Christian Cord (Earth-616) from New Warriors Vol 4 9 001.jpg
Current Alias
Relatives
Tattoo (Christine) (sister, deceased)
Affiliation
Base of Operations
Status
Living Status
Identity
Citizenship
Marital Status
Occupation
Adventurer, former Student
Characteristics[5]
Gender
Eyes

Irises:

Hair
Unusual Features
Formerly fully white eyes; Tattoos
Origin
Origin
Reality
Creators and Appearances
First Appearance

History

Radian

Radian was one of the many mutant teenagers that enrolled into the Xavier Institute after the revelation to the public that Professor X was a mutant. He and his sister Tattoo manifested their powers during church, leaving him temporarily blind. When Cassandra Nova made her second attack on the school, Radian and the other students were ready to face her. But instead, they were put under her control and turned against the X-Men. Radian and the others were freed soon after thanks to the intervention of the Stepford Cuckoos.[citation needed]

After the death of mutant fashion designer Jumbo Carnation, Radian joined the Omega Gang, led by fellow student Quentin Quire, also known as Kid Omega. Radian and the Omega Gang participated in an assault on a small group of human racists, and after, a team of U-Men.[citation needed]

The Omega Gang then caused a riot at the Xavier Institute during Open Day, where the school was going to accept human students. During the riot, Radian was stopped by Cyclops, who broke his leg with his optic blasts. Afterwards, Radian, along with Redneck and Tattoo, were sent to a jail run by humans.[citation needed]

M-Day & New Warriors

Radian was one of many mutants that lost their superhuman powers after M-Day. After that, he joined the New Warriors under the guise of Phaser. His sister, who'd joined the team as well, died fighting alongside the team against the new Zodiac.[2]

After the Warriors traveled to Earth-81156, the team disbanded and Cord kept his technological armor with him,[3] but was not reported acting as a hero since.[4]

Powers and Abilities

Power Grid[6]
Intelligence2
Strength7
Speed*27
Durability*26
Energy Projection*45
Fighting Skills4
*
  • Grey: as mutant.
  • Blue: when in armor.
  • Red: teleportation with New Wariors' device.

Powers

None. Christian Cord was formerly a mutant, who possessed the following ability:

  • Ultraviolet Light Generation: Radian had the superhuman ability to generate a multi-directional blinding flash of white ultraviolet light from his body. He could control the intensity of these bursts, choosing to either blind or burn his opponents.[citation needed]

Paraphernalia

Equipment

Christian Cord (Earth-616) from New Warriors Vol 4 5 001.jpg

  • Torpedo Armor: As Phaser, Christian uses a modified versions of the Torpedo Armor which granted him following abilities:
    • It can generate intense bursts of energy from the various parts of his armor.[2]
    • The chest armor can produce a Unibeam (a powerful searchlight, capable of projecting beams in virtually every light spectrum; also used as a powerful weapon that can destroy anything in its path), similar to Iron Man's armor.[2]
    • The gauntlets could also release beams of energy, which like the chest armor could create powerful blinding/dazzling flash, to releasing a powerful concussive beams of energy, Phaser could also sling the bolts of laser energy at opponents, as well as deflect energy through the specialized gauntlets on his arms.[2]
    • The suit is also able to produce an anti-gravity platform disk that enables him to fly.[citation needed]

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

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