Jensen is the team’s tech specialist. The film was released on April 23, 2010 to mixed reviews. In 2004, the series won the Eagle Award for "Favourite New Comicbook"; and was nominated for the "Best New Series" Eisner Award. Redirect by file, user, page, revision, or log ID, http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=25940, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/books/bestseller/bestgraphicbooks.html, http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117966583.html, http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117995421.html, http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118007244.html, http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=50350, https://heykidscomics.fandom.com/wiki/The_Losers_(Vertigo)?oldid=1575233, I had to show that I could deliver the goods, first. Once they go on the island, one by one, they are killed due to the dangers of the island.

Former member of the Losers. I'd never heard of him, but Azzarello just plucked him from obscurity and revamped him in his cracking little miniseries. The Losers. Sgt. In it, the group was sent to Dinosaur Island during December 1945 to rescue Rick Flag and important war-time information. It ran for 32 issues from August 2003 to March 2006. In the Flashpoint universe, Gunner was a member of Team 7, an elite unit of soldiers led by Grifter. Updated Today. The complete run has been collected into a series of trade paperbacks. Comic Vine users. you can first check the “base camp” Losers unit profile. May 08, 2015. Although many people will classify Stephen King's horror story as the unsettling tale of a killer clown on the loose, the real focus of It is The Losers' Club and their relationships with one another. See The Losers entry.

John Severin, a veteran of Marvel Comics' Sgt. [16], McAvennie "1970s" in Dolan, p. 161: "Jack Kirby also took on a group of established DC characters that had nothing to lose. 29. So we talked about revamping an old DC character of some sort. Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos began doing the art chores by issue #132. During the Vietnam War, Kanigher added this philosophy to many of the DC war books. The group served in Europe, Africa, and the Pacific, meeting other DC World War II characters such as the Haunted Tank and Sergeant Rock. In March 2009, it was confirmed that Columbus Short would play Pooch, Idris Elba would play Roque and Zoe Saldana would play Aisha. The men were on their own after surviving separate disastrous battles. In addition he regularly has a high-spec laptop, and any other technical equipment appropriate to the situation, and sometimes wears shaded glasses [BODY 01, Shade: 01]. Although he originally thought about returning to the original and doing a war comic: [B]ut then it occurred to me—Garth Ennis was already doing War Stories at Vertigo, which already had the World War II angle covered. He was some character from 'Showcase' or something like that. [2], The ongoing monthly comic concluded in 2006 after 32 issues, but it was never cancelled. Leader of the Freedom Brigade in Turkmenistan. Clay. A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA. And I said, 'Well, actually no, but it's a great title. It went through a drastic mutation. The team briefly had a female member named Ona Tomsen who was part of the Norwegian resistance movement, who joined the team in issue #135. Don't miss this amazing collection of tales from OUR FIGHTING FORCES #151-162, and featuring a foreword by best-selling author Neil Gaiman (THE SANDMAN). I’m wearin’ a hat ! Ask the Army Air Force and they'll say I was an American. In 2010 DC published five one-shots featuring characters and titles revived from their "classic" war comics line, including Our Fighting Forces, featuring The Losers. [6], In October 2008, Variety reported that Sylvain White had taken over as director, with Dark Castle Entertainment acting as the financiers. Their stories as a team were written by Robert Kanigher and illustrated by a variety of artists, most notably Sam Glanzman, Russ Heath, John Severin, and Joe Kubert. Captain Johnny Cloud, a Navajo pilot who always destroyed his planes after a mission, had appeared in All-American Men of War#82–115 (1960–1966); the two-man team of Gunner and Sarge had first appeared in issue #67 of the same title (March 1959) before transferring to Our Fighting Forces for a fifty-issue run, #45–94 (May 1959–August 1965). The man responsible for their recent downward spiral into getting shot at, he betrayed the team for money. In 2004, the series won the Eagle Award for "Favourite New Comicbook"; and was nominated for the "Best New Series" Eisner Award. So a war comic - a comic book about the war - was likely to draw something worthwhile from him. The Losers were created by Robert Kanigher, first appearing in G.I. Expertise (Parachuting), Familiarity (SCUBA), Language (Pashto). All stories are written by Andy Diggle, with Jock on the majority of art duties. Aisha. Aisha al-Fadhil is an Afghanistan-born CIA agent, an ally and later member of Losers. Connections: It ran for 32 issues from August 2003 to March 2006. Captain Storm, a PT boat commander, had his own title, which lasted 18 issues from 1964 to 1967.[1].
Kirby gives them interesting company for each episode: a missing pianist in Kill Me with Wagner (Nov. 1974); a comic book fan who helps win a battle and Hitler, in a cameo appearance, in the humorous The Devastator (March 1975); a Japanese colonel, Toshiro Yamashita, who lives and dies by his code in Bushido (April 1975); a group of Yugoslavian ghosts who come from the dead to help the … Cold, methodical, and deadly. [2] The tank crew had failed to destroy a Nazi radar station and collected the 'Losers'.

