(of Earth-96099)

Real Name: James Howlett

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-96099) human mutant

Occupation: Leader of the X-Men

Group Membership: X-Men (Bloodhawk, Junkpile, Krystalin, Meanstreak)

Affiliations: Bloodhawk, Ghost Rider (Cochran), Junkpile, Krystalin, Meanstreak, Wolverine (James Howlett of Earth-616)

Enemies: Hulks

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "Boss"

Base of Operations: Central Command, Fort Dawson, Maryland, USA

First Appearance: Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1 (August, 2009)

Powers/Abilities: James Howlett could extend Adamantium claws from his left forehand at will and had a healing factor that slowed his aging over a period of centuries.. He presumably also had the same superhuman senses that his Earth-616 counterpart had despite missing one arm and being bald.

Height: 5'3" (by approximation)
Weight: 195 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Bald

History: (Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1 (fb) - BTS) - Hundreds of years after a Gamma Bomb was dropped on Washington, D.C., creating an entire population of savage, green-skinned Hulks that reproduce within seven days and devour nearly everything in sight, James Howlett gathered a group together and took back one of the eastern seaboard's Mutant Collection Centers, transforming into Central Command, a base used for hunting the Hulks. Organizing a new X-Men comprised of youngsters to help others, James attempted to resettle Baltimore, Maryland and at some point prior to 2099 A.D., he lost an arm. He soon began planning an attack on the Hulks and ordered his agent Ghost Rider to partner with a temporally-displaced Earth-616 counterpart of himself, who had been brought to Earth-96099 by Doctor Doom to help save the world.

(Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1) - After Ghost Rider failed to get Earth-616's modern era Wolverine to accompany him and instead led Wolverine to the X-Men's Fort Dawson base in the wastelands of Maryland, James Howlett confronted the alternate counterpart of his past self. When the mutant speedster Meanstreak arrived to check on Howlett, Howlett ordered Meanstreak to ready the X-Men for their trip into the capitol soon. Informing Logan that he was in an alternate future and that the world had become a post-apocalyptic mess due to the creation of new weapons, James further explained that his X-Men had been trying to help resettle Baltimore and help as many people as possible while fighting thousands of Hulks. Greeting Junkpile as he led Wolverine into the X-Men's Central Command, James asked Junkpile to check in on Ghost Rider. James further informed Wolverine about Ghost Rider and showed him training footage of the other members of his X-Men. Junkpile soon interrupted, telling James that Ghost Rider had responded to the communication to report trouble, as the Hulks were attacking Baltimore by following a passageway through the wastelands between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Aiding James Howlett and his X-Men as they ventured into Baltimore to assist Ghost Rider, Wolverine met the Ghost Rider and joined James and the others as reinforcements to battle the Hulks. The battle was easily handled by the team and James next ordered Ghost Rider to take Wolverine thirty miles south of Baltimore to Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian Institute, where they explored the basement and met Dr. Doom.

(Timestorm 2009-2099#4 - BTS) - As the mutant Cerebra took her place as protector of her reality's timestream, she returned several Earth-616 modern era heroes to their proper reality and restored Earth-96099 to normal. As reality restored itself, Cerebra received psychic glimpses of various Earth-96099 natives, including James Howlett and his X-Men.

Comments: Created by Brian Reed (writer), Frazer Irving (artist).

No explanation was given as to how James Howlett survived "a few hundred years" but one could assume his healing factor kept him alive. - Proto-Man

Profile by Julien Vive.

Earth-96099's James Howlett has No KNOWN connections to:

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Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1, p4, pan1 (standing over Wolverine-616, main image)
Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1, p14, pan1 (full body shot)

Timestorm 2009-2099: X-Men#1 (August, 2009) -
Brian Reed (writer), Frazer Irving (artist), Bill Rosemann (editor)
Timestorm 2009-2099#4 (October, 2009) - Brian Reed (writer), Eric Battle, Jon Bosco (pencils), Drew Hennessy, Alex Silva, Nelson Pereira (inks), Bill Rosemann (editor)

First posted: 10/20/2019
Last updated: 10/20/2019

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