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Characters that have appeared in Generation X.


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    Banshee 

Sean Cassidy / Banshee

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Notable Aliases: Irish, Agent #215-66, Death

Nationality: Irish, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #28 (January, 1967)

A detective and minor Irish nobleman, Sean Cassidy was a former Interpol inspector with flight and sound manipulation abilities. After his wife died in a terrorist bombing, he blamed his cousin, causing him to run off with his daughter and driving a rift between the two. He was mind-controlled by an alien terrorist group but freed by the X-Men.

Later, he joins the X-Men when the original five are kidnapped. Being about 10-15 years older than the rest of the recruits, he was only active for a short amount of time but still hung around as a reserve and as a mentor, who applied his experience in espionage and anti-terrorism to the younger members of the group.

Although Banshee technically wasn't a member of Generation X, he was a mentor and played a large role in their history.


    White Queen 

Emma Grace Frost / White Queen

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Notable Aliases: Perfection Phoenix, Black Queen, Storm (mind swapped), Ice Princess (Hellfire Club pole dancer name), Queen of Crystal Heart, Black King, Ice Queen, Diamond Lass

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #129 (January, 1980)

Emma Frost was the other mentor for Generation X. Emma spent most of her time as a villain, the White Queen of the über-rich, socially elite Hellfire Club. The Hellfire Club plotted world domination which brought them into conflict with the X-Men. While in the Hellfire Club, Emma established the Massachusetts Academy to train young mutants. Her students, the Hellions, were rivals of the New Mutants from the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning.

Unfortunately, Trevor Fitzroy, a powerful time-traveling mutant, set loose a Sentinels attack on Emma and the Hellions to earn points in the Upstarts game. All but two of the Hellions were murdered, while Emma was left comatose. Coming out of her coma, Emma was shaken by the deaths of her students, and looked to redeem herself with the X-Men.

Working alongside Banshee, she served as the headmistress of Generation X, helping to train the next generation of mutants, leading them on missions, and often coming into conflict with unsavory elements from her past along the way. During the course of the series, she established herself as the de-facto Mama Bear of the X-Men, a trait that would carry over into all of her subsequent appearances. While still a harsh Ice Queen to a fault, don't you dare touch her students!


    Synch 

Everett Thomas / Synch

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Nationality: American, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men (Vol. 2) #36 (September, 1994)

Synch's mutant power gives off a bio-energetic aura that allows him to duplicate the effect of the powers of any superpowered being in his vicinity, and sometimes the power itself, essentially becoming "in synch" with that person. When Synch uses his powers, a multi-colored aura appears around his body.


  • Back from the Dead: He was among the first mutants restored to life by the Five on Krakoa due to his powers enabling him to potentially serve as a replacement for one of the Five if they were tired or injured.
  • Bald, Black Leader Guy: Or at least, Bald Black Level-Headed Guy. The team didn't really have an official leader.
  • Came Back Strong: When he's resurrected it's noted by Cecilia Reyes that his powers have advanced. Now, they're passively always on and he can use them to more readily copy non-mutant superpowers. She theorizes it's a result of his experienced mind being placed in a mature post-activation body acting as a sort of jumpstart, like a second power activation.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: He had problems adjusting to all the changes to the world since his death (which even with the vagaries of Comic-Book Time are an awful lot) following his resurrection on Krakoa. The Five brought back Skin next so the two friends could help each other adjust to their return.
  • First Love: He and Monet were this for each other.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: Sometimes he wears a pair, despite not seemingly needing them.
  • Killed Off for Real: For quite a while until Dawn of X.
  • Meta Power: Synch's powers give him an aura that allows him to "synch" with other superhumans, thereby gaining their abilities. The powers Everett "synchs" will fade if the superhuman he is "in synch" with leaves the vicinity. He has been able to copy powers from tissue samples as well. He can also use his aura to track other mutants.
  • Power Copying: He could copy the powers of others but only when they were in his radius.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Spent untold centuries if not millennia in the vault in which time passes much faster with X-23 and Darwin before being killed and resurrected by the Five. Unlike the others, he retained his memories but is at the physical age he was when he entered the Vault.
  • Second Love: During the incalculable amount of time they've spent trapped inside the Vault, Synch and X-23 became a steadfast Battle Couple whose relationship ended in tragedy when Laura was forced to make a Heroic Sacrifice to ensure Everett could escape the Vault in time for Professor X to psionically download his consciousness for the resurrection protocol. Meaning that while Everett remembers everything they've went through together from start to finish, Laura doesn't remember a single thing about the love they had due to being resurrected from a back-up taken from before their mission into the Vault. This, understandably, leaves Synch entirely conflicted in regards how he can even approach her again.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Between his improved powerset and the unfathomable amount of combat and survival experience he gained during his mission inside the Vault, Synch has taken enough levels in this to be chosen as an official member of Cyclops and Jean Grey's reformed X-Men team.
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    Jubilee 

