Damage Control #1 gives a have a look at the madcap hijinks of an organization that commonly offers with the superheroes of the Marvel universe, and it seems that Nightcrawler’s mutant talents are available surprisingly helpful in an workplace.
Gus, the unassuming protagonist of Damage Control, finds himself struggling throughout his first day on the job. Despite beginning within the mailroom, Gus simply cannot get used to all of the packages and letters that he has to ship by 5 P.M. — particularly once they need to be doled out to completely different staff in an enormous pocket dimension constructed by Reed Richards.
Luckily, Nightcrawler jumps to his rescue and teleports Gus from cubicle to cubicle, saving the day in a surprisingly environment friendly instance of workplace mobility. Gus additionally manages to bother the blue X-Man by rambling a bit an excessive amount of and asking for a selfie. After Nightcrawler poofs away, Gus realizes that one memo remains to be undelivered and, pondering that nobody will discover, he shreds it — an motion which inadvertently causes a series response that dangers Skrulls blowing up the Earth.
Aside from Nightcrawler, Gus additionally crosses paths with Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, She-Hulk and Quicksilver, who helps him reassemble the shredded fragments of the memo and stop world destruction. Exceedingly awkward within the presence of all of those dwelling legends, Gus lives as much as the comparability with Andy Bernard of The Office, a distinction that Damage Control writers Adam F. Goldberg and Hans Rodionoff have identified. “He means nicely, however [he’s] type of a pure hassle magnet,” Rodionoff instructed AnimeFillerLists when discussing the collection’ influences. “Gus is a type of folks that may’t actually get out of his personal approach. His pure curiosity, mixed with a barely gullible nature, finally ends up getting him into some robust spots as he tries to search out his place at Damage Control.”
Damage Control focuses on Gus’ new experiences at an organization that not solely offers with the aftermath of superhero battles in New York City but in addition quarantines harmful artifacts of otherworldly origin. The titular firm first appeared in 1988’s Marvel Age Annual #3 and was created by Dwayne McDuffie, who designed it as a way of telling sitcom-style tales within the Marvel universe.
Damage Control #1 is written by Goldberg and Rodionoff, illustrated by Will Robson and contains a backup story by Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie and Jay Fosgitt. The challenge is coloured by Ruth Redmond, lettered by Clayton Cowles and contains a major cowl by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Fonteriz and Rachelle Rosenberg, together with a variant cowl by Will Robson and Carlos Lopez. The challenge is on sale now from Marvel.