Although it’s possible that Homelander will come to mind when discussing the superhuman foes in The Boys, the hidden history of Soldier Boy suggests that there wouldn’t have been a super-killing team for Billy Butcher to lead in the first place if the franchise’s Captain America parody hadn’t been present. This is because Billy Butcher would have been the only member of the team. This is due to the fact that the first Soldier Boy was the one who motivated Gregory Mallory to establish the organization, enlist Butcher as a member, and embark on a mission to rein in Vought-Supes America once it had grown out of hand.
Greg Mallory, who is already retired when the series begins, was the commander of the team before the Lamplighter killed his grandchildren, which drove him to give up on his goal and cause the group to disband. Greg Mallory is already retired when the series begins. When the series first begins, Greg Mallory is already enjoying his retirement. The Boys in the Band were able to engage Superman in a direct battle because Mallory was able to get financing, a mission statement, and a supply of Compound V for the team through his connections within the CIA. This allowed the band to have the confidence to go up against Superman. Later on, Mallory makes her way back to The Boys, where she confronts Hughie Campbell with the truth about the kind of man Butcher is, and she enlightens him about the secret history of the group, which can be traced all the way back to Soldier Boy. Mallory reveals to Hughie that the group’s history can be traced all the way back to Soldier Boy.
Mallory begins out The Boys #53 by providing Hughie with an account of his personal life. The issue was written by Garth Ennis, John McCrea, and Keith Burns. He starts off by relating the experiences he had while serving in World War II. Mallory learns that the superhero team known as “Soldier Boy and the Avenging Squad” has been officially affiliated to his unit for the sake of political expediency there. Mallory was surprised to learn this information. Mallory is dissatisfied with their power and lack of self-control, and he narrowly escapes death when an illegal reconnaissance mission led by Soldier Boy reveals their location and results in the massacre of both Mallory’s crew and the original Soldier Boy team. Mallory’s crew and the original Soldier Boy team were all killed. One among the members of Mallory’s crew is Soldier Boy himself. Soldier Boy is able to escape the massacre despite suffering severe wounds; nevertheless, Mallory is so distraught by the results of his actions that he chooses to use a grenade to murder the “hero.” Soldier Boy is able to escape the bloodbath.
When Mallory arrives back in the United States after his long journey, he is still boiling with anger at Vought’s use of Supermen in war and the regular men that they killed. Mallory eventually gains the contacts necessary to establish the Boys after joining the CIA and becoming a member himself. In addition to this, he gives a solemn assurance that the employment of superhumans in battle would never again be tolerated. The terrible events that took place during World War II, as well as the desire of Vought’s troops to see him fail in the mission that led to the deaths of so many of their comrades, both contributed to this conclusion.
Even though Homelander is the Supe who eventually led a brief superhuman revolution, and Black Noir is the sadistic killer who put Homelander down, the only reason there is a special, dedicated force working against Homelander and Black Noir is because of Soldier Boy. Soldier Boy is the only reason why there is a special force working against Homelander and Black Noir. Soldier Boy is the only reason why there is a dedicated, specialized force working against Homelander and Black Noir. This force is working against them. Mallory never would have established the Boys, located and trained Butcher, or given Hughie the ability to stop his mentor from killing anybody who had Compound V in their system if it weren’t for Soldier Boy’s tragic service during World War II. Mallory credits Soldier Boy with being the catalyst for these events. Nothing of this could have happened under any other circumstances.