The officer confessed that he had received his orders from Sargeant Steel, and that he had heard rumours of a plan to have Captain Atom murdered and of a secret formula. Pax Americana is the premier super hero team of Earth 4. The future, he said, holds a dark age of neo-barbarism, and he had found a way to prevent it. The Multiversity: The Just #1(December, 2014) EPA-EFE/JIM LO SCALZO Multiversity has taken its readers to some pretty curious corners of the DC Universe, including but not limited to an anthropomorphic animal world, an analog of the Marvel universe, and a celebrity-obsessed Earth where the children of the superheroes have nothing to do. Captain Atom (Flashback and main story) 3. Pax Americana | DC "In Which We Burn" *Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! No one could understand why an American hero would kill his president. "In Which We Burn": In 1974, the vigilante Yellowjacket had won himself the praise of concerned citizens by taking up the role of a street level vigilante crime-fighter in stark contrast to OSI super-agents such as Dan Garrett. To that end, he had come to Allen to offer him the opportunity to become a super-hero, along with the purpose he sought. Nathan Fairbairn DC is home to the "World's Greatest Super Heroes,” including SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH, AQUAMAN and more. With all of Allen's power, he could do the impossible by bringing the president back to life, redeeming the ultimate villain and restoring symmetry to a broken world. Variant Cover Artists Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 “In Which We Burn” Written by Grant Morrison Art by Frank Quitely Yes, you read that correctly, I gave this issue a ten. Only after peeling away the domino mask did he realized he'd killed his own father. Her father responded that she could look forward to new opportunities. The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 is an issue of the series The Multiversity: Pax Americana (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 2015. The Question is the Rorschach of this world, investigating a murder and a conspiracy involving missing scientists. As Harley welcomed them, he warned that their trademarks and codenames would become the property of Uncle Sam and they were to represent a new, futuristic, and upbeat America. In 1974, the vigilante Yellowjacket had won himself the praise of concerned citizens by taking up the role of a street level vigilante crime-fighter in stark contrast to OSI super-agents such as Dan Garrett. Inkers DC Comics, January 2015, Color, 48pgs, $4.99 ... PAX AMERICANA stars The Question, Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, Nightshade and Peacemaker like you’ve never seen them before! As part of the Pax Americana, the Question interrogated a dirty cop working under the corrupt Vice-President. Today, Mark and Ryan are discussing The Multiversity: Pax Americana 1, originally released November 19th, 2014. The two comics shown by Sgt. Multiversity: Pax Americana (DC) Grant Morrison (w) Frank Quitely (a) The latest chapter of Multiversity is probably the best yet. Writers He stuffed a bag full of heroin into the man's mouth, causing him to overdose, and leaving a pithy note behind; his modus operandi. Kindly, Harley took Adam on a walk through the gardens, explaining that he had puzzled on the mysteries of life. The Peacemaker signalled the end of a world living in fear of terrorism. Super Pax Americana's national animal is the Super bald eagle, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies. Cover Artists Executive Editor Chris suggested that Nora put her super-brain to work on solving the algorithm so that she could predict the future. Outside the White House, President Harley was assassinated by Peacemaker, as planned, shot from a sub-orbital leap, piercing through the peace-sign flag that Harley had been waving. However, the team was involved in a massive conspiracy involving the death of President Hartley and a mysterious equation called Algorithm 8. In the meantime, his son had snuck into his room and discovered a gun in his desk. She'd have two years to do it. In January of 2015, Captain Atom hovered within the center of a particle accelerator reading a copy of the cursed Ultra Comics, noting how within it, he had seen a Möbius strip, curving through eight dimensions on pages 12 and 13. The team was created by the president to be an overt team that could handle America's problems. As Ted tried to explain that they couldn't do things like that, The Question ignored him, commenting that he'd been thinking they should work on the ultimate mystery: what really happened to Yellowjacket - America's first Superhero? The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 was built for comics criticism (and that’s just what it’ll do!). Cover Variant #2 Watching, Sergeant Steel rose from his seat and shot each of the scientists dead, tying up the loose ends. