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Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human (Savage Land) Mutate

Occupation: Subservient

Group Membership: Savage Land Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Equilibrius, Gaza, Leash, Lorelei, Lupa, Lupo/Timberius, Piper, Vertigo, Whiteout, Worm)

Affiliations: Demon Dinosaur, Electro (Max Dillon), Garokk the Petrified Man, High Evolutionary, Saurians (C'rel, Jimi, M'kai, S'gur, Viri, others), Sauron (Karl Lykos), Scorcher, Stegron (Vincent Stegron), Sun People, Zaladane;
formerly Devil Dinosaur, Magneto/Creator, Moon Boy

Enemies: Tanya Anderssen, Avengers (Luke Cage, Captain America/Steve Rogers, Hawkeye/Clint Barton, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Scarlet Witch, Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Spider-Woman/Jessica Drew, Thor, Vision), Black Panther (T'Challa), Bob the Hydra agent, Deadpool, Devil Dinosaur, Fall People, Finesse, Nick Fury, Hauk'ka (Ma'sa'no, Raina, others), Vassily Illyich, Ka-Zar, Killer Shrike (Simon Maddicks), Lasha, Magneto, Mandroids, Manticore, Moon Boy, Nereel, Peter, Plunderer (Parnival Plunder), Roxxon Energy Corporation, Saboteur, Sentinel Squad O*N*E (Nathaniel Briggs, Alexander Lexington, Rajani Dhama, Meld, Randall Nixon, James Rhodes, Tracy Skylark, Jake Slayton, John Steele, Emil Winston), Shanna the She-Devil, SHIELD, Sif, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Tuval, Weasel, X-Men (Angel/Warren Worthington III, Beast/Henry McCoy, Bishop/Lucas Bishop, Colossus/Piotr Rasputin, Cyclops/Scott Summers, Dazzler/Alison Blaire, Havok/Alex Summers, Iceman/Robert "Bobby" Drake, Marvel Girl/Jean Grey, Marvel Girl/Rachel Grey, Nightcrawler/Kurt Wagner, Polaris/Lorna Dane, Psylocke/Elizabeth Braddock, Rogue/Anna-Marie, Sage, Storm/Ororo Munroe, Thunderbird/Neal Sharra, Wolverine/James "Logan" Howlett, X-23/Laura Kinney), Zabu;
formerly Sauron

Known Relatives: Unrevealed

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Savage Land

First Appearance: X-Men I#62 (November, 1969)

Powers/Abilities: Claiming that his brain weighs 27 pounds and contains billions of neurons that are capable of relaying information at MACH-1 speed, Brainchild is capable of creating advanced machinery, such as genetic transformers and psi-inducers, and has a vast understanding of genetics. Despite his childlike mentality, Brainchild has unerring accuracy. Brainchild has demonstrated minor telepathic abilities. Like all the Mutates, Brainchild seems designed to be subservient to anyone master who demonstrates leadership over him, though he has frequently shown leadership skills himself.

Height: 5'4''
Weight: 125 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown


(X-Men I#63 (fb) - BTS) - Using untapped radiations in the Savage Land, Magneto built a machine and turned several of the local indigenous people there into super-powered Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Equilibrius, Gaza, Lupo, Piper) who were loyal to him.

(X-Men I#62) - Magneto, using the name Creator, introduced the captive Angel to Gaza, Amphibius, Barbarus, Lupo, and Brainchild, then, having convinced Angel that the Mutates were rejects from their various tribes, sent Angel to stop his teammates.

(X-Men I#63) - When the X-Men and Ka-Zar closed in on Magneto's base, Brainchild instructed Amphibius to trigger a trap, causing a cave-in, but the heroes avoided it. Brainchild tossed a hammer at the heroes, lauding his own accuracy skills, but Cyclops blasted it aside and Iceman hit Brainchild with an ice mallet. The male heroes were quickly put under the sway of new mutate Lorelei's song. Marvel Girl managed to destroy the mutator machine, though, and the Mutates were reverted back to their savage states. Magneto was believed dead and the heroes departed.

(Avengers I#110 (fb) - BTS) - Magneto returned to the Savage Land and restored the Mutates' powers to them, though they had no memory of him doing this.

