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HE-LIX

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Mojoverse/Mojoworld)

Occupation: Warrior for Mojo

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Major Domo, Mojo, Mojo's warriors (Cylex and unrevealed others), Z'ien

Enemies: Howard the Duck, Tara Tam, Lea Thompson

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mojoverse

First Appearance: Howard the Duck VI#9 (September, 2016)

Powers/Abilities: He-lix possessed six fully functional limbs that greatly increased his coordination and athletic ability. One of his limbs was cybernetic, another partly cybernetic. He-lix was proficient in sword-fighting, carrying two swords at all times. He also carried a small device that acted as a mind wiper. He-lix had some mystical abilities, with a gesture he could teleport himself and numerous people across great distances and dimensions. It's unclear if He-lix needs his swords or knives for more complicated spells (like Spiral).

Height: 6'3" (by approximation)
Weight: 220 lbs. (by approximation, added weight of extra limbs)
Eyes: White, no visible irises
Hair: Silver

History:

(Howard the Duck VI#9 (fb) - BTS) - Apparently displeased by Spiral at an unrevealed moment in time, Mojo made He-lix his new teleporter. He referred to him as his "special guest star".

(Howard the Duck VI#9 (fb) - BTS) - Howard the Duck discovered that from the moment he'd arrived on Earth-616, his life had been filmed and broadcast in the Mojoverse. Furthermore, when he wasn't having an adventure, he would be played by Z'ien, one of Mojo's actors who donned a duck costume for the occasion. Actress Lea Thompson would play Howard's friend Beverly Switzler (after every scene Thompson's mind would be wiped and returned home). Once they discovered Mojo's involvement Howard, Thompson and Tara Tam immediately engaged Mojo who let Major Domo summon He-lix to assist them.

(Howard the Duck VI#9) - Arriving through one of his portals to Earth-616, He-lix was ready to fight Howard the Duck. However, the shapeshifting Tara Tam immediately fell for the handsome and muscular He-lix. Tara Tam used her abilities to match his appearance, growing four additional arms. As the fight broke out, Tam tried to give him her number, but He-lix, unsure what the digits meant, kicked her aside. However, Mojo was intrigued by the chemistry between He-lix and Tara. He had Major Domo order He-lix to return actress Lea Thompson home and wipe her mind before playing off the sexual tension with Tara Tam. He-lix blindly followed orders and teleported Lea Thompson to her home. However, Thompson was now keen on the upcoming mindwipe and immediately kicked He-lix in the face, knocking him out. She took the mindwipe device and left He-lix.

Comments: Created by Chip Zdarsky (writer), Joe Quinones (pencils), Joe Rivera, Paolo Rivera, Marc Deering, Joe Quinones (inkers).

It's possible that before his promotion to Mojo's main teleporter, He-lix was in charge of teleporting Lea Thompson to and from the set. Of course, the actual Lea Thompson starred as Beverly Switzler in the 1986 box office disaster Howard the Duck.

In a nice nod to continuity, He-lix's appearance as Mojo's chief teleporter follows after he robbed Spiral of her teleportation powers and stranded her on Earth, as seen in Uncanny X-Force II#1.

A helix is a synonym for a spiral, and with him being basically a male version of her, the spelling He-lix makes total sense.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

CLARIFICATIONS:
He-Lix has no known connections to


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Howard the Duck VI#9, p14, pan4 (main image)
Howard the Duck VI#9, p15, pan1 (attacking Howard the Duck)


Appearances:
Howard the Duck VI#9 (September, 2016) - Chip Zdarsky (writer), Joe Quinones (pencils), Joe Rivera, Paolo Rivera, Marc Deering, Joe Quinones (inkers), Wil Moss, Charles Beacham, Tom Brevoort (editors)


Last updated: 06/27/17

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