Empowered by Envy is the story of Rachel, an unpopular loner at a Colorado high school. She spends her spare time researching her favorite supervillain, Virago Red, and stumbles upon the secret to her powers! While hot on the trail, Rachel finds a connection between the local superhero and her bully at school. After going through some super changes, Rachel invites herself to Jessica’s party, which is sure to be a blast!
We’re witnessing the birth of a brand new, sexy supervillain! xCuervos brings us the story of Rachel, a lonely girl obsessed with a supervillain who has been terrorizing the southwest for decades. This first issue establishes a studious background for the main character, who is familiar with using her brains to compensate for her looks. In a twist on the superhero origin story, Rachel gains superpowers and immediately starts down a less glamorous path, setting her up as a new supervillain!