Suicide Risk #1
This was much better than The Movement. Carey is a good writer, and this book was solid. The story focused on the main character, a cop whose name I forget, showing him dealing with the survivors guilt of seeing his fellow cops killed by rampaging superpowered humans. We see his home life, his wife, his family. We see how it affects his job (he's put on mandatory time off). We learn about the world - people get powers by buying them on a black market, and the powers disproportionately either go to people with evil intentions or turn people with good intentions evil. All of this leads very naturally into our hero making a decision to get some powers himself to try to fight back, which brings us to the end of the issue, where he is seemingly killed by the powers as soon as they manifest.
It's everything The Movement wasn't. It was a logical story with a likable protagonist and good writing.
That being said, I'm not sure I have any more interest in a "darker, different take on superheroes" because there are already so many of them, both in mainstream comics trying to be edgy and indie comics exploring superheroes in a "realer" way.
So, decent book, but not sure I'll be picking up issue 2 because it doesn't really bring anything new to the table.
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