Anne-Marie Cortez was one of the first of Magneto's Acolytes. She was wounded by a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent after the Acolytes first sought out Magneto and were taken aboard his orbital base known as Asteroid M. It was this attack that convinced Magneto to lead the Acolytes after their initial meeting.[1]

Healed by her brother and fellow Acolyte, Fabian Cortez, Anne-Marie was subsequently killed when Asteroid M was destroyed due to her brother's manipulations.[2]


Hyper-Empathic Awareness: She possessed the power of being able to sense other's emotions.

Mind Control: This allowed her to control the minds of others.


Anne Marie was skilled in the use of firearms.

Strength level

Normal human female with moderate regular exercise.


Anne Marie wielded a large firearm.

  • The Marvel RPG handbook states Anne Marie's powers were Enhanced Agility, Empathy, and Mind Control.

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  1. X-Men Vol 2 #1
  2. X-Men Vol 2 #3
  3. Marvel Encyclopedia Volume 2: X-Men

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