Real Name: Reeva Payge
Identity/Class: Human mutant
Group Membership: Hellfire Club
Affiliations: Ebon Knights, Benazir Kaur, Benedict Kine, White Knights, Shinobi Shaw
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Black Queen
Base of Operations: Hellfire Club's Manhattan base
First Appearance: X-Men II Annual#3 (1994)
Powers/Abilities: Reeva Payge can generate a high note from her vocal cords that -- though beyond a human's ability to detect sound -- plays directly on the brain's neurochemistry, distorting perceptions of reality.
(X-Men II Annual#3) - Shinobi Shaw introduced Storm -- drugged into an affiliation with Shaw -- to Benedict Kine, Benazir Kaur, and Reeva Payge. When Gambit and Bishop arrived to aid Storm, Reeva sang her high note, distorting their perceptions and leaving them off balance. Gambit through a coin he had charged with kinetic energy, and it exploded as it reached Reeva, leaving her stunned. Storm threw off Shaw's control completely, defeated Shaw, and departed.
Comments: Created by Ian Edginton, Gene Ha, Rubinstein, Lowe, Green, Wiacek, Sellers, Pepoy, & Moy.
Payge was revealed as a former Black Queen in Hellfire Club's entry in OHOTMU A-Z Hardcover#5.
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X-Men II Annual#3, p21, panel 3
p31, panel 4 (face)
X-Men II Annual#3 (1994) - by Ian Edginton (writer), Gene Ha (penciler), Rubinstein, Lowe, Green, Wiacek, Sellers, Pepoy, & Moy (inkers), Lisa Patrick (editor)
Last updated: 09/17/06
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