(Avengers I#105 (fb) - BTS) - A group of Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Equilibrius, Gaza, Lorelei, Lupo) kidnapped some scientists from South America and returned them to the Savage Land. They hoped to use the scientists to create more Mutates.

(Avengers I#105) - When the Avengers (Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Iron Man (Tony Stark), Scarlet Witch, Vision), Black Panther (T'Challa), and Sif came to the Savage Land to investigate. The heroes found the Mutates' base and attacked, easily defeating the Mutates. Brainchild managed to bury Hawkeye in rubble by predicting the hero's steps. However, when Hawkeye called Brainchild an animal, he threw a tantrum and knocked himself out. The Avengers retrieved the scientists and departed.

(Marvel Fanfare I#1 (fb) - BTS) - The Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza) took over Garokk's abandoned citadel and followers. With the goal of ruling the Savage Land, Brainchild restored the Genetic Transformer that Magneto had used to power the Mutates, and made it so it could evolve or devolve subjects. Brainchild created a new mutate, Vertigo.

(Marvel Fanfare I#1) - When Tanya Anderssen, Angel, and Spider-Man approached the citadel, the two heroes were quickly captured. Brainchild strapped them into restraints and used the genetic transformer to reduce them to barbaric states.

(Marvel Fanfare I#2) - With the Mutates watching, Brainchild transformed the captured Tanya Anderssen into a cavewoman just as Ka-Zar, Zabu, Karl Lykos, and the Fall People attacked. Brainchild watched as the Mutates were quickly defeated, and Spider-Man turned against him, destroying Brainchild's machine. Furious, Brainchild refused to restore the machine, hoping to leave the others trapped in their devolved states, but Lykos absorbed the effects of the machine from Tanya, Angel, and Spider-Man, reverting them to normal and transforming him into Sauron. In the chaos, the Mutates escaped.

(Marvel Fanfare I#3 (fb) - BTS) - Sauron allied with Zaladane and the Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Timberius, Vertigo) and built a large citadel, which sapped the will of anyone else who approached it. They planned to rule the Savage Land together. Brainchild constructed another machine, calling this one his mutant energy accelerator.

(Marvel Fanfare I#4 (fb) - BTS) - Tanya and Shanna the She-Devil were captured, devolved, and imprisoned.

(Marvel Fanfare I#3) - Brainchild and Zaladane watched from afar as the Mutates battled the X-Men (Angel, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, Wolverine). Though the initial victory seemed sure, the X-Men quickly turned the tables after Vertigo was knocked unconscious. The X-Men attacked the citadel and Sauron easily captured the X-Men, though Angel escaped. The Mutates watched as the X-Men, strapped in front of Brainchild's machine, were devolved.

(Marvel Fanfare I#4) - Brainchild saw the X-Men restored to their natural states, so that Sauron could absorb the residual energy, and the X-Men were left temporarily powerless. He then secluded himself with Storm, trying to seduce her, but she refused and Ka-Zar helped Storm defeat him, convincing Ka-Zar not to kill Brainchild and instead to only tie him up. With Zabu, they defeated Zaladane, freed the X-Men, and quickly apprehended the rest of the Mutates. After defeating Sauron, they used the accelerator to evolve all the Mutates to their original states, then destroyed the machine.

(Uncanny X-Men Annual I#12) - With Zaladane at their head, the Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Lupo) joined forces with the High Evolutionary as he restored the recently devastated Savage Land. He departed immediately after and the Mutates and Zaladane plotted to seek their own power.

(Uncanny X-Men#249 (fb) - BTS) - Brainchild created two more mutates, Whiteout and Worm.

(Uncanny X-Men#250) - Brainchild helped prepare the High Evolutionary's trans-mutator for Zaladane, though he warned her that its powers were too vast for even his intellect to handle. He watched as Zaladane transferred the magnetic powers of the captured Polaris to her, and as Havok was captured. In the dungeons, Amphibius, Brainchild (after Polaris was resistant to his flirtations), and Lupo desired to torture Polaris and Havok, but Polaris escaped with new super strength and knocked out all three of them, even shrugging off the bullets Brainchild had fired at her. The X-Men soon escaped, defeating Zaladane and Worm and destroying part of the building on their way out.

