James Hudnall originally wrote Devastator as a spec screenplay. he thought it would make a good comic so it was a three issue black and white comic published by Image Comics, illustrated by Greg Horn. It was later released as a screenplay by Black Coat press.

The story is about a future where gangster government rules Los Angeles, and drugs are all electronic. You can plug in skills and moods into a socket people get installed in their necks. A martial artist named John Drake uses a mood altering drug that was hacked so it turns the user into a an assassin with a specific target in mind. But the chip is flawed and Drake has to figure out who set him up.