Ivan Brandon was born of Cuban immigrants in New York City in 1976. He has held all manner of horrific employ and now writes for a number of different entertainment mediums, among them comics, television, animation, film, and video games. His comics work includes Vikings, The Cross Bronx, and the Eisner-nominated series 24Seven for Image Comics as well as MEN OF WAR, NEMESIS, and DOC SAVAGE for DC Comics. He spends the majority of his time in and around New York City.
MEN OF WAR #5
Even beaten and captured, Joe Rock's resolve is enough to attract the attention of an ageless military general. But will it be enough to help him escape a battalion of battle-hardened ghouls and save his men? Plus: She fights with skilled perfection, he with ferocious energy. Which will be the last blade standing – or are both of these knife-wielding spies doomed?
MEN OF WAR #3
Sometimes even the best intel isn't good enough. Rock and his men find themselves surrounded by dozens of guerrilla fighters when their last clip runs out – but bullets might not be their only weapon. Also: Ice and Tracker come face-to-face with a family of human shields. Can they clear the area in time for an incoming evac without harming innocents?
MEN OF WAR #1
On the ground and on the front lines, a young, headstrong soldier known as Joe Rock assumes command of Easy Company – a team of ex-military men turned contractors. Will they survive the battle-scarred landscape carved by the DCU's Super-Villains? Find out in this explosive new series from Ivan Brandon (Viking, DOC SAVAGE) and Tom Derenick (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)!
MEN OF WAR #6
Joe Rock has escaped the mercenary soldiers holding Easy Company captive, but to free his men he must eliminate the payday that these unkillable men are after – and prove himself worthy of the title Sergeant Rock! Also: A Battle of Gettysburg reenactment goes horribly wrong when the souls of the dead rise up for revenge!
MEN OF WAR #4
Easy Company wrestles with the betrayal of one of their own, as each man processes Kobra's secret in his own way. But the company must forge ahead, marching into unknown enemy territory – while an ancient evil lies waiting in a salty haze. Will this be the end for Rock and his men?Plus: A team of mecha fans turned engineers have built the hardware of their dreams, but will it work out the way it always does in the movies?
MEN OF WAR #2
In the split second after a heavy-weapons blast the air goes silent and still, just as it does in the ghostly realm of Circe. How will Rock and his team of men – battle-hardened, but still human – survive a villainess who can walk on the very wind?Plus, Navy Seals Ice and Tracker go where no boots are on the ground, but when their mission is compromised, how will they tell friend from foe?
DOC SAVAGE #12
The nukes are in the air, the clock is ticking, and Doc Savage is… dead?! This isn't going to end well for the millions of innocents trapped in the Zone, and it looks like it's already ended badly for Doc! Has the Man of Bronze cheated death again? Or will his bones rot forever under a sheet of radioactive desert glass?