James D. Hudnall comic
Harsh Realm was a series from writer James Hudnall and Andrew Paquette. Set in the future where virtual realities exist, the Harsh Realm was a unsupervised virtual reality where anything goes. Private Investigator Dexter Green is hired to enter the Harsh Realm to look for the missing son of a wealthy family.The series was loosely adapted into the short-lived FOX television series Harsh Realm in 1999.
In a backup story, Mantra and her daughter Evie go to a ceremony honoring Starburst, who remains in a coma. Mantra takes Evie to see Starburst in the hospital room when a mad woman enters the hospital room with a bomb attached to her chest. She explains that her son, a police officer, was killed by NM-E in the same battle that devastated the Squad but gets no recognition. Mantra stops the woman before she can hurt anyone.
In a world where the cold war developed as a contest between super-powered beings instead of nuclear weapons, Special Agent Jake Riely is tasked with keeping the super-powered "Psychos" under control. When Jake is betrayed, his only escape is to take the potentially deadly super-soldier formula and become a "Psycho" himself. Jake lives, changes, and gains new amazing powers -- and begins the hunt for the traitor.
- Issue # TPB (5 years ago)
He's arguably one of the most influential men in America today. He's inarguably the evilest. His name is Lex Luthor...and whatever Luthor wants, Luthor gets - even if it's the life of a man who threatens his privacy. But it's Clark Kent who's arrested for the brutal murder of down-and-out biographer Peter Sands, a man who hoped to climb back to the top with THE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF LEX LUTHOR. All it got him was dead. What are the secrets of his past that Luthor is willing to kill for...secrets that the merciless criminal mastermind wants kept dead and buried?
- Issue # Full (6 years ago)
The Solution have a safehouse in Arizona that they are going to use to practice against each other. However, a group of Darkurians tracks Outrage down in Arizona and attack the Solution immediately. The battle is heated but the Solution eventually win.
Ten years have passed since the Horde was eliminated and the world government collapsed. Now Strikeforce: Morituri discovers a new alien threat. What is the alien's plan for Mankind? The answer to that question will plunge Strikeforce: Morituri into its greatest adventure!
Hardcase was a member of the Squad, the first four ultrahumans the world has ever known. In their last battle against an inhuman foe, two members of the Squad died while another remained in a coma and the only one to survive was Hardcase. The incident caused him to change careers and become an actor. While on the set of one of his movies, he is approached by a police officer that wants an autograph and inquires why Hardcase won't return to being a superhero. Before their conversation concludes, the police officer is summoned to a bank robbery. Hardcase declines to join him and the police officer rushes ahead. As Hardcase films his next scene, he can hear gunshots from the bank robbery and goes to investigate. There he meets Head Knocker, another super-powered ultra, who is trying to rob the bank and killed several people. He defeats Hard Knocker and decides he is out of retirement, pursuing his career as a crime fighter again.