Real Name: Arlo Summers

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: X-Force tryout

Group Membership: X-Force farm teams

Affiliations: X-Force (Anarchist/Tike Alicar, Dead Girl/Moonbeam, Doop, the Orphan/Guy Smith, Phat/Billy Bob Reilly, Vivisector/Myles Alfred), Mant (Thomas Williams), Sycamore (James Hutchison), Wash-Out (John Lopez), the X-Force farm teams

Enemies: The other X-Force farm team members competing with him for a spot in X-Force

Known Relatives: None (see comments)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, New York, USA

First Appearance: X-Force I#129 (August, 2002)

Powers/Abilities: Anti-Matter has not displayed any specific superhuman powers though he does wear what appears to be some sort of containment suit with some sort of unidentified energy (perhaps anti-matter, given his codename) swirling around inside.

Height: Unrevealed (see comments)
Weight: Unrevealed (see comments)
Eyes: Yellow
Hair: None

History: (X-Force I#129) - X-Force farm teams member Anti-Matter was seen at the X-Force recruitment drive in the Mojave Desert, where a Channel 10 news reporter noticed him and asked if he would introduce himself. Grabbing the microphone from the reporter, Anti-Matter introduced himself by revealing his real name and announced himself as being from "the greatest city in the world:" New York.

Comments: Created by Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo.

    I would like to point out that his real name is Arlo Summers, which suggests that he could be connected to Marvel's "Summers Family Tree," which includes Cyclops, Havok and Phoenix of the X-Men, as well as Corsair of the Starjammers (and now Vulcan!). There may not be any connection whatsover but it just seems odd that his last name is Summers and so many other mutants in the Marvel Universe are also named Summers. It's perhaps worth at least some speculation.

    It was impossible to determine Anti-Matter's height and weight, as he was only seen on one panel and was not near any character whose official height and weight had been determined.

    He looks like the Space Ghost from the Scooby Doo series! ---Will U

Profile by Proto-Man.

should be distinguished from:

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X-Force I#129, p11, pan5 (Anti-Matter, main image)

X-Force I#129 (August, 2002) - Peter Milligan (writer), Duncan Fegredo (art), Axel Alonso (editor)

First posted04/28/2004
Last updated: 04/17/2023

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