(Uncanny X-Men#274 (fb) - BTS) - Zaladane began amassing power across the Savage Land. She took over the High Evolutionary's former base, took control of the Savage Land Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Lupo, Worm, Zaladane), and constructed several towers across that land that would draw in magnetic power, increasing her own abilities. Worm, of the Mutates, began capturing several natives and turning them to Zaladane's will. In time, she had control of much of the Savage Land, her power slowly increasing, and she sought to gain even more. When Nick Fury and a SHIELD transport came to investigate, Zaladane struck them down, then made it so no electronics (beyond those maintained by her or their own generators) could be used.

(Uncanny X-Men#274) - One of Zaladane's war parties, with Brainchild, Gaza, Lupo, Worm, and Zaladane, fought Magneto, Rogue, and Ka-Zar, but fled when Nick Fury and the downed SHIELD agents (including Yuri Semyanov) attacked.

(Uncanny X-Men#275) - Semyanov allied with Zaladane, speaking for the United Nations and promising her rulership of the Savage Land if she killed Magneto. Brainchild, who was controlling Nereel and Shanna as his servants thanks to Worm, oversaw the siphoning of Magneto's powers just as Rogue, Ka-Zar, and Fury attacked, easily defeating Gaza, Lupo, Brainchild, and Worm. Magneto then murdered Zaladane. Rogue absorbed Worm's powers and commanded all of Zaladane's soldiers to flee before the headquarters exploded.

(Wolverine II#69 (fb) - BTS) - Seeking to take control of the Savage Land, Sauron united the Savage Land Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Equilibrius, Gaza) and a tribe of barbarians to his side. They started working to capture all of the Fall People tribe. At some point, Magneto resurfaced in the Savage Land and was seen by Brainchild and Gaza. He placed mental blocks over Brainchild that would not allow Brainchild to speak Magneto's name, and he rendered Gaza mute.

(Wolverine II#69) - Rogue entered the Mutates' base and she found a wave anomaly generator. Brainchild insanely ranted about its power. Gaza hit Rogue on the head and strapped her into the genetic transformer. Brainchild rigged the transformer to devolve Rogue if she tried to escape, and he planned on turning her over to Sauron.

(Wolverine II#70) - Resisting Rogue's attempts to get him to speak Magneto's name, Brainchild was shocked when Rogue tried escaping just as a lizard moved in front of the transformer beam. The lizard grew to massive size, leaving Rogue to defeat it. Brainchild tried to run and Rogue pursued. He screamed, telling her repeatedly that he could not mention the name of the man who'd put the mental blocks on him.

(Wolverine II#71) - Rogue left Brainchild and Gaza behind for a bit, and Brainchild began plotting against her, not knowing that Rogue was overhearing them. He was shocked to see that Wolverine was there with a captive Sauron. Rogue forced Brainchild to show them how the transformer worked, and they planned to use it to devolve Sauron, but he convinced the heroes not to by hypnotizing them. Brainchild briefly tried convincing the X-Men to do it, and went running away when asked about Magneto again.

(X-Men Unlimited I#6 (fb) - BTS) - Still in control of the Mutates (Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Lupo, Whiteout, Worm) and growing more mentally unstable, Sauron sought a stable energy source for his hunger. He ordered Whiteout and Worm to capture Havok and return him to the Savage Land. Sauron had many natives captured and brought before him, so that he could drain their lives. Brainchild, meanwhile, worked to set up an energy draining system for Sauron to place Havok in.

(X-Men Unlimited I#6) - Worm and Whiteout returned, giving Havok to Brainchild, though three X-Men (Cyclops, Phoenix (Jean Grey-Summers), Polaris) pursuing them. Sauron entered and was eager to feed, despite Brainchild's warnings to pace himself, but chose to use Havok as bait when he sensed the other X-Men near. After Sauron defeated the heroes, Brainchild set Cyclops and Havok up in the machine to drain their energy while the Mutates looked on. Sauron drained the energy too quickly, and Brainchild could not shut the machine down. Sauron began to transform with too much power. Polaris and Phoenix attacked, destroying the machine and freeing their allies. Brainchild took immediate control of the Mutates and allowed the X-Men to depart. Sauron was soon defeated and left a mindless beast.

