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Powers #23

Posted: Monday, September 16, 2002
By: Paul Dale Roberts

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Artist: Mike Avon Oeming

Publisher: Image

Powers #23 really got my blood pumping with the big man Christian Walker practically walking off your drawn pages! How absolutely freaky, the killer leaving the mark ‘kaotic chic’. The Kaotic Chic Murders are like other strange serial killings in which the murderer leaves clues for the police. Clues that mock, harass and taunt the police.

The huge explosion then the rapid gunfire made the video game Grand Theft Auto seem tame in comparison. Superheroes may be vigilantes but they don’t deserve to be murdered. What happened to Omega 6 is a shame and while Diana Shutz was being interviewed, she seems to be somewhat cocky and takes this whole Omega 6 murder lightly. She is quite callous, she claims to feel sorry for the victim, but it’s a lie. I wonder how many other people think like Diana Shutz?

How odd that superheroes must register their powers, but again it makes sense. If someone is a black belt in some kind of martial art, they must register that they are a black belt…or so I have been told. Wow! Like the movie Pulp Fiction, there is intense violence on the suspected cop killer. I wanted action and drama and it’s all here in Powers #23!!

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