RICKEY
(of Earth-32491)

Real Name: Rickey (last name unrevealed)

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-32491) human

Occupation: None

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Marie, Wolverine

Enemies: Danger Room constructs of Apocalypse, Blob, Juggernaut, Lady Deathstrike, Magneto, Mister Sinister, Mystique, Donald Pierce, Pyro, Sabretooth, Sauron, Selene, Sebastian Shaw, Toad, White Queen

Known Relatives: Unidentified father

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed

First Appearance: Avengers Halloween Special#1 (December, 2018)

Powers/Abilities: Rickey had no superhuman powers and was, frankly, somewhat cowardly. He did carry a flashlight to use when needed.

Height: 4'0" (by approximation)
Weight: 50 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black

History: (Avengers Halloween Special#1/5) - While trick-or-treating with his friend Marie, Rickey (in a wolf Halloween costume) ventured to the abandoned Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters with Marie despite being somewhat worried about the rumors of the mansion being haunted. When Marie assured Rickey that it wasn't haunted and admitted she had heard there used to be hope inside, Rickey agreed to look inside, remarking that his dad had told him stories about monsters being inside the School. Marie argued that the people at the School weren't monsters but special but Rickey asked if they were so special, how come they had died. Marie replied that monsters had killed the special people inside and a nervous Rickey asked if the monsters might still be inside before he fell through the floorboards into a lower level of the mansion. Landing in what was once the mansion's Danger Room, Rickey quickly found himself surrounded by Danger Room constructs of mutant villains. Before the villains could kill Rickey, however, the heroic Wolverine jumped in to protect Rickey, who was lifted back up to ground level by Marie, who revealed her own mutant abilities. Apologizing to Rickey for leading him into the mansion, Marie assured the terrified Rickey that the constructs that attacked him were not monsters but ghosts of mutants like herself. When Wolverine returned to the surface, Rickey watched as Marie asked Wolverine for a trick-or-treat and the hero smiled, remarking that he'd give a little of both before motioning to an old Cerebro helmet. The ghostly Wolverine then disappeared, leaving Rickey to question what Wolverine was gesturing at, and Marie answered Rickey's question by claiming the helmet was hope.

Comments: Created by Robbie Thompson and Bob Quinn.

Profile by Proto-Man.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Earth-32491's Rickey has no known connections to:


Marie

Marie was a friend of Rickey who was secretly a mutant. During a Halloween night of trick-or-treating, Marie convinced Rickey to venture into the long-abandoned Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters despite Rickey's being scared of possible monsters inside. Once inside, Rickey fell through the floorboards and was attacked by Danger Room constructs of long-dead mutant villains, only to be rescued by Wolverine. During the distraction, Marie revealed her mutant powers, pulling Rickey back up to ground level before Wolverine returned to Marie and Rickey. Looking at the mutant hero, Marie asked Wolverine for a trick-or-treat and Wolverine smiled, remarking that it would be a little of both before motioning towards the old Cerebro helmet and disappearing. When Rickey asked Marie was the helmet was, Marie replied that it was hope.

Marie possessed the mutant ability to project an energy field that made anything within the field weightless and able to be carried through the air.


--Avengers Halloween Special#1/5


Wolverine

Earth-32491's Wolverine was much like his Earth-616 counterpart up until he was killed by the very monsters he fought against. Following his death, Wolverine became a ghost that haunted the long-abandoned Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters and when the young Rickey and Marie ventured inside, Wolverine secretly watched the kids from the shadows. When Rickey fell through the floorboards into the mansion's old Danger Room and was attacked by Danger Room constructs, Wolverine made his presence known, battling the constructs so that Marie could save Rickey. Returning to the children after defeating the constructs, Wolverine smiled when Marie asked him for a trick-or-treat. Motioning towards the old Cerebro unit, Wolverine replied that he'd give a little of both before disappearing.

Wolverine existed as a spirit, able to appear and disappear at will. Like his Earth-616 counterpart, he also possessed claws that he could extend from his knuckles.



--Avengers Halloween Special#1/5

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Avengers Halloween Special#1, p30, pan4 (Rickey, main image, & Marie image)
Avengers Halloween Special#1, p29, pan2 (Rickey, headshot)
Avengers Halloween Special#1, p29, pan5 (Wolverine)


Appearances:
Avengers Halloween Special#1 (December, 2018) - "Haunted Mansion" story - Robbie Thompson (writer), Bob Quinn (art), Jake Thomas (editor)


First Posted: 04/21/2019
Last updated: 04/21/2019

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