Who do you think would be the best mutant to join the X-Men?

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#1 Posted by iwan (572 posts) - - Show Bio

Who do you think would be the best mutant to join the X-Men? It can be any mutant, so long as they've never been a member in the past. I think Jamie Madrox would be the perfect choice to replace Cyclops when he leaves / dies / retires as leader.

(Sorry about the wrong board)

#2 Posted by Buckshot (18914 posts) - - Show Bio

Deadpool

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#3 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

Dagger

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#4 Posted by zero edge (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

It's okay.

I'd like to see Domino, just because I like her.
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#5 Posted by zero edge (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"Deadpool"

I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?

#6 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

Gambler says:

"Dagger"

WTF..Gambler took mine.

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#7 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

zero edge says:

"Buckshot says:
"Deadpool"
I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?"

He's not.He doesn't have the X-gene...he WAS human.

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#8 Posted by The Enigma (1882 posts) - - Show Bio

Hellion or Elixir

#9 Posted by Buckshot (18914 posts) - - Show Bio

zero edge says:

"Buckshot says:
"Deadpool"

I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?"

I was joking, for some reason him in the Marvel Girl outfit is in my head. Don't judge me.

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#10 Posted by zero edge (3696 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"zero edge says:
"Buckshot says:
"Deadpool"

I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?"

I was joking, for some reason him in the Marvel Girl outfit is in my head. Don't judge me."

Haha thanks for reminding me.....

#11 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

zero edge says:

"Buckshot says:
"zero edge says:
"Buckshot says:
"Deadpool"
I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?"
I was joking, for some reason him in the Marvel Girl outfit is in my head. Don't judge me."
Haha thanks for reminding me....."

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#12 Posted by iwan (572 posts) - - Show Bio

Vance Astro says:

"zero edge says:
"Buckshot says:
"zero edge says:
"Buckshot says:
"Deadpool"
I thought he wasn't considered a mutant?"
I was joking, for some reason him in the Marvel Girl outfit is in my head. Don't judge me."
Haha thanks for reminding me....."
" />http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/8893/cabledeadpool092005broosl5.jpg"

Haha. Awesome.

#13 Posted by iwan (572 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Dust needs to join a.s.a.p.

Also, Namor would be a good one.

#14 Posted by iwan (572 posts) - - Show Bio

He wouldn't, but they'd love to have him.

#15 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

iwan says:

"I think Dust needs to join a.s.a.p. Also, Namor would be a good one."

Agreed but Namor is the King of Atlantis....why would he join a group other than Illuminati.

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#16 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

I've always dug Electro. It would be great to see at least a short story arc where he reforms, or pretends to reform, and seeks refuge. There could be run-ins with Spiderman and Daredevil rogues who nurse various grudges, or against heroes seeking to bring him in. I could see him getting along with Wolverine. He's no slouch in the power department, either - if written properly, he can hurt em' damn plenty.
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#17 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

Electro's a mutant?

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#18 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

Yep.

#19 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

I think you may be mistaken about that.

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#20 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Electro is not a mutant, he got his powers by accident.

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#21 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

Gambler says:

"I think you may be mistaken about that."
He's not.
#22 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel.com says he was hit by lightning, which caused a 'mutagenic' change in his nervous system:

http://www.marvel.com/universe/Electro_%28Maxwell_Dillon%29

I've read comics where it said he was a mutant as well. Can't remember which off the top of my head. I've actually been struck by lightning myself. Sadly, lacking the mutant gene, no electrical powers as of yet.

#23 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

Electro is an idiot too and a villians.Why the hell would the X-men want him.There isn't one member of the X-men he has a chance of being on the same level with.

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#24 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody says:

"Gambler says:
"I think you may be mistaken about that."
He's not."

Pretty sure Electro isn't a mutant.

fesak says:

"Electro is not a mutant, he got his powers by accident."
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#25 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

Doctor Brimstone says:

"Marvel.com says he was hit by lightning, which caused a 'mutagenic' change in his nervous system: http://www.marvel.com/universe/Electro_%28Maxwell_Dillon%29 I've read comics where it said he was a mutant as well. Can't remember which off the top of my head. I've actually been struck by lightning myself. Sadly, lacking the mutant gene, no electrical powers as of yet."

He's human..get over it.

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#26 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

Gambler says:

"Nobody says:
"Gambler says:
"I think you may be mistaken about that."
He's not. "
Pretty sure Electro isn't a mutant. fesak says:
"Electro is not a mutant, he got his powers by accident."
"
I was agreeing with you. Electro isn't a mutant. He got hit with a lightning bolt i think.
#27 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually he's a mutate. Same as Spider-Man.

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#28 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

fesak says:

"Actually he's a mutate. Same as Spider-Man."

Same thing.

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#29 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

A mutate is the same thing as a human? Humans don't have powers.

