’s world before he became one of the world’s greatest super heroes.
The Eisner Award-winning POWERS tells the story of homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who are assigned cases specifically involving powers. If a superhero falls dead from the sky or a super villain is found dead in the gutter, it’s up to Walker and Pilgrim to solve the case. But having barely survived the most harrowing case of their careers and discovering government corruption of the highest level, Walker and Pilgrim are now faced with the most difficult decision they’ve ever had to make.