Killstrike and Jared travel to New York City to visit the comic book company his father was employed with before his disappearance. While waiting for the meeting, Killstrike gives Jared a few lessons on being a "tough guy."
Jared, a new father, fears parenthood. An old comics fan, he turns to them for comfort. But when he unwittingly lets loose his favorite character, Killstrike - a single-minded, vengeance-loving anti-hero - onto the world, Jared must find a way to send him back before he harms all the people he loves the most. Collects the complete mini-series, issues #1-4.