We return to the Valiant comics universe this week to read all three volumes of Livewire from writer Vita Ayala. Amanda McKee is a superpowered human known as a “psiot” with the ability to interface with all kinds of technology, giving her the codename Livewire. After the government declared all psiots to be executed, she retaliated with a nationwide blackout, allowing her friends to escape but causing untold damage to other innocent people. Now she’s living in the shadows as a wanted terrorist, haunted by her decisions. As she investigates a school for psiot children and collaborates with a politician trying to give psiots a better name, she works to become a better protector of the people she cares about.
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