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    Black Knight 

Dane Whitman / Black Knight

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Notable Aliases: D.W., Eobar Garrington, Gann Josin, The Pendragon

Nationality: American

Species: Human

Debut: Avengers #47 (December, 1967)

See the Black Knight page.

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    Blade 

Eric Brooks / Blade

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Notable Aliases: Blade: The Vampire Hunter, Bill, Daywalker, Dhampir, Edge, Hannibal Francis "Frank" Blade, Ronin, Sorcerer Supreme, Spider Hero, Subject AA 1, Switchblade, Wesley

Nationality: British, English

Species: Dhampir

First Appearance: Tomb of Dracula #10 (July, 1973)

See the Blade page.

    Rory Campbell 

Dr. Roderick "Rory" Campbell

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Notable Aliases: Famine, Ahab

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Excalibur #72 (December, 1993)


    Captain Britain 

Brian Braddock / Captain Britain

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Notable Aliases: Bee, "Britain", Britanic, Black Bishop, Black Knight, Cap, Captain Britain, Captain Britain-616, Captain Wakanda, C.B., Custodian, Fast Buck, "Jungle Man", King of Otherworld, Lionheart of Avalon, "Lord Fancy-Crack, Ponce Protector Of The Shire", Merlinson, Prince Brian, "Stranger", Squire, The Young Lion Of London, Captain Avalon

Nationality: English

Species: Half-Otherworlder, Half-human

First Appearance: Captain Britain #1

See the Captain Britain page.

    Captain Midlands 

Sid Ridley / Captain Midlands

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Nationality: British

Species: Enhanced Human

First Appearance: Wisdom #1 (January, 2007)

The English equivalent of an aged Captain America. He works for MI-13 under Pete Wisdom.


  • Catchphrase: "You can't stop Captain Midlands!"
  • Expy: He's a spoof version of Captain America, with the same origin story and a shield (and a helmet reminiscent of Ultimate Cap), but as an irritable old git instead.
  • Shotgun Wedding: He implies that he was forced to marry a girl after he "got her knocked up".
  • Funetik Aksent: Very Funky, the writers probably had some fun with writing it.
  • Weapon of Choice: A shield, of course.

    Constance 

Constance

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Species: Human

First Appearance: House of M The Day After #1 (January, 2006)

Constance was an MI:13 agent who told Pete Wisdom that he had kept his mutant powers intact after M-Day


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    Dark Angel 

Shevaun Haldane / Dark Angel

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Notable Aliases: Hell's Angel

Nationality: British

Species: Human Mutate

First Appearance: Hell's Angel #1 (July, 1992)

Shevaun Haldane became the hero known as Dark Angel shortly after witnessing her father's death at the hands of Mephisto and discovering Mys-Tech's occult ties.


  • Cool Shades: She usually appears with goggles or eye-coverings of some kind.
  • Most Common Superpower: Her outfits highlight her generous bust.
  • Mutants: After being empowered with a piece of the fabric of the universe, she was detected by Cerebro as a mutant of a new kind or strain.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: Flowing red hair, green eyes and is considered one of the most powerful beings in existence.

    Death's Head II 

Minion / Death's Head II

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Notable Aliases: Blue, D.H., Death’s Head II, Hood, Outlaw

Nationality: British

Species: Cyborg robot

First Appearance: Death's Head II #1 (March, 1992)

Created in the year 2020 by Dr. Evelyn Necker of A.I.M., Death's Head II's psyche consists of 106 different personalities including that of the original Death's Head.


    Digitek 

Jonathan Bryant / Digitek

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Notable Aliases: 'The Singularity'

Nationality: British

First Appearance: Digitek #1 (December, 1992)

Jonathan Bryant was shot when the program he was working for was besieged by unknown operatives, he was somehow transformed when the project was hit with a stray bullet.


  • Combo Platter Powers: He has enhanced strength, durability, endurance, reflexes and regenerative abilities.
  • Energy Beings: He can completely "digitate" himself and others into pure electricity in order to travel via phone lines and navigate through cyberspace.
  • The Needless: Although he no longer needs to eat, drink or breathe, he absorbs electrical power at regular intervals.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His body is colored purple and he's very powerful.
  • Technopath: His computer-like mind has enhanced cognitive abilities and can communicate with cybernetics. His mental link to Psi-Key allows them both increased regeneration upon contact.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: He can transform all or parts of his body (a process called "digitating") into various bio-mechanical weapons or vehicular forms.

