Ex Machina, Vol. 1: The First Hundred Days
Set in our modern-day real world, Ex Machina tells the story of civil engineer Mitchell Hundred, who becomes America's first living, breathing superhero after a strange accident gives him amazing powers. Eventually tiring of risking his life merely to help maintain the status quo, Mitchell... show more
Set in our modern-day real world, Ex Machina tells the story of civil engineer Mitchell Hundred, who becomes America's first living, breathing superhero after a strange accident gives him amazing powers. Eventually tiring of risking his life merely to help maintain the status quo, Mitchell retires from masked crime-fighting and runs for Mayor of New York City, winning by a landslide! But Mayor Hundred has to worry about more than just budget problems and an antagonistic governor, especially when a mysterious hooded figure begins assassinating plow drivers during the worst snowstorm in the city's history! Suggested For Mature Readers.
Publish date: February 1st 2005
Publisher: Wildstorm Signature
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
Series: Ex Machina (#1)
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In my eyes, BKV can do no wrong. So my opinion is obviously biased, but this story is already shaping up to be pretty groovy.
I'm not a graphic novel person, or I wasn't-- I didn't grow up on DC & Marvel, and I've only started reading the Marvel comics as a result of the movies. Call me a pretender, call me a reverse fangirl, whatever, but as much as I have always been able to say that graphic novels can well indeed repre...