SuperGordon to help save world in Captain Britain fantasy
SuperGordon is the hero in the new edition of the U.S-produced Captain Britain cartoon strip in which the British Prime Minister leads a counterattack to destroy the Skrull plan for world domination.
The prime minister devises a masterplan when he discovers that three of his cabinet members are really aliens in disguise who aim to target the Cheviot Hills, which conceal the gateway to a hidden world of supernatural powers. The premier, sitting in a room that looks suspiciously like it might overlook Downing Street, commands Captain Britain to spearhead the crucial counter-attack against the the deadly alien force. He assigns home-grown superheroes including a female operative named Spitfire to Britain's top secret MI13 intelligence agency to see off the Skrull threat. The internationally popular comic first featured Captain Britain in 1976 as the UK equivalent to Captain America. This latest twist is the work of British novelist Paul Cornell, who has previously written scripts for 'Doctor Who,' and lists politics and science-fiction among his interests. "I specified the character to look like him," Cornell said. 'I'm quite a fan of Gordon Brown so I'm pleased we’ve given him a PR boost on both sides of the Atlantic and around the world," the novelist was quoted as
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