Issue one of the new Checkmate series that launched back in 2006 sees Sasha Bordeaux, Fire, and Jonah McCarthy infiltrate a Kobra base to find the source of a biotoxin, while Alan Scott and Amanda Waller attend a meeting of Checkmate’s UN oversight committee reviewing the organization’s mandate – needless to say the latter is most definitely the least exciting of the two.

Anyway, with Greg Rucka handling the script and artist Jesus Saiz the interior, it was left up to the talented Lee Bermejo to come up with this pretty striking first issue cover: