THE STANDARD #3 of 6 (APRIL 2013)
Gilbert Graham has become The Standard once more, but this is a different, darker world from the time of his heyday. In the past, The Standard fought colorful supervillains such as The Skunk. Now, he must descend into the sewers below Sky City to confront the monstrous child-snatcher Piper. Will The Standard’s first mission since coming out of retirement also be his last?
WRITER: John Lees
ARTIST: Jonathan Rector
COLORIST: Mike Gagnon
LETTERER: Kel Nuttall
EDITOR: Steven Forbes
COPYRIGHT INFO: © John Lees
RATING: Teen + Up
FORMAT: Single issue, 28 pages, color (1 of 6 miniseries)
THE STANDARD is the story of two different men from two different eras who share the same heroic legacy. In the past, The Standard was the world’s greatest superhero. Today, he is a celebrity with his own reality TV show. But when a catastrophic event brings the two generations into collision, The Standard is forced to ask if superheroes still have a place in today’s cynical world. THE STANDARD is a six-part superhero miniseries written by John Lees and drawn by Jonathan Rector.