Newswire: Exclusive Marvel preview: A new TV show leads to a new Powers #1

Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s Powers has had four different first issues since its creation in 2000, and next week it gains another one, as the two creators relaunch their superhero crime series to coincide with the premiere of the new Powers TV show on Sony’s PlayStation Network. After a brief stint working for the FBI, detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim are back on the powers homicide beat, investigating murders involving superpowered victims and perpetrators with the help of fellow detective Enki Sunrise. The book’s status quo may have changed considerably over the past 15 years, but judging by this preview of next week’s Powers #1, the tone has not, as it continues to contrast light, banter-filled dialogue and cartoonish artwork with gritty police drama.

The two-page spread of Pilgrim and Sunrise walking through the police department should feel very familiar to long-time …

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