‘The Movement’ Divides in Issue #6

by Brendan McGinley

Comparing The Movement to The Authority is inevitable, but is it accurate? One of comics’ most proactive superteams is a lot more street-level than their cosmic clubhouse counterparts, and, like a lot of real-life movements, held together as much by their core concepts’ lack of definition than the presence of it. When those concepts begin to delineate themselves, you get a schism like this month’s, when Tremor and Katharsis disagree about how much mercy to show. The former’s more powerful, but the latter’s more brutal, and–as her codename implies–brings equilibrium at a bloody price.

Now that you’re all caught up, enjoy the brawl by writer Gail Simone and artist Freddie Williams II, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean!

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The Movement beat their foes out of calling them Communists by doing it to themselves first.


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Bones will be broken, hearts will be also broken, but more metaphorically.


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Nobody lampoons misogyny better’n Gail Simone.


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Earthquake to the trachea: does not feel good.


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That’s a whole lot of internal strife for one page.


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What was your plan if the giant glowing moth hadn’t saved your friend from certain death?


Don’t miss what comes next in The Movement #6!


We now live in a world where video games have  statues dedicated in memory of Ch'p.

We now live in a world where video games have statues dedicated in memory of Ch’p.

Brendan McGinley is editor round these parts when not writing comics or Cracked columns. You can say a neighborly hello to him on Twitter @BrendanMcGinley.

This princess packs a punch.

This princess packs a punch.

If you like your DCU with more decades of continuity, you can’t go wrong with the ultra-completist Five Reasons Adults Should Play Scribblenauts Unmasked. Or enjoy some real-life fan-fiction with the stunning Wonder Woman fan Movie.

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