Fuzzy Elf

#1 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

Where did the nickname for Nightcrawler come from. I get the elf part of the name, but fuzzy?

#2 Posted by geraldthesloth (32689 posts) - - Show Bio
@Nobody: Probably the skin, I'm guessing it's furry? furry can be called fuzzy.
#3 Posted by War Killer (20880 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, I remember in the X-Men: Evolution cartoon, he couldn' t touch people, even in his holograph form, because they would feel the fur on his hands and skin.

#4 Posted by The_Martian (37399 posts) - - Show Bio

 He doesn't look furry
#5 Posted by War Killer (20880 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe the girls just think he feels fuzzy? :P

#6 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (82980 posts) - - Show Bio

Its probably less literal, and more of a term of endearment.

#7 Posted by danhimself (21281 posts) - - Show Bio

he actually does have a thin layer of fur

#8 Edited by defaultdefaultdefault (16426 posts) - - Show Bio

wasnt that something Wolverine started? if thats the case their isnt any more logic
to it then the nicknames Hulk gives people. Wolverine calls himself " the ol' canucklehead "
also noted, were that Wolverine, who is he to call anyone else on 
hirsutism? lol, he has longer hair coming out of his arms (and it regenerates)
than most people have on their heads.

#9 Posted by xerox_kitty (17338 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself said:
"he actually does have a thin layer of fur "

Yup!  I'm pretty sure it was something Kitty came up with, or Wolverine did to put Kitty at ease around Kurt when she first met the scary looking demon ;)
#10 Posted by John_Feaster (359 posts) - - Show Bio

   It was always hinted that he had a very light coating of fur. If I had to guess, running your finger along his skin would feel like the surface of a pool table or a section of velvet.  

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