“Shadow War,” Milestone’s first crossover event, begins here. The cover features spot-varnished art by Walter Simonson, with a metallic fifth color ink. War breaks out in the Dakota Universe as Iron Butterfly, the ferrokinetic field commander of the Shadow Cabinet, enlists Hardware into her service. Continued in Icon #9. Written by Dwayne McDuffie and pencilled by Denys Cowan. Cover by Walter Simonson.