ShieldMaster (Jess Stevens)

Created by:
Jim Simon. Inspired by Joe Simon who also designed the prototype art

Real Name:
Jesse “Jess” Stevens

Joined Mighty Crusaders:
Shieldmaster is not a member of the Mighty Crusaders.

First Appearance:
“The Legend of Joe Simon” featuring SHIELDMASTER© ™ July 2001

Origin:
Jess Stevens and his friends explore an abandoned U.S. military base in Area 51 East, just off the eastern end of Long Island, New York wander onto the decommissioned military base and are soon drawn to mysterious shield-like alien objects hidden in one of the base’s underground tunnels. The strange objects transform the four friends into the incarnations of powerful warriors that once protected another world in another dimension, with Jess taking on the role of the ShieldMaster.

History:
Montauk, USA: On an abandoned military base, four friends, including two kick-ass young women, are mysteriously drawn to strange, shield-like alien objects, transforming them into the incarnations of powerful warriors that once protected another world in another dimension. And just in time–As all hell is about to be unleashed on Earth!

Powers & Weapons:
Shieldmaster carries a Shield.

Checklist:
Comic Book Marketplace #62 August 1998 Gemstone Publishing
Strange N °1 novembre (November)2009 Organic Comix
Strange N °0 bis mai (May) 2010 Organic Comix
Strange N °3 Mai (May) 2010 Organic Comix
Strange N °4 août (August) 2010 Organic Comix
M-BD N °3 janvier (January) 2011 Organic Comix
M-BD N °4 mars (March) 2011 Organic Comix
ShieldMaster : L’envol du Phœnix 2e trimestre (Spring) 2011 Organic Comix
M-BD N °5 juin (June) 2011 Organic Comix
Strange N °350 printemps (spring) 2011 Organic Comix
Mikros Photonik – L’Ombre et la Lumière N °1 novembre (November) 2013 Organic Comix
Étranges Aventures N °1 décembre (December) 2013 Organic Comix
ShieldMaster: The Phoenix Project December 2015 FutureRetro Entertainment (US reprint)
Futura N °6 janvier (January) 2018 Organic Comix

TEXT BY: Jim Simon