The first year of WildStorm Productions' groundbreaking title is collected in this massive 320-page slipcased, oversized hardcover edition reprinting THE AUTHORITY #1-12, the complete run by writer and co-creator Warren Ellis and artists Bryan Hitch & Paul Neary. THE AUTHORITY is hard-hitting, high-octane action with dizzying velocity. The story of seven super-powered individuals who vow to make the world a better place, making their own rules, answering to nobody, and taking no prisoners. THE ABSOLUTE AUTHORITY is brimming with extra behind-the-scenes looks at the book's creative process, including a full script by Warren Ellis, plus design and supplementary material provided by the entire creative team. Experience the Authority in a bold new way.