JAGGED BOW



Real Name: Joseph Emberlin

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Assassin

Affiliations: Blood Spider, Death-Shield, Lord Ogre, student of Taskmaster

Enemies: Constrictor, Lord Deathstrike, Solo, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Venom (Flash Thompson)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base Of Operations: Mobile in the USA, notably Alexandria (VA), Philadelphia

First Appearence: Amazing Spider-Man I#367 (October, 1992)

Powers/Abilities: Jagged Bow was a proficient archer with a quiver of trick arows He was also agile enough to dodge Solo's bullets.

History: 

(Amazing Spider-Man I#367 (fb) - BTS) - Jagged Bow was one of Taskmaster's students who had been trained to mimic Hawkeye.

(Amazing Spider-Man I#367) Solo and Spider-Man stumbled upon an estate which was supposed to be the site of "some mysterious project". When they entered, Taskmaster greeted them and introduced his students. Solo said he had his own name for the group... "Dead men" and opened fire. Spider-Man basically saved their lives by pushing Solo's guns away. After Blood Spider wrapped Solo up with his weblines, Jagged Bow took aim, but Solo teleported behind him and knocked him out with his nunchuks. He was later seen tied to Death-Shield, courtesy of Solo.

(Venom II#37) - The crimelord Lord Ogre placed a bounty to kill Venom (Flash Thompson). Many mercenaries and assassins responded. Alongside Blood-Spider and Death-Shield, Jagged Bow attacked Venom in an old warehouse. Jagged Bow fire three mini-explosive-tipped arrows at Venom, following themis with a sonic arrow. This weakened Venom allowing Blood-Spider to strike. Soon after, Venom hurled Death-Shield at Jagged Bow, knocking him over. Lord Deathstrike and Constrictor entered the fight, also seeking the bounty, and they fiercely battled each other during which Venom was able to escape.

 

 

 

Comments: Created by David Michelinie and Jerry Bingham

He received a real name in Taskmaster's entry in OHOTMU A-Z HC#11.

These guys were pretty weak, considering they survived Taskmaster's training (Read all about it in Agent X).

He certainly upgraded his skills level by Venom II#37 as Venom commented that all three "almost outclassed me."
---Grendel Prime

Jagged Bow's colors were slightly off on the cover of#367. His hair was blonder and the purple on his costume was replaced with yellow inside the book.

Profile by: Zerostar.Updated by Grendel Prime.

Clarifications:
Jagged Bow is not to be confused with:


images: (without ads)
Amazing Spider-Man I#367, p, pan (main image)
Amazing Spider-Man I#367, cover (pink & purple suit)
Venom II#37, p7, pan2 (with 3 arrows)


Appearances:
Amazing Spider-Man I#367 (October, 1992) - David Michelinie (writer), Jerry Bingham (pencils), Randy Emberlin (inks), Danny Fingeroth (editor)
Venom II#37 (September, 2013) - Cullen Bunn (writer), Kim Jacinto (art), Sana Amanat (editor)


Last updated: 09/20/13

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