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Jimmy Woo and the other Agents of Atlas, while clearly a group of "good guys" (at least to us readers!), have occasionally used the fact that the Atlas Foundation was formerly an evil empire to their advantage.



Below, in two full pages and one panel from the eight-page Agents of Atlas story "The Heist" in Dark Reign: New Nation, they break into Fort Knox (very publicly) and make off with a large amount of solid gold bullion. Their aim is to figure out who was behind a plan to buy weapons without the inconvenience of getting Congress approval first.

Jimmy Woo's 3-Step Plan to Break into a Heavily Guarded Facility While Posing as a Villain )

Of course, they've also been on the receiving end - particularly at the hands of Jimmy's once-girlfriend and current (during the particular story arc) nemesis, Suwan a.k.a the Jade Claw. She is the head of Great Wall, an offshoot and rival of Jimmy's Atlas Foundation. After commandeering Atlas' communications channels (twice) and causing the saucer heavy damage in a firefight, she decides to enjoy herself a little - on a personal level - during another fight.

'Truly this is Shangri-La for me. To feel sensual pleasure while my forces overcome my enemies...is purest bliss.' )

So there they are: the Agents as heroes both playing *at* being villains and being played *by* villains. I love their versatility and I miss them.
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This is 2 pages from Agents of Atlas: Dark Reign #7. In the previous issue, Namora and Namor decide to get married.

But before going through with it*, Namora feels she needs to settle something with Jimmy. I like his response because it shows he understands something important. )

* ETA: for various plot-related reasons, they don't actually get married...and seem rather unlikely to do so very soon in the future too, IMHO.
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So, now that all four solicits are out, I made an attempt to put together the entire cover image, only to discover that, surprise surprise, the colors weren't the same on every cover (which I was too lazy to fix), and fully lining up the ink work was next to impossible because of the way the covers had been pieced up and scanned (the first three had to be overlaid on top of each other to even try to make them line up, and then there was a chunk missing between #3 and #4. WTF, guys?).

Still, it didn't come out too horrible. At least we get the full glorious WTF of Ramos.

Read more... )

tags: char: ant man/wasp/hank pym, char: captain america/steve rogers, char: gorilla man/ken hale, char: iron man/tony stark, char: jimmy woo, char:m-11, char: marvel boy/the uranian/robert robert gray, char: namora/aquaria nautica neptunia, char: thor, char: venus, char: wasp/janet van dyne, creator: jeff parker, creator: humberto ramos, group: agents of atlas, group: avengers
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Newsarama has posted there advance look at the Marvel solicitations for January. The solicitations for Captain America: Reborn, Captain America, Avengers vs. Atlas and Marvel Boy: The Uranian under the cut..

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