is the codename of two characters from Marvel Comics
Stonewall and his allies, Crimson Commando
and Super Sabre
, were all super-powered U.S. veterans of World War II. The trio wished to continue their government service after the war by combatting communism during the Cold War
, but they were rebuffed by the U.S. government and forced into retirement. Angered by what they perceived as a decline in morals in the United States, the group became vigilantes. They captured criminals, whom they released and hunted in the wilderness of upstate New York. They killed the criminals, both to reduce the criminal element in society and for the enjoyment of hunting them.
(the leader of the X-Men) for a criminal, the team captured and hunted her. When Storm and Wolverine eventually defeated the three, Stonewall and Crimson Commando agreed to turn themselves in to law enforcement authorities and confess their vigilantism.Uncanny X-Men
#215-216 (March-April 1987).
Stonewall, Crimson Commando, and Super Sabre (who had been presumed dead) agreed to join Freedom Force
, a U.S. government sponsored team of superhumans, in exchanged for a commutation of their sentences.Uncanny X-Men
#223 (November 1987). Stonewall's first mission with Freedom Force took place during The Fall of the Mutants
storyline. Freedom Force tried to prevent the X-Men from entering a building in which Destiny
had prophesied that... Read More