Publication Date: 
17th Jan 2008
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Real name

Jean-Paul Beaubier


Jean-Paul Martin


5' 11‘‘

Hair color

185 lbs.


black with
silver streaks

First appearance

X-Men (1st
series) #120

Known relatives

Jeanne-Marie Beaubier / Aurora
(twin sister), Joanne (adoptive
daughter, deceased), Louis Martin
(adoptive father, deceased),
Kyle Jinadu (husband),
Stevie (sister-in-law),
unnamed in-laws


trapeze artist, ski champion,

Group affiliation

formerly the Hand, X-Men, Alpha Flight, Cell Combattre, Front de Libertation du Quebec, X-Factor, Team Northstar Extreme Snowsports


utilize the random atomic motion found within his molecules to propel his body at superhuman speeds, possesses increased durability in his physical make-up to resist damage and temperature extremes, alter the phase-shift between his molecules and his sister’s upon physical contact, generating a radiant cascade of blinding light in all directions, formerly canceled out both his sister's and his own powers on contact, formerly could generate light on his own as concussive bursts or blinding flashes of half the intensity the twins could generate together