For as long as the powers that be have been, they’ve attempted to justify their rule. The most flagrant and presumptuous of these has been the Divine Right; that Heaven ordains a Noble’s or King’s or Emperor’s rule. That they have been empowered from on high, and so they deserve to rule. But in THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR – a new six issue miniseries from Vertigo – the titular royals do not merely pretend at empowerment. They are empowered. Super-empowered. And when the world is plunged into the Second Great War, Prince Henry of House Windsor decides to use his power in his nation’s greatest time of need.
Now if only he were the only royal so endowed. Continue reading