Here's the upcoming cover for the Progressive. Art director was Nick Jehlen. The subject was the writer apprehensions about NorthCom, a new Pentagon command that includes the U.S.A., a first, which can help co-ordinate with other govt and ngo's in disaster and terrorist attacks, but it's already accused of some abuses of power, like spying on anti-war protesters. So I tried to explore the concept of a force that is projected outward to protect, also being turned inward. Here's the roughs. Nick liked the eagle, but it needed refining.