Real Name: Jessup Pyne
Occupation: State department employee
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Yakuza (Kenzo Orii, Sano Orii)
Enemies: Cobra (Piet Voorhees), White Tiger (Angela Del Toro)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York City, New York
First Appearance: White Tiger#3 (March, 2006)
(White Tiger#4 (fb) - BTS) - An employee of the state department in New York, Jessup Pyne was in charge of issuing passports and visas in Tokyo and New York City. He accrued a massive gambling debt while in Tokyo, and ended up owing the Yakuza, specifically Kenzo Orii. Pyne was forced by the state department to attend Gamblers Anonymous for a time.
(White Tiger#3 (fb) - BTS) -Pyne was contacted by Sano Orii, Kenzo Orii's son, who offered to drop the debts if Pyne would illegally secure immigration documents for Sano. Pyne agreed, but was nervous to learn that some of those documents had later ended up in the hands of gang members. He feared an internal investigation would expose him.
(White Tiger#3) - Sano approached Pyne, needing more documents. Pyne agreed, though highly nervous, and was assured that his debts would be dropped. Pyne offered to take Kenzo out to dinner in thanks.
(White Tiger#4) - Pyne went out shopping, not knowing he was being tailed by Angela Del Toro, the White Tiger. The next evening, he was summoned by Sano and brought out the paperwork he'd prepared. Pyne was shocked when the White Tiger and Cobra (Piet Voorhees) started battling above him, then Sano quickly killed Pyne with a bullet to the head.
Comments: Created by Tamora Pierce, Timothy Liebe, Phil Briones, and Don Hillsman.
Profile by Chadman.
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White Tiger#3, p7, pan6 (main)
White Tiger#3-4 (March-April, 2006) - Tamora Pierce, Timothy Liebe (writers), Phil Briones (penciler), Don Hillsman (inker), Ruwan Jayatilleke (editor)
Last updated: 01/28/08
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