LIGHTNING BUG full body

Real Name: Matt Corbin

Identity/Class:  Presumably human mutant

Occupation: X-Force team tryout

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Anti-MatterMant, Sycamore, Wash-Out presumably other X-Force tryouts

 indirectly Spike Freeman, X-Force (Anarchist, Dead Girl, Doop, Orphan, Phat, Vivisector)

Enemies: Wash-Out, presumably other X-Force tryouts

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: The Mojave Desert X-Force tryout arena

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

Powers/Abilities: Lightning Bug did not necessarily display any superhuman powers, although on the only panel he was seen in, he was in the air, so it was possible that he had some sort of flight ability. Judging by the lightning shapes on his costume, Lightning Bug could have possibly possessed lightning or electric-based mutant powers.

History:  (X-Force I#129) - As X-Force left the Mojave Desert tryout arena where mutants competed for a spot on their team, the mutant water-manipulator Wash-Out blasted Lightning Bug with a rush of water.

Comments: Created by Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo.

Lightning Bug's real name and codename were revealed in Anarchist's entry in OHotMU A-Z Hardcover#1.

Profile by Proto-Man

Clarifications:

Lightning Bug has no known connections to


images: (not counting ads)

X-Force I#129, p12, pan4 (Lightning Bug fullbody)


Last updated: 09/01/05

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