The Brute was a sub-human cave dweller frozen
during the last Ice Age and thawed "in the Spring of 1975" from
the heat produced by a nuclear power plant built near his subterranean tomb.
Hungry and confused, the Brute kills two young boys exploring his cave. A female
scientist is awarded custody by the court, but her plans of study are
ruined when the father of the murdered boys is killed trying to exact
From there, the series becomes a sub-human version of the Fugitive, with
the woman scientist trying to save the Brute, even as police hunt him
with orders to kill.
The third and final issue foreshadowed a change in direction, with the
Brute speaking his first words, and the introduction of a costumed