Paragon City is under full lockdown! Mysterious foes have forced the city's defenders to come up with a new definition of "hero." Powerless, the Freedom Phalanx has turned to the one man who holds the solution to solving their crisis, but he's nowhere to be found! Where is Statesman? Eisner-Award winning superhero writer Mark Waid brings you the action, with Kubert School grad and Wizard contest winner David Nakayama on art!
The issue picks up where issue 1 left off and the heroes go on an all out search for Statesman interragateing many thugs in paragon. Eventually the heroes find out where he is and free him from his "apprentances". Soon afterwards Statesman's orgin story is revealed they then journey to see Pormetheus where the team is attacked by giant vultures. Manticore then kills Statesman to get Pormetheus to reverse Lord Relcuses spell.