STERILON

Real Name: Sterilon (presumably)  

Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate

Occupation: Telepath Prime of the Inhumans  

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Auran, Black Bolt (Blackagar Boltagon), Captain Swain (Jovana), Crystal (Crystal Amaquelin), Daredevil (Matt Murdock), Flagman, Flint (Jason), Forey the dog, Glass Girl, Grid (Dinesh Deol), Irelle, Iso (Xiaoyi Chen), Karnak (Karnak Mander-Azur), Ren Kimura, Lockjaw, Moon Girl (Lunella Lafayette), Mosaic (Morris Sackett), Medusa (Medusalith Amaquelin), Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan), Mike Murdock, Naja, Nur (Frank McGee), Panacea (Ash Minnick), Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock), Quake (Daisy Johnson), Reader, Treste, Triton, Vinatos

Enemies: Lineage (Gordon Nobili), Shadow King (Amahl Farouk), the Unspoken, Vox  

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Attilan  

First Appearance: Inhuman I#3 (October, 2014)

Powers/Abilities: After being exposed to the Terrigen Mists, Sterilon emerged at a diminuitive size with an enhanced cranium and advanced telepathic skills, allowing him to read minds, or to briefly control minds, including the ability to calm emotions. It is unrevea;ed what the limits of his telepathy are.

Sterilon appears to have green gems embedded into his forehead.

Height: 4'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 90 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: White (no visible irises)
Hair: White

History: (Inhuman I#3) - When Lineage entered Attilan, demanding an audience with Medusa, Medusa summoned Sterilon, telling him to read Lineage's mind for intel. Lineage warned that another telepath who had tried that had died from being overloaded but Sterilon assured Medusa he was more powerful than that.

(Inhuman I#9) - Sterilon attended the funeral of Vinatos alongside many other Inhumans. They were all surprised to see Medusa (her personality inverted by a spell) simply toss the coffin out to sea.

(Uncanny Inhumans I#17) - As Sterilon watched, Flagman struggled to hold Auran in binding as Auran's daughters Treste and Irelle stood by. With Medusa and Black Bolt (whose power had been stolen by Auran) flanking him, Sterilon intervened and took mental control over Auran, calming her. He read her mind and discovered her memories were incomplete (as she was a construct created by the Reader). Within Auran's mind, Sterilon did his best to bridge the gaps in her memory but he couldn't predict what she'd be like afterward. Sterilon gave Black Bolt the option: Sterilon could either destroy the stolen voice or return it to Black Bolt. Black Bolt chose to get his powers back.

(Uncanny X-Men IV#18 (fb) - BTS) - Sterilon was in New Attilan when a group of X-Men came into the city to take it over during a conflict with the Inhumans over the Terrigen Mists and how they were poisonous for mutants.

(Uncanny X-Men IV#18) - Sterilon, Trete, Irelle, Ren Kimura, Glass Girl and others sought to escape New Attilan but Sebastian Shaw, Archangel and Xorn and his group of Sleepers stood in their way. A fight broke out and Sterilon took two fliers down from the sky with a telepathic assault. In the chaotic battle, Xorn lashed out at Shaw and accidentally killed two mutants in the crossfire and Xorn chose to lead his mutants away as Sterilon and the others tended to their own fallen.

(Inhumans Prime I#1) - A large group of Inhumans (Medusa, Black Bolt, Ms. Marvel, Moon Girl with Devil Dinosaur, Reader with Forey, Flint, Naja, Iso, Grid, Quake, Sterilon, Crystal, Glass Girl, Captain Swain, Panacea, Mosaic, Inferno, Karnak, Lockjaw) teleported from New Attilan to the Grand Canyon to confront rogue Inhumans Maximus, Lineage, Triton (mentally controlled by Atlantis) and the Unspoken. Just then, the Unspoken used a Terrigen Crystal to grow to giant size, though he was swiftly defeated by the Inhumans.

(Uncanny Inhumans I#20) - Sterilon joined many other Inhumans in the Quiet Room to celebrate the reign of Queen Medusa.

(Daredevil V#607) - At Frank McGee's request, Sterilon read the mind of Mike Murdock, scanning the surface thoughts and finding lots of blank space there. He reported the information back to Daredevil then demanded 8000 Attilanian Chits, or 40 American dollars, and McGee promised to pay him back.

(Astonishing X-Men IV#12) - Psylocke drew upon the strength of many of the world's telepaths, including Sterilon, to battle the Shadow King.

(Death of Inhumans I#1) - When Vox attacked the city of New Arctilan, Sterilon lay at his feet.

(Death of Inhumans I#4) - Sterilon was among the Inhumans kept in stasis tubes by Vox so the villain could draw upon his power if needed.

(Death of Inhumans I#5 - BTS) - Black Bolt defeated Vox, freeing some of those present. It is unknown if Sterilon survived.

Comments: Created by Charles Soule and Joe Madureira.

I hated Death of Inhumans and how it so swiftly killed so many characters with so much potential by a throwaway villain, Vox. Sterilon may very well be alive and well.

Profile by Chadman.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Sterilon has no known connections to:


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Uncanny Inhumans I#17, p15, pan1 (main)

Daredevil V#607, p12, pan1 (face)

Appearances:
Inhuman I#3 (October, 2014) - Charles Soule (writer), Joe Madureira (artist), Nick Lowe (editor)

Inhuman I#9 (February, 2015) - Charles Soule (writer), Ryan Stegman (artist), Nick Lowe (editor)
Uncanny Inhumans I#17 (February, 2017) - Charles Soule (writer), RB Silva (penciler), Adriano De Benedetto (inker), Wil Moss (editor)
Uncanny X-Men IV#18 (April, 2017) - Cullen Bunn (writer), Edgar Salazar (penciler), Ed Tadeo (inker), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Inhumans Prime I#1 (May, 2017) - Al Ewing (writer), Ryan Sook, Christopher Allen (pencilers), Walden Wong, Keith Champagne (inkers), Wil Moss (editor)
Uncanny Inhumans I#20 (May, 2017) - Charles Soule (writer), Ario Anindito (artist), Wil Moss (editor)
Astonishing X-Men IV#12 (August, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Gerardo Sandoval (artist), Darren Shan (editor)
Daredevil I#607 (October, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Phil Noto (artist), Devin Lewis (editor)
Death of Inhumans I#1, 4-5 (September, 2018; December, 2018; January, 2019) - Donny Cates (writer), Ariel Olivetti (artist), Wil Moss (editor)


First Posted: 05/10/2020
Last updated: 05/10/2020

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