Here's the very first trailer for PlayStation's very first series, Powers, the adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis' comic book of the same name. Full warning: it's got a lot of NSFW language.

We were warned early that being on PlayStation has freed this show a lot from the normal network constraints. Bendis said the show is "feisty and rated R, sometimes a hard R." And what we saw backed this up, dropping a bunch of f-bombs and talking pretty explicitly of sex acts. It's hard to jump to conclusions too quickly, since they're in the middle of filming episode three now, so any footage we saw is clearly from early on. However, the full show had better be have more tricks in its bag than simply being R-rated.

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Both this trailer, and the extra clip we saw at New York Comic Con, lean very heavily on Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley) talking about what it was like when he used to have powers (a flashback to that is coming in episode 5, Bendis revealed) and the remarkable forbearance of Deena Pilgrim (Susan Heyward). In the clip we saw, Walker tells Pilgrim about how a girl who blew him once briefly gained the ability to fly. It happens, he says, when body fluids between powered and non-powered people are exchanged. Heyward as Pilgrim is great at being annoyed, grounded in reality, and deadpan. In response to Pilgrim saying that he's talking about women giving blow jobs for the power high, Walker says to her that it's not only women who do it. He walks off, and Pilgrim delivers the eyeroll and exasperated look that Walker deserves in every single bit we've seen of him, from the trailer to this scene.

The other takeaway from the panel was the caution that the show wouldn't be a direct translation of the comic books. Bendis himself said that this was a conscious choice, that they are "cherry picking the stuff from the comics that would make the best TV show." Bendis was very clear that the show doesn't follow the opening of the books and is a different show.

The panel went fairly well, given the hiccup that started it: