"What if the sexy Russian femme fatale was actually the main character?" Mysterious young heiress Contessa Annika Malikova has been part of Manhattan high society for several years but if they knew the truth her dinner companions would faint! The white-haired Contessa is in fact the notorious criminal "BABOUSHKA" — a former Moscow gang leader now living in exile! But Baboushka&39;s retirement is about to be shattered as the US government has somehow discovered her true identity and blackmails her into working for them! Now she must infiltrate a secret conclave of global crime lords on a cruise liner to retrieve information for the Americans But nobody reckoned on the boat being hijacked by pirates Suitable for teens and up CODENAME BABOUSHKA is an action-packed modern pulp spy thriller from writer ANTONY JOHNSTON (THE FUSE THE COLDEST CITY ALEX RIDER) and artist SHARI CHANKHAMMA (THE FUSE SHELTERED KILL SHAKESPEARE) filled with glamour guns exotic locations guns explosions high-kicks and did we mention guns? THE CONCLAVE OF DEATH collects Baboushka&39;s first 5-issue mission — watch out for her next assignment GHOST STATION ZERO in 2016!