Wednesday, February 16, 2011

SHIELD #6 [2011] by Jonathan Hickman

S.H.I.E.L.D #6
The immortal Sir Isaac Newton the current ruler of the High Council of Shield has been challenged by Leonard Di Vinci as both are amassing followers for the upcoming conflict within the Immortal City underneath Rome. Leonid attempts to stop the conflict by offering a third option to their conflicting beliefs. Michelangelo reveals himself to Leonid who helped heal his father the Night Machine.

High Council of Shield Agents Howard Stark and Nathaniel Richards have been pursuing the Night Machine have all been sent five to six thousand years into the distant future. The origin of Night Machine is revealed along with his identity of being both Nikola Tesla and the father of Leonid. A statue of Immortus exists in the future as Nikola, Howard, and Nathaniel travel back to the past.
The first volume of Jonathan Hickman’s SHIELD has ended however serves only part of a greater story. SHIELD Infinity due out this May will introduce the Brotherhood of the Shield including stories of Leonard Di Vinci, Sir Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, and Nostradamus before presenting his second volume of SHIELD.