Absolution (comics)

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Absolution
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Cover to Absolution #3
Publication information
Publisher Avatar Press
Schedule Monthly
Format Limited series
Genre
Publication date July – December 2009
Number of issues 6 + #0
Creative team
Writer(s) Christos Gage
Artist(s) Roberto Viacava
Colorist(s) Digikore Studios
Creator(s) Christos Gage
Editor(s) William A. Christensen

Absolution is a 6-issue comic book limited series written and created by Christos Gage with art by Roberto Viacava that is published by Avatar Press, launched in July 2009.[1]

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In real-life police departments, officers who work in Special Victims Units must rotate out, or otherwise they become affected by the horrible things they see in the course of their jobs. Absolution explores the idea that if police departments employed superhumans, what if they were rare enough that they were the only ones who could do their job, and stayed in that capacity for too long, becoming mentally and emotionally destabilized.

John Dusk, superhero, with powers similar to Green Lantern's, goes over the edge after one too many horrible sights, and begins to murder those he believes do not deserve to be alive because of the magnitude of their crimes, and his belief that the "revolving door" will just put them back on the street again.

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