Kickers Inc., as it was officially titled, lasted only 12 issues. It was cancelled shortly after Shooter's departure from Marvel. Many fans consider this one of the weaker titles from the New Universe. It centered around a group of football players who used their gifts on a for-hire basis.

From Marvel Age promos: Jack Magniconte, the highest paid professional athlete in the world, perhaps the most gifted physical specimen ever to wear a football uniform, has a problem. Yesterday, suddenly, by means he can't understand, he became much stronger, much faster than before. It cost him the life of his brother. It will change his life forever. And that's just the beginning.