[3] Prior to that, Captain Storm, Gunner and Sarge (along with Fighting Devil Dog) had teamed together once before to fight some Japanese naval officers in Captain Storm #13. Originally a Special Forces team integrated with the Central Intelligence Agency. Johnny Cloud, after ensuring Flag can conclude the mission, sacrifices himself in a revenge mission on the same T-Rex. Her own team mates dont much like her, but she is a vital component of The Losers. In August 2009, it was announced that Jason Patric would play Max.[8]. The series was adapted into a film of the same name that was released in 2010. Andy Diggle has talked about the development of the concept, which developed from conversations with editor Will Dennis about doing an original title at Vertigo: I was looking at all the online encyclopedias and stuff but we couldn't find anything that worked.
By continuing to use our website, you agree to our use of cookies – explained on our cookies info page. The Anti-Monitor's shadow demon minions touched each one, destroying them. All rights reserved. The idea was very loosely based on the original The Losers for DC Comics, a group of World War II soldiers, although Diggle maintains he has never read a single issue of the original series. Pooch. All Site Content TM and © 2020 DC Entertainment, unless otherwise noted here. In 2007, it was announced that a movie adaptation was in development with a screenplay by Peter Berg and James Vanderbilt, to be directed by Tim Story for Warner Brothers.

Carlos 'Cougar' Alvarez the cowboy-hat-wearing, sniping member of the Losers. The team membership included Captain Storm, Gunner MacKay, Johnny Cloud, Sarge Clay, their dog Pooch and briefly Ona Tornsen. Hey Kids Comics Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. The leader of the Losers. She grew up in the Hindu Kush, and was a child soldier during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. The other attendees are Jeb Stuart of the Haunted Tank, Gravedigger, Mademoiselle Marie and possibly the Unknown Soldier. With It: Chapter 2 now in theaters, it's the perfect time to look at the personality types of the beloved Losers' Club. Combat #138. Jensen is the tech guy to the team called Losers. He is possibly the grandson of Sarge Clay from the original Losers comic book series, as he told his old commanding general, "My grandfather died fighting an Axis that was 'just following orders'." Also in common with most DC war books of the time were spectacular cover illustrations by Joe Kubert. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Captain Storm, a PT boat commander, had his own title, which laste… Ken Barr did the art chores for the first issue, with Ross Andru and Mike Esposito participating beginning with issue #124. The boss of all the women who immigrated to America with Aisha. "[2], The Losers' reimagining was set against events surrounding and including the War on Terror. Eager for revenge and the opportunity to remove their names from a secret CIA death list, the Losers regroup and conduct covert operations against the CIA and its interests, uncovering startling operations spearheaded by the enigmatic Max, whose influence within the CIA and U.S. government is unparalleled.[1]. The first Losers comic was a war comics feature set during World War II. The Losers is the name of a war comic book feature published by DC Comics. The result was a year-long run of, "Creature Commandos" #1-8 (May–December 2000), Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, An Examination Of Jack Kirby's "The Losers" Story In, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Losers_(comics)&oldid=978386122, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The original Losers are seen in a newspaper photograph where, The Losers are among many other DC characters included in, This page was last edited on 14 September 2020, at 16:21.

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