Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Turns 50!

In the last 7 years, Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. has risen in prominence thanks to their significant role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe starting with Iron Man. And this year, the top secret organisation turns 50!

Be there when blockbuster writer Mark Waid and artist Lee Ferguson answer a question 50 years in the making. A question that lies at the heart of the creation of S.H.I.E.L.D. – who is the “Man Called D.E.A.T.H.”?! This full length story features a never-before-published S.H.I.E.L.D. sequence penciled by Jack Kirby and inked by Jim Steranko!
Then, Al Ewing and Stefano Caselli bring you the terrifying origin of the new Howling Commandos! Before they spin out into their very own series later this year, witness the return of Dum Dum Dugan as he steps from the shadows to assemble a team truly unlike any you’ve seen before!
Rounding out this massive issue, S.H.I.E.L.D. #9 also includes the very first S.H.I.E.L.D. story by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! Be there as a half-century celebration of espionage and intrigue comes to comic shops this August in S.H.I.E.L.D. #9!

S.H.I.E.L.D. #9
Written by Mark Waid, Al Ewing & Stan Lee
Art by Lee Ferguson, Stefano Caselli & Jack Kirby
Cover by Julian Totino Tedesco
Howling Commandos Variant by Art Adams
Variant Cover by Jack Kirby & Jin Steranko
Black & White Kirby & Steranko Variant Also Available
On-Sale 26th August 2015