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

Mon, February 16th, 2015 at 8:58am PST | Updated: February 16th, 2015 at 8:58am

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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

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“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.

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“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.

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“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.

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