Media Release — Marvel is pleased to announce that the hottest new release of the year, S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, has gone back to press yet again and will return for an unprecedented fourth printing with S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 Fourth Printing Variant! The red hot creative team of writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Dustin Weaver deliver one of the most groundbreaking and acclaimed comics of the decade! At long last, the secret history of the Marvel Universe is revealed! Long before the Avengers were battling evil, the planet was under the protection of S.H.I.E.L.D.! The S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 Fourth Printing Variant features a stunning new cover illustrated by Dustin Weaver!
Fans and critics can’t get enough of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
“[Weaver’s] work in these first two issues alone makes him one of the most impressive artistic talents in superhero comics. Hot damn, this is gorgeous stuff.” – Dan Phillips, IGN.com
“Hickman and Weaver are doing something special here. It’s the best new comic of the year, without a doubt.” – Timothy Callahan, ComicBookResources.com
“In his short career, Jonathan Hickman has proven himself as a virtual factory for massive, sweeping story concepts.” – Chris Kiser, ComicsBulletin.com
Who was the first to repel the ferocious might of Galactus, the World Eater? How did S.H.I.E.L.D. evolve into the organization it is today? Find out in S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 Fourth Printing Variant!
S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 FOURTH PRINTING VARIANT (MAY108161)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils and Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
Rated T …$3.99
FOC – 7/22/10, On Sale 8/11/10