What happens when a beloved hero who committed crimes unknown to those closest to him for selfish reasons, fakes his death and leaves his Sidekick with nothing? Flyboy learns the hard way as he realizes the only thing good in his life was being the Red Cowl’s sidekick. Add in a little manipulation from a villain and we see Flyboy’s life spiraling down the wrong path.
Sidekick 01 – Ever Again：
WITNESS A MODERN HERO’S FALL FROM GRACE! The Cowl and Flyboy: renowned superhero and sidekick despite dopey names. They were famous, popular, and happy until the Cowl’s assassination. Now, no one takes Flyboy seriously. Follow his trajectory from barely tolerated hero to figure of ridicule, and witness his slow descent into madness, darkness and crime.
Sidekick 02 – Flashbacks：
The Moonglow Twins were two of the Red Cowl and Flyboy’s greatest enemies. Now that the Red Cowl is dead, one of them has returned with a vengeance. But whose vengeance, and why, and what is the reason for her sudden interest in Flyboy? Is Flyboy about to find a reason to live and repair his life, or is he about to hurtle down into even greater depths of madness and depravity? It’s a monthly book, what the heck do you think is going to happen? The fun is in seeing just how far he spirals downward and what’s waiting for him when he hits bottom…
Sidekick 03 – The Bullet：
Flyboy finds himself increasingly under the seductive spell of one of the Moonglow Twins, who leaves no memory of her actions the next morning. Driven by a subconscious memory of their dangerous affair, and by his abject failure to get anyone in his home town to take him seriously, Flyboy decides to leave behind his current heroic identity and reinvent himself as a totally different hero in another part of the country. But everything that can go wrong, does go wrong, and he must face an even more humiliating defeat before the eyes of the world.
Sidekick 04 – You Suck：
Barry Chase, a.k.a. Flyboy, returns in shame to Sol City after his failed attempt to start a new career elsewhere under a different name. He finds himself a man without a home, ridiculed by the press and abandoned by those he thought were his friends. Alone… until the notorious female villain Moonglow makes him an offer he may find too good to refuse. Will Flyboy cross the line from hero to villain, and is he prepared to pay the ultimate price for that decision?
Sidekick 05 – Turning Point：
For weeks, super-villain Julia Moonglow has been feeding off the body and energy of Barry ‘Flyboy’ Chase while keeping him from remembering this. Now she’s ready to let him remember, and reveals why she’s been stalking him and the fate of her late twin sister. But that’s just the warm-up for the big reveal, as Barry learns for the first time that the Red Cowl may be alive, a discovery that shatters him down to his very core.
Sidekick 06 – Now We Get Srious：
For years, Barry “FLYBOY” Chase has carried the grief and belief that his mentor The Red Cowl was dead, and the guilt that he could have prevented it. Now Julia Moonglow provides all the proof he needs to know that the Red Cowl is alive and well…somewhere. Now comes the task of finding him, and more important still…exacting their revenge.
Sidekick 07 – The Naming of Names：
Flyboy has learned the truth: his former partner and mentor The Red Cowl faked his death…a discovery that has shattered Barry Chase all the way down to his soul. Allied now with Julia Moonglow, he seeks revenge on the man who he revered and deserted him. But before he can pursue vengeance, he has to get past a new hero in town, sent to reel him in for his recent dangerous behavior. How far will Flyboy go to get past this obstacle…and will he ever be the same afterward?
Sidekick 08 – The Calm Before the Storm：
After years of doubt and guilt, Barry Chase finally has a mission: to kill the Red Cowl in retribution for the betrayal of a lifetime. But first he has to find the Cowl, and that won’t be easy. So when he turns to Melody, the Cowl’s assistant, who he suspects may have been in on the whole thing, how far will he go to force her to tell what she knows…and what price is she prepared to pay to withhold that information?
Sidekick 09 – A Moment of Silence：
After faking his death, the Red Cowl imagined that he could never be found, not by the police, not by his enemies, and especially not by Flyboy, his former sidekick. But now Flyboy has turned to the dark side, and is destroying everything and everyone who stands between him and the Cowl. Until now, the Red Cowl has never known what it feels like to run in fear…but that is about to change.
Sidekick 10 – Full Circle：
The noose is tightening around the neck of Thomas Winchester, formerly known as The Red Cowl. Desperate and on the run, his only hope is that his former sidekick, Barry Chase, will show mercy and refrain from killing him to avenge years of pain and deception. But with Julia Moonglow at his side, urging vengeance, will Barry save his former partner…or finish his journey to a world darker than any he could have imagined?
Sidekick 11 – Small Beginnings Part One of Two：
It’s the moment Barry Chase, a.k.a. Flyboy, a.k.a. Sidekick, has been craving from the moment he learned that his mentor the Red Cowl had faked his death, thereby destroying Barry’s life…a life-or-death moment as he finally has the Cowl’s throat in his hands. Can he finish what he started? Is he willing to murder the man who was his mentor? If so…it ain’t gonna be pretty.
Sidekick 12 – Small Beginnings Part Two of Two：
The culmination of Barry Chase’s story ends with more revelations about his dark past, and an even darker future. With power beyond his wildest dreams at his disposal, will Barry turn back toward the path of light, or turn into the greatest menace humanity has ever known?
出版社：Image Comics｜作者：J. Michael Straczynski｜插图：Tom Mandrake｜出版日期：2013｜格式：jpg｜册数：12v｜页数：387p｜尺寸：2000×3050px｜大小：678m｜语种：英文