New Universe, New Heroes: Preview Ignited #1 From Humanoids

by Oliver MacNamee

The first of Humanoids new shared universe superhero titles comes out this week as Ignited #1 hits the stands. Based on the synposis accompanying our preview, it would seem this book is where it all starts, so worth getting onboard for from the start, maybe? Anyway, take look and see what you think. Personally, I like the look of this book, with some great artwork from Phil Briones from a Mark Waid and Kwanza Osajyefo script. Plus, a variant cover from John Cassaday, Humanoids’ Chef Creative Officer. It ticks all the right boxes for me anyway.

The lives of six teenagers are changed forever when tragic chaos ensues in their high school. Now the power to restore order is literally in their hands.

It’s the first day back at Phoenix Academy High—but this year, there’s no back to school excitement in the air,
as returning students and faculty are haunted by memories of last year’s horrific attack. So many friends and colleagues were lost, and some of those who survived underwent changes—they IGNITED, gaining supernatural abilities they barely understand. Little do they know this is just the beginning…

For more on Humanoids new H1 universe, check out our exclusive interview with Mark Waid here.

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