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Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human (possible mutate/mutant, see comments)

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: CSIS, Omega Flight, Michael Pointer

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed, presumably mobile

First Appearance: Marvel Comics Presents II#12 (October, 2008) (seen only in a mental image)

Powers/Abilities: The Key was a technopath, meaning that he could communicate with and control machinery.


(Marvel Comics Presents II#12/4 (fb) – BTS) – The Key was a criminal who fled the United States' Superhuman Registration Act into Canada, where he was apprehended by Omega Flight and sent to the CSIS headquarters. While there, his lifeforce and powers were fed into the power-absorbing Michael Pointer.

(Marvel Comics Presents II#12/4 – BTS) – While confronting Dr. Elizabeth Benning, who had fed Michael Pointer Mutant Growth Hormone-enhanced power in order to use him as a weapon, Michael Pointer revealed that her confession had been recorded, thanks to Pointer's use of the Key's technopathy powers. He then informed her that he would send all of the information to Tony Stark within four minutes.

Comments: Created by Rich Koslowski and Marco Checchetto.

The origin of the Key's powers was not revealed but I choose to believe he was a mutant born with the powers, although is equally possible that he was given powers via Mutant Growth Hormone or some sort of mutation...

The Key was never actually seen in person. He was only seen as a mental projection of his lifeforce when Michael Pointer used his powers.

Profile by Proto-Man.

The Key has no known connections to

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Marvel Comics Presents II#12, p27, pan4 (The Key, main image)

Marvel Comics Presents II#12/4 (October, 2008) – Rich Koslowski (writer), Marco Checchetto (art), John Barber (editor)

First Posted: 12/16/2012
Last updated 09/30/2013

Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.

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