Major Story Arcs
The Strange Talent of Luther Strode
Mrs. Strode is the mother of Luther Strode. She and Luther live together in an apartment building. She often worries about her ex-husband Mr.Strode as he used to beat her but Luther settles her down. After catching Luther trying to leave without notice she once again express her worries, but Luther assure her that his father will not find them and even if he did Luther is there. In Issue #5 Mrs. Strode finds out about Luther's 'Talent' and questions Pete for answers however they are interrupted when The Librarian breaks in. Pete tries to defend Mrs. Strode by smashing a lamp over The Librarian's head and tell Mrs. Strode to run, Mrs. Strode runs to get a gun and tries to shoot The Librarian he however dodges the bullet and knocks out Mrs. Strode. In Issue #6 The Librarian has taken Mrs. Strode to the docks and chained her up to bait Luther into coming to meet him. Luther's show up and he breaks her free & then a fight between The Librarian and Luther ensures. The Librarian throws blood in Luther's eye blurring the visibilty & tricks him into punching his own mother in the throat thus killing her. After seemingly killing The Librarian, Luther pick the corpse of his mother and says that he only wanted to be better so he can protect her. However, The Librarian wasn't dead and the fight continues which result in the warehouse to be destroyed and Mrs. Strode body seemingly buried under the ruble.