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Red Circle’s New Series The Fox Gets a First Issue and a Fiona Staples Cover


A new superhero has joined the fray! Enter Red Circle Comics’ The Fox– a reporter who just took up the suit for a little career advantage and ended up getting way more than he bargained for.

Anyone else think he looks like Batman and Spiderman’s lovechild? I’d read that.

Head under the cut for details!

THE FOX #1

NEW RED CIRCLE SERIES! From the world of the New Crusaders, comes the FANTASTIC debut of the high-flying FOX! Emmy Award winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, HBO’s Bored to Death) and Eisner Award winningwriter Mark Waid (Daredevil, Thrillbent) bring the legendary, pulp-style hero The Fox to life in “Freak Magnet, Part One: The True Face of MyFace”! When photojournalist Paul Patton, Jr. donned a super hero costume, he thought it would be a quick way to make some news—now the strange and unusual just can’t help but be drawn to the freak-magnetism of the fabulous fighting FOX! While working on a puff-piece at the Red Circle Gazette, an evil truth about social media mogul Lucy Fur is discovered, bringing Paul face-to-face with a criminal kingpin! Get in on the ground floor with the hottest new fall series featuring art and story from the biggest names in comics today! Get freaky!

Plot/Script: Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid

Art: Dean Haspiel, Allen Passalaqua, John Workman

Cover: Dean Haspiel

FREAK MAGNET Variant: Dean Haspiel

High-Flying Variant Cover: Fiona Staples

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 32-page, full color comic. $2.99 US.

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  • Abel Undercity

    As a kid I had somehow gotten hold of an issue of a Steel Sterling comic with a Fox backup story. At that time he apparently spent a lot of his time in a go-go club mooning over one particular dancer. The dancer in question seemed, understandably, just about ready to take out a restraining order. Even the other club patrons were like: “Why aren’t you out fighting crime?”