Catseye Appreciation Thread

#1 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio

This thread is dedicated to one of the most underrated and fascinating characters in the Marvel Universe, Sharon Smith, also known as Catseye. Please share your favorite moment about Catseye, post a picture, and share your feelings about the character.
#2 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio

She always seemed like a kindred spirit to Wolfsbane, but she'd already accepted her feral side.  It's a how as a pawn of Selene she's been forced to turn against Emma Frost.  She was always so loyal to the White Queen in the past.

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#3 Posted by Psi-Fire (982 posts) - - Show Bio

She doesn't deserve a Respect thread. None of the Hellions killed by Fitzroy do. Warpath is the only Hellion(that wasn't also a New Mutant) that deserves one.
#4 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@Psi-Fire said:
"She doesn't deserve a Respect thread. None of the Hellions killed by Fitzroy do. Warpath is the only Hellion(that wasn't also a New Mutant) that deserves one. "

Do you care to share your feelings about why?
#5 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
"She always seemed like a kindred spirit to Wolfsbane, but she'd already accepted her feral side.  It's a how as a pawn of Selene she's been forced to turn against Emma Frost.  She was always so loyal to the White Queen in the past. "

She never did get a fair break, even to this day. I sometimes wonder what her parents had originally named her. I liked the theory that she was a mutant cat with the ability to become a humanoid. I read an issue of X-Men Unlimited where Dr. McCoy found a mutant cat with the same ability, and had Jean Grey read it's mind to determine what she was thinking. After determining it was a "blank slate", Hank finally realized she didn't possess human intelligence, at all. I think that this story would have somehow been incorporated into Sharon's tale, had she survived. "Be brave! Be daring, like Catseye!" :D
#6 Posted by Ryonslaught (1246 posts) - - Show Bio

kudos illyana on a great thread. 
 
Catseye to me always had the most potential of any of the hellions, not just because of her clear parallel to wolfsbane but how under developed she was. With an intellect like hers being drafted into the x-men under people like forge and beast she would have been easily one of the smartest women on earth BUT her problem was perceving the world from the perspective of an animal......i can draw so many parallels with her and the feelings she COULD have developed with Anya of buffy fame.......
 
@Psi-Fire: Warpath has been one dimensional ever since he left x-force, kyle and yost try but the over reliance on rage and anger is tiresome. NEWSFLASH he made peace with his family's killer and the whole massacre LONG LONG ago, but still he's mr.rage filled Yawn!

#7 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@Ryonslaught said:
" kudos illyana on a great thread. 
 
Catseye to me always had the most potential of any of the hellions, not just because of her clear parallel to wolfsbane but how under developed she was. With an intellect like hers being drafted into the x-men under people like forge and beast she would have been easily one of the smartest women on earth BUT her problem was perceving the world from the perspective of an animal......i can draw so many parallels with her and the feelings she COULD have developed with Anya of buffy fame.......
 
@Psi-Fire: Warpath has been one dimensional ever since he left x-force, kyle and yost try but the over reliance on rage and anger is tiresome. NEWSFLASH he made peace with his family's killer and the whole massacre LONG LONG ago, but still he's mr.rage filled Yawn! "
You are absolutely right. Incorporate a lack of previous interpersonal relationship dynamics, tact, or frivolity with almost feral intellect, and a you have the making of a fantastic character, much like Anya. It's neat you should make that connection between the two.
#8 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
#9 Posted by Ryonslaught (1246 posts) - - Show Bio
@Illyana Rasputin: Thanks illy 
some people just don't "get" a character 
unless 
they smoke and drink and have retractable claws :P
#10 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio
Another thought on Catseye.  It made me laugh when she was licking blood from Jetstream's wound.  There's no moral implications because they're both dead & she knows he's heal ;) 
 
@Ryonslaught
said:
"some people just don't "get" a character  unless  they smoke and drink and have retractable claws :P "
Two out of three ain't bad... do fingernails count as claws? ;) 
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#11 Posted by Ryonslaught (1246 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty: LOL
 
I knew someone would go there! Your lucky I like you Kitty 
 
LOL
#12 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
" Another thought on Catseye.  It made me laugh when she was licking blood from Jetstream's wound.  There's no moral implications because they're both dead & she knows he's heal ;) 
 
@Ryonslaught
said:
"some people just don't "get" a character  unless  they smoke and drink and have retractable claws :P "
Two out of three ain't bad... do fingernails count as claws? ;)  "
Oh, GOD! That made me laugh! "Jetstream have tasty boo-boo! Catseye lick and make better!"
#13 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@Ryonslaught said:
" @xerox-kitty: LOL  I knew someone would go there! Your lucky I like you Kitty   LOL "
I gotta admit, I'm a fan of X-23, and Daken. Don't hit me!
#14 Posted by Ryonslaught (1246 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty: @Illyana Rasputin: 
You guys are a laugh riot 
lol
#15 Posted by xerox_kitty (15760 posts) - - Show Bio
@Illyana Rasputin said:
" @Ryonslaught said:
" @xerox-kitty: LOL  I knew someone would go there! Your lucky I like you Kitty   LOL "
I gotta admit, I'm a fan of X-23, and Daken. Don't hit me! "
Do you like all feral types? 
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#16 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty said:
" @Illyana Rasputin said:
" @Ryonslaught said:
" @xerox-kitty: LOL  I knew someone would go there! Your lucky I like you Kitty   LOL "
I gotta admit, I'm a fan of X-23, and Daken. Don't hit me! "
Do you like all feral types?  "
I do have a proclivity towards ferals. Not furries, but ferals. I am a cat lover. 

#17 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@BullyBoy said:
" @Illyana Rasputin:
I really loved the original New Mutants, Hellions and in particular Catseye. Marvel never developed her to her full potential. I pay homage to her on my site www.BullyBoy.web.officelive.com   "
Amazing! I love your customs! Your Catseye is great! They all are.
#18 Posted by XiaXue (31 posts) - - Show Bio

Me like her, especially Tarot and Roulette :)

#19 Posted by Illyana Rasputin (2771 posts) - - Show Bio
@Fairy said:
" Me like her, especially Tarot and Roulette :) "
Yes, Catseye is awesome!
#20 Edited by YoukoTaichou (3 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a few questions about Catseye.

1: In Age of Apocalypse, she is shown being able to enhance the length of her claws. Can her mainstream counterpart do that?

2: Some sites say she is able to walk on walls. Is this an actual power or her just using her claws to do so? Also, how powerful are her claws?

3: How good is her Healing Factor?

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