Set in the year 2007, criminal mastermind Dr. James Bent, a.k.a
"Overlord" [Neil Ross], covers the Earth's atmosphere with mind-controlling
generators, rendering half of Earth's population into mindless drone
slaves. Pockets of small forces remain, with the hopes of destroying
Overlord's generators and putting an end to the criminal once and
for all - they are international soldiers known as the Zone Raiders.
by Zone Raider Commander Dirk Courage [Dan Gilvezan] of the United
States, the rest of the team included Master-Sergeant Wolfgang "Tank"
Schmidt [Neil Ross] of Germany, 1st Lieutenant Hiro Taka [Michael
Bell] of Japan, and 2nd Lieutenant Max Jones [Hal Rayle] of the
United States; as well as operatives: Corporal Katerina "Kat"
Anastasia, Lieutenant Benjamin Davis Franklin and Lieutenant Ned
elite force, known as the Black Widows, were rendered immune to
the effects of his generators through the usage of his Widowmaker
device...although, they were not immune to its visible effects -
hideous red facial conditions and yellow eyes. The Widows consist
of camouflage expert Bandit, knife expert Razorback, greedy mercenary
Reaper, Duchess Dire - the only female member, and master criminal,
"Rawmeat" Welt, and Jean Duprey. Overlord also made use
of his army of Black Widow Troopers, a large force of soldiers deployed
exploits of each episode follow the heroic Zone Raiders as they
save hypnotized citizens in Zone areas, while hunting down and destroying
Overload's massive orange-domed Zone Generators.