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Is this the hoodie wearing super human in the new S.H.I.E.L.D. trailer?

May 13th, 2013 by Irwin Fletcher Comments


After watching the new awesome S.H.I.E.L.D trailer a couple of times, I still did not believe it was Luke Cage in it. After carefully watching the intro I spotted the above image of Rage. Rage was a character created in the 90′s I mostly remember him from the New Warriors, but he was on the Avengers from time to time.

“Twelve-year-old Elvin Haliday was visiting an unfamiliar neighborhood to trade some comic books with another boy when he was attacked by a gang of racist bullies. Elvin eluded them by hiding in the heavily polluted waters of Newtown Creek, but before he could climb out, Fisk Biochem workers dumped more illegal chemical waste into the creek, dousing him with it. Terrified and in pain, Elvin ran home to his only family, Granny Staples, and she nursed him back to health over a period of days. The boy recovered quickly, and in the weeks and months that followed, he went through a tremendous growth spurt that gave him a superhumanly powerful adult body. He was discouraged from seeking vengeance on his tormentors by the devoutly religious Granny Staples, who felt he should use his new powers for good. Fashioning a makeshift costume from a ski mask and a leather outfit, Elvin began operating as the super-vigilante Rage at the age of 14, targeting street criminals and drug dealers.”

He then became an Avenger, but after they found out he was still a child they demoted him. Later on after he helped the New warriors steal a Quinjet for a rescue op, The Avengers expelled him for misconduct. So he went on to join The New Warriors.

 Anyway that’s all I got. Who do you think it is?



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