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Real Name: Gunther Reinhold

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Private detective

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Jarroll, Loretta;
formerly Graydon Creed

Enemies: Graydon Creed

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout Europe

First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited I#4 (March, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Gunther Reinhold was a normal human without any superhuman abilities. Gunther was a cunning private detective.

Height: 6'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 180 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black

(X-Men Unlimited I#4 (fb) - BTS) - Gunther Reinhold, a private detective was hired by the American Graydon Creed, the founder of the Friends of Humanity, to find out if the mutant shapeshifter Mystique was his biological mother.

(X-Men Unlimited I#4 (fb) - BTS) - While researching the case in Germany, Reinhold not only discovered Mystique was Creed's biological mother but also that Creed had a biological brother, the mutant X-Man Nightcrawler. Reinhold soon travelled to the South of France to meet Creed who at the time was dating French heiress Loretta.

(X-Men Unlimited I#4) - Welcomed by the French butler Jarroll, Reinhold was guided to the heiress' bedroom where Creed had just learned his associate General Armond Gaudier had been brutally murdered in an attempt to gain Creed's attention. Reinhold proudly revealed he happened onto more that just the info Creed wanted and even located a brother. Reinhold continued he would need considerable compensation for the additional information, threatening to otherwise use the information to hurt Creed. Enraged that Reinhold would blackmail him, Creed slashed the man's throat with a broken bottle, all while Loretta was watching. Creed then grabbed Reinhold, promising to provide sufficient help if he were to reveal his brother's name, Reinhold revealed Nightcrawler was Creed's biological brother. Realizing his entire family was made out of mutants Creed beat Reinhold to death with a golden birdcage, while Loretta screamed.

Comments: Created by Scott Lobdell (writer), Richard Bennett (pencils), Steve Moncuse (inks).

It's been unrevealed where Reinhold originated from, I would personally guess it where either Germany or Switzerland.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

Gunther Reinhold has no known connections to:

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X-Men Unlimited I#4, p8, pan1 (main image)
X-Men Unlimited I#4, p8, pan2,3 (threatened by Creed)
X-Men Unlimited I#4, p10, pan1 (murdered)

X-Men Unlimited I#4 (March, 1994) - Scott Lobdell (writer), Richard Bennett (pencils), Steve Moncuse (inks), Kelly Corvese, Bob Harras (editors)

First Posted: 09/27/2019
Last Updated: 09/27/2019

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