DR. MALCOLM MODERN
Real Name: Malcolm Modern
Occupation: Freelance scientist
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Jamie Madrox, Strong Guy (Guido Carosella)
Enemies: None known
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: "Doc" (nickname from Jamie Madrox)
Base of Operations: Modern Labs, in the "Mutant Town" section of New York City, New York, USA
First Appearance: X-Factor III#8 (August, 2006)
Powers/Abilities: Dr. Malcolm Modern did not
display any superhuman powers but was a skilled, if disorganized,
scientist, able to easily analyze skin samples and perform scientific
services for a variety of clients.
Height: 5'11" (by approximation)
Weight: 162 lbs. (by approximation)
(X-Factor III#8 (fb) - BTS) - Dr. Malcolm Modern set up a small lab,
dubbed Modern Labs, in the Mutant Town section of New York City, where
he offered his scientific services to those who sought him out. After
obtaining skin samples of Damian Tryp, Sr. and Damian Tryp, Jr. from
the rival Singularity Investigations, Jamie Madrox sent the samples to
Dr. Malcolm Modern for analyz
arranged to meet with Dr. Malcolm Modern to have the skin samples analyzed.
(X-Factor III#8) - Jamie Madrox and his
teammate Strong Guy visited Modern Labs to find out what Dr. Modern had
learned from the skin samples. Greeting Madrox from behind a shelving
unit, Dr. Modern remarked that it had taken Madrox long enough to get
there and reminded Madrox that he had other clients. Strong Guy
sarcastically quipped back at how efficient Dr. Modern's lab appeared
and when Modern asked if Strong Guy had a problem, Strong Guy replied
that it seemed strange calling the place Modern Labs when it looked
like something out of a 1950s B movie. After being assured that his
services were needed by Madrox, Dr. Modern explained that Modern Labs
appeared very disorganized to dissuade unauthorized personnel from
finding anything confidential. He then opened a folder marked "weird"
and revealed that the skin samples contained uncharted DNA markers.
Modern continued, explaining that the skin samples appeared to be of a
subspecies of humanity, prompting Madrox to agree that the particular
sample must be from Damian Tryp, Sr. When Madrox asked about the second
sample, from Damian Tryp, Jr., a confused Dr. Modern admitted that he
thought Madrox had sent him two of the same sample to be safe. Modern
then revealed to a very confused Madrox that the skin samples appeared
to be from the same person.
Comments: Created by Peter David and Dennis Calero.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Dr. Malcolm Modern had no KNOWN connections to:
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X-Factor III#8, p10, pan6 (Dr. Malcolm Modern, main image)
X-Factor III#8, p11, pan6 (Dr. Malcolm Modern, headshot)
X-Factor III#8 (August, 2006) - Peter David (writer), Dennis Calero (art), Andy Schmidt (editor)
Last updated: 01/27/17
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