2009-09 SOLICITATIONS DC COMICS

THE SHIELD #1
Writer Eric Trautmann
Penciller Marco Rudy
Inker Mick Gray
Letterer Sal Cipriano
Colorist Art Loyn
Editor Rachel Gluckstern
Cover by Francis Manapul
“Kick Down the Door: Part 1”: Spinning out of August’s “Red Circle” event from superstar writer J. Michael Straczynski comes the new ongoing adventures of the patriotic Shield and the mysterious man on the run, Inferno! Eric Trautmann (CHECKMATE) and Marco Rudy (FINAL CRISIS) take Lt. Joe Higgins, a.k.a. The Shield, into the hotspots civilians, dare not go. His first mission takes The Shield to the razed country of Bialya, destroyed by the rage of Black Adam in 52. Something lurks in the mountains beyond militia activity, and The Shield must investigate!
Writer Brandon Jerwa
Art Greg Scott
Letterer Sal Cipriano
Colorist Tanya & Richard Horie
Editor Rachel Gluckstern
Variant cover JG Jones
“Burning Inside: Part 1 of 4”: Plus, Inferno stars in a fast-paced co-feature from writer Brandon Jerwa (G.I. Joe) and artist Greg Scott (GOTHAM CENTRAL)! Who is Inferno, and why is he being pursued by the Dark Men? He’d better find out fast because Green Arrow and Black Canary have questions of their own for the new hero!
Red Circle | 40pg. | Color | $3.99 US
On sale September 10, 2009

WEB #1
Writer Angela Robinson
Penciller Roger Robinson
Inker Hilary Barta
Letterer Travis Lanham
Colorist Guy Major
Editor Rachel Gluckstern
Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau
“Spinning the Future Part 1”: Spinning out of August’s “Red Circle” event from superstar writer J. Michael Straczynski comes the new ongoing adventures of the selfish rich-boy hero the Web, and the mysterious-undying Hangman. Writer/director Angela Robinson (D.E.B.S.) and artist Roger Robinson (BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS) spin the tales of The Web, a man who has only recently come to understand the burden of true heroism. He’s fighting crime on his own terms, and for his first mission, he’s hunting down the men responsible for killing his brother!
Writer John Rozum
Penciller Tom Derenick
Inker Bill Sienkiewicz
Letterer Travis Lanham
Colorist Guy Major
Editor Rachel Gluckstern
Variant cover JG Jones
“Bad Guy: Part 1”: Plus, the Hangman stars in his own co-feature with a touch of urban noir from writer John Rozum (DETECTIVE COMICS) and artists Tom Derenick and Bill Sienkiewicz, the team behind REIGN IN HELL! The Hangman haunts the streets of San Francisco and touches lives as he works to discover whether his powers are a blessing or a curse.
Red Circle | 40pg. | Color | $3.99 US
On sale September 23, 2009