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PREVIEW | Rubicon (BOOM!/Archaia)
Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by
Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie, SEAL Team Six plank owner Dan Capel, and best-selling author Mark Long bring readers a novel twist on Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai with Rubicon, a story that sees five Navy SEALs working with Afghan villagers in expelling the Taliban.
  • Story: Dan Capel
  • Script: Mark Long
  • Art: Mario Stilla
  • Based on a story idea by: Christopher McQuarrie
  • Format: 128 pages, full color, hardcover
  • List price: $24.95
  • Sale date: 07 August 2013 (comic shops); 20 August 2013 (book stores)
  • Publisher’s description: In this story inspired by the classic “Seven Samurai,” five paramilitary Navy SEAL operators defend the residents of a remote mountain farming village in Afghanistan from attacks by marauding Taliban. Led by the war-weary Hector, the operators and villagers form mutual bonds of honor and respect leading up to a climactic battle where the “Lions of Panjshir” are desperately outnumbered. Story by Oscar®-winning screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie (Usual Suspects); founding member of SEAL Team Six, Dan Capel; and New York Times best-selling author Mark Long (The Silence of Our Friends). Written by Long and featuring an introduction by Richard Marcinko, best-selling author (Rogue Warrior) and the first commanding officer of SEAL Team Six. The graphic novel also features a pouch containing cool extras like a map, a Purple Heart replica certificate, and a handwritten letter!

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