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BLINK
Earth-92131

Real Name: Clarice Ferguson

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-92131) human mutant

Occupation: Student

Group Membership: Xavier Institute student body (Chamber/Jonothon Starsmore, Dead Girl/Moonbeam, Doop, Husk/Paige Guthrie, Kid Sensitive/Guy Smith, Leech, M/Monet St. Croix, Artie Maddicks, Mondo, Penance/Nicole and Claudette St. Croix, Spike/Darian Elliott, Skin/Angelo Espinosa, Synch/Everett Thomas, U-Go Girl/Edith Sawyer, Vivisector/Myles Alfred)

Affiliations: X-Men (Beast/Hank McCoy, Bishop of Earth-31393/Lucas Bishop, Cyclops/Scott Summers, Gambit/Remy LeBeau, Jean Grey, Jubilee/Jubilation Lee, Professor X/Charles Xavier, Psylocke/Betsy Braddock, Rogue, Storm/Ororo Munroe, Wolverine/Logan)

Enemies: Xodus the Forgotten

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Xavier Institute, Westchester

First Appearance: X-Men: The Animated Series cartoon - "Bloodlines" (October 26, 1996)

Powers/Abilities: Blink is a mutant with the ability to teleport herself and others at will. She can also use her powers to only teleport parts of objects.

Height: 5'5" (presumably same as her 616 counterpart)
Weight: 125 lbs. (presumably same as her 616 counterpart)
Eyes: White, no visible irises
Hair: Purple-ish brown

History:
(X-Men: The Animated Series cartoon - "Bloodlines") - With anti-mutant sentiment at an all-time high mutant students like Blink needed a police escort to safely reach their schools. The moment was captured on camera and shown during an UBC reportage.

(X-Men '92 II#1 - BTS) - After Professor Charles Xavier opened the Xavier Institute to the public, Clarice Ferguson was one of the many young teenagers that enrolled at the Xavier Institute. Because of her mutation, she took the codename Blink.

(X-Men '92 II#1) - Blink was seen walking through the school's hallways during the first day of the semester. The students were shocked when X-Man Rogue came crashing through the school's walls when she was training with Gambit. Not much later Blink, M, Synch and other students attended Beast's class when mutant assassin Maverick came crashing through the classroom's window. Coming to warn the X-Men, Maverick fainted prompting Beast to dismiss his class.

(X-Men '92 II#6 - BTS) - In an effort to make sure the entire student body would fully recover from their encounter with Alpha Red, Charles Xavier grounded the entire student body. The students were upset they couldn't attend the first Lilapalooza, a giant music festival celebrating mutants and music.

(X-Men '92 II#10 (fb) - BTS) - Upset they were forbidden to visit the Lilapalooza music festival, Blink, Doop, Vivisector and Synch used their time to train in the Danger Room. Professor X, however, had turned down the difficulty levels as well, causing the students to easily defeat the Sentinels. Blink joined Doop on a skateboard as he discovered how to hack into the level structure.

(X-Men '92 II#10) - While Vivisector complained about the Danger Room settings, Blink and Doop returned on their skateboards revealing they'd built a skate park. However, before the students could enjoy the "killer" skate park they were surprised by the sudden arrival of Cyclops and Jean Grey who'd traveled back in time from 2099 A.D. of Earth-928. The senior X-Men had acquired the Darkhold from President Doom (Victor von Doom of Earth-928) which could be used in the X-Men's fight against Xodus the Forgotten. Blink, Doop and Vivisector stayed behind while Synch joined Cyclops and Jean Grey to meet the X-Men.

Comments: Created by Len Uhley (writer) and AKOM Productions. (see Appearances list for full list of artists)

Although Blink of Earth-616 has lilac skin and dark pink hair she was portrayed as brown-skinned in X-Men '92 II#10. Personally I believe this to be a coloring issue; in her first appearance she's walking into a shadow and colored adjustably, the colorist of the second issue most likely took it as her having brown skin.

An older version of Blink was seen in X-Men: The Animated Series episode, "One Man's Worth - Part I" in the dystopian future of Earth-95099 where Blink, part of the Mutant Resistance fought humankind. This version, of course, is based on the Blink we know from the Age of Apocalypse storyline.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

CLARIFICATIONS:
Blink has no known connections to


images: (without ads)
X-Men '92 II#1, p4, pan1 (main image)
X-Men: The Animated Series cartoon - "Bloodlines" (police escort)
X-Men '92 II#10, p6, pan3 (in the Danger Room)
X-Men: The Animated Series episode, "One Man's Worth - Part I" (Blink of Earth-95099)


Appearances:
X-Men: The Animated Series cartoon - "Bloodlines" (October 26, 1996) - Len Uhley (writer), Frank Brunner, Mark Lewis (model design), Darrel Bowen, Russell Chong, Mark Lewis, Steve Olds, Frank Squillace (prop design), Cesar Magsombal, Frank Squillace, Wayne Shulz, Zhaoping Wei (layout design), Trish Mendelson (color key), Philip Kim, Dennis Venizelos (color backgrounds), Patrick Archibald, Francis Barrios, Romeo Francisco, Curt Geda, Greg Garcia, Adrian Gonzales, Rick Hoberg, Larry Houston, Jim Janes, Doug Murphy, Tom Nesbitt, Frank Squillace, Michael Swanigan, Dan Veesenmeyer (storyboards), Patricio Aganasin, Abel Laxamana, Mark Lewis, Romeo Lopez, Tec Manalac, Andre Nieves, Phil Stapleton (storyboard cleanup), AKOM Productions (animation studio), Sharon Janis (editor)
X-Men '92 II#1 (May, 2016) - Chad Bowers, Chris Sims (writers), Alti Firmansyah (pencils, inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
X-Men '92 II#10 (February, 2017) - Chad Bowers, Chris Sims (writers), Alti Firmansyah, Cory Hamscher (pencils, inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)


First Posted: 05/22/2020
Last Updated: 05/22/2020

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