Friday, May 16, 2014

Ad-hoc X-Men Rosters

New Mutant Graduate X-Men
[Uncanny X-Men Annual #10 (1986)
When the X-Men were turned into children by Mojo, the New Mutants stepped up as X-Men to take the fight to him.]

Karma (Xi'an Coy Mahn)

Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair)

Moonstar (Dani Moonstar)

Cannonball (Sam Guthrie)

Sunspot (Roberto Da Costa)

Magma (Amara Aquilla)

Magik (Illyana Rasputin)


Cypher (Doug Ramsey)

Muir Island X-Men
[Uncanny X-Men #254 (1989) - X-Factor Annual #6 (1991)
When the team was scattered, an ad-hoc team of X-Men members and associates gathered on Muir Island to defend it from the Reavers, acting as Muir Island's X-Men. Two of the X-Men, technocraft Forge and a newly repowered Banshee began a search for the missing X-Men. After they left Muir Island, the Shadow King began influencing and possessing those still on the island, including MacTaggert. Xavier freed Muir Island from the Shadow King's control but the battle left Xavier paraplegic again.]

Banshee (Sean Cassidy)


Moira MacTaggart, Dr.

Amanda Sefton


Legion (David Haller)

Sharon Freidlander

Tom Corsi

Alysande Stuart

Polaris (Lorna Dane)

Multiple Man (Jamie Madrox)

Siryn (Theresa Cassidy)

Phalanx Convenant X-Men
[Uncanny X-Men #316 - X-Men #27 (1994) 
The techno-organic alien Phalanx gradually began to infect Earth, and attacked the X-Men on multiple fronts. The Phalanx's plans were thwarted by multiple mutant teams, including an ad-hoc X-Men team comprising of Banshee, Jubilee, former Hellfire Club Inner Circle member telepathic Emma Frost and the feral Sabretooth. The team fought to rescue young mutants captured by the Phalanx.]

Banshee (Sean Cassidy)

Jubilee (Jubilation Lee)

Emma Frost

Sabretooth (Victor Creed)

Astonishing X-Men/Mannites Rescue X-Men
[Astonishing X-Men #1 (1999) - Astonishing X-Men #3 (1999) 
Cyclops and Jean gathered an ad-hoc team of X-Men to assist the genetically altered Mannites children. The team included Cable, Archangel, X-Man (Cable's counterpart from the Age of Apocalypse reality) and the Wolverine-impersonating Skrull. They faced Apocalypse's henchman Death, not knowing that Death was actually a brainwashed Wolverine. During the battle, the Skrull was killed and Wolverine was believed dead. The X-Men reunited after Xavier revealed the Skrull impersonation and explained his ruse to expose the Skrull.]

Cyclops (Scott Summers)

Jean Grey-Summers

Archangel (Warren Worthington III)

Cable (Nathan Summers)

X-Man (Nate Grey)

Wolverine ('Skrullverine'), impersonated Wolverine

Genoshan Assault X-Men
[Uncanny X-Men #392 (2001) until X-Men #113 (2001)
With an army of Genoshan mutants at his disposal following the Legacy Virus' cure, Magneto declared war on humanity, kidnapping Xavier to Genosha. Jean Grey recruited an ad-hoc team of X-Men including Dazzler, superstrong former Acolyte Frenzy (Joanne Cargill), Alpha Flight's speedster Northstar, the invulnerable Omerta, Sunfire's atomic sister Sunpyre and the transparent Wraith. The team opposed Magneto with Wolverine severely injured Magneto during the ensuing fight.]

Jean Grey-Summers

Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier)

Dazzler (Alison Blaire)

Omerta (Paulie Provenzano)

Wraith (Hector Randoza)

Sunpyre (Leyu Yoshida)

Frenzy (Joanna Cargill)

Omerta (Paulie Provenzano)
Invulnerability; Super-strength
Current Status
Group Affiliations
Formerly Genoshan Assault X-Men
After just being discharged from the United States Marines, Paul returns to his home in Brooklyn where he attempted to take over the local chapter of the Mafia, fighting three leaders in a local bakery, a mob-owned business. The leaders' bullets had no effect on him and he brutally injured the men.

He was recruited by Jean Grey into an X-Men team fro a mission to stop Magneto in Genosha. Paulie revealed his homophobia, constantly putting down teammate Northstar, who is an open gay. The team succeeded in their mission, stopping Magneto.

Back at the Institute, Omerta rejected an offer to stay.

Wraith (Hector Rendoza)
Translucent skin, able to turn others' skin translucent, formerly
Current Status
Depowered by M-Day
Group Affiliations
Formerly Genoshan Assault X-Men
Hector lived in Boston until his mutant powers manifested at the age of 16. A large crowd formed on Boston Common, intending to kill him even though they knew Hector. Jean Grey arrived, freezing the crowd with her telepathic powers and recruits Hector into a team of X-Men for a mission to stop Magneto in Genosha.

He was depowered on M-Day.

Sunpyre (Leyu Yoshida)
Flight, Plasma blasts, Ability to view infrared, Radiation immunity
Current Status
Deceased, killed by Mystique in Uncanny X-Men #404 (2002)
Group Affiliations
Formerly X-Corp, Genoshan Assault X-Men
Known Relatives
Shiro Yoshida (Sunfire, brother)
Leyu and brother Shiro were born to a mother who suffered radiation poisoning due to exposure to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. As a result, Leyu and Shiro were born mutants with identical powers. When Jean Grey needed to form a team of X-Men to stop Magneto in Genosha, he contacted former X-Man Sunfire. Sunpyre responded the call instead. The team succeeded in stopping Magneto, after which Sunpyre left the team.

She later joined Banshee's military outfit, X-Corps. She spent most of her time in the laboratory studying the mutant Abyss. When Mystique led a coup on Banshee and the X-Corps, she found Sunpyre, stabbing her to death.

Street Team X-Men
[New X-Men (X-Men vol. 2) #149 (2004) - New X-Men #150 (2004) 
Addicted to the drug Kick, Xorn destroyed the Institute and launched a devastating attack on New York City that killed over 5000 people and caused billions in damage. Believing Xorn to be the real Magneto, Cyclops formed a "street-level" team of X-Men to oppose him until the various X-Men returned from various exile to fight him.]

Cyclops (Scott Summers)

Fantomex (Charlie Cluster 7) 


Stepford Cuckoos

Beak (Barnell Bohusk)

Dust (Sooraya Qadir)

Longneck (William Hanover)

Forearm (Marcus Tucker)

Choir (Irina Clayton)

Other unnamed Xavier's students

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