- "Better they believe, to die on their feet... than live on their knees."
- -- Beast, quoting from Empyrean's book
Appearing in "A Bluer Slice of Heaven"
- The X-Men
- Professor X (Charles Xavier)
- Empyrean (Jonathan Chambers) (First full appearance)
- Henry Peter Gyrich
- Commando (Bohannon)
- Avalanche (Dominic Petros)
- The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
- Aminedi (Death) (Mentioned)
- Mr. Cleary and an unnamed agent, D.E.A. agents
- Dr. Josef Kleinbaumm (First appearance), a virologist - (Photo)
- Dr. Nancy Alter (First appearance), a eugenicist - (Photo)
- Timothy Chambers (Only appearance; dies)
- United States of America
- Malden (Vision)
Synopsis for "A Bluer Slice of Heaven"
The X-Men follow a lead to the private island of Jonathan Chambers, believing him to experiment on mutants there. As they find out, Chambers is an energy leech, who feeds on the energies of mutants. However, he intends his island to be a sick house for those inflicted with the Legacy Virus, easing their pains while absorbign their powers. When Pyro explains to them that he is on the island by his own free will, Revanche reveals that she has been infected by the Virus as well.
Appearing in "Beast Foot Forward"
- Malvin Umbridge - (First appearance)
- Dr. Cahill and various doctors and guards
- Unknown hospital
Synopsis for "Beast Foot Forward"
- Synopsis not yet written.
- This issue was poly-bagged with a trading card showing Empyrean (Chambers).
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Links and References
- X-Men at Wikipedia
- X-Men at Marvel Subscriptions
- X-Men series index at Comicbookdb.com
- X-Men series index at Uncanny X-Men.net
- X-Men series index at the Grand Comics Database Project
- The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators - accessed on 01/17/2010
- ↑ First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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