Volume 1 – 1st printing. “Imperative!” Collects Middleman (2005) #1-4. Written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach. Art by Les McClaine. Missed the first four issues of the indy smash hit, ‘The Middleman?’ Catch up on the story of how talented amateur Wendy Watson became part of the world’s most ludicrously secret organization! Featuring a covert introduction by the mysterious Paul Dini, an eyes-only pin-up gallery, and recently-declassified sketches from Eisner-award nominated artist Les MccLaine!