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Adam Warren Interview Part 3: 'Empowered'

"It's my sexy superhero comic...except when it's not." 

In Part 1 of our interview, writer-artist Adam Warren took us on his journey to discovering comic art. In Part 2, he talked about landing a one-in-a-million chance with Dirty Pair. Now, in our final installment, Adam introduces interviewer Troy-Jeffrey Allen to possibly his most popular creation - EMPOWERED!

Check out the video above. And then, discover more of the books Adam mentions below: 

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Adam Warren (A/CA) Adam Warren
Of course, it's side-achingly funny. Sure, it's eye-lovingly illustrated. But is it just possibly the best send-up of superheroes yet created? In a word . . . duh! Adam Warren's Empowered rattles the capes-and-tights cage in a manner well-deserved for said enclosure, but That's Not All, true believer. There is "genuinely affecting emotion" (Library Journal). And it's for "real, live adults" (MTV Geek News). In fact, Empowered is "a fantastically rendered book on every conceivable level" (Comic Book Resources). Don't be a coward, get Empowered! Collects Empowered volumes 1, 2, and 3.
In Shops: Jul 15, 2020
SRP: $34.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Adam Warren (A) Adam Warren (A/CA) Karla Diaz
Crimefighters Empowered and Ninjette struggle with a superhero community fatally inflamed by rampant romance, courtesy of the passion powers of embittered "magical-girl" The Soldier of Love. If she prevails, love is toast! Collects Empowered and the Soldier of Love #1-3 plus Adam Warren's "Pew! Pew! Pew!" Empowered one-shot.
In Shops: Feb 12, 2020
SRP: $17.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Adam Warren (A/CA) Carla Speed McNeil
Hell is for heroines! Empowered and "frenemy" Sistah Spooky are trapped in high-school hell, with Spooky's blonde ex-classmates plotting ritual murder to claim her magic for themselves! Beset by giant biology-class frogs, deadly emoji, and a monstrous junk-food elemental, Emp and Spooky fight for their lives against straight-fire blonde ambition! Collects the six-issue miniseries.

o First Empowered series in standard comics format.

o Artist Carla Speed McNeil is the acclaimed creator of Finder and artist of No Mercy, Queen and Country, and many more.
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $19.99
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DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Adam Warren (A) Emily Warren, Ryan Kinnaird, John Staton, Takeshi Miyazawa, Brandon Graham (CA) Rob Porter (A/CA) Adam Warren
With every Empowered Special collected under one vast roof, Empowered Unchained sprays a shrapnel salvo of sizzling superhero satire, written by the almighty Adam Warren and illustrated by Warren and comicdom's most feared makers of pictures heroic! Featuring grave-robbing supervillains! Broom-swinging vigilantes! Slutty cyberangels! Animal crimebots! Boozy ninja! Angry spaceships! And more!
In Shops: Apr 01, 2015
SRP: $19.99
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