They've existed for centuries, a cabal of power brokers bent on world domination. The beginnings of this evil entourage have been shrouded in secrecy?until now! Delve into the pasts of The Shaws, The Worthingtons, The Braddocks, The Harknesses and The Greys! Learn of the heartbreaks, the betrayals and the blood covenant that spurred the formation of The Inner Circle! Featuring guest appearances by the 17th century Sorcerer Supreme, Captain America of 1776, WWI's Union Jack and The X-Men! ? THE CREATORS: Brought to you by Ben Raab (UNION JACK) and Charlie Adlard (HEROES REBORN: MASTERS OF EVIL). The cover is supplied by the amazing Adam Kubert.