Jubilation Lee / Jubilee

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Notable Aliases: Jubes, Wondra

Nationality: American, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant, former Vampire

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #244 (May, 1989)

Jubilee, an Asian-American teenage mutant, was a member of the X-Men who could release colorful explosive plasmoids and detonate matter at a sub-atomic level. After joining the X-Men team in the 1980s, she became something of a replacement for Kitty Pryde, serving as Wolverine's young, female sidekick. After Logan leaves the X-Men due to losing his adamantium skeleton, Jubilee has trouble coping with the stress of missions without him. Banshee takes notice and invites her to join Generation X.

Jubilee was part of the team for its entire existence, establishing new relationships and developing her powers, becoming one of the most powerful members of the team. By the time the school was closed and the team disbanded, Jubilee had matured, moving to Los Angeles and becoming a part of the short-lived X-Corps.


    Husk 

Paige Elisabeth Guthrie / Husk

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Notable Aliases: Hayseed

Nationality: American, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Rom Annual #3 (November, 1984)

Husk is a mutant with the ability to husk her skin to expose a new type and layer of skin underneath. A member of the Guthrie family, Paige followed in her brother Sam's footsteps and joined the Xavier Institute as a student. A member of Generation X, Paige has been a member of several teams of X-Men and eventually joined the faculty of the Institute, but has suffered from identity issues due to the nature of her power.


    Skin 

Angelo Espinosa / Skin

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #317 (October, 1994)

Angelo Espinosa was a former gang member from the east Los Angeles area who faked his own death to leave that part of his life behind. His powers allow him to stretch, bend, expand, wrap, depress or deform the six feet of extra skin which he possesses.


  • Amazing Technicolor Population: Gray skin, then blue skin.
  • Art Evolution / Progressively Prettier: Skin became increasingly attractive over the course of the book's run, going from downright ugly in his first appearances to basically becoming a grey-skinned Gambit with a goatee.
  • Back from the Dead: He was among the earliest mutants returned to life by the Five on Krakoa. This was due to him and Synch both being from the same time and being friends, so it was hoped they could help each other adjust to how dramatically the world had changed since they died.
  • Blessed with Suck: He's got extra skin. Like, a lot. Like six feet of it. He keeps it all in normally, and it really just amounts to a limited ability to stretch, but it's still just really weird.
  • C-List Fodder: One of the least outstanding members of the group, and the one who was dead the longest.
  • Faking the Dead: Before his time with Generation-X, after a deal with a rival gang gone bad.
  • Latin Lover: He wishes.
  • Rubber Man: He possessed approximately six feet of extra skin. He was capable of stretching, deforming, wrapping, expanding, and compressing this extra amount of epidermis, but with many more limitations than other examples. In addition, he had very little elasticity, and his bones remained solid and couldn't be reshaped. He could never turn into a bouncing ball; even if he could reshape himself enough for that, he wouldn't bounce.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: To his credit he was creative with it in battle.

    M 

Monet Yvette Clarisse Maria Therese St. Croix / M / Penance

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Notable Aliases: Penance, Hollow

Nationality: French, Yugoslavian, Algerian, Monacan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #40 (July, 1998)

Monet St. Croix possesses a wide variety of mutant powers which represent a near-perfect human being. Her powers include superhuman strength, superhuman speed, agility, endurance, reflexes, coordination, and balance; self-propelled flight; nigh-invulnerability; night vision and enhanced hearing; an enhanced healing factor and the ability to read minds and perceive mutant auras. She is also one of Marvel's first Muslim superheroes.


