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Real Name: Jonas Graymalkin

Identity/Class: human mutant (18th century to modern era)

Occupation: Adventurer trainee, student, former farmer

Group Membership: None;
formerly Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach student body, Young X-Men (Anole/Victor Borkowski, Cipher/Alisa Tager, Dust/Sooraya Qadir, Ink/Eric Gitter, Rockslide/Santo Vaccarro, Wolf Cub/Nicholas Gleason)

Affiliations: Bamfs, "boyfriend", Hulkling (Teddy Altman), S.H.I.E.L.D. (Deathlok/Henry Hayes, Elektra Natchios, Maria Hill, Melinda May, Mockingbird/Bobbi Morse, Grant Ward), Wiccan (William Kaplan), X-Club (Dr. Nemesis/James Bradley, Madison Jeffries, Kavita Rao), X-Men (either faculty members from Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach or other X-Men teams) (Angel/Warren Worthington III, Beast/Henry McCoy, Cable/Nathan Summers, Cannonball/Sam Guthrie, Chamber/Jonothon Starsmore, Colossus/Piotr Rasputin, Cyclops/Scott Summers, Dagger/Tandy Bowen, Danger, Dazzler/Alison Blair, Doop, Firestar/Angelica Jones, Frenzy/Joanna Cargill, Emma Frost, Gambit/Remy LeBeau, Husk/Paige Guthrie, Iceman/Robert Drake, Jubilee/Jubilation Lee, Karma/Xi'an Coy Manh, Krakoa, Lockheed, Logan of earth-21923, Magik/Illyana Rasputin, Magma/Amara Aquila, Magneto/Max Eisenhardt, Danielle Moonstar, Nightcrawler/Kurt Wagner, Northstar/Jean-Paul Beaubier, Prestige/Rachel Summers, Kitty Pryde, Psylocke/Betsy Braddock, Cecilia Reyes, Rogue/Anna Marie, Storm/Ororo Munroe, Hope Summers, Sunspot/Roberto Da Costa, Toad/Mortimer Toynbee, Warbird/Ava'Dara Naganandini, Warpath/James Proudstar, Wolverine/James "Logan" Howlett), "time displaced X-Men" (Angel/ Warren Worthington III, Beast/Hank McCoy, Cyclops/Scott Summers, Iceman/Bobby Drake, Marvel Girl/Jean Grey), X-Men students (Graymalkin Industries, Utopia, Jean Grey School for High Learning and Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach) (Armor/Hisako Ichiki, Blindfold/Ruth Aldine, Bling!/Roxy Washington, Broo, Crosta, Ernst, Eye-Boy/Trevor Hawkins, Face, Genesis/Evan Sabahnur, Gentle/Nezhno Abidemi, Glob Herman/Robert Herman, Hellion/Jullian Keller, Hindsight/Nathaniel Carver, Indra/Paras Gavaskar, Kid Gladiator/Kubark, Kid Omega/Quentin Quire, Loa/Alani Ryan, Match/Ben Hamill, Mercury/Cessily Kincaid, Morph/Benjamin Deeds, Nature Girl/Lin Li, No-Girl/Martha Johannson, Onyxx/Sydney Green, Oya/Idie Okonkwo, Pixie/Megan Gwynn, Primal/Teon Macik, Shark-Girl/Iara Dos Santos, Sprite/Jia Jing, Stepford Cuckoos/Celeste, Mindee, Phoebe Cuckoo, Surge/Noriko Ashida, Trance/Hope Abbott, Transonic/Laurie Tromette, White King/Manuel Enduque, X-23/Laura Kinney)

Enemies: Bastion, Phil Coulson, Dark Avengers (Ares, Hawkeye/Lester, Iron Patriot/Norman Osborn, Ms. Marvel/Karla Sofen, Sentry/Bob Reynolds, Spider-Man/Mac Gargan), Leo Fitz, Humanity Now!, Matthew Malloy, Neo Warclan (Anteus, Elysia, Junction, Tartarus), Leon Nunez, Norman Osborn, Donald Pierce, Purifiers, Quake (Daisy Johnson), Sentinels, Simon Trask, Y-Men (Carlos Rodriguez, Julio Rodriguez, unidentified others)

Known Relatives: Charles Graymalkin (father), Marcia Graymalkin (mother), Brian Xavier (collateral descendant); Charles Xavier (Professor X, collateral descendant), David Haller (Legion, collateral descendant), numerous members of the Graymalkin/Xavier bloodlines

