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Origin

At Odin's command, Heimdall rescued the artist, Jason Kimbal from a team of gun-happy loan-sharks led by a gangster known as Baker. Heimdall and another Asgardian Kamorr would escort Kimbal to their Asgardian ship, however they would unintentionally led him to the place where Thor was confronting Ego-Prime who was about to transform the world into another living planet like Ego. His energy was absorbed into Kimbal and two others, Carter Dyam and Chi Lo, transforming them into a new generation of gods. Jason Kimbal would become Genii. Dyam would become Bright Sword. Chi Lo would become Harvest. After the battle the three new Young Gods would get to met Odin and stay in Asgard for a time. The Warriors Three, Fandral, Volstagg, and Hogun would come to find the three Young Gods for their true purpose, but the six would be attacked by the great dragon Fafnir. The combined power of the Warriors and Young Gods would overwhelm the mythical beast, defeating it. Genii would join Bright Sword and Harvest to be assembled among 9 other selectively chosen humans to be offered to the Celestials as humanity's great potential. The group would collectively be known as the Young Gods.   

Creation

Genii is a Marvel comic book character, closely tied to and associated with the Young Gods team. Created by Gerry Conway, John Buscema, and Vince Colletta the character first appears in Thor #202 released in 1972. The character would meet the rest of the Young Gods in Thor #300 released in 1980 and receive further development in Spectacular Spider-Man #8 released in 1998. 

Character Evolution

A member of the Young Gods, the concept of the character follows ordinary humans plucked from various places on Earth from different times, empowered to become a new generation of gods. Genii was the first Young God to make an appearance, initially appearing in Thor #202, with the majority of the other Young God characters, Bright Sword from Israel, Caduceus from Chicago, Calculus from India, Daydreamer from Canada, Genii, Harvest from Japan, Highnote from Colombia, Mindsinger from Russia, Moonstalker from Alaska, Sea Witch from Ireland, Splice from Africa, and Varua from Ruk Island appearing in Thor #300.

Major Story Arcs

Return to Earth

The Young Gods aboard the Celestial Mothership would be divided into two groups to be taught by two different mentors. Katos who favored defensive combat and Juniper who would favor offensive combat. Genii would belong to the group mentored and tutored by Katos.   

Powers and Abilities

Genii has the power to manipulate his life force in order to animate inanimate objects. He can then control and direct these inanimate objects brought to life infused with his life essence. This ability is limited however by Genii's life force reserves.  

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