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Secret Warriors (2009 series)

Secret Warriors is a 2009 comic book ongoing series published by Marvel Comics, the series focuses mainly on Nick Fury and his secret teams, (Team White being one off), which the title is referencing to as well as members of other hidden groups, such as the ones from Hydra. The series was written by Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathan Hickman, with art by Stefano Caselli.[1] The series ran for 28 issues and ended in 2011.

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Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
ScheduleMonthly
FormatOngoing
Genre
Publication date2009
No. of issues28
Main character(s)Several;
Daisy Johnson
Nick Fury
Creative team
Written byBrian Michael Bendis
Jonathan Hickman
Artist(s)Stefano Caselli
Penciller(s)Stefano Caselli
Inker(s)Stefano Caselli
Letterer(s)Artmonkeys, David 'Dave' Lanphear – 'Comicraft/DL & Artmonkeys Studios'
Colorist(s)Daniele Rudoni – 'Danielle Rudoni'
Editor(s)Tom Brevoort
Joe Quesada
Jeanine Schaefer

Publication historyEdit

The series has been published in several collected editions, two for each storyline with one version in hardcover and the other in trade paperback format. The hardcover for the first storyline was published with the tagline "The greater sin is doing nothing when you could be giving everything...of dreaming too small. I will be the ONE MAN."[2]

PlotEdit

The series focuses on Nick Fury and his secret teams who are meant to combat Hydra who have infiltrated the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D.[3][4][5]

ReceptionEdit

The series holds an average rating of 7.7 by 128 professional critics on the review aggregation website Comic Book Roundup.[6]

PrintsEdit

IssuesEdit

No. Title Cover date Comic Book Roundup rating Estimated sales (first month) Rated
#1 N/A April 2009 8.2 by eight professional critics.[7] 57,694, ranked 19th in North America[8] T[9]
#2 N/A May 2009 7.9 by seven professional critics.[10] 48,079, ranked 24th in North America[11] T[12]
#3 N/A June 2009 8.0 by seven professional critics.[13] 50,122, ranked 31st in North America[14] T[15]
#4 N/A July 2009
#5 N/A August 2009
#6 N/A September 2009
#7 N/A October 2009
#8 N/A November 2009
#9 N/A December 2009
#10 N/A January 2010
#11 N/A February 2010
#12 N/A March 2010
#13 N/A April 2010
#14 N/A May 2010
#15 N/A June 2010
#16 N/A July 2010
#17 N/A August 2010
#18 N/A September 2010
#19 N/A October 2010
#20 N/A November 2010
#21 N/A December 2010
#22 N/A January 2011
#23 Rebirth February 2011
#24 N/A March 2011
#25 N/A May 2011
#26 N/A June 2010
#27 N/A July 2010
#28 N/A September 2010

Collected editionsEdit

Title Format Material collected Pages Publication date ISBN Estimated sales
(North America)
Rated
Nick Fury, Agent of Nothing TPB
HC
Dark Reign: New Nation #1
Secret Warriors #1–6
184 December 16, 2009
September 16, 2009
978-0-7851-3864-8[16]
978-0-7851-3999-7[17]
12+[18]
God of Fear, God of War TPB
HC
Dark Reign: The List – Secret Warriors #1
Secret Warriors #7–10
144 June 30, 2010
January 27, 2010
978-0-7851-3865-5[19]
978-0-7851-4306-2[20]
12+[21]
Wake the Beast TPB
HC
Secret Warriors #11–16 145 January 12, 2011
July 28, 2010
978-0-7851-4758-9[22]
978-0-7851-4757-2[23]
12+[24]
Last Ride of the Howling Commandos TPB
HC
Secret Warriors #17–19
Siege: Secret Warriors #1
99 March 30, 2011
November 10, 2010
978-0-7851-4760-2[25]
978-0-7851-4759-6[26]
12+[27]
Night TPB
HC
Secret Warriors #20–24 128 December 14, 2011
June 15, 2011
978-0-7851-4803-6[28]
978-0-7851-4802-9[29]
12+[30]
Wheels Within Wheels TPB
HC
Secret Warriors #25–28 112 March 28, 2012
September 28, 2011
978-0-7851-5815-8[31]
978-0-7851-5814-1[32]
12+[33]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Secret Warriors #1 Preview – IGN" – via www.ign.com.
  2. ^ http://comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=179700
  3. ^ "Secret Warriors: God of Fear, God of War – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  4. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol.5: Night – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  5. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 6: Wheels Within Wheels – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  6. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  7. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS #1". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  8. ^ "February 2009 Comic Book Sales Figures". comichron.com. The Comics Chronicles. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  9. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS (2008) #1". Marvel.com. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  10. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS #2". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  11. ^ "March 2009 Comic Book Sales Figures". comichron.com. The Comics Chronicles. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  12. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS (2008) #2". Marvel.com. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  13. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS #3". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  14. ^ "April 2009 Comic Book Sales Figures". comichron.com. The Comics Chronicles. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  15. ^ "SECRET WARRIORS (2008) #3". Marvel.com. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  16. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 1: Nick Fury, Agent of Nothing (Trade Paperback)". Marvel Entertainment.
  17. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 1: Nick Fury, Agent of Nothing (Hardcover)". Marvel Entertainment.
  18. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 1: Nick Fury, Agent of Nothing – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  19. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 2: God of Fear, God of War (Trade Paperback)". Marvel Entertainment.
  20. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 2: God of Fear, God of War (Hardcover)". Marvel Entertainment.
  21. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 2: God of Fear, God of War – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  22. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Warriors-Vol-Wake-Beast/dp/0785147586
  23. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 3: Wake the Beast (Hardcover)". Marvel Entertainment.
  24. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 3: Wake the Beast – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  25. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 4: Last Ride of the Howling Commandos (Trade Paperback)". Marvel Entertainment.
  26. ^ "Secret Warriors, Volume 4". www.goodreads.com.
  27. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 4: Last Ride of the Howling Commandos – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  28. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 5 (Trade Paperback)". Marvel Entertainment.
  29. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 5 (Hardcover)". Marvel Entertainment.
  30. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 5: Night – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.
  31. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 6: Wheels Within Wheels (Trade Paperback)". Marvel Entertainment.
  32. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Warriors-Vol-Wheels-Within/dp/0785158146
  33. ^ "Secret Warriors Vol. 6: Wheels Within Wheels – Marvel Comics". comicstore.marvel.com.

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