Do you believe in superheroes? Something huge has been found in the waters of the , something from another reality where the supermen are real. Join marine salvage expert Kenny Kincaid as he meets astonishing beings both familiar and terrifyingly strange. Hawksmoor, Jenny Quarx, Apollo, The Midnighter, The Doctor, The Engineer and Swift. Who are The Authority, and what do they want with our world? Can the heroes of a parallel universe save Kenny's marriage and end war forever?
Note: This volume is continued in The Authority: The Lost Year; Is also featured in The Authority: the lost year TPB