Award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan (Pride of Baghdad, Y: TheLast Man) uniquely combines big city politics and superheroes in thiscriticially acclaimed series. Set in our modern-day world, Ex Machinatells the story of civil engineer Mitchell Hundred, who becomes America's firstliving, breathing super-hero after a strange accident gives him the power tocommunicate with machines. Eventually Mitchell tires of risking his life merelyto maintain the status quo, retires from masked crime fighting, and runs formayor of New York City, winning by a landslide after the events of 9/11.Illustrated by Tony Harris, Ex Machina Book 2 finds Mayor MitchellHundred making a difficult decision about his own future, becomes part of ashocking trial complicated by the unexpected arrival of an all-new superhero,and leaves New York City for the first time since his election to embark on astrange adventure. Plus, a shocking tragedy strikes an Iraq War protest indowntown Manhattan.
Ex Machina 2