(X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#1 (fb) - BTS) - Brainchild created two more mutates, Leash and Lupa.

(X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#1) - Brainchild, watching through the eyes of an amphibious experiment of his, monitored a group of X-Men (Beast (Henry McCoy), Bishop, Rogue, Sage, Storm, Thunderbird (Neal Shaara)) aiding the race of Saurids (including C'rel and Khadar) through an underground trench into the Savage Land. Seeking revenge on the mutants, he flooded the tunnel, allowing the ocean to break through, after waiting for the X-Men to get far enough to have a fighting chance to survive. Brainchild particularly looked forward to avenging himself on Storm, and hoped she'd survive the tunnel.

(X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#2) - Brainchild watched as the X-Men's ship erupted in the Savage Land with a volcanic explosion rushing behind them. He marveled at the display, and considered it worth it even if the X-Men did not survive. Brainchild then saw Storm washed up and had her captured. Brainchild immediately began experimenting on Storm while monitoring Lupa's influence over Beast.

(X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#3) - Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Lupa, and Whiteout looked on as Leash tried to bring Rogue under her control, but Rogue's defenses were too strong. Brainchild commended Leash for her efforts, then chided Lupa for her desires to go against him, promising he would hold her accountable if anything went wrong. Brainchild approached the captive Storm, her powers drained, and invited her to be his queen. She refused and Brainchild smiled at her stubbornness. He promised to make her turn against everything she ever loved. Brainchild continued monitoring the city as they prepared to go to war against other Saurids. The war was soon resolved, but Brainchild planned to unleash Storm on them, now that his experiments upon her were complete.

(X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#4) - Storm was ordered by Brainchild to accompany the Mutates in attacking the city. The Mutates swiftly defeated the X-Men, then enslaved the Saurids and humans, Leash making many of them surrender themselves to captivity. Brainchild watched as Leash worked to assert control over C'rel. When Rogue flew forward, punching Storm, Brainchild hit her with a mental blast that made her feel as if all the minds she'd ever absorbed were attacking her. Lupa ordered Beast against Brainchild, but he punched her instead just before being attacked by Storm. Storm defeated Beast and threw him into Rogue. Brainchild ordered Storm to kill her allies, but Beast punched her into Brainchild, knocking him out. The Mutates were soon defeated and placed into custody.

(Uncanny X-Men#458 - BTS) - When the Savage Land was overrun by the other-dimensional Hauk'ka (sentient evolved dinosaurs), the Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Gaza, Leash, Lupo, Vertigo, Whiteout) were freed and offered pardons in return for their help against the Hauk'ka. They allied with Ka-Zar and Zabu as well.

(Uncanny X-Men#457 - BTS) - They then met Psylocke and X-23 of the X-Men and joined forces.

(Uncanny X-Men#457) - Psylocke and X-23 lead their new allies to recently freed captives Bishop, Nightcrawler, and several humans and Saurids (including Jimi, M'kai, S'gur, and Viri). They fought off R'chel (the transformed Marvel Girl) and Ma'sa'no of the Hauk'ka.

(Uncanny X-Men#458) - Furious, Bishop wanted revenge on Brainchild, but was convinced by Ka-Zar that an alliance was necessary. A Hauk'ka hunting party immediately attacked them, and Vertigo knocked many of them from the air. The X-Men and Brainchild stood to the side until Raina attacked. Leash took mental control over Ka-Zar and forced him to abandon the battle to protect Brainchild. With a temporary reprieve from the battle, Brainchild ordered the X-Men to have Nightcrawler teleport them to a place of safety before the Hauk'ka attacked again. Brainchild conferred with Bishop, telling him he knew every inch of the Savage Land and all the safe places to hide. He also revealed that his psi-distorter was blocking their psychic signatures from R'chel, and that he hoped to use it to defeat R'chel. Brainchild arrogantly explained why R'chel was becoming like the Hauk'ka, due to a genetic cascade, and taunted Bishop over his manipulations of Storm months before. Soon, a massive weather system struck the Savage Land.

