William was conceived by Tigra and Criti Noll, a Skrull agent posing as Henry Pym.[3]

Tigra gave birth to her son within two months and left him with the Cat People who gave her her powers to protect him from Norman Osborn, who desired to experiment on him.[4]

Later analysis determined that William is fully human, with a bit of cat DNA, given that Criti used Pym's DNA while undercover.[2]

  • William's existence was first mentioned in Avengers: The Initiative #20 where it was revealed by Tigra. Trauma also shaped as Tigra "giving birth" to a litter of Skrulls coming through her corpse, a representation of Tigra's fear towards her unborn baby.

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