Johnnie Walker Blues Part 2: A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Rebel Without a Cause After the dissolution of Force Works and a brief stint fighting alongside the Avengers when they returned to the Marvel universe proper, U.S. Agent next appeared as leader of a group known as The Jury. They were a group of mercenaries originally formed to kill Venom. Walker joined them as they … Continue reading Johnnie Walker Blues Part 2: A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Johnnie Walker Blues Part 1: The Story of the U.S. Agent

A few years before Superboy, Steel, Cybrog Superman, and Eradicator, before Az-bats, Kyle Rayner, Ben Reilly, or teenage Tony Stark, Steve Rogers stepped down as Catpain America, replaced by a character who had been introduced just a year earlier. This wasn't the first time that Steve Rogers had put down the shield, but it was … Continue reading Johnnie Walker Blues Part 1: The Story of the U.S. Agent

Animal Man Part 4: Deconstructing the Deconstruction

The last four issues of Morrison's run on Animal Man focus exclusively on the idea of worlds within worlds, that fiction is another reality's reality, and that everything that has happened has still happened. There is no such thing as fiction. There is no such thing as a reboot. Everything exists, simply on different planes … Continue reading Animal Man Part 4: Deconstructing the Deconstruction

Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Aftermath

It took a while for the full effects of Crisis to hit every corner of the DCU; this wasn't the tightly planned crossover event that we usually see today. It was so loose that moments from Crisis were showing up in other titles months after the event had ended. Oh, and the two titles that … Continue reading Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Aftermath