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#30 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

Again, the lightning was a catalyst for the mutagenic change. Tons of people get hit by lighting. As for being a villain, I doubt his body count is anywhere near Wolverine's. Depending on the writer, he can also be quite powerful. I think there would be potential for cool stories, with a whole different assortment of villains than the X-Men usually combat. The Hood and company, for example.
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#31 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Doctor Brimstone says:

"Again, the lightning was a catalyst for the mutagenic change. Tons of people get hit by lighting. As for being a vllain, I doubt his body count is anywhere near Wolverine's. Depending on the writer, he can also be quite powerful. I think there would be potential for cool stories, with a whole different assortment of villains thann thte X-Men usually combat. The Hood and company, for example. "

Mutagenic change meaning he's a mutate. Not a mutant, a mutant have to be born with the mutant gene.

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#32 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

fesak says:

"Actually he's a mutate. Same as Spider-Man."

Exactly. Being a mutate is not the same as having the Mutant X-Gene.

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#33 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

How does getting electrocuted give you powers without the mutant gene? There was nothing special about the lightning, no radioactivity, magic, or weird super-science chemicals... 'Mutagenic' means just that, to me, in the absence of these other factors.

#34 Posted by Alexander Anderson (4030 posts) - - Show Bio

What's Mimic up to these days? I've always liked the character, though I don't know if he qualifies as a 'mutant' in the traditional sense...

#35 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

Doctor Brimstone says:

"How does getting electrocuted give you powers without the mutant gene? There was nothing special about the lightning, no radioactivity, magic, or weird super-science chemicals... 'Mutagenic' means just that, to me, in the absence of these other factors."
Cause it was created in the 60's.
#36 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Doctor Brimstone says:

"How does getting electrocuted give you powers without the mutant gene? There was nothing special about the lightning, no radioactivity, magic, or weird super-science chemicals... 'Mutagenic' means just that, to me, in the absence of these other factors."

I don't know, but he was hit by lightning and grabbed a powerline at the same time.

They certainly could retcon him into being a mutant like they did with Cloak and Dagger, but he isn't a mutant until they do.

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#37 Posted by fesak (7040 posts) - - Show Bio

Alexander Anderson says:

"What's Mimic up to these days? I've always liked the character, though I don't know if he qualifies as a 'mutant' in the traditional sense..."

It's not really clear if 616 Mimic is a mutant or mutate, but it would be awesome to see him again. He was last seen as a captive of the Thunderbolts during Civil War.

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#38 Posted by Odyssey_Dawn (84674 posts) - - Show Bio

This is from the Marvel Handbook. It makes no mention of Electro being a mutant. Or even a mutate for that matter. But Fesak knows his sh!t so I believe that part.

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#39 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

fesak says:

"A mutate is the same thing as a human? Humans don't have powers."

Yes,but Electro was born a homo sapien.Mutants are born homo superior.You can mutate DNA but Electro doesn't have the X-gene.So technically Electro is different but he's still human.

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#40 Posted by IcePrince_X (4865 posts) - - Show Bio

Selene, the Black Queen

In a way, it can twist the X-Men because they will have another queen who is more bitchy, dangerous and egotiscal than their current white queen. But in terms of power and tactics, she can give them more.

#41 Posted by Doctor Brimstone (48 posts) - - Show Bio

Oooookay. I shall agree to disagree. Under any interpretation, Electro's as much a mutant as Mimic, who's been in the X-Men. Mimic's powers were caused by a lab accident of his father, who also made a machine to take away those powers, so not a mutant. Mimic would rock as a new X-guy. Especially if they did a little darker and less limited version than the Exiles version. Selene is great, but maybe too evil to be redeemable.

#42 Posted by Alpha (7328 posts) - - Show Bio

iwan says:

"I think Dust needs to join a.s.a.p. Also, Namor would be a good one."

I think Nmaor would be good to. They could have him join after using his coneection to both mutant and Atlantis to help mutant plight.

#43 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to see Wanda in the X-Men...

she's one of the few Marvel characters that really intrigues me

M

#44 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

Methos says:

"I'd like to see Wanda in the X-Men... she's one of the few Marvel characters that really intrigues me M"

Agreed.I miss Crazy Slut McCrazyton aka Wanda Maximoff lol.

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#45 Posted by Alpha (7328 posts) - - Show Bio

Also Ricochet would be cool, Would be like having Spiderman on the team.

#46 Posted by Vance Astro (91191 posts) - - Show Bio

Alpha says:

"Also Ricochet would be cool, Would be like having Spiderman on the team. "

Isn't Richochet a Spidey clone?

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#47 Posted by Cobalt (1471 posts) - - Show Bio

I think with the direction Cyclops is taking the X-men, Mercury and Dust would be the two best to join the X-men, but I would put them on X-force.

#48 Posted by Alpha (7328 posts) - - Show Bio

Vance Astro says:

"Alpha says:
"Also Ricochet would be cool, Would be like having Spiderman on the team. "
Isn't Richochet a Spidey clone?"

No, he's a mutant with similars powers. Noat as strong or fast though.

#49 Posted by Sling Shot (3560 posts) - - Show Bio

Namor though it would be a drastically different book.

#50 Posted by Invisible_Woman (60 posts) - - Show Bio

Franlin Richards the son of Sue and Reed Richards.
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