Before he was the deadly nanite enhanced super-soldier Bloodshot, the man he was before lived a tragic life. But the actual origins of Bloodshot beginnings have been a carefully planned deception. The life Bloodshot had before was eased and replaced with false memories, manipulation Bloodshot for other’s benefits. Captured and undergoing a reprogramming, Bloodshot’s mental state begins to break down and his truth memories fight to return.
Issue one delves into from the origin Angelo Mortalli, the man that would later become Bloodshot. Angelo was a rising hitman for the mod but was captured and offered a choice to be a test subject instead of life in prison. Working with a black ops government agency, he was part of Project Rising Spirit, an experiment to create the ultimate super-soldier. However, it is revealed that the origin is not correct, and the truth has been greatly distorted. There have been different versions of Bloodshot’s origins with different volumes of the Bloodshot series. Each version modifies the backstory a bit, but follow a similar structure. With Bloodshot getting his mind erased too often, nothing about his history seemed to be accurate. This latest incarnation will uncover the real story of Bloodshot’s past.
Kevin Grevioux, Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson have come to set the record straight on the machine blooded mercenary. The writers take Bloodshot back into the tormented past to show that there is more to Bloodshot’s transformation than previously believed. The unstoppable soldier has been hiding many secrets that he could not remember, and now his mind is ready to recall them all. Ken Lashley provides amazing brutal artwork that shows off the destruction of Bloodshot’s rage and the confusion of forgetting one’s self. These creative talents will shape Bloodshot’s past that will greatly affect his future, so don’t miss out on next month’s issue!