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  • Beast

    *History* Born a mutant with ape-like features and limbs, Henry “Hank” McCoy, codenamed Beast, was the founding member of the X-Men. Already mentally gifted, he studied biochemistry and genetics under Professor Xavier and eventually became the X-Men’s …

  • Black Widow

    *History* Born in Soviet Russia in the late 1920s, orphan Natalia “Natasha” Romanova joined the USSR’s Black Widow Program after WWII. The Program created elite female spies and assassins. Subjected to various experiments and years of rigorous training, …

  • Human Torch

    *History* Joining his big sister Sue on an experimental space flight, young Johnny Storm gained fantastic powers after cosmic rays bombarded their ship. The four crewmembers became the Fantastic Four, with Johnny’s fire-based powers leading him to take …

  • Colossus

    *History* Born on the Ust-Ordynski Collective in Russia, Piotr Rasputin grew up a dutiful son and a responsible worker on his family’s farm. His mutant abilities manifested when he rescued his younger sister Illyana from a runaway tractor. Soon after, …

  • Luke Cage

    *History* Framed and imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit, ex-gang member Carl Lucas hoped for a chance at escape or parole. When Lucas volunteered for an experiment in cell regeneration and disease control, a vengeful racist prison guard sabotaged …

  • Iron Fist

    *History* Years ago, Daniel Rand’s father found the legendary city of K’un-Lun. Saving the life of the city’s ruler, Wendell Rand stayed in K’un-Lun for a time before desiring to return to the United States. Years later, Wendell took his son Daniel, his …

  • Spider-Woman

    *History* To save his daughter’s life from uranium poisoning, Jonathan Drew transformed her. He conducted experiments that super-charged young Jessica Drew’s metabolism, giving her a variety of superhuman powers. Jessica grew up on Wundagore Mountain …

  • Shadowcat

    *History* A genius and computer prodigy whose mutant abilities manifested when she was thirteen years old, Katherine “Kitty” Pryde joined the X-Men despite interference from Emma Frost and the Hellfire Club. The youngest member admitted to the team, she …

  • Emma Frost

    *History* The Frost family does not reward weaklings. Emma Frost’s father raised strong-willed and ruthless daughters, but a disappointingly fragile son. Seeing the brother she loved cruelly used as yet another of her father’s object lessons, Emma …

  • Ms. Marvel

    *History* Born the daughter of a father that wouldn’t accept women as the equal of men, Carol Danvers worked hard to change his attitude. She dreamed of becoming an astronaut one day, traveling from world to world. Finally fed up with her father’s …