The Boys is an American comic book series , written by Garth Ennis and co-created, designed, and illustrated by Darick Robertson. The series is set between —  in a world where superheroes exist. However, most of the superheroes in the series' universe are corrupted by their celebrity status and often engage in reckless behavior, compromising the safety of the world. The story follows a small clandestine CIA squad, informally known as "The Boys", led by Butcher and comprising Mother's Milk, the Frenchman, the Female, and new addition "Wee" Hughie Campbell, who are charged with monitoring the superhero community, often leading to gruesome confrontations and dreadful results; in parallel, a key subplot follows Annie "Starlight" January, a young and naive superhero who joins the Seven, the most prestigious — and corrupted — superhero group in the world and The Boys' most powerful enemies.
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The dialogue in the comics is largely taken straight from the respective games, though there are some minor changes. An art book was released in , and in , a combination was released as an omnibus. The majority of the dialogue from Metal Gear Solid remains unchanged, but some conversations have been left out, such as Kenneth Baker telling Solid Snake to look on the back of the CD case to find out Meryl Silverburgh 's Codec frequency, and some extra scenes have been added, such as the scene where Psycho Mantis tries to take over Gray Fox 's mind.
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons , often shortened to Captain Scarlet , is a British science-fiction television series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and filmed by their production company Century 21 Productions for distributor ITC Entertainment. Running to thirty-two minute episodes, it was first broadcast on ITV regional franchises between and and has since been transmitted in more than 40 other countries, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. It is one of several Anderson series that were filmed using a form of electronic marionette puppetry dubbed " Supermarionation " combined with scale model special effects sequences. Set in , Captain Scarlet follows the " war of nerves " between Earth and the Mysterons , a race of Martians who possess partial control over matter.