The Fastest Broken Comic Book Solicitation Ever

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Publishers put out solicitations months ahead of publication, so retailers and readers have a good idea of what to order. But sometimes between announcement and publication, things change. An artist is late and has to be switched. A plot in another comic affects this one and things are changed. It sometimes happens a few days after solicitation.

But rarely does the change occur mid-solicitation…

From the December solicitation for the new SHIELD comic, out on New Year's Eve, along with the Miracleman Annual…

S.H.I.E.L.D. #1
MARK WAID (W) • CARLOS PACHECO (A)
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Variant COVER BY MIKE DEODATO
Variant COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
DEADPOOL PARTY VARIANT COVER BY TBA
DEADPOOL PARTY VARIANT SKETCH COVER BY TBA
SET OF 6 YOUNG GUNS VARIANT COVERS BY MAHMUD ASRAR, NICK BRADSHAW, DAVE MARQUEZ, SARA PICHELLI, VALERIO SCHITI & RYAN STEGMAN
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
BLANK VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
• High-tech weapons. High-stakes missions. High-octane adventure! For the men and women of S.H.I.E.L.D., it's just another day in the field!
• Special Agent Phil Coulson brings together the best and the brightest, the gifted and the elite, normal people and superhumans from across the Marvel Universe on an as-needed basis to confront, combat and curtail dangers beyond the scope of any conventional peace-keeping force!
• Writer Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL) and a rotating crew of mission-specific top flight Marvel artists make you one promise: Every issue: Twenty pages. One mission. Unlimited budget. Unlimited imagination. Six periods. And a helper monkey. Welcome to Level Eight. Welcome to S.H.I.E.L.D.
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99
See upcoming MARVEL MAILERS for details on how to qualify for the S.H.I.E.L.D #1 LAUNCH PARTY!
Plus, details on how to order the MARVEL 2015 CALENDAR

Let's read that again.

• Writer Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL) and a rotating crew of mission-specific top flight Marvel artists make you one promise: Every issue: Twenty pages.

And two lines down.

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

That's the think about SHIELD, you never know what to believe….

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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