Review: C.O.W.L Volume 1: Principles of Power, Kyle Higgins

*Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book on Netgalley from the publisher in return for an honest review*
Welcome to the "Chicago Organized Workers League"- the world's first Super-Hero Labor Union! While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable "brotherhood" of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet-a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great villains, C.O.W.L. attempts to prove its value to the world and to each other, while staving off villainy from both outside and inside its offices.

Kyle Higgins is an American comic book writer and film director. He is best known for his work on the Batman franchise at DC Comics.

I loved the graphics of this book. Most of them are in black/white or sepia and colour is used to make certain parts stronger. The drawings are not very detailed but important things are lifted out with detail making the picture stronger most of the time.
The story is interesting, having all these superheroes who solved all the problems and are now without a job. Corruption, people loosing it and others still believing in the cause.
The book starts with a map of Chicago explaining the different district and a character list. This kind of gave me a scare as I had an ebook and it is not really convenient to flip back and forth in the book. For the characters this did bother me at points the map not so much. In the back are some files describing all characteristics and a biography of the main characters.

C.O.W.L Volume 1: Principles of Power
Author: Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, Rod Reis, Trevor McCarthy
Publisher: Image Comics
Pages: 128
Format: eArc
ISBN-10: 1632151111
ISBN-13: 9781632151117
Image Comics: Paperback
C.O.W.L Volume 1: Principles of Power
4 stars

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