The Unstoppable "S.H.I.E.L.D." #1 Goes Back to Press for a Third Time

Tue, June 1st, 2010 at 12:20pm PDT | Updated: June 1st, 2010 at 12:21pm

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that the hottest new release of the year, S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, has sold out for a second time at Diamond (though copies may still be available at the retail level) and will return with S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 Third 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.!

“[I]t's outlandish, absurd, inspired and freaking awesome. This is my type of comic book.” – Dan Phillips, IGN.com

“Dustin Weaver certainly turns in some impressive designs, including an astonishing view of the underground city, a bevy of crazy costumes that all seem to involve giant helmets, and a ton of crazy technology from different eras.” – Matthew J. Brady, ComicsBulletin.com

“Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver (and colorist Christina Strain, who really shines on the issue) come together to give us an intriguing prelude to what promises to be a very interesting series…” – Brian Cronin, ComicBookResources.com

“S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 is an epic read that stands firm against mediocrity and slays it with an outstretched hand and a mighty arm. With gorgeous art and near-lyrical writing that cuts to the secret heart of the Marvel Universe, this is an opening issue that really does deserve all the hype.” – David Pepose, Newsarama.com

Marvel urges retailers to keep their eyes peeled for upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. issues as the first issue continues draw praise and fans are on the edge of their seats waiting for more! 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 Third Printing Variant!

S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 THIRD PRINTING VARIANT (APR108087)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils and Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
Rated T …$3.99
FOC—6/03/10, On-Sale—6/23/10

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2 (APR100609)
S.H.I.E.L.D. #2 HISTORICAL WEAVER VARIANT (APR100610)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER
Cover by GERALD PAREL
Historical Variant by DUSTIN WEAVER
Rated T+ …$2.99
On Sale – 6/9/10

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