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EXCLUSIVE: Rude, Samnee, Mack, Chaykin & More Cover Archie’s April Dark Circle Soliciations

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CBR has the exclusive release of the solicitations copy for all three of Archie Comics’ Dark Circle series’ May-releasing issues, as the contuing sagas of The Shield, The Fox and the Black Hood continue to unfold. Plus, get your first look at covers by Francesco Francavilla, Andrew Robinson, Howard Chaykin, David Mack, Steve Rude, and more!

Previous Dark Circle Solicitations:

Solicitations for May, 2015





THE SHIELD #2NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!

“Daughter of the Revolution, Part 2” Running out of places to hide, the Shield discovers she is not without allies. Detective Nicole Simmons seems to know exactly who-and what-the Shield is, but with the enigmatic government agent Walter Chase closing the noose, the pair face two difficult questions: why is the Shield back now… and whose side is she really on?

Script: Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig

Art: David Williams, Gary Martin, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Cover: David Williams

Variant Cover: Wilfredo Torres

Variant Cover: Evan Shaner

Variant Cover: Steve Rude

On Sale Date: 5/20

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S.





THE BLACK HOOD #4NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!

“Bullet’s Kiss, Part 4” The Connection’s lieutenants have discovered the identity of the new Black Hood. And now Greg Hettinger has only 24 hours to unmask their boss-the man who set Greg up!  As the badly-injured Black Hood struggles to piece together the puzzle, he’s forced to put his faith in a woman who could end up saving him… or sending him straight to the slammer!

Script: Duane Swierczynski

Art: Michael Gaydos, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Cover: Francesco Francavilla

Variant Cover: David Mack

Variant Cover: Howard Chaykin

Variant Cover: Bill Sienkiewicz

On Sale Date: 5/27

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S.





THE FOX #3NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!

“Fox Hunt, Part 3-The Devil You Know”: Just as The Fox was through being a superhero, his son was putting the final touches on a gift for his dad-a sidekick. Enter: Kitsune-the Ghost Fox! But unbeknownst to father and son, a criminal mastermind has just put a million dollar bounty on the Fox’s head. Now our hero must make sure his son isn’t killed by an entire city filled with villains, including some familiar faces out for vengeance! Emmy award-winning artist Dean Haspiel and Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid bring you the next chapter in Dark Circle’s most twisted tale yet! Featuring variant cover art from Chris Samnee and Steve Rude!

Plot: Dean Haspiel

Art: Dean Haspiel, John Workman and Jose Villarubia

Script: Mark Waid

Cover: Dean Haspiel

Fox-Hunted Variant Cover: Steve Rude

Prowling Variant Cover: Chris Samnee

Hunter and Prey Variant Cover: T.Rex

On Sale Date: 6/10

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S.