Real Name: Stephen Hawking
Identity/Class: Human (1942 to modern era)
citizen of the United Kingdom
Occupation: Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Avengers (Captain America/Steve Rogers, Thor Odinson), Beast (Henry McCoy), G8 (Chancellor of Germany "Angela Merkel", President of Russia "Vladimir Poetin", President of the United States "Barack Obama", Prime Minister of Canada "Stephen Harper", Prime Minister of France "Jean-Marc Ayrault", Prime Minister of Italy "Mario Monti", Prime Minister of Japan "Yoshihiko Noda", Prime Minister of the United Kingdom "David Cameron", Vice President of the United States "Joe Biden"), Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Enemies: Chameleon (Dimitri Smerdyakov)
Known Relatives: None on Earth-616, realtime: Lucy Hawking (daughter), Tim Hawking, Robert Hawking (sons)
Base of Operations:Cambridge, England, United Kingdom (Place of Death);
formerly Oxford, England, United Kingdom (Place of Birth)
First Appearance:(Mentioned) Deadpool II#17 (December, 1997); (behind the scenes) X-Men Unlimited I#36/3 (July, 2002); (fully seen) Amazing Spider-Man I#683 (June, 2012)
Powers/Abilities: Hawking was a brilliant physicist, considered to be one of the greatest minds on the planet.
Weight: 137 lbs.
(Deadpool II#17 - BTS) - When Blind Al warned her friend Deadpool of the dangers of time-traveling, Wade sarcastically called her Stephen Hawking.
(X-Men Unlimited I#36/3 - BTS) - Hawking had sent his latest opus to his good friend Henry McCoy for feedback. McCoy, better known as the X-Man Beast, promised to get back to Hawking, but a month after receiving the opus he was still making his way through it. During another night when McCoy could've potentially read Hawking's opus he made a house call to the Strom household to treat their son Dan Strom who'd broken his bat-like wings. The following Saturday McCoy took the time to read Hawking's opus but when the X-Man was on page 31 of his reply Cerebra notified the X-Man of a mutant life-form who was in danger which led the X-Man to encounter a mutant cat who'd taken a human-like form.
(Amazing Spider-Man I#683) - Hawking was invited to join an emergency G8 summit held at the Palazzo Senatorio in Rome with world leaders and the greatest mind on the planet. The group was gathered to discuss Doctor Octopus' announcement to offer the world a chance to stop global warming, unaware the mad scientist wanted to destroy the world with his Octavian Lens. During the G8 summit, Hawking advocated Ocavius' stance noting his plan would work and if the world leaders would help him launch more of his satellites into orbit his Octavian Shield could end the threat of global warming. Octavius' pawn Chameleon was also present during the summit, disguised as former Vice President "Al Gore" to help speed up the process when Spider-Man entered the building, accompanied by the Avengers Captain America and Thor. Recognizing Gore as a fake, Spider-Man punched the man in the face, revealing he was indeed the Chameleon.
(Deadpool V#30 - BTS) - On his way to loot the grave of Uatu the Watcher, Deadpool recalled Hawking talking about a solar sail.
Comments: Adapted by Dan Slott (writer) & Stefano Caselli (artist).
Stephen Hawking (8 January 1942 - 14 March 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge at the time of his death. He was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009.
The several political figures seen in Amazing Spider-Man I#683 are topical references. An online source claimed Hawking had another appearance in Amazing Spider-Man: Ends of the Earth, this however, is not the the case.
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Amazing Spider-Man I#683, p3, pan3 (main image)
Deadpool II#17 (December, 1997) - Joe Kelly (writer), Pete Woods (pencils), Nathan Massengill (inks), Bob Harras (editor)
X-Men Unlimited I#36/3 (July, 2002) - Jeff Jensen (writer), John Totleben (pencils, inks), Mark D. Beazley, C.B. Cebulski, David Bogart (editors)
Amazing Spider-Man I#683 (June, 2012) - Dan Slott (writer), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Stephen Wacker (editor)
Deadpool V#30 (July, 2017) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (pencils), Terry Pallot (inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
First Posted: 11/14/2019
Last Updated: 11/14/2019
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