This month marks the mutant Cable. Though appearing four years earlier as an infant, the grown up Cable appeared in a cameo in New Mutants #86 and made a full appearance in New Mutants #87. Initially he was going after the terrorist organization known as the Mutant Liberation Front. He took command of the New Mutants before it was discovered that he was the child of Scott Summers and Madeline Pryor, the clone of Jean Grey, who had been taken to the future to be raised. Eventually, time travel became very common for him as he traveled between the future and present to fight the ancient villain Apocalypse.
Cable has made only one appearance in television or film, and that is in the X-Men animated series voiced by Lawrence Bayne. In his first appea…
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This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of Absorbing Man. Carl Creel first appeared in Journey into Mystery #114. Given an Asgardian potion by Loki, the boxer and criminal known as Crusher Creel found he could take on the properties of anything he touched and crossed paths with the mighty Thor.
Being one of the earliest villains, Creel first appeared in The Marvel Super Heroes, voiced by an uncredited actor.
He next appeared on The Incredible Hulk, voiced by Jim Cummings. This version features him as the criminal enforcer for Miss Allure before crossing Mr. Fixit and She-Hulk.
Next, he appeared in The Avengers: United They Stand, voiced by Oliver Becker. This time he was a member of the Masters of Evil.
He had a recurring role on The …
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This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Inhuman Medusa. She first appeared in Fantastic Four #36. Originally a member of the Frightful Four, she was eventually revealed to be the wife of Black Bolt and queen of Attilan.
Medusa first appeared outside the comics in the 1978 animated series Fantastic Four, voiced by an uncredited actress. This version featured her as a villain who tried to take over the world even before joining the Frightful Four.
She next appeared as purely a hero in the 1981 Spider-Man series, voiced by B. J. Ward. This version had her become a love interest for Spider-Man. In the companion series Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Mona Osborn dressed like the heroine for Halloween.
Her most significant appearance came in …
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Today is the release of The Divergent Series: Insurgent. The second of four planned films features the talents of Ray Stevenson returning to his role as Marcus Eaton.Read more >
Today is Saint Patrick's Day, a cultural and religious celebration held on this day, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Marvel Comics most prominent Irish hero is the mutant and occasional X-Man Banshee as well as his cousin and rival Black Tom Cassidy. Both most prominently appeared as brothers in the X-Men episode "Cry of the Banshee". In the comics, Banshee has a daughter named Siryn who has yet to appear in animation.Read more >