    Chamber 

Jonothon "Jono" Evan Starsmore / Chamber

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Notable Aliases: Decibel, The Blue Banshee, Blue Boy

Nationality: British, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #1 (November, 1994)

Chamber discovered his powers when a blast of psionic energy that burst from his torso destroyed much of his chest and face and crippled his girlfriend. As a result the wound has been replaced by a constant glow of psionic fire. Unable to speak Chamber can only communicate telepathically; he does not eat, drink or breathe.


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    Penance / Hollow 

Penance / Hollow

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Notable Aliases: Penance, M, Monet St. Croix, Penny, Yvette

Nationality: British, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #1 (November, 1994) note ; Generation X #40 (July, 1998) note ; Generation X #57 (September, 1999) note 

Penance is a woman with red skin, long hair, and sharp, fearsome claws. While now having her own consciousness, her body once contained different people's bodies & minds. At different times, her body contained the consciousness of multiple people, but now she may/may-not-be an empty shell acting on it's own.


  • Legacy Character: The Penance body has had several inhabitants. In her original Mysterious Past Wild Child form, she was revealed to be the true Monet St. Croix. She was freed only by her sisters (see below) taking up residence. When they were freed, the body was thought to be empty... yet eventually began to act on its own, but later scratched the word "home" to show that whoever she is now, she still sees Gen X as her friends. There is little attempt to answer the "did the body become sentient on its own, or is yet someone else stuck in there, and if so, who?" question.
  • One Steve Limit: Was Penance until Speedball became Penance, then she became Hollow.
  • The Punishment: She was the result of Emplate's punishment of M.
  • Retcon: What her true identity was revealed to be was far from the original plan.
  • Soulless Shell: After the M-Twins were freed from her body.
  • Tangled Family Tree: The St. Croix family when she was M and then the twins.
  • Too Many Belts: Her uniform is nothing but belts.
  • Touch of Death: Not to Rogue's level, let alone Wither's, but she's every bit as razor-sharp as she looks, and the material she's made of is also rather dense, said to be diamond-hard. Though nobody would ever come out and say she's Wolverine-level in this respect, she is the go-to person for slashing apart the otherwise-undamageable bad thing and has had some impressive feats. This makes touching anyone without gravely harming them quite difficult.

    Mondo 

Mondo

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Nationality: Samoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #3 (January, 1995)

A Samoan mutant and ally of Black Tom Cassidy.


  • Big Beautiful Man: Though Scott Lobdell claimed he was more "big boned".
  • Combo Platter Powers: Depending upon what he absorbs.
  • Cloning Blues: Black Tom Cassidy created a plant based clone of Mondo that infiltrated the Massachusetts Academy and attempted to kill Generation X.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Upon the establishment of the mutant nation of Krakoa, Mondo moved there with Black Tom Cassidy. He has since struck up a friendship with several of the New Mutants and Chamber.
  • Material Mimicry: He can copy the properties of various substances.
  • The Mole: Mondo's clone in the Massachusetts Academy.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: It's not clear if Mondo is really his name or it's just his codename.

    The M-Twins 

Nicole and Claudette St. Croix / The M-Twins / M-Plate

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Nationality: Algerian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #31 (October, 1997)

The M Twins are composed of Nicole and Claudette St. Croix, younger siblings to Monet and Marius, known as M and Emplate respectively. Claudette suffers from autism.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Like their sister Monet, their skin changes from tone depending on the series.
  • Ambiguous Gender: As M-Plate
  • Becoming the Mask: When they were impersonating Monet/M.
  • Demoted to Extra: The only members of the St. Croix clan to not return after Generation X ended, despite having been who we thought of as Monet for quite some time.
  • Fusion Dance: Emplate + The M-Twins = M-Plate. Also, the Penance reveal is that that is the true Monet, while the twins merged to become a facsimile of their sister.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: To free the true Monet from the Penance body, they had to take up residence in it themselves.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: Nicole's your normal talkative 8-year old, but Claudette suffers from what is referred to as autism but presents more as "perpetually staring in a given direction, but insanely powerful on the rare occasion that she acts."
  • Tangled Family Tree: Worse when part of your powers is merging with any family member to become a whole new person who isn't the sum of your parts.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: The twins look indistinguishable from Monet when they merge.

