Howling Commandos of SHIELD

Howling Commandos of SHIELD  is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics in 2015. The series was a spinoff of the 2014  SHIELD  seriesby Mark Waid. It lasted for 6 issues.  [1]  [2]

Publication history

The series was part of All-New All-Different Marvel . The team first appeared in issue six of  SHIELD  and picked up after issue nine.

Plot

A new team of Howling Commandos under the command of the SHIELD subsidiary STAKE led by the rebuilt LMD of Dum Dum Dugan and under the supervision of Warwolf . It consists of Jasper Sitwell’s Zombie Form, Vampire by Night , Man-Thing , Manphibian , Orrgo , Teen Abomination , and Hit-Monkey .  [3]

The first mission involved the Earth Idol of Golthana that was being smuggled on the SS Chaney and turned its crew into humanoid plant monsters. While the Howling Commandos are successful in defeating the transformed crew members, they are a giant monster. Man-Thing used to touch the giant earth monster Golthana caused it to burn.  [4]

The next mission STAKE gives to the Howling Commandos involving the fighting Sphinx and Adversary which leads to them Glyph on their team.  [5]

During the  Avengers: Standoff!  storyline, Paul Kraye caught Orrgo going through some STAKE files and informs Maria Hill enough for Orrgo to be sent to Pleasant Hill. The rest of the Howling Commandos rescued Orrgo and were teleported back to STAKE HQ by Kobik where they found that Paul Kraye had released every monstrous inmate there. This causes the Howling Commandos to spring into action.  [6]

Reception

The series holds an average rating of 5.6 by 17 professional critics on the review aggregation website Comic Book Roundup .  [7]

Doug Zawisza of CBR.com is a new concept, but wrestles a little bit to find its identity.  [8]

Prints

Issues

No. title Cover date Comic Book Roundup rating Estimated sales (first month) Rated
# 1 “Mission 001: Earth Idol” December 2015 5.5  by fourteen professional critics.  [9] 44,532  , ranked 46th in North America  [10] [11]
# 2 “Mission 002: Ghost Train” January 2016 N / A 20,498  , ranked 119th in North America  [12] N / A
# 3 N / A February 2016 N / A 18,002  , ranked 144th in North America  [13] N / A
# 4 N / A March 2016 4.3  by one professional critic.  [14] 14,091  , ranked 154th in North America  [15] N / A
# 5 N / A April 2016 N / A 12,281  , ranked 163th in North America  [16] N / A
# 6 May 2016 7.0  by two professional critic.  [17] 12,700  , ranked 153th in North America  [18] N / A

Collected editions

title Format Material collected Pages Publication date ISBN Estimated sales
(first month)
Monster Squad Trade Paperback Howling Commandos of SHIELD  # 1-6 160  [19] May 25, 2016  [20] 978-0-7851-9646-4 838  , ranked 142nd in North America  [21]

See also

  • 2015 in comics
  • Nick Fury’s Howling Commandos

References

  1. Jump up^   Sava, Oliver (2016-02-18). “Exclusive Marvel preview: Monsters save the day in Howling Commandos # 5 · Newswire · The AV Club” .  Avclub.com  . Retrieved 2017-02-24 .
  2. Jump up^  “I’ve Enlisted With The” Howling Commandos Of SHIELD ” ” . CBR . Retrieved 2017-02-24 .
  3. Jump up^  “Frank Barbiere & Brent Schoonover Talk About SHIELD’s Dirty Little Secret and the HOWLING COMMANDOS” . Comic Vine. 2015-07-06 . Retrieved 2017-02-24 .
  4. Jump up^   Howling Commandos of SHIELD # 1
  5. Jump up^   Howling Commandos of SHIELD # 2-5
  6. Jump up^   Howling Commandos of SHIELD # 6
  7. Jump up^  “HOWLING COMMANDOS OF SHIELD” . Comic Book Roundup . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  8. Jump up^   Doug Zawisza (2015-10-28). “Howling Commandos of SHIELD # 1 – Comic Book Review” . CBR . Retrieved 2017-02-24 .
  9. Jump up^  “HOWLING COMMANDOS OF SHIELD # 1” . Comic Book Roundup . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  10. Jump up^  “October 2015 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  11. Jump up^  “HOWLING COMMANDOS OF SHIELD # 1” . Comic Book Roundup . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  12. Jump up^  “November 2015 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  13. Jump up^  “December 2015 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  14. Jump up^  “HOWLING COMMANDOS OF SHIELD # 4” . Comic Book Roundup . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  15. Jump up^  “January 2016 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  16. Jump up^  “February 2016 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  17. Jump up^  “HOWLING COMMANDOS OF SHIELD # 6” . Comic Book Roundup . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  18. Jump up^  “March 2016 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .
  19. Jump up^  https://www.amazon.com/Howling-Commandos-SHILD-Monster/dp/0785196463
  20. Jump up^ http://marvel.com/comics/collection/56289/howling_commandos_of_shield_monster_squad_trade_paperback
  21. Jump up^  “May 2016 Comic Book Sales Figures” .  comichron.com  . The Comics Chronicles . Retrieved 2017-07-04 .

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