Publisher: Forward Comix
Created by: Jerome Walford
1st appearance: “Nowhere Man: You Don’t Know Jack”
Nationality: African American
Team Affiliations: NYPD, 14th Precinct of NY NY
Legal Status: Unknown
Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 265 lbs
Eyes: Light Brown/ amber Hair: Bald, black goatee
Relatives: Dennis Maguire (Father) deceased 9/11 1st responder
Tracey Maguire (Mother) lives in Brooklyn, Fort Green
Skills and abilities:Street smart with solid amateur boxing, hand-to-hand combat and suspect apprehension skills
Powers: Aided by the advance tech embedded in his left hand, Jack is able to:
Phase through solid objects
Generate a short-range force field
Emit a large scale EMP blast
Hack computers and the human brain to retrieve information
The device has a low-level A.I. that can automatically trigger phase or shield ability to protect Jack as its possessor
When Jack is converted to the assassin:
The device becomes far more powerful and can detach to operate autonomously.
The device can unfold panels to form hover disc that the possessor can use to glide short to medium distances, even high above the city’s skyline.
A second device is triggered that has the same gliding abilities
Powered by advanced electro-magnetic technology, both devices aid their possessor by providing the perfect skillset to infiltrate and/or eliminate enemy targets.
Jack Maguire is a second-generation police officer and NYPD detective. Still haunted by his father’s death as a 9/11 first responder, Jack Maguire lives in the shadow of his father’s amazing act of bravery. Jack secretly uses a mysterious high-tech device hidden and embedded in his left hand on the job to solve crime, He has done this covertly for some time. Jack has revealed some of his abilities only to his partner and love interest, detective, Rose Yancey. However he has yet to reveal even to her the full extent of what he can do and price he pays for the powers the device grants him. Most notably, Jack is often inhabited and sometimes fully transformed into Zade, a high-tech assassin who has been targeting black market weapons dealers that have been involved with engineering or trafficking devices similar to the one Jack possesses. How the device came into Jack’s possession is yet unknown.