: I heard that someone is lurking somewhere in
: the background and it's he or her that's
: really in control of Pointer. Something
: like Pointer and Walker fight, no real
: winner, somebody other than Agent Brown or
: Tony Stark is behind Pointer's, uh,
Its a training session - a pretty brutal one which starts with Agent beating the crap out of Pointer and basically calling him a punk and bringing up his killing of the original Alpha Flight to motivate him into putting up a decent fight.
Half way through the fight Pointer gets given a little 'juice' by the shadowy figures who have been stealing super heroes/villains and starts to fight back a little, although its clear Agent still has the upper hand.
At the end of the story Pointer manifests the powers - and apparantly also some aspects of 'Raptore' (which was the name of one of the missing villains which Agent run past a befuddled Stark a couple of issues back) and he tears into Agent.
The last we see is a maddened Pointer ripping shreds off Agent (who is off panel) with gouts of blood flying and a desperate Agent trying to explain to Pointer that hes being 'played'.
A good issue I thought. Also a new artist on this issue, but a very good one.
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