Happy Birthday to Marvel’s premier covert operating force S.H.I.E.L.D.!
The famed S.H.I.E.L.D. debuted in August of 1965 in Strange Tales #135, 50 years ago this month! To celebrate the impact S.H.I.E.L.D. has had on comics and the greater Marvel Universe, Marvel is releasing 5 one-shot specials featuring Nick Fury, Agent May, Mockingbird, Quake, and Agent Carter, and a 50th anniversary edition of their S.H.I.E.L.D. comic!
A commemorative 50th Anniversary story that spans the past and the present, and unites Phil Coulson and Nick Fury, Sr. in a unique cross-time adventure to answer a riddle that lies at the heart of the origins of SHIELD: who is The Man Called D.E.A.T.H.? Includes a sequence penciled by Jack Kirby and inked by Jim Steranko that has never seen print as part of a story before! Plus: The return of Dum Dum Dugan and the birth of the new Howling Commandos! Marvel.com
In this S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary one-shot, Agent Carter is back in an all-new adventure that reveals her secret history with S.H.I.E.L.D.! When Dum Dum Dugan attempts to recruit her to S.H.I.E.L.D., will Peggy join up or go her own way? Operation S.I.N.’s (5 book series featuring Agent Carter, Howard Stark, and Hydra) crackerjack team of Kathryn Immonen and Rich Ellis return to the world of Peggy Carter! Marvel.com
Mockingbird has always been one of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s best agents, but what happens when someone close to her is murdered?
• Forced to take matters into her own hands, someone is bound to pay!
• New York Times Bestselling Author Chelsea Cain joins the Marvel Universe to tell a story of bloody revenge!
• Plus! A special bonus story by superstar young adult author, Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures), writer for the upcoming YA novel, Black Widow: Forever Red! The Mary Sue
• Family reunion!
• Learn why Quake makes the perfect agent for S.H.I.E.L.D….
• When a group of Inhumans get involved, Quake finds out exactly how far she’ll go to finish a mission.
FURY S.H.I.E.L.D. 50TH ANNIVERSARY #1
A mission 50 years in the making! When a villain from the past shows up in the present day, Nick Fury is forced to team-up with Nick Fury Sr.! Will the Nick Fury of the present be able to work alongside his father?