- Bob, Agent of HYDRA
character_name=Bob, Agent of HYDRA
debut="Cable & Deadpool" #38
Agency X HYDRA
Bob, Agent of HYDRA, is a
fictional mercenaryin the Marvel Comics Universe, and a sidekick of Deadpool.
Fictional character biography
A cowardly young man, Bob was persuaded into joining the criminal organization
HYDRAby his wife, Allison, who accused him of not being able to hold a steady job. The thought of a stable career with a dental plan also appealed to Bob, though he was disappointed to find out HYDRA does not offer full dental like AIM. During Deadpool's assault on HYDRA to rescue the captured Agent X, he ran into Bob and coerced him into helping him. Bob was hesitant, as HYDRA would not allow him back into the organization having betrayed them, but the (currently four-inch tall) Deadpool tortured him with a security card until he relented. He then forced Bob to fly them to safety in one of HYDRA's jets, though Bob did not know how to pilot an aircraft.
After Deadpool, Agent X, and Bob returned to the
United States, they found Outlaw and Sandi missing. Bob accompanied Deadpool on his mission to save the girls and subsequently became an honorary member of Agency X. He continues to work with the group on their various missions, and is referred to as Deadpool's "Pet" (or "Minion", because that is "more PC"). Bob was recently shot in the leg, during a raid on the very same HYDRA base Deadpool kidnapped him from, in an attempt to save Weasel from Wolverine. After Deadpool and Bob rescued Weasel, they were suddenly teleported into the past, where they aided Captain Americaand Buckyin stopping Arnim Zola. Following that adventure, Bob accompanied Deadpool on a mission through various dimensions to help Doctor Strangesave reality after it was damaged by T-Ray's novice magic.
He also travelled with Deadpool and Weasel to the
Savage Land, where he ran away from an assortment of dinosaurs. Deadpool attempted to teleport the dinos to Genoshaas a prank on Magneto, but instead they were sent to the Genoshan Embassy in downtown Manhattan, as well infected with the alien Symbionts responsible for Venom and Carnage. During the resultant battle, Bob's attempt to flee accidentally caused the death of one of the creatures while a news crew watched. Thinking his actions were intentional, they interviewed Bob who claimed the 'H' on his uniform stood for "Hero". He then received a text message from Allison who had seen the events on the news and thought it was hot. Bob is last seen watching television with Deadpool and his supporting cast as the series ends.
Bob has no superpowers, and no combat or tactical skills to speak of. What training HYDRA gives its minions seems primarily focused on running away and hiding when confronted with danger, making Bob a parody of the cannon-fodder henchmen frequently seen working for evil organizations in comic books. Even this training seems useless, as Bob has cited such HYDRA lessons as "Hiding behind each other" and "If I can't see them they can't see me". However, Deadpool has said that Bob is better at running away than anyone he has seen.
Bob has had a pathological fear ingrained in him of certain characters who are particularly devastating enemies of HYDRA. Among these are
Captain America, Wolverine and Elektra. When stressed he has a tendency to shout "Hail HYDRA!" and other propaganda of the organization such as "Cut off one head and two more will take its place!".
Despite his incompetence, Bob sometimes gets lucky. He was able to fly a plane a long distance despite having no knowledge of how to do so, and killed an alien possessed dinosaur by accident while fleeing it. He was also able to save Deadpool's life during a battle with Wolverine by staying put to reattach his head despite his cowardice. Even though he is useless in a fight, Deadpool seems to delight in taking him on dangerous missions, seemingly for his own amusement. Bob goes along with him, although it is unclear whether this is because he is afraid of Wade or genuinely considers him a friend.
* Bob often complains in his online blog, which is how Deadpool and Weasel first discovered him.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Bob — may refer to:* A diminutive of Robert * Bob (physics), the weight at the end of a pendulum * BOB (band), a UK indie pop band * Bob (song), a song by Weird Al Yankovic from Poodle Hat * Bob , a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from the album One… … Wikipedia
HYDRA — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hydra. HYDRA Organisme de fiction apparaissant dans … Wikipédia en Français
HYDRA — Infobox comics organization imagesize=250 caption= publisher=Marvel Comics debut= Strange Tales #135 (Aug 1965) creators=Stan Lee Jack Kirby type= business=Terrorist organization=y base=Various owners=Baron Strucker employees=Viper Kingpin… … Wikipedia
Agent X (Marvel Comics) — Superherobox| caption=Cover art for Agent X #3. Art by Alvin Lee. comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Agent X real name=Nijo Minamiyori publisher=Marvel Comics debut=(as Nijo) Deadpool #65 (May, 2002) (as Alex Hayden/Agent X) Agent X #1 … Wikipedia
HYDRA — Primera aparición Strange Tales n.º 135 Creador(es) Stan Lee. Jack Kirby. Editorial Marvel Comics Base de ope … Wikipedia Español
Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD — Données clés Réalisation Rod Hardy Scénario David S. Goyer Acteurs principaux David Hasselhoff Sandra Hess Lisa Rinna Sociétés de production 20th Century Fox Television, Fury Productions Limited Partn … Wikipédia en Français
Cable & Deadpool — Infobox comic book title title = Cable Deadpool caption = Cover to Cable Deadpool #5 Art by Mark Brooks schedule = Monthly ongoing=y publisher = Marvel Comics date = May 2004 April 2008 issues = 50 Superhero = y main char team = Cable Deadpool… … Wikipedia
Deadpool — For other uses, see Dead pool (disambiguation). Deadpool Deadpool on the recap page of Cable and Deadpool #26. Art by Lan Medina. Publication information … Wikipedia
Outlaw (comics) — For the team of super villains, see The Outlaws (comics). Outlaw Cover art for Agent X #2. Art by Alvin Lee. Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics … Wikipedia
Dark Reign (comics) — Dark Reign Cover to Secret Invasion: Dark Reign. Art by Alex Maleev. Publisher Marvel Comics Publication date December 2008 – December 2009 … Wikipedia