Watch your six
I wanted Patriot-1 to be grounded in reality. There’s a lack of real-world military comics and I wanted it to have that feel. But one thing I did want was a musclehead henchman for the villain. A real Bond-type henchman. That’s where Rahman came from. I wanted him to be physically imposing and generally a bad-ass. Hence the T-shirt and sole sidearm as his field gear.