Real Name: Adrian Defoe
Identity/Class: Human mutant
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Xavier Institute student body: Caput (Abraham Verne), Elixer (Josh Foley), Gelatin (Carlo Brewster), Hellion (Julian Keller), Longneck (William Hanover), Match (Ben Hamill), Mercury (Cessily Kincaid), Prodigy (David Alleyne), Rockslide (Santo Vaccarro), Wallflower (Laurie Collins), Wind Dancer (Sofia Mantega), Xavier Institute teaching staff: Jean Grey, Karma (Xi'an Coy Manh), Moonstar (Danielle Moonstar), Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier), Charles Xavier
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Westchester County, New York
First Appearance: New Mutants II#7 (January, 2004)
Powers/Abilities: Viskid's mutant body was entirely composed of a sticky, blue liquid he could presumably manipulate for a variety of effects.
Height: 6'0" (by approximation)
Weight: 200 lbs. (by approximation
Eyes: White, no visible irisses
(New Mutants II#7 - BTS) - After manifesting his powers, Viskid enrolled at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters.
(New Mutants II#7) - Viskid was seen walking through one of the Institute's corridors when Sofia and David were on their way to get breakfast. The next day, Viskid was present at a special assembly where the Institute's headmaster Charles Xavier informed the student body about last night's explosion (caused by Magma who awoke from a coma due to Josh and Julian's intervention), Xavier preached there was more to becoming a hero than mere bravery.
(New Mutants II#9) - Viskid was seen following history classes from his teacher Danielle Moonstar. When the bell rang he made his way to the cafeteria for lunch.
Comments: Created by Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir (writers), Carlo Barberi (pencils), Juan Vlasco (inks).
In issue 9, Viskid was erroneously colored the same pink as fellow student Gelatin, although he can be recognized by the yellow X-logo on his body
Viskid was part of the Xavier's Institute entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe HC#13, it was here that his real name and codename have been revealed.
His codename is a play on viscid:
1. cohesive and sticky; glutinous; viscous
2. (Botany) (esp of a leaf) covered with a sticky substance
Given his and Caput's codename originating from Latin words, it might be speculated (and it is just speculation) that they could have been on Beast's Exemplar's squad, as Hank is the most likely of the X-Men to suggest codenames derived from Latin.
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New Mutants II#7, p2, pan4 (main image)
New Mutants II#7, p16, pan1 (at the assembly)
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New Mutants II#7 (January, 2004) - Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir (writers), Carlo Barberi (pencils), Juan Vlasco (inks), C.B. Cebulski (editor)
New Mutants II#9 (February, 2004) - Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir (writers), Carlo Barberi (pencils), Wayne Faucher, Juan Vlasco (inkers), Mike Marts (editor)
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Last updated: 07/14/15
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