    Leech 

Leech

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #179 (March, 1984)

A former Morlock and frequent friend of the X-Men. The green-skinned Leech was orphaned as a toddler. His parents left him to die when his mutations became apparent. He has the power to negate all superhuman abilities within 10 yards of him.


  • Bad Powers, Good People: Negating powers within your near vicinity normally would be a dangerous ability, but Leech is a pretty nice person.
  • Break the Cutie: Poor Leech has been through a lot of Hell, from being a survivor of Morlock Massacre to an unwilling pawn used for depowering mutants by a villain.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Artie for a while. Then with Franklin Richards, who he's roommates with in the Future Foundation.
  • Only One Name: His true name is completely unknown, so he only goes by his mutant name Leech.
  • Power Incontinence: Accidentally depowering those who were trying to save him was a big problem for him. He has gained some control as time goes on.
  • Power Nullifier: Leech has the ability to suppress energy around him, this includes electrical energy and a mutants ability.

    Artie Maddicks 

Arthur "Artie" Maddicks

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Factor #2 (March, 1986)

Artie is a mute mutant telepath who communicates by telepathically projecting images.


    Franklin Richards 

Franklin Benjamin Richards

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Notable Aliases: Powerhouse, Avatar, Ego-Spawn, Frankie, Hyperstorm, Kid Franklin, Psi-Lord, Richard Franklin, Squirt, Tattletale

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate, formerly disguised as human mutant

First Appearance: Fantastic Four Annual #6 (November, 1968)

Franklin is the son of Reed Richards and Sue Storm, also known as Mr. Fantastic and Invisible Woman of the Fantastic Four. Franklin is an Omega-level mutant with reality-warping abilities; even at a young age he is one of the most powerful beings in the Universe.


    Gaia 

Gaia

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Nationality: American

Species: Alien mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #37 (April, 1998)

Not much is known about Gaia's origin besides her having spent thousands of years chained to the Universal Amalgamator at the end of Time, a device that would be used to merge all sentient consciousnesses into one being. Her powers include telepathy, invulnerability, and reality warping, all of which she needs more practice with.


  • The Ageless: Claims to have visited Earth 600 years ago, and looks to be in her early/mid-twenties.
  • Angst? What Angst?: For someone whose whole galaxy was supposedly destroyed, she doesn't seem to dwell on it much.
  • Kid from the Future: Or rather, from an alternate dimension.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: She had to warp reality to get it to turn pink naturally.
  • Put on a Bus: She joined during Larry Hama's run, leaves the school shortly into Jay Faerber's to experience the world, and hasn't been seen since.

    Blink 

Clarice Ferguson / Blink

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Nationality: Bahamian, American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #317 (October, 1994)

Blink is a purple-skinned mutant with the power to teleport. Her "Age of Apocalypse" counterpart was the popular member and leader of the Exiles.


See Blink

    Maggott 

Japheth / Maggott

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Nationality: South African, Krakoan

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #345 (June, 1997)

A South African teenager from a poor family. As a child, his family thought he was dying from stomach cancer because his abdomen constantly bulged and he was constantly hungry. Actually, he was going through a mutation in which his stomach turned into a pair of semi-autonomous slugs. To feed, Japheth had to have the slugs burst out of his stomach, feed on any substance, then return, giving him a burst of superstrength. Japheth joined the X-Men for only a short time before vanishing and reappearing years later to be killed in a Canadian concentration camp for mutants. However, he eventually returned but has had little involvement in any major (or minor) events.


Villains

    Emplate 

Marius St. Croix / Emplate / M-Plate

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Nationality: Algerian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #1 (November, 1994)

A vampire-like mutant who can take on the abilities of those he feeds upon as well as control their minds. Emplate was the main villain of Generation X.


