Acclaimed novelist Greg Rucka
(A Fistful of Rain) and artist Jesus Saiz, the creative team behind The Omac Project, reunite to tell the tale of Checkmate, a covert organization that exists to keep the super-powered factions in the DC Universe “in check” regardless of national boundary, affiliation or agenda. After the explosive events of Infinite Crisis and The Omac Project, the United Nations formed this new agency to bring down heroes and villains that get out of line in a world that's more dangerous than ever. Now Checkmate uses unique abilities to deputize human and metahuman forces throughout the world.
Written by Greg Rucka
& Eric S. Trautmann Art by Joe Bennett, Joe Prado, Chris Samnee and others Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky The saga of Checkmate continues in this volume collecting issues #16-22! The espionage and intrigue continue as Amanda Waller - Checkmate's White Queen - resorts to blackmail to protect her own covert op interests. Advance-solicited; on sale May 7 - 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The author of four novels about professional bodyguard Atticus Kodiak —“Keeper” (nominated for a Shamus Award by the Private Eye Writers of America), “Finder, Smoker, ” and “Shooting at Midnight, ”Greg Rucka
has been writing since he was eight years old, and hopefully is improving with age. A longtime comics fan, his first graphic novel series was the suspense thriller “Whiteout, ” published by Oni Press and nominated for three Eisner Awards in 1999. Since that time he has been a contributing writer for DC Comics and an active participant in the Batman series of titles.
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