Entry 060 – Cable

Art by Marko Djurdjevic Name: Nathan Christopher Charles Dayspring Askani’son Summers Code Names: Cable, Soldier X First Appearance: New Mutants #86 (Feb ’90) Powers: Telepathy, Telekenisis, A Big Gun Teams Affiliation: New Mutants, X-Force, Six Pack, X-Men, Avengers About Continuity is one of the trickiest things in shared-universe superhero comics. In the hands of a good writer, the […]

Entry 059 – Ink

Name: Eric Gitter Code Names: Ink First Appearance: Young X-Men #1 (June ’08) Powers: Causes sickness, super strength, telepathy, flight, causes explosions, healing, tap into Phoenix-like energies Teams Affiliation: X-Men About There is power in a symbol. It’s a concept that’s at the center of almost every Big 2 superhero story. Criminals, being the cowardly and superstitious […]

Entry 058 – Dazzler

Art by Bill Sienkiewicz Name: Alison Blaire Code Names: Dazzler First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #130 (Feb ’80) Powers: Turns sound into light Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Excalibur About In 2014, writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jamie McKelvie released a new series called The Wicked + The Divine. It tells the story of twelve reincarnated gods, given shape […]

Entry 056 – Skullfire

Art by Ron Lim and Jimmy Palmiotti Name: Timothy Fitzgerald Code Names: Skullfire First Appearance: X-Men 2099 #1 (Oct ’93) Powers: Energy Absorption and Redirection Teams Affiliation: X-Men 2099 About In 1962 ABC aired The Jetsons, an animated sitcom about the family of the future. The show took the trappings of domestic life in the 60’s and transplanted it a […]