Marvel Entertainment has announced that comedian Patton Oswalt (Justified) will play Agent Eric Koenig in an upcoming episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The character appeared in the comic books as a member of Nick Fury’s World War II battalion the Howling Commandos, first appearing in 1966. He was instrumental as one of the people who helped Fury form S.H.I.E.L.D. after the war.
The specific episode wasn’t named or dated for Oswalt’s appearance. The show airs Tuesdays at 8 PM on ABC.