First Look: THE SKEPTICS #1

The Fellowship has obtained a first look at THE SKEPTICS #1 from Black Mask Studios. The issue, which hits stores October 26th, is written by Tini Howard with art and cover by Devaki Neogi, colors by Jen Hickman and letters by Aditya Bidikar.

A stylish, political adventure about a pair of hip, clever teens who fool the world into believing they have superpowers. It is the 1960s. The Russians have the A-bomb, the H-bomb, and now the most terrifying weapon of all: a pair of psychically superpowered young people. Terrified and desperate, the US top brass scours from coast to coast in search of psychic Americans. Enter Dr. Isobel Santaclara, an eccentric illusionist and grifter who has recruited two teenagers and trained them to trick the US government, the Russians, and the whole world into believing they are dangerous psychics. The Skeptics is a pre-punk period piece, a sort of honest, unfuzzy, non-nostalgic look at the Cold War in DC.