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

Marvel’s Annual Crossover, 1990: The Terminus Factor!

There are few things I loved growing up more than Marvel's annual crossovers. They were perfect. The stories didn't strictly matter because they took place in annuals and those were always a mixed bag. But the crossovers made them feel important. These weren't event books, though, which meant they were limited to just a handful … Continue reading Marvel’s Annual Crossover, 1990: The Terminus Factor!

Avengers (v1) #319-324, “The Crossing Line” is one of the best Avengers stories of all time.

I had only dabbled in Avengers comics when Avengers #319 was released. I jumped in with issue #300 and the formation of a new and, to be honest, god awful team. I stuck around for a bit after that because the line-up evolved to include not just Captain America, who I liked, but also Quasar, … Continue reading Avengers (v1) #319-324, “The Crossing Line” is one of the best Avengers stories of all time.