(Uncanny X-Men#459) - While a massive cold front moved over the world, Brainchild encouraged Leash to take control of Raina's mind as she had Ka-Zar's, and Leash did so until X-23 leaped at her, sensing what she'd done. Leash released her two captives, and Raina immediately wanted revenge, but her restraints prevented her. Brainchild denied knowing of Leash's actions, but Nightcrawler warned him to tread lightly. Brainchild revealed that he had a comprehensive map of Storm's genome, and that he could stop her if he got close enough, though the X-Men and Ka-Zar severely mistrusted his motives. Raina agreed to join them in stopping the Hauk'ka, and Nightcrawler teleported himself, Bishop, Psylocke, X-23, Brainchild, Vertigo, Ka-Zar, and Raina to the Hauk'ka's city. Ma'sa'no and Kaidan flew at them, and Psylocke, resistant to Kaidan's psi-attack, knocked them from the air. Raina convinced Ma'sa'no to stand down, though Kaidan was hesitant. Nightcrawler and Psylocke teleported in to stop R'chel, which she did, and the doors opened. Brainchild rushed in next and took control of Storm's genome, planning on using her to control the world himself, but X-23 shocked him by knocking him aside easily. The Hauk'ka were soon stopped.

(New Avengers#5 (fb) - BTS) - The Mutates tried hiring the Scorcher to break Lykos out of jail, but he refused. They weren't aware that Scorcher notified Wolverine about this contact.

(New Avengers#2 - BTS) - In the chaos of the breakout, orchestrated by Electro, Lykos slipped quietly away and returned to the Mutates.

(New Avengers#4 - BTS) - The New Avengers (Luke Cage, Captain America (Steve Rogers), Iron Man (Tony Stark), Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)) thought the Mutates were behind the breakout. To apprehend Lykos, they traveled to the Savage Land, where Wolverine was also.

(New Avengers#5) - The heroes were captured and kept naked and in restraints. Brainchild greeted them, telling Spider-Man that he was eager to continue his experiments upon him and telling Iron Man that he should be proud of his limited accomplishments. Lykos revealed himself and claimed that he didn't know that many super villains escaped as he did. He ordered the Mutates to kill the heroes immediately, shutting down Brainchild's desires to experiment upon the heroes. Brainchild wanted to send the mutated heroes back to attack SHIELD, and felt that Lykos was ungrateful for denying them. Iron Man managed to summon his armor and blow up Brainchild's machine, then opened fire on the Mutates. Spider-Woman took down Vertigo quickly, and the heroes dressed in their costumes and swiftly defeated the Mutates. Sauron was later recaptured.

(Sentinel Squad O*N*E#4 (fb) - BTS) - Brainchild had the Mutates build a new complex, and he began experimenting on Tyrannosaurs, increasing their brain size, ferocity, size, and strength, and he gave each a harness that gave the dinosaur telekinetic powers and lasers. Though initially planning on taking over the Savage Land, he altered his plans to include world domination.

(Sentinel Squad O*N*E#1 - BTS) - A group of Sentinels from the Office of National Emergency was contacted to investigate the happenings in the Savage Land.

(Sentinel Squad O*N*E#3 (fb) - BTS) - The Sentinels, including Randall Nixon, were destroyed by the Tyrannosaurs.

(Sentinel Squad O*N*E#3) - Brainchild, Barbarus, and Amphibius recovered two of the Sentinel pilots who were still living, James Rhodes and Tracy Skylark. They left another wounded pilot to be eaten by the dinosaurs. Another group of piloted Sentinels attacked and the dinosaurs swiftly defeated them again, telekinetically turning their missiles back on them. Though one pilot, Alexander Lexington, took many down with an electric blast (his mutant power), all but six of the Sentinels' pilots, including John Steele, were slain, the rest retreating. The surviving pilots included Lexington, Emil Winston, Nathaniel Briggs, Jake Slayton, Meld, and Rajani Dhama.

(Sentinel Squad O*N*E#4) - Brainchild bragged about his powers in front of Rhodes and Skylark (who were in restraints), destroying the brain of one of their comrades to frighten them. While flirting with Skylark, Brainchild was head-butted and knocked out. Lexington and his allies managed to free the captives, destroy the complex, and kill all the dinosaurs after that.

