Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #0-7 [SET] — Chapter 01: The Rumours of My Demise (A)

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From the dawn of the 20th Century came a new chapter in mankind's history, unleashed during a time of great war and destruction.

It was the beginning of the Age of the SUPERPOWERS, yet with the closing of the Second World War, this new spark seemingly flickered and Died.

Until now...

Now the story can be told of the great lost SUPERPOWERS!

Men and women with incredible abilities who changed the course of mankind forever...

And who had been thought lost ...

Until now...

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and Alex Ross unleash PROJECT SUPERPOWERS!

This explosive series features story crafted by Justice collaborators Alex Ross and Jim Kruger, joined by artists Stephen Sadowksi, Doug Klauba, Carlos Paul, Deborah Carita and additional art by Alex Ross.

The story of SUPERPOWERS begins here!

As our story unfolds, we journey to the heights and depths of the Second World War and present day,

Come face-to-face with the great forgotten heroes of the Ages,

And solve the mystery of where these legends disappeared to After the great war.

 

 

Collecting the eight-issue mini-series, with issue #0 the Connecting "A" Left-Side cover. 

 

 

Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #0 (Regular Connecting "A" Left-Side Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Stephen Sadowski. 
“Last Gleaming” 
From the dawn of the 20th Century came a new chapter in mankind's history, unleashed during a time of great war and destruction. It was the beginning of the Age of the SUPERPOWERS, yet with the closing of the Second World War, this new spark seemingly flickered and died. Until now...Now the story can be told of the great lost SUPERPOWERS -- men and women with incredible abilities who changed the course of mankind forever...and who had been thought lost ...Until now...Now, DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and Alex Ross unleash the SUPERPOWERS! This explosive #0 issue features a story crafted by Justice collaborators Alex Ross and Jim Kruger, joined by artists Stephen Sadowksi, Doug Klauba and additional art by Alex Ross. The story of SUPERPOWERS begins here, in the present day with the Fighting Yank, coming to terms with the ghosts of his past and present! As our story unfolds, we journey to the heights and depths of the Second World War and come face-to-face with the great forgotten heroes of the ages, and solve the mystery of where these legends disappeared to after the great war. This is THE event of 2007, and it leads directly into the SUPERPOWERS series! Issue #0 is where it all begins and features 28 pages of story and art PLUS a full SUPERPOWERS color sketchbook by Ross and original Ross covers!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #1 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“The Rumors Of My Demise...” 
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and Alex Ross unleash the SUPERPOWERS! Issue #1 weighs in at 40 pages, and includes Alex Ross sketchbook material and character designs! The entire story of the return of the SUPERPOWERS begins here (and will be told over the course of this 6 issue mini-series!) The story of SUPERPOWERS starts here! After the super-selling #0, Dynamite launches Alex Ross' SUPERPOWERS #1. Can the modern world can handle the greatest heroes ever lost to history! This powerful series is overseen by Alex Ross who has designed every hero within these pages; scripted by Jim Krueger with art by Carlos Paul, this is the most powerful comic book event of the year! Cover by Alex Ross!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #2 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“...The Whites of Their Eyes” 
Can the modern world handle the greatest heroes ever lost to history as Yank, the Lama and the Black Terror are on the run from the Dynamic Family? Also, this issue narrows its focus on two heroes: The Death Defying 'Devil and The Flame! This powerful series is overseen by Alex Ross who has redesigned every hero within these pages, along with writer Jim Krueger and artist Carlos Paul! This is the most powerful comic book event of the year, and each issue of the series features original character design art from Alex Ross himself! Cover by Alex Ross!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #3 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“Proof Through The Night”
This issue focuses on Samson and the beautiful Masquerade (AKA miss masque). Mr. Face emerges from the magical urn.
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #4 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“...Undimmed By Human Tears” 
The Saga continues as we focus this issue on The Flame and Hydro as they have the attention of the Dynamic Family, who have been forced to flee New York city - now transformed into New Shangri-La! Plus: The fate of the Yank! Black Terror goes hero hunting! Samson and Scarab make a gruesome discovery about the true nature of the F-Troop and more!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #5 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“Let Slip the Dogs of War...” 
The Saga continues as we focus this issue on The Arrow and The Target! In New Shagri-La, the Black Terror leaves his companions and strikes out across the world as more and more heroes are appearing broken free from the power of the Urn! The Terror isn't the only one on the hunt though as Dynamic Family seek the heroes for their own means!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #6 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“...The Perilous Fight”
The first series of Dynamite's all-new and ongoing Project Superpowers comic book series is about to come to a startling close! The penultimate issue (the opening series will end with issue #7, but the series will be back in the Fall of 2008!) is here as Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Carlos Paul and Debora Carita present issue #6! Under the fully-painted Alex Ross cover - featuring two of Project Superpowers all new characters, the Scarab and the American Spirit - interior artist Carlos Paul and Debora Carita work from Jim Krueger's script as our heroes continue to assemble, and Dynamic Man and the Dynamic Family attempt to regain control of the very world - and their very power!
Project Superpowers (2008 mini-series) #7 (of 7) (Regular Cover - Alex Ross)
By Jim Krueger / Alex Ross & Carlos Paul. 
“... Throughout All The Land Unto The Inhabitants Thereof...”
The dramatic first volume of DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT's Project SUPERPOWERS comes to a sense shattering conclusion! Creators Alex Ross and Jim Kruger, along with artists Carlos Paul and Debora Carita have pulled out all the stops as our heroes have been assembled and stand ready to face the new threats - and promises - of the world they left behind! Issue #7 may close the first chapter of this exciting new series, but the SUPERPOWERS will return this fall under the helm of Ross, Kruger, Paul and Carita!