'Captain America' Directors' Comic Book Project Unveiled

Joe and Anthony Russo's "Ciudad" is one of many new titles announced by its indie publisher for 2014.
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Not content with bringing Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier to the big screen, the team of Joe and Anthony Russo continue their comic book connections with the newly announced Ciudad, a comic project created with writer Ande Parks.

Described by publisher Oni Press as a "brutally violent, action-packed thriller," Ciudad follows a mercenary struggling to complete his mission for a drug lord while having to deal with a city filled with police, gang warfare and assassins out to make his life more difficult. Art for the book is provided by Fernando Leon.

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The December release is just one of a host of titles announced today by the Oregon-based publisher, best known for its Scott Pilgrim series. Other titles to be released this year include The Life After, a new series by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo; a new Sixth Gun prequel called Days of the Dead by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt and Mike Norton; and the original graphic novel I Was the Cat by Eisner Award-winning writer Paul Tobin and artist Ben Dewey.

Below is a promo image from Ciudad