If you’ve been reading NORTHLANDERS you know that, up until now, the focus has been on the men. Well, here come the women and, wow, are they tough and beautiful. Northlanders #18 entitled "The Shield Maidens" by Brian Wood follows three women with nothing left to lose. And who doesn’t love a woman who can fend for herself? Check out the preview later today at IGN. Artist Danijel Zezelj is not only drawing this 2 parter, but his incredible art can be seen in this November’s graphic novel LUNA PARK written by novelist Kevin Baker and colored by Dave Stewart . . . Stay tuned for more on this . . .