(Cable & Deadpool#49 (fb) - BTS) - Brianchild led the Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Lorelei, Piper) in taking over Magneto's old base. From there, he planned to use the technology to disrupt electrical signals all over the world and expand the Savage Land's prehistoric dominion. Deadpool captured Shanna, had Lorelei subvert Ka-Zar's will, and had Piper surround the base with dinosaurs and take over Zabu.

(Cable & Deadpool#49) - Deadpool and his allies Weasel and Bob the Hydra agent stormed the base, where Lorelei ordered Ka-Zar to stab Deadpool through the head, though his healing factor quickly repaired him. Lorelei then took over Bob and Weasel, but Deadpool, with a knife through his ears, was immune to her powers and managed to knock her down, freeing the others. Piper and Lorelei went running for it and Brainchild sought to stop the heroes. He sent Amphibius and Barbarus to stop Ka-Zar and had Piper send a group of dinosaurs to battle Bob and Weasel, but Brainchild could not figure out where Deadpool had gone. Using the sewer systems, Deadpool managed to get to the control tower, where Bob and Weasel teleported to him. When they accessed Brainchild's private pornography files, he sensed where they were and had Piper send more dinosaurs after them, but they teleported the dinosaurs to New York. Ka-Zar broke Piper's pipe, then the Mutates sought to escape on the back of pterodactyls. Amphibius and Barbarus got safely away, but Deadpool shot the pterodactyl carrying Brainchild, Lorelei, and Piper, and left them falling into a group of dinosaurs below them.

(Marvel Comics Presents II#6/2) - When Roxxon and hired criminals Plunderer (Parnival Plunder), Killer Shrike (Simon Maddicks), Manticore, and Saboteur, as well as several Mandroids, invaded the Savage Land, the Mutates (Amphibius, Barbarus, Brainchild, Lorelei) joined Ka-Zar, Shanna, Zabu, Devil Dinosaur, Moonboy, and Stegron in fighting them off. Brainchild was initially reluctant to trust Ka-Zar until he reminded them of the seriousness of the stakes. A deadly battle broke out and a lot of Stegron's dinosaurs were killed.

(Marvel Comics Presents II#7/2) - Using a device that Brainchild had modified, Stegron revived the dinosaurs as zombies and battle resumed. The tides quickly turned when Lorelei took over the minds of the male enemies and Roxxon was quickly chased out of the Savage Land.

(Avengers Academy#34) - Brainchild with weaponized dinosaurs fought Finesse and X-23 in the Savage Land.

(Avenging Spider-Man#15 (fb) - BTS) - Brainchild formed a lair with machinery to mutate dinosaurs with cyborg enhancements. He turned a T-Rex into Demon Dinosaur and stole the eggs of Devil Dinosaur.

(Avenging Spider-Man#14 - (fb) - BTS) - Brainchild had his dinosaurs capture visiting scientists from Horizon Labs, including Max Modell, Bella Fischer, and Uatu Jackson.

(Avenging Spider-Man#14 - BTS) - Spider-Man, Devil Dinosaur, and Moon Boy battled cyborg-enhanced dinosaurs and stormed Brainchild's headquarters.

(Avenging Spider-Man#15) - Brainchild rode Demon Dinosaur into battle until he was dismounted by Spider-Man and savagely beat by Moon Boy. They retrieved the eggs and rescued the scientists.

Comments: Created by Roy Thomas, Neal Adams, and Tom Palmer.

Nightcrawler once noted that Brainchild spoke in a British accent.

Brainchild has along with the other Savage Land Mutates entries in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#11 and the Marvel Encyclopedia: X-Men.

The Savage Land Mutates (Barbarus, Gaza, Lupo, Amphibius, Brainchild and Vertigo) appeared in David Smeds' novel "X-Men: Law of the Jungle." This novel's plot entails Brain-Child finding a copy of Three Faces of Eve in Magento's laboratory and deciding to revive Sauron, but this time mold him psychologically so as to diminish his impulsive and tactically indiscreet tendencies. After he succeeded, Sauron ordered Brain-Child to began raids on Tongah's tribe and other Savage Land tribes. The Savage Land Mutates have no initiative due to Magneto's psychological conditioning, so they readily followed Sauron. Sauron ordered these raids to draw the X-Men to the Savage Land to feed on them.
--Per Degaton

Profile by Chadman.

