Entry 017 – Darwin

Art by Neil Edwards, Jay Leisten, and Matt Milla Name: Armando Muñoz Code Names: Darwin First Appearance: X-Men: Deadly Genesis #2 (Feb ’06) Powers: Reactive evolution Teams Affiliation: X-Men, X-Factor Investigations About “Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on […]

Entry 016 – Cannonball

Art by Humberto Ramos and Edgar Delgado Name: Samuel Zachery Guthrie Code Names: Cannonball First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel #4: New Mutants (Nov ’82) Powers: Propels himself through air with explosive force, nigh invulnerable when blastin’ Teams Affiliation: New Mutants, X-Force, X-Men, Avengers About Responsibility is a tough concept for most kids to comprehend. They want […]

Entry 015 – Negasonic Teenage Warhead

As seen in Deadpool, portrayed by Brianna Hildebrand Name: Ellie Phimister Code Names: Negasonic Teenage Warhead First Appearance: New X-Men #115 (Aug ’01) Powers: Telepathy, Precogntion, Taking her name literally in the movie Teams Affiliation: None When it was announced that Negasonic Teenage Warhead would be appearing in the Deadpool film in a supporting role […]

Entry 014 – Strong Guy

Art by Andy Kubert Name: Guido Carosella Code Names: Strong Guy First Appearance: New Mutants #29 (July ’85) Powers: Kinetic energy absorbsion in his muscle mass Teams Affiliation: X-Factor About Always leave ‘em laughing. Nothing I could say could sum up the massive mutant known as Strong Guy better than Peter David did in his […]

Entry 013 – Boom Boom

Art by Russel Dauterman Name: Tabitha Smith Code Names: Time Bomb, Boom Boom, Boomer, Meltdown First Appearance: Secret Wars II (Nov ’85) Powers: Creates Energy Time Bombs Teams Affiliation: Fallen Angels, X-Factor, X-Force, X-Terminators, New Mutants, Nextwave About Do you ever think about escaping your life? Forgetting everything you have, everyone you know, everywhere you’ve […]

Entry 012 – Maggott

Art by Joe Madureira Name: Japheth Code Names: Maggott First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #345 (June ’97) Powers: External Mutated Digestive System, Psychometry Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Generation X About Some mutants see the X Gene as a gift, others as a curse. It turned Warren Worthington III into a beautiful Angel but transformed Jono Starsmore into a […]

Entry 011 – The X-Cutioner

Art by Chris Bachalo Name: Carl Denti Code Names: The X-Cutioner First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men Annual #17 (Nov ’93) Powers: Sh’iar Armor and Power Lance Teams Affiliation: FBI About Frank Miller and Alan Moore killed the superhero, at least for a time. The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen ushered in a new age for comics, creators wanted […]

Entry 010 – Exodus

Art by Mark Brooks Name: Benett du Paris Code Names: Exodus First Appearance: X-Factor #92 (July ‘93) Powers: Telepathy, Telekinesis, Teleportation, Healing Factor Team Affiliation: Acolytes, Brotherhood of Mutants About The central conflict of the X-Men franchise is the ideology of Charles Xavier vs Magneto. Can mutants peacefully coexist with the rest of the world or do […]

Entry 009 – Chamber

Art by Chris Bachalo Name: Jonothon Starsmore Code Names: Chamber, Decibel First Appearance: Generation X #1 (Nov ’94) Powers: Projects Fiery Psionic Energy Teams Affiliation: Generation X, X-Men, Weapon X, New Warriors About Everyone remembers their first time. Kitty Pryde’s ended with her phasing through her bed, Iceman’s first time was alone in his bedroom, […]

Entry 008 – Unus the Untouchable

Name: Angelo Unuscione (Gunther Bain) Code Names: Unus the Untouchable First Appearance: X-Men #8 (Nov ‘64) Powers: Personal Force Field Teams Affiliation: Factor Three, Brotherhood of Mutants, Secret Empire About While Stan Lee and Jack Kirby didn’t do their best work on X-Men, they were able to create many important and long lasting characters. The […]