Queen and Country Declassified (2002 Volume 1) comic books 2002-2004
Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Brian Hurtt. Cover by Scott Morse. It's the first ever Queen & Country spin-off series! Set in the mid-80s, Declassified focuses on Paul Crocker as a young secret agent about to learn some of the hard lessons that will make him a lifer in the spy business. A botched escort of a defecting enemy agent out of Berlin has put Crocker's abilities to do his job into question, and when he receives terrible news about another agent back home, he even loses confidence in himself. When he leaves his nice home, his new wife, and the complacent world of desk jockeys and paper pushers behind him to meet another defector in Prague, will he be saying goodbye to them for good? Can he make the tough choices that will keep him alive? An off-shoot of Greg Rucka's Eisner-nominated series, Declassified is a whole new facet of an already multi-leveled comics story. Plus, Brian Hurtt makes a return engagement to Queen & Country, following his groundbreaking collaboration on Skinwalker. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.95.
Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Brian Hurtt. Cover by Scott Morse. Paul Crocker has gone to Prague, leaving his wife and any notion of a normal life far behind him in England. It's "make-or-break" time, as one Minder is already down, and Paul's last mission fizzled in failure. If he doesn't remove the Soviet defector safely this time around, it could be the end of his career -- or even the end of his life! In this first-ever Queen & Country spin-off, Oni and Greg Rucka flash-back to the '80s to reveal the early days of Paul Crocker, one of the Eisner-winning series' most popular characters. See how the young man became the hard-bitten spy he is today! 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.95.
Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Brian Hurtt. Cover by Scott Morse. Paul Crocker's pick-up of the defecting soldier has gone awry, and he's got to take some drastic actions if he wants to avoid another death on his hands...namely his own! It's the conclusion of a special Q&C flashback from Greg Rucka, Brian Hurtt (Skinwalker) and cover painter Scott Morse. 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers. Cover price $2.95.