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Pax Americana (Latin for "American Peace", modeled after Pax Romana and Pax Britannica; also called the Long Peace) is a term applied to the concept of relative peace in the Western Hemisphere and later the world after the end of World War II in 1945, when the United States became the world's dominant economic and military power. One night, This is the kind of issue where you can really - and I mean REALLY - go page by page and completely drown yourself in praise; it is, on a technical and visual level, arguably the best single issue of the year and the standalone reason why anyone was excited about The Multiversity at all. The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 is a story that is rich with homages to classic characters and classic comics that all build to a fascinating new world built by Grant Morrison. This was seen as an affront to some, but they could do nothing in light of Atom's powers. With this updated take on Watchmen, which uses the Charlton superheroes that inspired Alan Moore’s characters, one of the greatest creative teams of the modern age of superhero … In "Pax Americana," the Peacemaker kills President Harley for -- well, let's leave it there for now. Realizing that they were found out, the scientists activated the particle accelerator, creating an artificial black hole within his skull. The Multiversity: Pax Americana Vol 1 #1 Looking at it, the mask had twisted into a "∞" shape. Chris responded that if that was the case, then they would know for sure that life really is random, but he believed in his mission. But in Chris' absence, she sensed someone else's presence. Back at Vincent Harley's grave, Captain Atom reappeared at last, delivering Algorithm 8 to the 23-year-old Harley who would become president and die for world peace, over and over again. He went around the world trying to figure it out until he found it at 23 years of age, sitting at his father's graveside - the ultmate algorithm that would explain everything. Jae Lee Variant With that, he was gone - apparently destroyed. Next Issue And, … Among them were Blue Beetle, The Question, and the Peacemaker. Vice President Eden explained to his daughter, Nightshade, that with his act of murder, Chris Smith had ended the age of the American Super-Hero. Top Rated Lists for Pax Americana 100 items Captain Atom TV Series of DC Animated New Universe 27 items New 2017 Favorite Super Heroes list. Bobbie Chase Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! 1 History 2 Notes 3 See Also 4 Links and References 4.1 Footnotes The team is lead by Captain Atom, the Superman of this world. In Which We Burn Having caught a drug dealer, the Question's methods of meting out justice made his partner worried. After applying that algorithm, he learned to predict events. Five years in the making and reuniting the legendary team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 is a bigger event than any of the crossovers produced by DC or Marvel this year. The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1 was built for comics criticism (and that’s just what it’ll do!). DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. January, 2015 One night, when returning home to his life as Vince Harley - a comic book creator - from a night of crime-fighting, Yellowjacket was forced to go in through a window, having forgotten the key to his house. Cover Variant #3 Soon, Harley was revealing the new team to the world, introducing them as the Pax Americana, to be lead by Captain Atom. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Elsewhere, Chris Smith - the Peacemaker - and his girlfriend Nora discussed President Harley's father, whose last comic book work was a story titled "Janus the Everyway Man." In Pax Americana #1, Blue Beetle (I) suggests "the Sentinels" and "the Law" as names for the Pax. Thanks to Ted's reliance on technology, Question was able to trap him with a magnet, and escape into the subway system. She enjoyed being Nightshade, and wasn't eager for that to end. Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity has taken readers on a trip through the DC Comics Multiverse for a few issues now, but Pax Americana is undoubtedly the heaviest issue of … Adam's power was such that he was conscious of all points in time at once, making him confused enough to address Harley as president, anticipating a future that had not yet come to pass. Some time later, new heroes Blue Beetle and The Question had formed a partnership, though the Question could never understand why Ted Kord would use all of his money to develop gadgets and flying machines, just to catch the likes of smack dealers, when he could use it to fight poverty and injustice in a more direct way. Before long, Peacemaker was captured and taken to an interrogation room. Question, however, believed that by serving the government as he did, Beetle was complicit in all of their crimes - and he knew the guilt was eating at him. Frank Quitely "In Which We Burn" Before introducing them to the public, he took The Question aside to confirm whether he was going to be on-board with their plan. Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! The team is lead by Captain Atom, the Superman of this world. The Multiversity featured a story arc about the DC Comics Multiverse being invaded by a race of cosmic parasites known as the Gentry. Frank Quitely As part of DC's Multiversity project, All-Star Superman team Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely will be helming a comic entitled Pax Americana, a … He encountered Nightshade there, easily defeating her in combat and warning that while her superiors thought they ran the game, they had neglected to consider who was controlling the board on which they played. Nora worried that if Adam didn't come back, there could be no world peace. The Question offered him a gun, with the implied option to shoot himself, shoot The Question and die anyway, or confess and perhaps live. It was published on November 19, 2014. In May 2015, a director's cut of the Pax Americana one-shot was published. He explained to the waiting scientists in the control room of how the ability to flip to any page of a comic, entering into its narrative at any time, is one way that humans conceive of the two-dimensional continuum - but they must challenge themselves to conceive of how he perceives the three-dimensional world. According to the President, he would have to be assassinated in order to ensure world peace - but his plan hinged upon Captain Atom returning from wherever he'd gone to bring him back. Frank QuitelyNathan Fairbairn Two thirds of the way through Grant Morrison's and Frank Quitely's The Multiversity: Pax Americana #1, Captain Atom who is Captain Atom in name … By his initiative, America had developed a new kind of soldier - a superhuman peacekeeper. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. What confounds adequate description is the style in which the story is told, something akin to backwards with quantum jumps here and there to muddy up the waters. When Eden demanded to know why Chris had killed the president, Chris responded simply that he was saving the world - from him. Cover Variant #1 Patrick Gleason Variant Textless Sentinels of Justice was a proposed Charlton superteam shortly before DC bought the characters, and The L.A.W. Also of interest is Pax Americana‘s setting—Earth-4, home to the characters DC acquired from Charlton Comics, which were the inspiration for the cast of … Pax Americana is the premier super hero team of Earth 4. With his program in full gear, Harley paid a visit to a newly discovered superhuman in Allen Adam, whose powers were so great that he could simply think America's enemies to death. The Question confirmed this from his evidence, and determined that Nora must have been bludgeoned to death with a Janus-head sculpture, a feat requiring super-human strength. Peacemaker (Flashback and main story) 5 When he had asked the President why he was willing to sacrifice himself, Harley had said it was because he deserved it. Moore's original pitch was to use heroes from DC Comics' then recent acquisition of certain Charlton Comics… Lane to the Pax Americana -, Blue Beetle's pitch for the name of the future Pax Americana group "Sentinels" and "the Law" are references to the Charlton Comics era superhero group the, A display case contains memorabilia related to. Pax Americana a fost zguduită din temelii de gloata exaltată care a năvălit în Capitoliu. First appearance The Question's investigations led to his being pursued by his former friend Blue Beetle, who believed his ex-partner had become too paranoid and entangled in the bogus mystery of Yellowjacket's murder. The truth of what he'd done weighed on him for years. The team was created by the president to be an overt team that could handle America's problems. 100 items DCU Teams Cover gallery for the The Multiversity: Pax Americana series, Images from The Multiversity: Pax Americana Vol 1 1, https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/The_Multiversity:_Pax_Americana_Vol_1_1?oldid=2807867, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function. He sought out the enemies of Pax Americana and befriended them. Shortly after his election to the presidency in 2008, Harley gathered together a team of government-endorsed super-heroes who would be overt as opposed to covert as OSI had been. By then, the Pax Institute would have trained the next generation of Peacemaker agents. It is the structure of all things, hidden in plain sight. North Korea’s Kim Jong-un became a buddy. Synopsis. The truth was that she had been left alone, and had only just discovered the truth of Algorithm 8. DCComics.com: Welcome to the Official Site for DC. Rated T for Teen (12+) Jae LeeJune Chung As a show of his power, he had Atom build a set of three towers in place of the World Trade Center, much taller than even they had been. Yes, with Pax Americana Morrison has decided against delving into his own personal bag of tricks and has instead gone with some tried and tested characters from years past. The president would need to be sacrificed in order to secure world peace. When terrorists broke into the White House and threatened the president's life, Harley called on his Peacemaker to kill every one of their men. Watch online The Multiversity - Pax Americana #1 or download. Pax Americana centers on the assassination of an American President and the rise to power of his successor on the backs of government-funded super-heroes. The officer was pinned under the letters of a collapsed neon sign, in a puddle of water, as an electrified wire threatened to dip in and electrocute him. He determined that Chris had left earlier, leaving Nora alone. Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's book as part of the ten issue Multiversity series next year, will be entitled Pax Americana, as the Charlton/Watchmenesque characters we … Sketch Variant Grant Morrison Variant Previous Issue Letterers Super Pax Americana is ranked 141,772 nd in the world and 5,796 th in The North Pacific for Largest Cheese Export Sector, scoring 307.12 on the Mozzarella Productivity Index. Frank Quitely By 2005, Harley had become a governor, working under George W. Bush. That mission was to assassinate the president for the sake of world peace. A "Director's Cut" version of this issue was released in May of 2015; including pencil art by Frank Quitely and full scripts by Grant Morrison. Multiversity: Pax Americana U.S. Price: $4.99 On Sale 11/19 Incentive Patrick Gleason Variant Cover Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! Editors Grant Morrison In November of 2015, The Question travelled to Nora and Chris' home to investigate Nora's murder. As she began to die from severe brain damage, Question surmised that Nora began crawling toward the elevator for reasons unknown. Mark: Alan Moore's Watchmen is regularly heralded as the finest work ever produced in the medium of comics, but it wasn't born in a vacuum. 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