Or – “I Just Noticed That…” When I was a kid, I used to get irritated when I would read the Defenders because the Valkyrie never got to actually use her way cool sword.Â It’s an inherent problem with sword-wielding characters, from the Black Knight to the Swordsman to the Grim Ghost, that they can’t just go dismembering people at random.Â And now, this book has not one, but TWO sword-characters at the same time.Â I haven’t really been paying too much attention to whether they get to chop up the bad guys, but it’ll be interesting to see how
The fallout from Marvel’s Civil War forced every power to register or be considered a target for capture. But what happens when the powers come hail from a different country, and they are doing work in foreign lands? That is the question the Thunderbolts face as Radioactive Man (hailing from China), and the Swordsman (all the way from Germany) must head overseas to follow a scientist who has attacked Atlanta. Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the one-shot that arrives February 27, 2008.