  • Big Brother Instinct: Monet is a part of Magneto's X-team in Uncanny X-Men and works closely with the reformed Sabretooth, whom she seemed attracted to. During their fight, Emplate threatens to gut Monet & warns her that Sabretooth would do it eventually. She responds in kind.
    M That's kind of sweet. Looking down your trunk-like nose at the boys your little sister hangs around. Now that you've done your brotherly duty, you can leave.
  • Blessed with Suck: While powerful, if he didn't feed on enough marrow, he'd eventually be drawn back into an Eldritch Location where he would be horribly tortured by the creatures therein. Despite this, he seemed to have fun being evil.
  • Lovecraftian Superpower: Uses his fanged mouths in the palms to see and "read" mutant auras, and feed on mutant marrow.

    D.O.A. 

George Baker / D.O.A.

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Notable Aliases: DOA

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Generation X #1 (November, 1994)

Emplate's butler and driver, D.O.A. is a creepy little gray man with a big, equally creep smile on his face. Nothing else is known about D.O.A.


  • Teleportation: Has a lepton imploder (an interdimensional portal maker) in his jacket.

    Adrienne Frost 

Adrienne Frost / White Queen II

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Notable Aliases:

Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #48 (December, 1998)

Emma dear, family is for people who can't make friends on their own.


The older sister of Emma Frost. A ruthless corporate raider willingly molded in her father's image, she joined the Hellfire Club as its White Queen after falling out with her sister and the kids of Generation X. Treacherous and conniving, she backstabbed everyone who crossed her path, including the Hellfire Club themselves. Eventually her double-dealing caught up with her, however, and after causing the death of one of Emma's students the old White Queen shot the new one dead.

    Bastion 

Sebastion Gilberti / Bastion

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Notable Aliases: Arnold Rodriguez, Master Mold, Nicholas Hunter, Nimrod, Template

Nationality:

Species: Sentinel

First Appearance: X-Men (Vol. 2) #52 (May, 1996)



The half-human, half-robot result of Nimrod and Master Mold (it's a long story), Bastion was a high-ranking government operative who initiated Operation: Zero Tolerance in response to the Onslaught Saga and Mystique's assassination of Graydon Creed. Eventually, he learnt of his true origin, got reduced to a head, and then disappeared from comics for a good long while.In the aftermath of M-Day, the Purifiers recovered his head from a S.H.I.E.L.D. holding facility, intending to use him to wipe out Mutantkind once and for all. It didn't go how they expected, and Bastion usurped control of them, proving a horrifically dangerous adversary to the X-Men. Eventually, however, he was annihilated by Hope Summers... Or so it seems.

Bastion was the Big Bad for the X-Men: Next Dimension fighting game and the action-RPG X-Men: Destiny.

    Black Tom Cassidy 

Thomas "Tom" Samuel Eamon Cassidy / Black Tom Cassidy

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Notable Aliases: Barrington, White Bishop

Nationality: Irish

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: X-Men #99 (June, 1976)

A mutant thief and career criminal who tends to work either alone or with his longtime partner the Juggernaut. The X-Men initially clashed with them at Cassidy Keep, and would have to contend with their schemes off and on over the years.


    Chimera 

Chimera

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Notable Aliases: Gaslight Frail

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Wolverine (Vol. 2) #97 (January, 1996)

An inter-dimensional Mutant pirate of questionable sanity, Chimera lives to plunder the space-time continuum and travels with her "plasma-wraiths", super-strong half-starved creatures wrapped in black bandages with sharp claws. She has frequently found herself teaming up with other supervillains as a member of the Sisterhood of Mutants and one incarnation of Mr. Sinister's Marauders.


    Dirtnap 

Dirtnap

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Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Wolverine (Vol. 2) #95 (November, 1995)

Dirtnap is a mutant with the ability to absorb living beings and take on their forms.


  • Chest Insignia: His smiley face follows him on everything he transforms into.
  • You Dirty Rat!: A rat is his default transformation. It is not his original form.

    Bianca La Neige 

Bianca LaNeige

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutate

First Appearance: Generation X #40 (July, 1998)

Bianca is a former business rival of Emma Frost. She swore revenge after Emma stole her company. Using her company's teleportation technology, she ended up stranded in a hell-like dimension where she was tortured and modified. Having gained psychic abilities to rival Emma's and the technology to travel between dimensions, she sets out to get her revenge on Emma and her students.


    Johnston Coffin 

Johnston Coffin

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Nationality: American

First Appearance: Generation X #63 (May, 2000)

Johnston Coffin is man of metahuman abilities and extra-legal privileges. A wanted war criminal conspirator and "warden" to The House of Corrections, a state based detention center of alleged delinquents who're unlawfully incarcerated or experimented to be reformed.


