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Real Name: Hong Lianje

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: Student

Group Membership: Xavier Institute student body

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Salem Center, New York

First Appearance: New X-Men I#123 (April, 2002)

Powers/Abilities: Eosimias had a tiger-like appearance resembling that of a genus of early primates, he also possessed the ability to fly.

Height: 6'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 200 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Black
Hair: Tiger-like orange fur


(New X-Men I#116 - BTS) - After Professor Charles Xavier (secretly Cassandra Nova who had switched minds with her twin brother) came out as a mutant on live TV, the Xavier Institute was opened to the public. Hong was one of the many young teenagers that enrolled at the Xavier Institute. Because of his mutation and resemblance to the early primates found in China he took the codename Eosimias.

(New X-Men I#123) - Eosimias was seen playing a game in mid-air when the Xavier Institute held an open day for the media in order to try and improve their public image and alleviate some of the fear and hysteria surrounding mutants. However, later that day the school was attacked by the Shi'ar Imperial Guard/Superguardians by orders of Majestrix Lilandra Neramani who had been driven mad by her lover Charles Xavier (actually Cassandra Nova). Xavier had convinced Neramani the X-Men had contracted a virus that would be deadly to all of life in the galaxy and needed to be wiped out.

Comments: Created by Grant Morrison (writer), Ethan van Sciver, Tom Derenick (pencillers), Tim Townsend, Danny Miki, Scott Hanna, Sandu Florea (inkers).

Eosimias was most likely one of the many millions mutants who lost their powers when a reality altering spell cast by the Scarlet Witch reduced the number of gene active mutants to a mere 300 worldwide.

Eosimias' real name and codename have been revealed in the Xavier Institute entry of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z HC#13 (2010). The Eosimias was a genus of early primates, first discovered in 1999 from fossils collected in the Shanghuang fissure-fillings of the Southern Jiangsu Province, China. Eosimias will therefore most likely be from the Jiangsu Province in China.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

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New X-Men I#123, p15, pan4 (main image)
New X-Men I#123, p15, pan2 (playing a game)

New X-Men I#123 (April, 2002) - Grant Morrison (writer), Ethan van Sciver, Tom Derenick (pencillers), Tim Townsend, Danny Miki, Scott Hanna, Sandu Florea (inkers), Mark Powers, Pete Franco (editors)

Last updated: 04/25/16

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