Agent S vs. Agent Blue: The Battle of the Future

Originally posted on May 16, 2010

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The story I’ve been working on, but will never see the light of day… Because no one wants to see a mighty Asian-American superhero. Especially one that wears red and is the good guy. The bad guy wears blue. That would be a first in American story telling (as far as I know).

So some would ask: why not just make your hero wear blue? Well, it would lose a lot of the meaning behind the design of the character and story, wouldn’t it? Of course, the deeper meaning is only one aspect. There’s also action, drama, romance, time-travel, betrayal, explosions, all the makings of a blockbuster. All the while erasing Asian-American stereotypes with stylized stereotypes.

I originally introduced the character of Agent S in the UW-Green Bay student newspaper The Fourth Estate.

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