"You shouldn't have come down here."
―John Bruno to Bobbi Morse[src]

John Bruno is a former military assassin who was put into S.H.I.E.L.D. custody for discovering creative ways to kill.


S.H.I.E.L.D. Index

"John Bruno, military assassin. Became an obsession discovering creative ways to kill."
Phil Coulson to Bobbi Morse[src]

John Bruno was placed on the Index by S.H.I.E.L.D. because he was viewed as being too dangerous and needed constant observation.[1]

Prison Break

Bruno was imprisoned in the sub-basement of the Brynmore Psychiatric Facility in Ohio along with David Angar. When Calvin Zabo broke into the prison to recruit Angar, he had Wendell Levi shut down the power, freeing the prisoners. Bruno waited in the sub-basement until Phil Coulson and Bobbi Morse came to investigate what happened at the facility. Bruno attacked Morse, but she easily overpowered him.[1]


  • Combatant: As a former military assassin, Bruno is a skilled fighter, using creative ways to kill. However, he was not able to hold his own against Bobbi Morse for long.




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