It's here: the perfect reintroduction to The Authority by Grant Morrison and Gene Ha! The Carrier is dead, leaving The Authority stuck on an Earth in a reality they don't recognize. Their powers barely work, and to add insult to injury, in this universe, they're not only unknown to the population, they're – horror of horrors – comic book characters. Collecting issues #1 and #2 by Morrison and Ha, this is the vital jumping-on point before Keith Giffen and Darick Robertson begin completing the 12-issue story in this month's THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #3.
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