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Real Name: Alicia Downing

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Guidance counselor

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Xavier Institute faculty (Beast/Henry McCoy, Cyclops/Scott Summers, Emma Frost), Xavier Institute student body (Cudgel/Lliam Bremner, Elsewhere/Jaime Vanderwall, Iolanthe/Katie Atkinson, Jeb, Koren, Lipid/Annie Moore, Pinocchio/Frank Ludlum, Protozoa/Linus Sinker)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed;
formerly Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Westchester County, New York

First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 (October, 2005)

Powers/Abilities: Alicia Downing was a normal human being without any superhuman abilities.

Height: 5'7" (by approximation)
Weight: 140 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Impossible to determine
Hair: Blonde

(X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 - BTS) - When the Xavier Institute was opened to the public, the school was flooded with many new students. Alicia Downing was hired to work as a guidance counselor.

(X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 (fb) - BTS) - Downing did her best to help, offering counseling to many students, including the shy Protozoa who was being bullied by his classmate Cudgel.

(X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 (fb) - BTS) - The mutant students of Xavier's would regularly make fun of Downing at her expense. But when one student used his mutant abilities causing Downing's skin to break out with white blotches it was the straw that broke the camel's back. Downing rushed to headmasters Scott Summers and Emma Frost to tender her resignation.

(X-Men Unlimited II#10/1) - Dr. Henry McCoy happened to walk past the headmasters office just as Downing was resigning. She explained she'd done her best to maintain her professionalism but would most likely do something she would regret if she stayed any longer. McCoy was quick to comment they had to remember the students were only children, prompting Downing to disagree, noting they were cruel little monsters after which she stormed off.

(X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 - BTS) - Left without a guidance counselor, Scott Summers appointed Hank McCoy as the school's new interim counselor.

Comments: Created by Joe Meno (writer), Paco Medina (pencils, inks).

Alicia Downing was part of the Xavier Institute entry of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z HC#13 (2010).

Profile by MarvellousLuke

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X-Men Unlimited II#10, p2, pan4 (mainimage)
X-Men Unlimited II#10, p2, pan3 (resignation)

X-Men Unlimited II#10/1 (October, 2005) - Joe Meno (writer), Paco Medina (pencils, inks), Warren Simons, Axel Alonso (editors)

First Posted: 09/26/2018
Last Updated: 09/26/2018

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