Issue Credits:
Alex Segura (co-writer/co-creator)
Michael Moreci (co-writer/co-creator)
Dean Kotz (artist/co-creator)
Jason Wordie (colorist)
Jim Campbell (letterer)
Chantelle Aimée Osman (creative consultant)
Brian Cunningham (editor)
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The Awakened

Crime
Superhero
By Alex Segura
THE AWAKENED is a dark, noir-ish superhero murder mystery that explores what the true definition of power is, and who should wield it. Welcome to a world very much like our own, populated by a small handful of super-beings. The series focuses on a government-sanctioned team of super-heroes, The Freedom Alliance, and their beloved leader Paragon. Though everything seems to be just fine from the outside, the man behind Paragon's mask realizes there are dark forces moving against him, his team, and the world itself. What does it have to do with the disappearance of the insanely-powerful being known as Avatar? When a hero falls, the world is left shaken - and one regular person must make the riskiest decision of their lives to protect the people they care about. A character-driven superhero epic in the vein of The Golden Age, Supreme Power, Black Hammer, and Astro City.
16 Issues
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16. Chapter Sixteen
Our final issue careens toward its conclusion as the Freedom Alliance reels from the revelations of last chapter!
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15. Chapter Fifteen
The beginning of the final chapter! The true villain begins to reveal themselves - but can the Freedom Alliance stop them in time?
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14. Chapter Fourteen
The action ramps up as The Freedom Alliance is at war with itself!
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13. Chapter Thirteen
The battle lines are drawn - but can the Freedom Alliance defeat...itself?
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12. Chapter Twelve
A look at the origin of MADAM FRIGHT, as we kick off THE AWAKENED #4!
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11. Chapter Eleven
We flash back to a pivotal meeting between Paragon and Graywolf - just in time for a major battle in the present!
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10. Chapter Ten
As a legend returns, we gain some insight into Paragon's past - while Victory and Graywolf struggle to stay alive in the present.
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09. Chapter Nine
As we learn more about the origins of the Freedom Alliance, we watch as the present begins to crumble in the wake of a surprising return. But is the prodigal hero friend...
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08. Chapter Eight
The big conclusion to THE AWAKENED #2! Guess who we meet at the end...?!
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07. Chapter Seven
As things get complicated for our heroes in the present day, we get a glimpse at the backstory between Graywolf and Paragon - and what made the caped vigilante go rogue in...
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06. Chapter Six
Lana Cortez has discovered her mentor - Ted Riley, Paragon - dead, and she's now considered the top suspect in his murder. Will she side with a mysterious new ally as her...
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05. Chapter Five
This is it! The big finale to our first issue! Quite the cliffhanger, huh? Hope you're enjoying our wild ride.
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04. Chapter Four
As The Freedom Alliance stumbles through a mission, Lana Cortez starts to wonder about what her boss - Ted Riley, the patriotic hero known as Paragon - might be up to.
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03. Chapter Three
What is Paragon up to? And who's his mysterious ally? Find out more about the mystery at the heart of THE AWAKENED.
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02. Chapter Two
The secret origin of The Freedom Alliance's leader - Paragon - is revealed!
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01. Chapter One
A hero has fallen - but who's to blame? And who will rise to fill the void? Welcome to THE AWAKENED, from acclaimed creators Alex Segura, Michael Moreci, Dean Kotz, Jason...

The Awakened

Crime
Superhero
THE AWAKENED is a dark, noir-ish superhero murder mystery that explores what the true definition of power is, and who should wield it. Welcome to a world very much like our own, populated by a small handful of super-beings. The series focuses on a government-sanctioned team of super-heroes, The Freedom Alliance, and their beloved leader Paragon. Though everything seems to be just fine from the outside, the man behind Paragon's mask realizes there are dark forces moving against him, his team, and the world itself. What does it have to do with the disappearance of the insanely-powerful being known as Avatar? When a hero falls, the world is left shaken - and one regular person must make the riskiest decision of their lives to protect the people they care about. A character-driven superhero epic in the vein of The Golden Age, Supreme Power, Black Hammer, and Astro City.
16 Issues
swap_vert
check_circle
16. Chapter Sixteen
Our final issue careens toward its conclusion as the Freedom Alliance reels from the revelations of last chapter!
check_circle
15. Chapter Fifteen
The beginning of the final chapter! The true villain begins to reveal themselves - but can the Freedom Alliance stop them in time?
check_circle
14. Chapter Fourteen
The action ramps up as The Freedom Alliance is at war with itself!
check_circle
13. Chapter Thirteen
The battle lines are drawn - but can the Freedom Alliance defeat...itself?
check_circle
12. Chapter Twelve
A look at the origin of MADAM FRIGHT, as we kick off THE AWAKENED #4!
check_circle
11. Chapter Eleven
We flash back to a pivotal meeting between Paragon and Graywolf - just in time for a major battle in the present!
check_circle
10. Chapter Ten
As a legend returns, we gain some insight into Paragon's past - while Victory and Graywolf struggle to stay alive in the present.
check_circle
09. Chapter Nine
As we learn more about the origins of the Freedom Alliance, we watch as the present begins to crumble in the wake of a surprising return. But is the prodigal hero friend...
check_circle
08. Chapter Eight
The big conclusion to THE AWAKENED #2! Guess who we meet at the end...?!
check_circle
07. Chapter Seven
As things get complicated for our heroes in the present day, we get a glimpse at the backstory between Graywolf and Paragon - and what made the caped vigilante go rogue in...
check_circle
06. Chapter Six
Lana Cortez has discovered her mentor - Ted Riley, Paragon - dead, and she's now considered the top suspect in his murder. Will she side with a mysterious new ally as her...
check_circle
05. Chapter Five
This is it! The big finale to our first issue! Quite the cliffhanger, huh? Hope you're enjoying our wild ride.
check_circle
04. Chapter Four
As The Freedom Alliance stumbles through a mission, Lana Cortez starts to wonder about what her boss - Ted Riley, the patriotic hero known as Paragon - might be up to.
check_circle
03. Chapter Three
What is Paragon up to? And who's his mysterious ally? Find out more about the mystery at the heart of THE AWAKENED.
check_circle
02. Chapter Two
The secret origin of The Freedom Alliance's leader - Paragon - is revealed!
check_circle
01. Chapter One
A hero has fallen - but who's to blame? And who will rise to fill the void? Welcome to THE AWAKENED, from acclaimed creators Alex Segura, Michael Moreci, Dean Kotz, Jason...