Real Name: Joe Bob (last name unknown)
Occupation: Long-haul trucker
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: His idiot friends (Tiny, two others unnamed, all deceased)
Enemies: Aurora, Wild Child
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile throughout Canada and possibly the U.S. on his trucking route
First Appearance: Weapon X: The Draft -Wild Child#1 (October 2002)
Powers/Abilities: Joe Bob possessed the ability to drive a semi-truck.
Weaknesses: Joe Bob lacked the sense to know better than to pick a fight with feral mutants who possessed razor-sharp claws and teeth.
History: (Weapon X: The Draft-Wild Child#1) - Joe Bob, Tiny and his friends entered a truck stop for a bite to eat, and Tiny alerted Joe Bob to the presence of a strange, hooded figure and a bald girl sitting nearby. Realizing they were mutants, Joe Bob and his friends decided to run the "Muties" out of town. The mutants, Wild Child and Aurora, ignored his insults, until Joe Bob grabbed the burger out of Kyle's hand and smashed it. Kyle then proceeded to crack Joe Bob's skull with a napkin holder. Tiny and the other idiots jumped into the fray, which ended with everyone in the diner dead by by Kyle's hand. Kyle piled the dead truckers up on the table, stuck a twenty dollar bill in Joe Bob's mouth, and left a "How Did You Enjoy Us?" questionnaire stuck to his forehead (with an excellent rating, I might add.). He then stole Joe Bob's keys, and used his rig to transport Aurora back to Weapon X.
Comments: Created by Matt Nixon, Ethan Van Sciver and Norm Rapmund.
It should be noted that Wild Child was not in his right mind at the time of this attack, and had been conditioned by the Weapon X Program as a killing machine (the sad story of his life); he didn't always behave in such a lethal manner. If he had been in control, he'd probably have just walked away.
As a Southerner, I object to the term "redneck", but these guys had it written all over their fat heads. A poor, feral mutant can't even eat a hamburger in peace...
This character, Joe Bob, has no known connections to
Tiny has no known relation to:
As usual with people called "Tiny" this man was anything but. Tiny and his friends were killed when they attacked Wild Child. Tiny can be seen standing behind Joe Bob, wearing the red flannel shirt.
- Weapon X:The Draft-Wild Child#1 (d)
Headshot - Weapon X: The Draft-Wild Child#1, p13, pan 4
Deadshot - Weapon X: The Draft-Wild Child#1, p14, pan 4
Tiny - Weapon X: The Draft-Wild Child#1, p13, pan 7
Last updated: 03/14/05
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