  • Ax-Crazy: His methods of correction are needlessly brutal and sadistic to say the least, and it’s heavily implied that’s he’s only doing this just to have the opportunity to murder children.
  • And I Must Scream: You don't want to know what he did to the kids from his first prison three decades ago, but needless to say it ends with Gen X having to Mercy Kill them.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Let's put it like this; having your head crushed? That the second-worst thing that can happen to you under his watch.

Recurring Characters

    Gateway 

Gateway

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Nationality: Australian

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #229 (May, 1988)

Gateway is a mutant who can create wormholes. He was forced into serving the Reavers, but was rescued by the X-Men, whom he has since aided many times. He is Shard's and Bishop's ancestor. He was murdered by Ultimaton while helping X-force.


    Sentinel Girl 

Daria / Sentinel Girl

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Species: Prime Sentinel (formerly human)

First Appearance: Generation X #20 (October, 1996)

A prime sentinel that looked like a young teenage girl with her head shaved who helped Bastion conduct Operation: Zero Tolerance. She eventually switched sides, deciding to help the X-men. Like most Sentinels, she has the ability to fly and shoot energy beams from the palms of her hands. She also has a special ability which allows her disintegrate into a swarm of nano machines either as a defensive measure, or to attack her enemies. Jury's still out on whether or not her skirt also counts as a superpower.


  • Tomato in the Mirror: Apparently didn't discover she wasn't human until a couple issues after her first appearance.

    Miguela Tores 

Miguela Tores

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #21 (November, 1996)

Tores is the leader of a street gang in L.A. and Angelo Espinosa's a.k.a. Skin's former girlfriend. She possess the ability to absorb ambient psychic vibrations and channel it into explosive psionic force blasts.


    Cordelia Frost 

Cordelia Frost

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Nationality: American

Species: Human mutant

First Appearance: Generation X #3 (January, 1995)

Cordelia Frost is the younger sister of Emma, Adrienne, and Christian Frost. Apart from being immune to her sister's telepathy, she has no confirmed powers, besides being described as an empath.


  • The Empath: Described as the "Professor X of empaths" by her sister, Emma.
  • Femme Fatale: Tries to be one, but just can't seem to pull it off as well as her sisters.
  • Goth: Was one in her teenage years. When she grew up she became a...
  • Lady in Red: After joining the Hellfire Club, she ditched the black dresses for red lingerie. Still very shy and aloof (at least compared to her sisters).
  • Psychic Powers: Is immune to them, but does not seem to have any herself.
  • Rich Bitch: While she wasn't as bad as her sisters, she's quite bitchy and also rich.

    Cartier St. Croix 

Cartier St. Croix

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Nationality: Monacon

Species: Human

First Appearance: Generation X #2 (December, 1994)

Ambassador to his country, an ally of Xavier and champion of mutant rights. He is the father of Monet, Marius, and the M-Twins.


  • Badass Normal: He's the only one in his family that's not a mutant.

    Chief Authier and Tracy Authier 

Chief Authier and Tracy Authier

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Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: Generation X #33 (December, 1997)

A psychic police officer and his daughter. Mutual acquaintances of Generation X.


  • "Blackmail" Is Such an Ugly Word: Tracy stole special items from Jublilee, Husk and Skin and forced them to tell her why they were special to them before she gave them back.
  • Twofer Token Minority: The Chief is a half-Huguenot, half-Ojibwe mutant. His unseen wife is a woman who's half-Armenian and half-Jewish. Which makes Tracy a quarter-each Huguenot, Ojibwe, Armanian, Jewish female, but she's not a mutant.

    Tristan Brawn 

Tristan Brawn

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Nationality: American

Species: Human

First Appearance: Generation X #51 (May, 1999)

Tristan Brawn was Paige Guthrie a.k.a. Husk's normal human love interest when he attended the Massachuttes Academy for Gifted Youngsters with the kids of Generation X. He is wealthy and attractive.


  • Badass Normal: Standing up to his grandfather, Hunter Brawn, having him arrested for ordering the death of Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Jubilee's parents.

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