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Krakoa, most likely the Sextant, Akademos Habitat;
   formerly Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach, Central Park, Manhattan, New York City;
   formerly Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, Westchester County, New York;
   formerly Utopia, coast of San Francisco Bay, California;
   formerly Graymalkin Industries, Marin Highlands, San Francisco, California;
   formerly Grace Church, Nob Hill, San Francisco, California;
   formerly Danger Cave beneath the ruins of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, Westchester County, New York;
   formerly buried beneath the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, Westchester County, New York;
   formerly the Graymalkin home, UK colony, New York, pre-revolutionary America

First Appearance: (in Blindfold's vision) Young X-Men#1 (June, 2008); (in the shadows) Young X-Men#2 (July, 2008); (fully seen) Young X-Men#3 (August, 2008)

Powers/Abilities: In darkness, Jonas has enhanced strength, agility, and invulnerability. Jonas can see in the dark and apparently has some immunity to cold exposure. His powers decrease with light exposure, becoming near-powerless in full light. It is unclear if Jonas ages, or needs food, water and oxygen when exposed to light.

Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Eyes: White; formerly blue
Hair: None; formerly blond

(X-Men: Manifest Destiny#3/2 (fb) ) - Born in pre-revolutionary America, Jonas was the only son to Charles and Marcia Graymalkin, part of a colony who lived in the province of New York. At the time there was much strife in the colony over the turmoil concerning taxes and representation of the British parliament, something which the sixteen year old Jonas didn't concern himself with. In fact Jonas had realized he was gay and while experimenting with another boy in his family's barn they were discovered by his father, Charles. Seeing the two boys Charles could only utter one word; "abomination". Jonas was nearly beaten to death by his father who then sought to bury him in the nearby woods. As Jonas was pushed into a hole in the ground his father failed to realize his son was still alive but didn't stop and covered the grave with dirt. Buried alive in total darkness caused Jonas to manifest his mutant abilities which allowed him to survive some 200 years underground.

(Uncanny X-Men I#493 - BTS / Young X-Men#10 (fb) ) - During the Messiah Complex affair, the giant Sentinels charged with protecting the Xavier Institute malfunctioned. The X-Men eventually defeated them, but the struggle destroyed the Xavier Institute. In the ruins, a mutant called Cipher discovered and saved the mutant Jonas Graymalkin who was revealed to have been buried on the grounds since the late 18th century when his father left him for dead because he caught Jonas making out with a boy. The shock triggered Graymalkin's darkness powered mutant survival powers. Risen from the grave, Graymalkin and Cipher quickly became friends, both keeping their identity secret from the other X-Men.

(Young X-Men#1 - BTS) - One of the X-Men's students Blindfold (Ruth Aldine) experienced a precognitive vision of the future in which she witnessed X-Men villain Donald Pierce kill one of the students. In this vision an injured Blindfold was helped by Graymalkin who wore an X-Men costume.

(Young X-Men#1 - BTS) - X-Men villain Donald Pierce disguised himself as Cyclops and approached several students to join his new X-Men team, including Wolf Cub, Dust, Blindfold, Rockslide, along with a new "mutant" Ink. Pierce claimed that they were the last generation of mutants on Earth (because the newborn mutant Hope had vanished) and that they were going to have to fight a new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants after which he showed them the New Mutants (Cannonball, Magma, Sunspot and Moonstar). Pierce's team of Young X-Men moved into what he called the Danger Cave underneath the ruins of Xavier Institute. Unbeknownst to Pierce or the mutants, Cipher and Graymalkin also moved in and quickly discovered who "Cyclops" really was.

(Young X-Men#2) - Over the next three weeks, Graymalkin and Cipher watched as "Cyclops" trained the Young X-Men, honing their killing skills. After a while, "Cyclops" decided it was time to face the new "Brotherhood of Evil Mutants" and split up the team to go and fight Magma and Moonstar. Wolf Cub, Dust and Rockslide were put on the Gold Team, tasked to combat Magma. Blindfold and Ink were designated Blue Team and ordered to attack Moonstar. Graymalkin watched them from the shadows while Cipher decided to join the blue team to keep an eye out for Blindfold. During the mission Cipher witnessed with Moonstar down Ink turned on Blindfold as part of a secret deal he'd made with Donald Pierce, who offered him a lot of money to deliver the mutant seer (Ink was not aware Pierce was posing as Cyclops). Cipher thought it best to keep her presence a secret and follow Ink back to the Danger Cave.

(Young X-Men#3 / Young X-Men#10 (fb) ) - Cipher witnessed how Ink delivered both Moonstar and Blindfold to Pierce in a deserted railroad in Manhattan. She then stayed on board the plane, traveling back with Ink to the Danger Cave where Ink lied to "Cyclops" saying Moonstar's powers had returned and took them by surprise. Cipher made her way up to Graymalkin's hideout to ask him to help her save Blindfold from Pierce. Graymalkin reasoned that he wasn't the only one left who could help them: Cypher could also help, but Cipher quickly stated her name was Cipher not Cypher and eventually managed to persuade Graymalkin to come out of hiding and kill "Cyclops".

(Young X-Men#4) - Graymalkin stalked "Cyclops" to the control room where the villain was coaching a team consisting of Rockslide, Wolf Cub and Ink to infiltrate the Hellfire Club to attack Cannonball and Sunspot. Graymalkin jumped "Cyclops", hitting the villain in the face while calling him a "turncoat" and "brigand", unaware who his assailant was Pierce kept his disguise up but couldn't stop Graymalkin from destroying the lights. Now in the pitch-dark Graymalkin easily removed "Cyclops'" fake visor after which he stated that in the dark there was none stronger than him, upon that note Pierce dropped his disguise.

(Young X-Men#5) - Pierce soon managed to get the lights back up and knocked Graymalkin into the glass statue of Dust (turned into glass by Magma in an earlier fight), the still unseen Cipher opened Magma's prison cell. Pierce teleported back to the tunnels, while Magma helped Dust to heal. Magma, Dust and Graymalkin then teamed up to find the Gold Team and informed them who "Cyclops" really was. Reunited, both Young X-Men and the older New Mutants joined up to finish Pierce once and for all. Tracking him down to one of the Mole Man's former underground bases Graymalkin left the group to go and find Cipher and ask how she survived the plane's explosion. She then showed Graymalkin to the prison where Blindfold and Moonstar were held. But upon rescuing the girls they were shocked by a loud scream. Dust had used her abilities to remove the skin from Pierce's face, upon returning to the group Graymalkin and the others witnessed how Pierce killed Wolf Cub with his razor sharp claws. Furious, Rockslide defeated Pierce but refused to kill him, honoring the dying Wolf Cub's final request.

(Young X-Men#6) - Graymalkin joined the Young X-Men and delivered Donald Pierce as a prisoner to the X-Men. However, Graymalkin and the others were in for a shock when Rockslide attacked the real Cyclops and broke the man's jaw in three places, unable to deal with what had happened. When the air was cleared Graymalkin was introduced to the X-Men and submitted to several tests performed by Dr. Henry McCoy. McCoy discovered that Graymalkin wasn't only a mutant but that he was related to another one of the X-Men: Charles Xavier. McCoy concluded that the seventeen year old boy wasn't descendant but ancestor as Jonas Graymalkin was over 200 years old.

(Young X-Men#6) - After the destruction of the Xavier Institute, the X-Men and other students moved to Graymalkin Industries in San Francisco, the new home of the X-Men. The real Cyclops decided to keep the Young X-Men together and chose Danielle Moonstar and Sunspot to lead them. With a little help from Nightcrawler they located the Grace Cathedral on Nob Hill as the Young X-Men's base. It was also decided Anole (Victor Borkowski) would join the Young X-Men as well.

(X-Men: Manifest Destiny#3/2) - Anole and Graymalkin took some time to get to know each-other whilst sitting near the Golden Gate Bridge. Graymalkin confided in Anole and told him his origin story.

(Hulk Team-Up I#1) - Anole, Graymalkin, Armor and other students where present when the X-Men discussed multiple reports of a powerful mutant rampaging through the bay area. The "mutant" was in fact the Hulk (Dr. Bruce Banner).

(Secret Invasion: X-Men#1 - BTS / Secret Invasion: X-Men#3 (fb) - BTS) - Graymalkin and Anole left the Grace Cathedral to help the X-Men deal with the Skrull invasion in downtown San Francisco.

(Secret Invasion: X-Men#3) - Graymalkin was present with the X-Men when Anole returned from a reconnaissance mission, telling he failed to find the Skrull vehicle hangars but witnessed the Skrulls rounding up civilians. Graymalkin, Anole and the X-Men decided to investigate and see where the Skrulls were taking the civilians.

(Secret Invasion: X-Men#4) - Graymalkin was present when the X-Men were deciding upon a way to fight the Skrulls.

(Young X-Men#7) - While the Young X-Men went out on a mission to find fifty-six construction workers who'd gone missing on an uncharted island Graymalkin stayed behind to meet Emma Frost. Frost wanted to help and mentor the young boy, realizing that he must've been traumatized for being buried alive for over 200-years. Graymalkin, however, found it difficult to follow Frost's modern vocabulary as he wasn't too familiar with eloquent/modern words. During their conversation Frost explained she was a telepath and could read people's mind something which she frequently used to help troubled students but upon asking Graymalkin permission to read his he grew angry and refused.

(Young X-Men#8) - The still unseen Cipher joined Graymalkin and the Young X-Men on their latest mission locating Leon Nunez a mutant tattoo artist who'd given Ink his powers. Since they discovered Nunez had also given powers to known criminal Julio Rodriguez the team decided to step in. Whilst on board of the X-Jet en route to La Jolla, Graymalkin told Cipher to reveal herself to the team because they were good people, Cipher refused. Upon arriving, they quickly located Nunez and gained information on where to find Rodriguez. The Young X-Men found Rodriguez with his brother Carlos and two other criminals who'd been tatted-up by Nunez. Declaring themselves the Y-Men, the four super powered-criminals fought the team and gained the upper hand when they shot Moonstar and countless other Y-Men revealed their presence. The undetectable Cipher of whom still nobody (except for Graymalkin) knew was on the team realized keeping her identity a secret would mean certain doom for her friends decided to go and get help. Cipher located Ink, who'd left the team and just beaten-up two criminals of the Hellfire Cult. Cipher revealed her true identity to Ink reminding him he was still an X-Man and his team needed him.

(Young X-Men#9) - Graymalkin and the Young X-Men continued their fight against the Y-Men, during the fight Anole counted ninety-nine of them. Much later during the night while the battle still raged on Cipher and Ink arrived, Ink had taken the extra time to confront his tattoo artist Nunez and forced him to give him two new tattoos as part of his plan. On the palm of his right hand a tattoo was placed of a healing symbol and a Phoenix tattoo over his eye. Ink's plan seemed to work as he used his new healing powers to rescue Moonstar after which he used his new Phoenix-like power to remove all the superhuman powers from the Y-Men. Graymalkin and the Young X-Men were shocked at the sight of Ink's Phoenix-like abilities. After the Y-Men had been taken care of the Young X-Men returned home. Back home Graymalkin decided to go and talk to Ink since he'd noticed that the others didn't really talk to him. Graymalkin offered his hand in friendship something which Ink gladly accepted.

(Young X-Men#10) - Thinking themselves to be alone Ink asked Graymalkin who the hell Cipher was anyway, after which Cipher immediately revealed her presence, told Ink that it wasn't any of his business and left the room by phasing through the floor. Graymalkin then continued that she was indeed her friend and revealed how she'd rescued him from under the rubble of the Xavier Institute.

(Young X-Men#11) - Graymalkin took part in a training session with the full force of the Young X-Men, fighting a towering robot. The team was surprised when Dust suddenly collapsed, the training session was halted to check in on their teammate. Dust hastily commented she just lost her focus and quickly left the training room, the team, however, was unaware Dust was dying at a cellular level since being turned to glass by Magma. In a desperate act Dust then freed Donald Pierce from his prison cell because he'd promised he could cure her. Dust and Pierce rushed toward an escape ship, but were blocked by Beast, Cyclops, Moonstar, Sunspot and Wolverine. Faced with the decision of helping Pierce or attacking her friends, Dust turned on Pierce, ripping the flesh off his robotic form. Pierce held his own against the mutants until the Young X-Men (Anole, Cipher, Graymalkin, Ink, Rockslide) attacked. The battle was halted when Dust collapsed again and seemingly died.

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(Young X-Men#12) - Graymalkin could do nothing but watch as a furious Rockslide savagely launched himself at Pierce while Ink tried to use his healing powers on Dust. When he proved unable to do so, the team surrounded their fallen teammate. Sometime later that day Anole, Graymalkin, Ink and Rockslide met up to discuss the future of the team while Cipher was off helping Moonstar cleanse and wrap Sooraya's body in preparation of her burial. During their meeting Anole was fed up with helping the X-Men commenting they weren't even X-Men-in-training but just cannon fodder. The boy continued and explained this was exactly the reason he didn't want to come back as the only thing they did was die. Just than Cipher entered the room and told them Sooraya's body had been prepared, revealing that because of her religion she needed to be buried within 24 hours. Fed up with the losing of friends Rockslide and Anole decided to disband the team, while the others reluctantly agreed. Ink then rushed off, still feeling guilty about his former alliance to Pierce he went to see Dust's corpse. Ink decided to give it one last go and use Phoenix-like powers to successfully resurrect and heal Dust, but in doing so rendering himself catatonic. Some time later the X-Men moved Ink and Dust to the medical bay for research, claiming Ink still had some brain activity but had been subdued as if he was overcharged. Graymalkin and the others heard about the news and came to see Dust who reminded the team that they were still X-Men. Just as the words had left her lips Moonstar came rushing in, the villainous Neo had returned and were advancing on San Francisco. The team looked at each other and decided to remain X-Men.

(X-Men: Earth's Mutant Heroes#1 - BTS) - Elysia and Tartarus of the Neo had created manifestations of the late Jaeger, Rax and Salvo, and, joined by Junction and Anteus went to San Francisco seeking revenge for their people's death on Genosha. Since most had been forced to serve in Magneto's army after which Cassandra Nova's Wild Sentinels attacked Genosha.

(Young X-Men#12) - Upon arriving at the Golden Gate Bridge Graymalkin and the others fought the Neo, during the battle Graymalkin fought "Salvo".

(Young X-Men#12 - BTS) - Graymalkin and the other Young X-Men moved to Graymalkin Industries.

(Marvel Digital Holiday Special#1/1) - Graymalkin joined the X-Men to celebrate Christmas. The celebration ended with a spectacular performance by Dazzler.

(Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia) - When Larry Trask and the Humanity Now! Coalition marched on San Francisco, they were opposed by anti-Proposition X protestors consisting of the mutant-loving people of San Francisco and a small gathering of X-Men containing: Graymalkin, Anole, Pixie, Hellion, Glob Herman, Rockslide, Dazzler, Northstar and Beast. Seeing the perfect opportunity to trigger the volatile situation Trask threw oil on the fire by shouting the mutants had cut them off, surrounding them. The trigger-happy coalition members then attacked the mutants and mutant-loving citizens of San Francisco. During the riot Graymalkin was cut with a glass bottle and was supposedly taken to safety. Later that day Cyclops sent his X-Men into the city to deal with the ongoing riots, still later that night Norman Osborn (head of the national peacekeeping organization H.A.M.M.E.R.) publicly branded Cyclops an instigator and deployed his Avengers to quell the conflict and arrest anyone who stood in their way.

(Uncanny X-Men I#513) - The next morning Graymalkin and the students witnessed news reports of an all-new, all-different X-Men team under leadership of Emma Frost, now calling herself the Black Queen.

(Dark Avengers I#8) - Graymalkin was present when Pixie arrived to reveal Cyclops had given the order to attack Osborn's forces.

(Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Exodus) - Graymalkin and the full force of the X-Men gathered on the former Asteroid M that floated in the waters surrounding San Francisco where they awaited Osborn's strike force the Dark Avengers and Dark X-Men. During the full-on battle Graymalkin was hit early on by Ms. Marvel, the sinister Moonstone. After facing off against Norman Osborn the X-Men decided to leave San Francisco. Graymalkin and all of the student body moved to their own nation called Utopia on top of Asteroid M.

(Dark Reign: The List - X-Men) - When the X-Men were investigating the mass murder of the Atlanteans (Osborn's secret revenge plot on Namor involving his dead wife Marrina), Graymalkin was seen at the market on Utopia.

(X-Men Legacy Annual I#1) - Graymalkin was present when the X-Men had become aware of Emplate's presence on Utopia and gathered all mutants present to warn them of the predatory mutant. Cyclops ordered everyone to stick together, because on their own they'd be easy prey for Emplate. Unbeknownst to the X-Men, Emplate had come to look for Penance who he'd previously fed on and whose diamond form could last indefinitely. When he realized Penance was no longer with the X-Men, he settled for the next best thing: Bling!.

(X-Men Legacy I#228) - Graymalkin was present when Onyxx and Hellion told Cyclops that Emplate captured Bling!.

(X-Men Legacy I#230) - After the X-Men had dealt with the threat of Emplate Graymalkin and the male students participated in a friendly game of volleyball while the girls made sure Bling! was feeling okay after her abduction.

(Cloak and Dagger IV#1) - Graymalkin, Anole and Rockslide participated in a danger room session with Utopia's newest resident Dagger (Tandy Bowen). But when Dagger blew Rockslide to pieces Storm stopped the session. With the program ended, Doctor Nemesis walked into the room as well asking to get a word with Dagger to discuss his tests had concluded she wasn't a mutant: her powers were the result of the drugs she and Cloak were injected with. Dagger was disappointed, because she finally believed she'd found the place were she belonged. Dagger asked Nemesis if there were any other tests they could run, referring to the fact Beast had been working on a cellular test. Nemesis commented that she should be happy with the news and left. Graymalkin and the others did their best to comfort Dagger until she retreated to her quarters.

(Uncanny X-Men I#522) - Graymalkin was present when Magneto used his abilities to rescue Kitty Pryde from the giant bullet she'd been trapped in. Kitty Pryde appeared to be safe but when she was about to hug Colossus she appeared to be unable to make her body solid and was unable to speak. The X-Club took both the unconscious Magneto and the intangible Kitty Pryde in who was placed in a containment unit.

(New Mutants III#13) - Graymalkin was in Utopia's mess hall when Danielle Moonstar got into a fight with Hope and witnessed how Cyclops ordered Cable to stop them. But all present were suddenly surprised by a giant fuel explosion courtesy of Donald Pierce who acted on Bastion's orders.

(X-Men Legacy I#236) - In an effort to exterminate all mutants, Bastion, a super-sentinel from the future enveloped the X-Men's base Utopia within an impenetrable energy dome. Graymalkin like all other mutants was trapped inside with no means of communicating with the outside world, he pointed up to the dome while the senior members of the X-Men tried to stop the dome from closing.

(Heroic Age: X-Men - BTS) - While researching Earth's mutants as part of his then-new role within the government, Steve Rogers read up on Graymalkin's history.

(X-Men: Regenesis#1) - Following the schism between Cyclops and Wolverine, news that Wolverine had quit the X-Men to start a school where young mutants would be students, not soldiers, reached the young X-Men in training on Utopia. Talking it over during a game of baseball, it was clear the students were divided on the subject. Graymalkin decided he didn't want to be trained as a soldier and would follow Wolverine to his new school.

(X-Men: Schism#5 - BTS) - Graymalkin left Utopia to attend the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#4) - Graymalkin and Indra played a game of football when Wolverine revealed Angel would become another student at the school.

(X-Men Legacy I#260.1) - Graymalkin and other students followed "Mutant Literature 101" from their teacher Paige Guthrie when Rogue stumbled into their classroom. Since the X-Men were in the midst of fighting the extradimensional N'Garai she needed Paige to help the X-Men while she took over the class. Rogue did her best to keep the news from the students whom she told they were doing some demolition outside.

(X-Men: Legacy I#261) - Graymalkin was seen walking through the school's hallway when Exodus attacked the X-Men, to keep the students save they were put in a special panic room that would be teleported to a neutral dimension.

(X-Men Legacy I#263 - BTS) - When Exodus' threat had subsided Graymalkin and the students returned from the neutral dimension.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#5) - While walking through the school's hallways Graymalkin's baseball hat was stolen by one of the Bamfs, another Bamf was seen wearing Wolverine's mask.

(Uncanny X-Force I#30) - Graymalkin was seen playing a game of baseball with Oya, Kid Gladiator and several other students.

(Uncanny Avengers I#1) - Graymalkin was present during the funeral ceremony for Charles Xavier who had been killed by the Phoenix-possessed Cyclops.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#18) - While in Husk's class Graymalkin watched as Glob Herman tried to attack Quentin Quire for making fun of him. However, the telepath used his mutant powers to make Glob Herman hit himself in the face. The fighting was interrupted by Oya's haunting laugh something which Graymalkin and the other students had never heard before once Oya walked out of the classroom Glob Herman finally hit Quire in the face.

