Membership: “The Shy One,” “The Guy With the Dreads”, two unnamed others

Purpose: To appeal to all walks of youthful American life

Affiliations: X-Force (Anarchist, Battering Ram, Doop, Gin Genie, La Nuit, Plazm, U-Go Girl, Zeitgeist)

Enemies: a bunch of murdering gunmen

Base of Operations: Unrevealed, although most likely mobile

First Appearance: X-Force I#116 (May, 2001)

History: (X-Force I#116 (fb)) - At the New York Headquarters of the music channel Sonic TV, Boyz R Us were being held captive by murderous gunmen. Unless their demands were met, the gunmen intended to kill a member of the band every hour. The “Shy One” was killed and thrown out of a plate-glass window with the promise that the “One With the Dreads” would be next.

(X-Force I#116) - After a briefing on the mission, X-Force teleported inside the Sonic TV Headquarters to save Boyz R Us. Upon their arrival, Zeitgeist grabbed two of the bandmembers while Gin Genie destroyed the ground beneath them. Zeitgeist looked out of the window in time to see a helicopter blow himself, the entirety of Boyz R Us, and nearly all of X-Force to pieces.

Comments: Boyz R Us created by Peter Milligan and Michael Allred.

Profile by Proto-Man


Boyz R Us has no known connections to


group shot: (X-Force I#116) p15, pan2

Last updated: 10/22/04

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