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IN STORES DEC. 22: CYCLOPS #1 (OF 8)

Cyclops #1

On sale December 22, 2010 in comic shops is CYCLOPS #1, the new series by the same creative team behind the Eisner Award-nominated THE KILLER. Info below and seven-page preview at the bottom.

CYCLOPS #1 (OF 8 )
Retail Price: $3.95 U.S.
Page Count: 32 pages
Format: saddle bound, 6.625” x 10.25”, full color
On-sale Date: December 22, 2010
(W) Matz
(A) Luc Jacamon
(Cover) Luc Jacamon

2054. Douglas Pistoia is desperately looking for work, but only a private military contracting firm, Multicorps Security, has offered him a job. Soon after he signs up, the UN decides to outsource its peacekeeping missions, and Multicorps wins the first bid, propelling Douglas into a war that is not his own—a highly sophisticated war broadcast worldwide by the soldiers themselves thanks to the micro-cameras in their helmets. They are called the Cyclops. Douglas plays the game, and slowly emerges as both a unit leader and a media celebrity, but how far will he go in exploring the boundaries between war and peacekeeping, news and entertainment? From the same creative team that brought you the Eisner Award-nominated crime noir THE KILLER comes this new look at war and the media in the near future…

Mature Readers (series contains Nudity, Graphic Violence and Adult Content)

Preview of CYCLOPS #1 below: