Appearing after the Wild Sentinels's attack on Genosha, causing the death of sixteen millions of people, principally mutants, but also humans, as Carmen Pryde, Shadowcat's father, Purity is a group of anti-mutants militants. They were active on the internet and in the field, delivering flyers and provoking riots on campus, and even murdering people.
They shown to be presents in Empire State University, New York City and University of Chicago, Illinois. In ESU, the webmaster explained to Chamber their strategy: Humiliating mutants to make them feel outcast and leave, instead of killing them, which would make the victims martyrs.
In Chicago, Tom More hacked, under the direction of Alice Tremaine, into the system of the class project of Advanced Physics Tutorial, a device create by the Nobel laureate Simon Benes and Kitty Pryde, among others. The failure of the system caused massive destruction in the city.
Tom More participated in the rescue, and was saved by the mutant genoshan Shola Inkose, witnessing him using his mutation. After this, and learning his role into the massive accident, Tom distanced himself from the organization's leader and his lover, Alice Tremaine.
Purity assaulted Shola's flat, deserted by him but visited by Kitty and Shan, who were looking for the mutant too. Both Tom More and Shola appeared to save the two mutants and Shan's sister and brother from the assailants.
During a students' confrontation on a decree to ban mutants or Purity from the University, Wild Sentinels attacked the students center, considering everybody as "potential mutants".
While Tom More quit definitively his anti-mutant ideology and help Kitty, Shan and Shola, Alice Tremaine flee out and find a damaged sentinels, who recognized her as a true human and authorized her as a user. Alice goes back to her parents' house to repair the robot.
When David Alleyne kept his mutation a secret, until the hate group Purity outed him to his parents and attempted to attack him. David was rescued by the librarian at his school, the former New Mutant Karma, and her former teammate Dani Moonstar.
After the M-Day, they were now no more afraid about enter Mutant Town, where they were looking for mutants to expelled into The Xavier's Institute, who was turned by the O.N.E. and the X-Men as a safe haven for the mutants.
Their current whereabouts are unknown.
It is unknown if the Purity Singers are part of Purity, or just share a close name and same goals.
- 17 appearance(s) of Purity (Earth-616)
- 1 minor appearance(s) of Purity (Earth-616)
- 3 mention(s) of Purity (Earth-616)
- 1 image(s) of Purity (Earth-616)
- 4 member(s) of Purity (Earth-616)