Ex Machina Book One
Award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan (PRIDE OF BAGHDAD, Y: THE LAST MAN) uniquely combines big city politics and superheroes in this criticially acclaimed series. Set in our modern-day world, EX MACHINA tells the story of civil engineer Mitchell Hundred, who becomes America's first living, breathing super-hero after a strange accident gives him the power to communicate with machines.
In this volume, Mayor Mitchell Hundred - formerly known as the super hero The Great Machine --faces difficult decisions regarding New York City's drug laws. But will a string of brazen, violent robberies and a shocking suicide affect the the Mayor's policy? And in a second story, "Power Down," set during the New York blackout of 2003, the mayor must deal with a city gone dark.