    Excalibur 

Faiza Hussain / Excalibur

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Nationality: English

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Captain Britain and MI-13 #1 (July, 2008)

Faiza Hussain is a British doctor who gained super powers when hit by a Skrull laser whilst attending the wounded on the streets of London during the Skrull invasion of Earth. These powers appear to give Faiza a huge amount of control over matter at a sub-atomic level. So far she has shown the ability to completely deconstruct a human body into its base parts while keeping the person alive. She was also able to stop the motor functions of several Skrulls at once in order to assist Black Knight in a fight.


  • Ascended Fan Girl: She's a superhero fangirl - Kamala Khan before Kamala Khan, essentially.
  • Audience Surrogate: She’s supposed to represent the audience viewpoint.
  • The Chick: The least physically powerful member of the team and the most emotional. Justified as she is not an experienced superhero, so she is very new to all and so lacks the nerve.
  • Cool Sword: She wields the legendary sword Excalibur.
  • Death by Origin Story: Her origin story.
  • Healing Hands: The primary use of her powers, though potentially also a subversion: she has control over living organisms; so she could use her powers to kill if she wanted.
  • Jumped at the Call: All she had to do was convince her parents...
  • Light Is Good: Her clothes are usually white and she's a kind person and a good doctor.
  • The Medic: She's a doctor and she has super powers that can be used to heal.
  • Most Common Superpower: Averted. She's not particularly busty.
  • Not Wearing Tights: Faiza sticks to civilian clothes.
    • Until she started wearing knightly armour, of course
  • Ship Tease: With Dane Whitman.
  • Superhero Sobriquets: "The sword that heals".
  • Technical Pacifist: She won't use her powers or her sword to kill. Demons don't count.
    • They're called Mindless Ones for a reason.
  • Twofer Token Minority: Although her creator, Paul Cornell, insists that he doesn't like the way superheroes are forced to be "standard bearers for whole communities" and he wants to make more of her than just another Captain Ethnic.

    Farissa 

Farissa

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Nationality: British

Species: Human

First Appearance: House of M: The Day After #1 (January, 2006)

A Muslim member of MI:13.


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    John the Skrull 

John the Skrull

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Nationality: Skrull Empire

Species: Skrull

First Appearance: Wisdom #1 (January, 2007)

John the Skrull was an alien invader who was sent to Earth when Beatlemania was at its height, intending to use their enormous popularity to Take Over the World. Things got a bit out of hand, and the Skrull Beatles found that their lives were turning into an Affectionate Parody of the lives of The Beatles, complete with their version of Yoko Ono (Captain Boko of the Kree Liberation Army) and eventually disbanded. Naturally, John the Skrull soon found himself warming to humanity and decided that he rather liked this Insignificant Little Blue Planet. He joined MI:13 to try and protect the Earth (specifically the UK) from paranormal threats. He was killed during the Skrull invasion of Earth.


    Killpower 

Julius Mullarkey / Killpower

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Nationality: Hell

Species: Transgenic Human

First Appearance: Motormouth #1 (June, 1992)

Killpower was genetically engineered by Mys-Tech's mad scientist Dr. Oonagh Mullarkey as a prototype fast-growing, throwaway super-soldier; tough, strong and not too bright, Motormouth's friendship made him a hero.


    Gloriana 

Meggan Braddock, née Puceanu / Gloriana

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: English

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Mighty World of Marvel Vol 2 #7 (December, 1983)

See the Captain Britain page.

    Micromax 

Scott Wright / Micromax

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Notable Aliases: Microjerk, Mr. Right, Tom Thumb

Nationality: British

Species: Human Mutant

First Appearance: Excalibur #44 (November, 1991)

Micromax, with his mastery of self size-manipulation, teamed up with Excalibur for a short time. More recently he became a part of Vanguard; a black ops anti-terror squad.


    Rana Mousabi 

Rana Mousabi

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Nationality: Indian, British

Species: Human

First Appearance: New Excalibur #4 (April, 2006)

A member of MI:13.


    Motormouth 

Harley Davis / Motormouth

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Nationality: British

Species: Human cyborg

First Appearance: Motormouth #1 (June, 1992)

A British superhero with an attitude.


  • Bare Your Midriff: Tends to wear outfits that expose her midsection.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Harley can create deafening sounds and force blasts by screaming/shouting, similar to the X-Men's Banshee and by humming at a low pitch can use ultrasound to see through solid objects.
  • Skunk Stripe: Inverted. Her white hair has a dark blue stripe.

    O 

Oliver Orwell / O

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Nationality: British

Species: Human

First Appearance: Wisdom #1 (January, 2007)

The quartermaster for Britain's MI:13.


    Maureen Raven 

Maureen Raven

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Nationality: British

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Wisdom #1 (January, 2007)

Maureen is a clairsentient working for MI-13 under Pete Wisdom.


