Brother - Lieutenant Colonel Pinkerton
"I've been transferred to the first attack squad of Able Company. I'm your new replacement! I assume that makes me a Howler...whatever on Earth that means."
-Sgt Fury and his Howling Commandos #8:
America (1): 273-274
Fury and his Howling Commandos #8
Comics Presents (1) #77-79
Secret Warriors #19
Marvel Apes: 2
Following the death of 'Junior' Juniper, the Howlers welcomed Percival 'Pinky' Pinkerton as their latest teammate. A result of the close cooperation between the U.S. and England; Pinkerton was added to the Howlers, if for no other reason that no other squad had a place for a man skilled in combat with an umbrella (ahem.... I mean bumbershoot). This small but useful quirk aside, Pinkerton was a skilled sharpshooter, demolitions expert, and well versed in hand to hand combat.
derrives from a family with a long military history stretching
back to the battle of Waterloo. Dutifully enrolled
in the finiest military acadamy, Pinkerton was forced to
due to poor academic performance and left in shame, while
his older brother remained. When the war broke out, Pinkerton
joined as a private and signed up for the most dangerous
assignment he could find, the Howling Commandos. In time
Pinkerton's experience lead to a temporary transfer to the "Deadly
Dozen", lead by Dum Dum Dugan, before returning to duty with
the Howlers. Such
were the Howling Commandos feared by the Third Reich, a counter
squad of elite fighters, the Blitzkrieg Squad was formed,
and among thier number, Manfred, earned
his place on the squad due to the lethal swordsmanship practiced
with his saber; secreted within his walking stick,
making him the Bltizer counter to Percivel Pinkerton.
He was among one of the few Howlers not present at Nick Fury's "funeral" in 1995. Dum Dum was present when he died of cancer in 2009 at home.
Last Updated 8/31/10