Major characters appearing in Brubaker and Phillips' Sleeper:
An International Operations agent who gained superpowers and was coerced into going deep undercover in a supervillain organization. Has the ability to store up pain and release it through physical contact.
Touched by Vorlons: Getting an alien artifact fused to his nervous system is what gave him his powers.
Bar Brawl: At one point, he charges up his powers by walking into a bar in Egypt, shouting a particularly offensive string of gibberish and letting the patrons beat on him for a while.
A test-tube grown super-intelligent man who once joined and then fought the Wild C.A.T.S. After faking his own death, he resurfaced leading a covert organization of super criminals while simultaneously advising the Ancient Conspiracy that run the world’s economy. His motives are completely unknown.
Former head of International Operations. A master manipulator who does whatever it takes to ensure that power stays in his hands. Coerced Holden Carver into going undercover in TAO's organization. Was shot and fell into a coma by someone working for TAO during Point Blank, but emerges at the end of Sleeper volume 1 to bring him back in.
Turn in Your Badge: Is removed from the task force sent to hunt down Carver. She thinks it’s because Lynch doesn’t trust her to bring him in, but it’s really because she was getting too close to finding out he was a Deep Cover Agent
A former soldier who served with Lynch on Team 7. One-time member of the superhero team the Wild C.A.T.S. The central character of Point Blank.