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Real Name: Dr. Foster

Identity/Class: Human;
   citizen of United Kingdom

Occupation: Egyptologist

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur), Gazer, Ozymandias

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None (was a candidate to become War)

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout Egypt

First Appearance: X-Men II#178 (January, 2006)

Powers/Abilities: Docter Foster was a normal human being without any superhuman abilities. He did possess extensive knowledge of ancient Egypt and a love for cricket.

Height: 5'9" (by approximation)
Weight: 166 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Green
Hair: Blond

(X-Men II#178) - Leading an archeological dig in Akkaba, Egypt, Doctor Foster was intrigued by the notion ancient Egyptians played cricket thousands of years before the British when he fell through a hole in the ground. Foster, was able to find his torch but after creating light was shocked by a shadow on the wall.

(X-Men II#179) - Finding himself in an ancient crypt, Doctor Foster discovered the ancient mutant supremacist Apocalypse. Apocalypse was about to wake after the Scarlet Witch had cast a reality-altering spell to shut off the mutant gene, reducing mutantkind to only a handful of mutants.

(X-Men II#181) - Faced by the ancient mutant Apocalypse, rattled by his presence Doctor Foster went on rambling about cricket. Stirred from his sleep, Apocalypse realized he once again needed four Horsemen and decided to take the Egyptologist with him and teleported himself and Doctor Foster to his Sphinx-base.

(X-Men II#182) - Apocalypse pitted Doctor Foster against depowered mutant astronaut Gazer in a fight to the death for the honor of being transformed into his Horseman, War. Apocalypse's servant Ozymandias pulled Foster into a small arena where both men received Egyptian battle-axes. The fight between the men was overseen by Ozymandias who in fact planned to double-cross his master. Foster quickly gained the upper hand in the fight but just as he was about to kill Gazer he was struck in the back by Ozymandias, killing the Egyptologist with a dagger as to put Gazer, the future Horseman War, in his debt.

Comments: Created by Peter Milligan, Salvador Larroca, Danny Miki & Allen Martinez.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

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X-Men II#182, p10, pan2 (main image)
X-Men II#178, p8, pan2 (discovering Apocalypse's chamber)
X-Men II#182, p11, pan1 (death)

X-Men II#178 (January, 2006) - Peter Milligan (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils), Danny Miki, Allen Martinez (inkers), Mike Marts (editor)
X-Men II#179 (February, 2006) - Peter Milligan (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils), Danny Miki (inks), Mike Marts (editor)
X-Men II#181 (March, 2006) - Peter Milligan (writer), Roger Cruz (pencils), Victor Olazaba, Don Hillsman III (inkers), Mike Marts (editor)
X-Men II#182 (April, 2006) - Peter Milligan (writer), Salvador Larroca (pencils, inks), Mike Marts (editor)

First Posted: 10/18/2020
Last Updated: 10/18/2020

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