    Spitfire 

Lady Jacqueline Falsworth-Crichton / Spitfire

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Nationality: British

Species: Human vampire mutant

See the Invaders WWII Recruits page.

    Alistaire Stuart 

Alistaire Stuart

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Notable Aliases: Stewart

Nationality: British

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Excalibur #6 (March, 1989)

Alistaire Stuart is the twin brother of Alysande Stuart, and ally of Excalibur.


    Tangerine 

Tangerine

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Nationality: British

Species:

First Appearance: Captain Britain and MI-13 #15 (September, 2009)

A British superhuman of unknown origin, Tangerine was a member of MI13 auxiliary. After battling the Mandarin, she was called in for the conflict with Dracula and his lunar vampire hordes.


    Tink 

Tinkabelinos Hardleg / Tink

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Nationality: Avalon (Otherworld)

Species: Fairy

First Appearance: Wisdom #1 (January, 2007)

Tink is a fairy dissident working for MI-13 under Pete Wisdom. Tink is the daughter of the fairy king Oberon. She was cast out of her home of Avalon to live amongst humans. In Earth realm, she joined Pete Wisdom's superhuman team MI:13, as one of the original members of the team


    Pete Wisdom 

Peter "Pete" Paul Wisdom

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Nationality: English

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Excalibur #86 (February, 1995)

  • Deadpan Snarker: Pete Wisdom started off as a jaded, cynical snarker. During Tieri's short run on New Excalibur he became the butt of the humour. In the Wisdom miniseries and Captain Britain and MI: 13 he gets a few snappy lines but for the most part he seems to be playing Straight Man to the weirdness of the rest of the team.
  • Eyepatch of Power: When he got one in X-Force, though it turned out that he didn't need it. He was only wearing it to invoke this trope. And for its effect on the ladies.
  • Faking the Dead: His friends saw him get shot in the head. They mourned him and held a funeral for him. He turned up, months later, Not Quite Dead. Apparently, it was all some kind of trick.
  • Famed in Story: Gambit notes before they meet that while he doesn't know Wisdom personally, he's heard a lot of stories, stories which usually involve someone dying and Wisdom walking away. During Vampire State, Norman Osborn states that he considers Wisdom 'a fellow player'. Wisdom is not in the slightest bit pleased.
  • Handsome Lech: Frank Tieri flanderized him into a Kavorka Man.
  • Heartbroken Badass/Hitman with a Heart: He used to be part of an amoral government-funded Black Ops organization, until he decided that they had crossed the Moral Event Horizon, and that he had to quit. His employers weren't exactly pleased with this.
  • Knight in Sour Armour: He's grumpy, foul-mouthed and somewhat amoral, but he is ultimately dedicated to the defense of the realm.
  • The Lancer: To Brian, being more collected and pragmatic to Brian’s straight up hero.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He plays Dracula like a harp in Vampire State.
  • May–December Romance: With Kitty Pryde. She was approximately 18 at the time, but he's (apparently) older than Colossus, so the large age gap is still there.
  • Not So Different: He's more similar to Gambit than he would like, which is part of what allows Gambit to get under his skin so much, and him to accurately note that Gambit's dancing on both sides of the moral line and he's going to have to pick one.
    • Norman Osborn thought he was this to him in Vampire State, something which Wisdom was mightily displeased by.
  • Not Wearing Tights: Everyone else can wear what they like, but Pete Wisdom sticks with his suit.
  • Nineties Antihero: This faded away over time, during his time with Excalibur.
  • Playing with Fire: His mutant power to to create knifelike spouts of flame from his fingertips.
  • Really Gets Around: A downplayed example, but save for when he's dating Kitty, he's rarely seen with the same woman twice.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He tolerates Gambit and grudgingly believes him when he says he was being compelled to help steal MI13's arsenal (the evidence of the explosive cuff with a listening device attached to his leg helped).
  • Secret Public Identity: His name is public but his real identity a secret.
  • Shoot the Dog: He's usually the one to do this.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Exceptionally foul-mouthed, which contrasts him with the relatively clean-cut X-Men.
  • Smoking Is Cool: He eventually ditched the cigarettes.
  • The Spymaster: Runs MI13, Britain's superhuman branch of the secret service.
  • Stock Superpowers: He can shoot blades of red hot energy from his fingertips.
  • Trenchcoat Brigade: In the original Excalibur series.
  • Trickster Mentor: To X-Force.

    Union Jack III 

Joseph Chapman / Union Jack III

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Notable Aliases: Joey, Joe, U.J. 'Union Jane'

Nationality: British

Species: Human

First Appearance: Captain America #253 (January, 1981)


Allies

    Excalibur 

Excalibur

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Alternative Title(s): Excalibur The Comicbook

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