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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#11, 26, pan3 (main image)
X-Men I#63, p13, pan4 (first appearance)
Wolverine II#69, p12, pan4 (facing Rogue)
X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#3, p1, pan1 (sitting on his throne)
Uncanny X-Men#458, p3, pan1 (with Ka-Zar)
Sentinel Squad O*N*E#3, p3, pan1 (full body)

X-Men I#62-63 (November-December, 1969) - Roy Thomas (writer), Neal Adams (penciler), Tom Palmer (inker), Stan Lee (editor)
Avengers I#105 (November, 1972) - Steve Englehart (writer), John Buscema (penciler), Jim Mooney (inker), Roy Thomas (editor)
Marvel Fanfare I#1-2 (March, May, 1982) - Chris Claremont (writer), Michael Golden (penciler/inker), Allen Milgrom (editor)
Marvel Fanfare I#3 (June, 1982) - Chris Claremont (writer), Dave Cockrum (penciler), Bob McLeod (inker), Al Milgrom (editor)
Marvel Fanfare I#4 (September, 1982) - Chris Claremont (writer), Paul Smith (penciler), Terry Austin (inker), Al Milgrom (editor)
Uncanny X-Men Annual#12 (1988) - Chris Claremont (writer), Art Adams (penciler), Bob Wiacek (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Uncanny X-Men#249 (Late September, 1989) - Chris Claremont (writer), Marc Silvestri (penciler), Dan Green (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Uncanny X-Men#250 (Early October, 1989) - Chris Claremont (writer), Mark Silvestri (penciler), Steve Leialoha (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Uncanny X-Men#274-275 (March-April, 1991) - Chris Claremont (writer), Jim Lee (penciler), Scott Williams (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Wolverine II#69 (May, 1993) - Larry Hama (writer), Dwayne Turner (penciler), Chris Ivy (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Wolverine II#70 (July, 1993) - Larry Hama (writer), Dwayne Turner (penciler), Richard Bennett (inker), Bob Harras (editor)
Wolverine II#71 (July, 1993) - Larry Hama (writer), Dwayne Turner (penciler), Bennett, Barta, Rubinstein (inkers), Bob Harras (editor)
X-Men: Law of the Jungle (March, 1998) - David Smeds (writer)
X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#1 (November, 2001) - Chris Claremont (writer), Kevin Sharpe (penciler), Danny Miki & Lary Stucker (inkers), Matt Hicks & Mark Powers (editors)
X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land#2-4 (December, 2001-February, 2002) - Chris Claremont (writer), Kevin Sharpe (penciler), Danny Miki (inker), Matt Hicks & Mark Powers (editors)
New Avengers#2 (February, 2005) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (penciler), Danny Miki, Mark Morales (inkers), Tom Brevoort (editor)
New Avengers#4-5 (April-May, 2005) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (penciler), Danny Miki (inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Uncanny X-Men#457-459 (May-July, 2005) - Chris Claremont (writer), Alan Davis (penciler), Mark Farmer (inker), Mike Marts (editor)
Sentinel Squad O*N*E#3-4 (May-June, 2006) - John Layman (writer), Aaron Lopresti (penciler), Norm Rapmund (inker), Sean Ryan (editor)
Cable & Deadpool#49 (March, 2008) - Reilly Brown (writer/penciler), Fabian Nicieza (writer), Jeremy Freeman (inker), Nicole Boose (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents II#6/2-7/2 (April-May, 2008) - Christos N. Gage (writer), Joyce Chin (penciler/inker), Andy Schmidt, John Barber (editors)
Avengers Academy#34 (October, 2012) - Christos Gage (writer), Tom Grummett (penciler), Cory Hamscher (inker), Bill Rosemann (editor)
Avenging Spider-Man#14-15 (January-February, 2013) - Cullen Bunn (writer), Gabriele Dell'Otto (penciler/inker), Stephen Wacker (editor)

First Posted: 08/21/2007
Last Updated: 02/08/2022

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