Negasonic Teenage Warhead in telepathy class

Real Name: Ellie Phimister

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: High school student

Group Membership: Selene's Undead Army;
formerly Genoshan high school system

Affiliations: Emma Frost, fellow (unidentified) mutant students under Emma Frost's tutelage, Selene, Thunderbird (John Proudstar - resurrected by Selene)

Enemies: Cassandra Nova, Sentinels

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Hammer Bay, Genosha

First Appearance: New X-Men I#115 (August, 2001)

Powers/Abilities: When alive, Negasonic Teenage Warhead had burgeoning mutant telepathic abilities. Dressed all in black, she was a teenager, somewhat gaunt and appeared like a goth with white make-up on her face and hands. She had the ability to have sleeping and waking dream premonitions about forthcoming disasters. Post-resurrection, she could identify where her fellow resurrected Necroshans were.

Negasonic Teenage Warhead resurrectedHistory:

(New X-Men I#115 (fb) - BTS) - Negasonic Teenage Warhead was enrolled in Emma Frost's telepathy class on the then mutant island state of Genosha.

(Nation X#4/2 (fb)) - In one of the classes attended by Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Emma Frost taught the class how to hack into the minds of some movie stars.

(New X-Men I#115) - During another telepathy class tutored by Emma Frost, Negasonic Teenage Warhead reported on a nightmare that she had 50 times the previous night wherein everybody died. She also stated that was having the same vision there in class. At that point, Cassandra Nova's advanced Sentinel force began its genocidal sweep of Genosha.

(New X-Men I#116) - After being dug out by the Beast and Phoenix (Jean Grey), and surviving because of her diamond form, Emma Frost carried the corpse of Negasonic Teenage Warhead up from underground cover and proclaimed the teenager to be a credit to "her family and other species". She ordered some human members of the rescue team to revive the girl, but they declared that she'd been dead for hours.

(X-Force III#22) - Negasonic Teenage Warhead was resurrected by Selene using a strain of the alien techno-organic virus, but predicted that she would soon be dead again.

(X-Force III#23) - Standing beside Selene and the resurrected Thunderbird (John Proudstar), Negasonic Teenage Warhead predicted that he would soon be fighting his brother, Warpath, but that they would all be dead again.

(X-Force III#24) - Still by Selene's side, Negasonic Teenage Warhead advised her of her hit squad's progress in attacking the X-Men's haven of Utopia and watched them teleport in. She was also aware of Destiny's struggle elsewhere but was later caught up in the destructive wave across Necrosha triggered by Selene's rise to power.

Comments: Created by Grant Morrison (script), Frank Quitely (pencils) and Tim Townsend & Mark Morales (inks).

Omar Karindu notes that this character was named after a song by the grunge/metal band Monster Magnet.

More precisely a song from their album "Dopes To Infinity".
--Zak Smith

Profile by Grendel Prime.


Negasonic Teenage Warhead has no known connections to:

New X-Men I#115, p20, panel 3 (seated)
X-Force III#22, p2 (resurrected)

New X-Men I#115 (August, 2001) - Grant Morrison (writer), Frank Quitely (pencils), Tim Townsend & Mark Morales (inks), Mark Powers (editor)
New X-Men I#116 (September, 2001) - Grant Morrison (writer), Frank Quitely (pencils), Mark Morales & Dan Green (inks), Mark Powers (editor)
X-Force III#22-24 (February-April, 2010) - Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost (writers), Clayton Crain (art), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
Nation X#4/2 (May, 2010) - Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (writer), Harvey Tolibao (art), Nick Lowe (editor)

Last updated: 07/16/14

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