Christopher Priest and Stefano Landini Explore the Conflict Between a Town and Corporation in U.S.Agent

In a comic that immediately went in to our “excited to read” pile, Marvel has revealed that writer Christopher Priest and artist Stefano Landini area teaming up for U.S.Agent. The first issue drops in November. Titled “American Zealot” the story is described by Priest as a morality play that takes place in five chapters.

John Walker has been stripped of his official USAgent status and is now an independent government contractor protecting government covert interests. He’s drawn into a conflict between a small town and corporate giant attempting to destroy it. Along the way, he gets a new partner and new enemy as well as being haunted by the ghosts from his past while facing his future.