10 Things We Fans Didn’t Know About Agent Jimmy Woo

Randall Park’s character of Agent Jimmy Woo, also known as James E. Woo,  becomes involved with S.W.O.R.D. in the series WandaVision. A missing persons’ case in Westview, with a town’s population, mysteriously disappearing just boils the adventure. Bringing his own theories to the table, he expands fan’s questions for the series.

Moreover, it is surprising to discover that the character has gone through various changes and storylines. Consequently, with surprising connections to characters as random as Godzilla. Here are the 10 Things We Fans Didn’t Know About Agent Jimmy Woo

10.How old is Jimmy Woo?

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Jimmy Woo first appeared in the short-lived spy series, Yellow Claw. He is actually one of the oldest characters who appear in the WandaVision series. Jimmy Woo originates from Marvel’s predecessor, Atlas Comics. Consequently, it makes the Asian hero one of the oldest characters in the MCU.

9.Member of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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After Yellow Claw, he appeared in Strange Tales. Jimmy eventually joins S.H.I.E.L.D. in the Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. series. As a versatile character, the 1970s saw him enter Marvel’s Godzilla, King of the Monsters series. characters, but would eventually features the Fantastic Four and the Avengers. This series didn’t just feature the S.H.I.E.L.D characters but also the Fantastic Four and the Avengers.

8.Relations with Genghis Khan

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Woo is alleged to be the descendant of Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan. In the Marvel stories, the Atlas Foundation which is a secret society originated from the Mongol Empire. Moreover, there are ancestral claims about the Yellow Claw too, as well as supervillain Zheng Zu. Woo was meant to replace the current Yellow Claw leader at the time of his birth, but his family sent him to the United States to avoid this. Consequently, he pursued law enforcement and became a member of the FBI.

7. A Forbidden Love Story

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Woo’s image boosted during the Cold War. The Yellow Claw agent, Plan Chu, commits acts of terror and serve as a conflict to Jimmy. Consequently, Jimmy turns into a hero. Jimmy encounters Plan Chu’s grandniece Suwan, whom he had raised to be loyal to him. Eventually, he falls in love with her. Suwan initially refused to turn against her uncle out of loyalty and because he had a hypnotic control over her. Although she secretly helped Woo at times, especially if his life was on the line.

6. Who are The G-Men?

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Yellow Claw kidnaped President Eisenhower and took him as a prisoner in Outer Mongolia. Consequently, Woo formed Department Zero and the G-Men. Although the team was successful in rescuing the president, it soon disbanded. Moreover, the group became either the Agents of Atlas or an alternate universe counterpart to the Avengers.

5.A Man With A Powerful Mind 

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Nick Fury’s intel classified Woo as Power Level 2, because of his strong mental willpower. Consequently, helping him when dealing with the supernatural making him withstand Venus’ siren-like powers and Marvel Boy’s attempts to broadcast his thoughts.

4. His Age is Complicated

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Woo is human, but when it comes to his age, it is a little complicated. During his last S.H.I.E.L.D. mission, Woo was the only one of the agents left alive. But he suffers severe brain damage and is placed on life support. Consequently, Marvel Boy saves Woo by reconstructing him with his past memories of him. Strangely this restored Woo’s youth.

3.His School For Unusually Gifted Students

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Woo becomes the head of Pan-Asian School for the Unusually Gifted, an institution for Asia’s young people who possess supernatural powers, based in Mumbai, India. The school is engulfed in mysteries and rumors. Moreover, it is funded through cursed treasure. Another theory says that the school actually serves as a training ground for future agents.

2.Featured in Marvel Cartoons & Video Games

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Woo’s first appearance on television was on The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, voiced by Nolan North. Woo was portrayed as a facilitator of the Vault, a supervillain prison run by S.H.I.E.L.D and maintained the Helicarrier. Woo has also appeared in a few video games. Marvel Heroes and Marvel’s Avengers, voiced by James Sie and Aleks Le, respectively features Woo.

1. Familiar To Marvel Fans

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Randall Park’s incarnation of the character isn’t unique to WandaVision. Seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp in 2018, monitoring Scott Lang while under house arrest. Moreover, the film version of Woo is comedic and social. In WandaVision, he is a bit more sympathetic than his movie counterpart and has even mastered the card trick he had issues with in the Ant man movie.


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