What if everything in your life was out of your hands and those around you propelled your fate? Your girlfriend left you for your best friend; your boss gave your job to someone better. What if then, after all this, someone gave you back total control? What if he revealed you were the next in... show more
What if everything in your life was out of your hands and those around you propelled your fate? Your girlfriend left you for your best friend; your boss gave your job to someone better. What if then, after all this, someone gave you back total control? What if he revealed you were the next in line to join a secret society of super-villains that controlled the entire planet? Mark Millar and J.G. Jones provide a look at one man who goes from being the world's biggest loser to the deadliest assassin alive.
Publish date: November 27th 2007
Publisher: Top Cow Productions/Image Comics
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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This comic collection, reissued and amended, tells us about Wesley, leading a humdrum and unhappy existence, until he is taken into hand by the Fraternity and trained to be a killer supervillain. Adapted and changed completely into a film with Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy, the series is nicely pl...
Mark Millar deserves some credit for telling a story with a villain character who starts out troubled and conflicted but ends up becoming completely evil rather than some sort of reluctant anti-hero. Wanted clearly began life as a Secret Society of Super-Villains elseworlds story in which the son o...
Far, far superior to the film, which changes the premise in an entirely bad way. Gibson doesn't join a fraternity of assassins, but a society of super-villains that run the world after killing off every superhero in 1986 then convincing the world that they never existed in the first place. Genius....
I gave it the five stars for that twist at the end. As the introduction suggested, I found myself smiling a bit at the end of the story. If you have not read it, I won't say more. If you have read it, then you may know what I mean. The story uses a very nice premise: what if the supervillains won an...