Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Human mutant;
Group Membership: London Tunnel Dwellers (Burning Puddle, Carla, Croc, Cyclops, Double Helix, Harmony, Hope, Miss Saccharine, Scree, Simian, Vampyr, Warthog)
Affiliations: X-Men (Angel/Warren Worthington III, Iceman/Robert Drake, Nightcrawler/Kurt Wagner)
Enemies: Church of Humanity, Mister Clean (Paul Botham)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Morlocks Tunnel, London, United Kingdom
First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men I#395 (July, 2001)
Powers/Abilities: Compound was a mutant with the physical appearance of a fly, including large red bug-like eyes which would've given him excellent vision.
Height: 5'9" (by approximation)
Weight: 140 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Red bug-like
(Uncanny X-Men I#395 - BTS) - Ostracized by mankind for being a mutant, Compound joined the Tunnel Dwellers, a group of outcast British mutants living in the tunnels underneath London.
(Uncanny X-Men I#395) - Compound and the other mutants were present when three of the X-Men (Angel, Iceman and Nightcrawler) discovered their "home." It didn't take long for their leader, the one-eyed man named Cyclops to attack and scare them off. Subsequently Compound witnessed the arrival of Church of Humanity assassin Mister Clean (Paul Botham). Clean, calling himself the genetic cleanser, was hellbent on wiping out all mutants, starting with the Dwellers. He first killed Cyclops after which Compound, Warthog, Croc and Simian opposed the assassin. Clean, however, easily snapped Compound's neck after which he proceeded to pick the mutants off one by one.
Comments: Created by Joe Casey, Ian Churchill, Art Thibert and Norm Rapmund.
Mr. Clean wiping out the London Tunnel Dwellers was, of course, an homage to 1986's famed Mutant Massacre during which the Marauders butchered most of the Morlocks who lived in New York's sewers.
The London Tunnel Dwellers also appeared in the X-Men Novel X-Men: Watchers on the Walls (May, 2006) during the Chlorite invasion of Earth. Tunnel Dwellers who appeared in the novel were Nessie, Madcow and Spiny Norman.
Compound, as part of the Morlocks, received a handbook profile in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z#7 (March, 2009), this is where his name was revealed.
Profile by MarvellousLuke
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Uncanny X-Men I#395, p18, pan3 (main image)
Uncanny X-Men I#395, p18, pan7 (death)
Uncanny X-Men I#395 (July, 2001) - Joe Casey (writer), Ian Churchill (pencils), Art Thibert, Norm Rapmund (inkers), Mark Powers, Pete Franco (editors)
First Posted: 04/06/2021
Last Updated: 04/06/2021
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