(X-Men: Legacy I#275) - Graymalkin and a group of students (Rockslide, Trance, Bling!, Oya, Armor and Anole) returned from a field trip with their teachers Beast, Frenzy and Gambit.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#20) - Graymalkin was seen walking through the school's hallways when X-Man Angel gave a tour of the facilities to new student Shark-Girl.

(All-New X-Men I#10) - The Jean Grey School was shocked by the sudden arrival of the other X-Men team led by Cyclops, Graymalkin and the other students witnessed how Cyclops explained they had also opened a school the New Charles Xavier School for Mutants (in the former Weapon X facility in Canada). Cyclops offered anybody who was willing a place in their new school (enraging Wolverine and his staff they actually used Xavier's name), to give the mutants some time to deliberate he would return later that day.

(All-New X-Men I#11) - Later that day Cyclops returned to see if anyone would join them, Graymalkin was present and saw how the time-displaced Angel and the Stepford Cuckoos decided to join Cyclops.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#29) - Graymalkin joined staff and students in the school garden for a special time capsule ceremony. Everyone was invited to place something of value in the capsule that would be opened twenty-five years from now.

(Wolverine and the X-Men I#32) - While headmistress Kitty Pryde was away fighting the latest incarnation of the Hellfire Club it was her dragon Lockheed acting as temporary headmaster. Graymalkin and his friends were scared by the purple dragon as he threatened to burn and eat the students if they wouldn't finish their math assignments.

(Amazing X-Men II#1 possibly) - Graymalkin was seen walking through the school's hallway during Firestar's first day as part of the teaching staff of the Jean Grey School.

(Wolverine and the X-Men II#3 (fb) ) - Graymalkin attended a class by Storm where Genesis was asked to present his findings on subconscious effects of someone's mutation.

(Wolverine and the X-Men II#1) - On the first day after the summer holiday Graymalkin went back to school and attended a class by the school's newest teacher: Quentin Quire. However, Quire was unsure if he was fit to teach other students and watched by as Rockslide fought a group of Bamfs in the middle of the classrooms much to Graymalkin's amusement who was equally confused as he was amused by the situation.

(X-Men IV#16/1) - After Sprite (Jia Jing) and Primal (Teon Macik) had been mortally wounded by the Future, Graymalkin and several other students demanded to be part of the response team.

(Uncanny X-Men III#31) - After omega-level mutant Matthew Malloy had killed Emma Frost on the front lawn of the Jean Grey School Graymalkin and the other students immediately attacked the mutant. However, Malloy used his powers to destroy the school, killing all present. Tempus (Eva Bell) of Cyclops' New Charles Xavier School for Mutants used her powers to go back in time seeking out the help of Professor X. Together, they managed to make sure Malloy's parents never met.

(Storm III#10) - Graymalkin and several other students witnessed how Storm flew down to the front lawn of the Jean Grey School. Amazed by her appearance, several students waved at her. Sometime later that day he was seen gardening alongside Transonic and Beast while Storm provided some rain for the plants and flowers to grow.

(Uncanny X-Men I#600) - Graymalkin and the other X-Men were about to stage an intervention for Beast when Dazzler received word the still fugitive Cyclops was spotted in Washington D.C. This led Magik to teleport everyone to the nation's capital to confront their former leader. Instead, they witnessed him deliver a powerful speech to prove to the world they had nothing to fear from mutants.

(Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I#9 (fb) - BTS) - Graymalkin applied to S.H.I.E.L.D. hoping to become an agent. S.H.I.E.L.D. director, Maria Hill immediately knew of the perfect way the mutant teenager could prove himself to be fit for the job. Hoping to arrest three S.H.I.E.L.D. agents (Phil Coulson, Leo Fitz and Daisy Johnson) who'd gone awol when Carol Danvers' precognition initiative had divided the superhuman community. A story was fabricated that the Inhuman Ulysses had seen a vision in which Graymalkin would detonate an incendiary device in the heart of Penn Station. The story about Ulysses' vision was leaked and successfully reached Coulson, Fitz and Johnson who decided to investigate if Graymalkin was actually planning on doing the horrible thing that was foretold.

(Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I#9 - BTS) - Graymalkin boarded the train that had been prepared by S.H.I.E.L.D. and filled with fake bombs, there Graymalkin awaited the arrival of the agents.

(Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I#9) - As expected Coulson, Fitz and Johnson boarded the train to try and stop Graymalkin. Coulson held Graymalkin at gunpoint while Fitz was sent to disarm the bombs, quickly realizing they were fake. Just as Coulson told Graymalkin he was under arrest a full team of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents (Deathlok/Henry Hayes, Elektra and Mockingbird) boarded the train ready to help Graymalkin. Graymalkin grabbed the seemingly harmless Fitz by his arm and told him he was under arrest after which he explained to have applied for a job at S.H.I.E.L.D. However, easily distracted Graymalkin was hit in the face by Fitz, using his head. The other S.H.I.E.L.D. agents, however, were unable to capture the awol agents as Johnson and Fitz escaped the train, leaving Coulson behind. When the train arrived at the station Coulson was put under arrest.

(X-Men: Gold II#1 - BTS) - Graymalkin joined the X-Men when they relocated to the newly rechristened Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach in Manhattan's Central Park.

(X-Men: Gold II#1) - Graymalkin was seen playing a game of old fashioned baseball with the X-Men when headmistress Kitty Pryde received a visit from Alex Sandstrom. Sandstrom had come from the Mayor's office to provide Pryde with an invoice of eighteen million dollars for the first six months' lease, proving that living in New York City was very expensive.

(Generation X II#1) - Graymalkin and Shark-Girl were seen talking to Chamber when Jubilee tried to persuade new student Nathaniel Carver to stay at the school. Several moments later a group of Purifiers arrived to attack the school.

(Generation X II#2) - Seeing the Purifiers, Graymalkin, Shark-Girl and Chamber immediately sprung into action to attack the men. Headmistress Kitty Pryde also ordered Trance and Gentle to round up the humans and get them to safety in the library. However, there was no need to do so since Kid Omega rather easily dismantled the men with his telepathic abilities after which he had the men beat their own faces with their fists, somethings which shocked Graymalkin. All those present failed to realize one of the Purifiers managed to reach the school but was defeated by Jubilee's students.

(Generation X II#6) - Part of a new class consisting of Bling!, Kid Omega, Nature Girl, Morph, Hindsight, Eye-Boy, Rockslide and Anole, Graymalkin attended "advanced mutant sexuality" by instructor Doop. The class was interrupted when Morph (Benjamin Deeds) accidentally stuck his pencils in his eye as the student kept on falling asleep due to late night shenanigans with Kid Omega.

(Generation X II#8 - BTS) - When the friendly Krakoa returned to the school's current location in Central Park his resurfance caused several earthquakes and sinkholes throughout the city. Graymalkin was one of the students chosen to help rescue the people trapped inside buildings.

(Generation X II#9) - Part of the response team alongside Mercury, Kid Omega, Shark-Girl and several other students Graymalkin had rescued several people.

(Generation X I#85) - Armor and Graymalkin were chatting on the school's front lawn unaware M (Monet St. Croix) possessed by Emplate was passing by them. She apparently followed one of the students inside the mansion where she became visible and attacked Anole and Transonic, rendering them unconscious. Husk, Chamber and Bling! saw the students on the ground but instead of fighting M they decided to get Bling! to safety first.

(X-Force VI#2) - Anole and dozens of his fellow Krakoans watched the lifeless body of Charles Xavier after he was assassinated by the mysterious anti-mutant cabal XENO. Anole witnessed Magneto forging the wrecked remains of Cerebro into a sword after which Jean Grey and Beast set out to locate Cradle One to resurrect Xavier.

(Marvel's Voices#1) - Graymalkin and many other superhumans who belong to the LGBTQIA+ community answered Wiccan and Hulkling's call to attend a Gay Pride to create more visibility.

Comments: Created by Marc Guggenheim (writer), Yanick Pacquette (pencils), Ray Snyder (inks).

Graymalkin received a profile in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z Update#3.

Graymalkin's appearance in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I#9 was an odd one, of course the issue was written by Graymalkin's creator; Marc Guggenheim who later used his character again in the pages of Generation X. It's fair to say Graymalkin didn't get the job at S.H.I.E.L.D.

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An unidentified boy who was most likely part of the same UK colony as the Graymalkin's. He and Jonas Graymalkin were experimenting together with their newfound sexual identity. The boy could do nothing but watch as Charles Graymalkin nearly beat his son to death, he most likely fled the barn or else face the same fate as his friend.

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