In the new universe, he was sent by the US military to capture his brother Cole Cash, believing that he was a terrorist. It was presume he died but his body was taken by Myev (A daemonite). When Myev attacked Grifter in Paris, Max took control of his body long enough to tell his brother to kill him (Something Grifter was force to do.) in both his and Myev, they unwittingly helped Tsalvo, by making Grifter not care about death with his plan to use grifter to kill the black curate.