The Shield

Real Name: Joe Higgins





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First Appearance: Legend of the Shield #1 (Impact Comics, July 1991); Crucible 6, Crusaders 1-4, 8, Impact Winter Special 1, Legend of the Shield 1-12, 15-16, Legend of the Shield Annual 1, Web 10, 12


History: U.S Army officer Joe Higgins was picked by his father, General Marion Higgins, to become the test subject for Project Shield. But when Joe discovered his father had arranged the murder of his best friend, Lieutenant Devon Hall, he went A.W.O.L., taking the top secret Shield suit with him, seeking a way to bring his father to justice.

Comments: Created by Grant Miehm and Mark Waid

Gabriel informs me that the Shield was a "soldier wearing specialized armor".


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