Real Name: Peter (Last name unrevealed)
Identity/Class: Human/Mutant child (Approximately 12 years old); Canadian citizen
Affiliations: Nikki, X-Men (Professor X, Archangel, Stacy X, Nightcrawler, Iceman, Northstar)
Enemies: His father; his own mutant powers
Known Relatives: Unidentified father (deceased), unidentified mother (deceased), unidentified brother, 2 unnamed sisters
Base of Operations: Fort Albany, Ontario, Canada
First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men I#414 (December, 2002)
Powers/Abilities: Although Peter's powers were just beginning to develop, he was able to emit strong explosions from his body. Unfortunately, he couldn't control these blasts and his body wasn't immune to them either.
History: (bts) Peter's mother died several years ago, and his father became more and more abusive throughout his young life.
(Uncanny X-Men#414) While receiving a beating from his father, Peter's eyes began to glow. Seconds later, a blast tore through their house. A short time after the explosion, the X-Men, along with recent recruit Northstar, came to investigate. First discovering the body of the father, the X-Men then found Peter's siblings, who luckily survived. In a back room, Stacy X found Peter, who warned her that he couldn't control his powers. She took him outside to the Blackbird, but he yelled out that he was about to explode again. Everyone ducked for cover, other than Northstar, who wouldn't allow his pride to be hurt by running from a kid. Because of this, Northstar was in the direct path of Peter's explosion, sending him crashing into a tree.
Northstar quickly sped back to the kid and began to threaten him, but Archangel seperated them. Archangel then began to take the kid onto the Blackbird, but Northstar stopped him and said he'd take the kid, as it was questionable as to whether any of the others could even survive another explosion. During the flight, Peter told Northstar that his powers were triggered when his father began hitting him, but wouldn't say why when Northstar asked. Northstar then told the kid that his father nearly killed him when he told him he was gay. Peter began to freak out, yelling for Northstar to let him go. Nearly dropping him, Northstar could only watch on as Peter exploded once more.
Before he crashed to the ground, Northstar caught Peter, who yelled that he wasn't gay and that he couldn't make him be. Northstar replied that he prefers men with hair on their chest, which gave Peter a laugh. Peter apologized for freaking out, then told him the reason his father was hitting him was because he was crying about Nikki, a girl from school who he had a crush on, but didn't know he existed. Despite the fact that they were starting to get along, the boy exploded again.
Coming to on the ground, Northstar talked to Xavier, who told him he was trying to siphon off Peter's powers, but it wasn't enough. He then told Northstar that the Avengers had set up a special chamber for the boy, but Northstar commented that he was at least half an hour away from New York. Northstar picked Peter up and prepared to fly him to the nearest hospital, but Peter stopped him, saying that it would just kill more people. Peter then begged Northstar to leave him, as he didn't want to hurt him either, but Northstar refused to. Peter asked if the next blast would kill him, and Xavier confirmed this. Peter had one last question for Northstar, as he asked him if he thought Nikki would think about him now, but Northstar couldn't even answer as Peter let out one last explosion. Some time later, Northstar woke up in the X-Mansion infirmary, where Xavier informed him that Peter had died.
Comments: Created by Chuck Austen and Sean Phillips
Profile by: Zerostar
Peter's siblings were still very young children. After the death of their father, they were placed with extended family, who were given duplicates of the containment chamber that the Avengers had created for Peter, in case they developed similair powers to that of their brother. @Uncanny X-Men#414
Peter, the young Canadian mutant from Uncanny X-Men#414, is not to be confused with...
Uncanny X-Men I#414 (February, 2003) - Chuck Austen (writer), Sean Philips (pencils & inks), Mike Marts (editor)
Last updated: 07/05/14
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